Type: Dance

Classic dance

Classic dance

Classical ballet forms the basis of all other forms of ballet. It is the oldest ballet form we know. Classical ballet originates in Italy, but was further developed in France.


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Classic dance at the USC: how does it work?


  • Course of 9 classes of 75 minutes.
  • You learn the basic steps and techniques.
  • A lot of attention is paid to posture, movement and coordination.
  • Do you have no (classic) dance experience? Please follow the Dancing intro course.


  • Course of 9 classes of 75 minutes.
  • The basic movements will be continued in a more advanced steps.
  • Preparation for jumping, turning and combinations.
  • For dancers with some years of experience in classic dance.


  • Extended course of 9 classes of 0.5 hour.
  • You can only follow this course if you’re also following the intermediate/advanced course.
  • An addition to the intermediate/advanced class.
  • Access only by permission of USC-instructor Zoë Geerling.

USC instructor

USC instructor for classic dance is Zoë Geerling. From a young age she practises classic ballet and jazz ballet. During her courses she got acquainted with various different forms of dance. By way of her classes Zoe hopes to contaminate you with her dance passion.

Wear and gear

Wear a comfortable outfit in which you can move easily. Please wear dance or ballet shoes, no sports shoes or sneakers. You can also participate on your socks.


Univ, Classic dance 9x advanced, start Fri 4 May 21.00

Category I € 17,-

Category II € 25.50

Category III € 31,-

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Univ, Classic dance 9x beginners, start Fri 4 May 18.30

Category I € 42.50

Category II € 63.50

Category III € 85.50

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Univ, Classic dance 9x intermed, start Fri 4 May 19.45

Category I € 42.50

Category II € 63.50

Category III € 85.50

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Starting dates courses
Period 1: in the 11 September 2017 week
Period 2: in the 20 November 2017 week
Period 3: in the 12 February 2018 week
Period 4: in the 23 April 2018 week


Sportcentrum Universum
Science Park 306
1098 XH Amsterdam
(020) 525 89 55

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Cat. I students UvA and HvA, other Dutch day universities
Cat. II employees UvA/HvA, alumni HvA, AUV-members UvA, other full time students of universities of applied sciences
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