The DANCE ALPS instructor team...
...consists exclusively of professional dancers, choreographers and
highly qualified teachers from all over the world.
GIOVANNI DE BUONO
Known as a certified stage dancer as well as qualified choreographer and dance teacher, he is a sought-after personality at European dance festivals. In addition, he is also working successfully in the independent dance scene.
The always busy soloist and choreographer stemming from New York City is a luminary of classical and modern ballet. He has been active for some of the most renowned academies and theaters worldwide.
With a sensitive and easy-going charm, Isabell knows exactly how to introduce her participants to the world of dance.
Young and full of energy, Jessica conveys the varied repertoire of Hip Hop with a lot of passion and know-how. A steady favorite among our young participants!
The experienced ballet master excites students with her energetic style. The young participants at the DANCE ALPS FESTIVAL will be taught the movements and perfection of classical ballet in an easy-to-understand way.
CARSTEN L. SASSE
The international choreographer and dancer brings movement to a new level. He aims at finding and perfecting one’s inner individuality. His dynamic and emotional style and movement language are one of a kind.
One of the most powerful teachers at the DANCE ALPS FESTIVAL. With passion and commitment, she pays attention to every participant individually. Starters and professional dancers alike will enjoy Franziska’s classes.
LUCHES HUDDLESTON JR
Charming and friendly, Luches brings clear techniques and always new combinations to the DANCE ALPS FESTIVAL. His happiness and excitement for his craft will make every participant smile.
Melanie has gained experience as a dancer and choreographer on stages all over the world. She not only communicates her knowledge of varied dance techniques but also her dedication and passion for dance.
With his humorous approach, Dheeraj always finds a new way to excite the students of the Dance Alps Festival. You can always expect power, emotion and passion in the classes of the famed Dutch Video Clip choreographer.
Active as a freelance artist for different international companies. His work has been inspired by his time at the Batsheva company and its famous choreographers.
A master of the Vaganova technique, Alexey has already worked around the globe as a dancer and ballet instructor and still works as a regular guest instructor at the Bolshoi.
As soon as her classes start, the room fills with a loving, energetic atmosphere. An inimitable character, she knows exactly how to lead her students to new forms of movement.
Alexandra is a passionate Yoga instructor. Her classes focus on a careful training which creates space for new experiences and shakes up your daily routine.
After his education at the famous Juilliard School in New York, William has achieved international reputation through his work with famous artists such as Mikhail Baryshnikov or the Alvin Ailey company.
Experienced musical performer with a wide-ranging repertoire which she is able to teach with a cheerful and effortless attitude, making use of her sheer endless dance vocabulary.
The dance teacher of the "Tiroler Ballettschule" has been enthusiastically teaching dance enthusiasts big and small for years. At the Dance Alps Festival, she will bring the passion for dancing closer to dance beginners.
Born and raised in Meran (IT), she has discovered her passion for dance already early in her life. Later, she continued her education at the Broadway Dance Center in New York City and worked as a teacher in Cologne.
Trained in a wide variety of modern techniques (such as Graham, Horton, Limon…), Heidi Weiss and Jennifer Mann together have developed their very own Contemporary technique, the so called Weiss-Mann-Technique. Having worked as a teacher for many international academies, she can draw from a rich pool of pedagogical experiences.
Educated at the Bolshoi and having worked as a soloist in various European theaters, Alexey teaches the technique of the classic Vaganova method in his own calm, yet firm way.
With her sensitive instinct and her calming nature, the certified Pilates trainer puts her focus on a precise training in order to gain a better feeling for one’s own body.
Working as a soloist for numerous ensembles all over Europe. Professionally trained in numerous dance styles, he has developed his own way of teaching Zumba ®.
Principal dancer at the Lviv Opera, recipient of multiple international awards, has performed all the most famous ballet roles.