The Teacher’s Certificate is an endorsement given to ballet teachers to ascertain their capability in professionally training students based on the Vaganova method.
In all levels, Methodology discussion is given by a representative of the Association. The discussions will include theory classes on implementation of the Vaganova method at different levels. Students are require to take a Practical Teaching Examination in which they are assessed based on their performance in teaching a class. The Examination fee is USD330.
Upon completion of the course and pass in related assessments, including Practical Teaching Examination, students will obtain Teacher’s Certificate licensed by the Russian Ballet Association and will be eligible to enrol students in the corresponding examinations. They will enjoy a one-year membership starting from the date they are awarded Teacher’s Certificate.
To renew the membership, teachers will be required to pay an annual membership fee USD230 and submit evidence of active participation in the dance industry, including but not limited to: coaching, attendance or appreciation in competitions or performance with photo, video or letter proof.