Only two months until the IBW Winter 2018 “Classics to Contemporary” Series, and this time we are bringing THREE international guest teachers to Brisbane.

JAN GONSCAK is a dancer, director, choreographer and teacher from Slovakia, with over 16 years experience working all over Europe. LILY BONES, born in Australia, has had an extensive international career, including dancing with the Royal New Zealand Ballet, Ontario Ballet Theatre, David Campos (Barcelona), South African Ballet Theatre and many more. This inspirational husband and wife team will join NADIA THOMPSON, Co-Director of Ballet Hagen (Germany). Ms. Thompson is also the former Ballet Mistress of the Milwaukee Ballet and Royal New Zealand Ballet, and Repetiteur for Riccardo De Nigris, Michael Pink and Timothy O’Donnell. Read all about the guest teachers here.

Over the 3-day workshop, dancers will study Ballet, Contemporary, Repertoire, Pointe, Body Conditioning and more. Special awards and scholarships include:

Bloch Most Outstanding Artist award
Capezio Exceptional Attitude award
$1000 IBW Professional Development award
Full scholarship to next IBW
Week of company classes with Ballet Hagen, Germany
Week of classes with David Campos, Barcelona, Spain


The International Ballet Workshops Winter 2018 “Classics to Contemporary” Series takes place July 11-13 at The Australian Dance Performance Institute. Register at