Dominique Khalfounisearching for information
Posted 30 March 2009 - 10:42 AM
Posted 30 March 2009 - 12:01 PM
Dominique Khalfouni is one of the most sought teacher in Paris. She's known as an excellent teacher and her pupils like her a lot. She coaches privately a lot of POB school pupils. I have only heard some excellent things about her and her courses. Some pupils rejected from POB's school attend her courses, but generally pupils are of different abilities and I wouln't say there will be a future in dance for each of them.
About the curriculum: there is one ballet lesson each afternoon, with twice a week another course in pointes or repertory. A lot of pupils are taking courses at another places. If you want to take some jazz or contemporary classes, you need to pay some more fees.
The school ins't a boarding one. You'll need to find your own accomodation (rent per month a very small one appartement : about 600 euros) or to apply for a place in a student house, but there are tons of applicants and few places. It need to be done now. It's about 1000 euros per month for a room with two meals per day.
What about schooling ? Is your daugher fluent in French ? The center doesn't offer academic classes. Students attend some special schools allowing them to attend only half a day. They're academically selective.
The schools with british curriculums are private and expensive according to french standarts (about 15 000 euros per year) and thus they woudn't allow a student to attend only part time.
I'm going to ask for a contact!
Posted 30 March 2009 - 12:22 PM
Posted 30 March 2009 - 12:27 PM
You are asking a question which, while valid, is beyond the scope of our audience-directed forum.
If you want further information regarding your daughter's training, please see BalletTalk for Dancers, our sister board, which has special forums for parents. I see you are already a member of BT4D.
I'm going to close this thread.
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