creating future for young dancers

The Pilot-Project, Noja-Nebyla Stage Education (STAGE) is an original education lab for training and
young international dancers intellectually, creatively and physically, inspiring them with knowledge
from recognized & long experienced mentors and choreographers. 
STAGE bridges the gap between dance education and professional dance life, providing the necessary skills
and stage experiences as building blocks for a strong, healthy and successful career


Director: Simona Noja-Nebyla
Artistic Adviser: Boris Nebyla
Director Assistant: Shoko Nejime

  • personal improvement of technical and artistic skills
  • diversity of interpretation of skills in classical, neoclassical, modern & contemporary dance
  • working and creating with international known choreographers
  • exposure to the international stage experience 
  • gaining confidence in own artistic presentation 
  • expand the knowledge in diversity of choreographic styles
  • enhancing the health awareness (nutrition, stress management, injury prevention, etc.)
  • consulting for career opportunities
  • (optional) coaching for the Final Exam as “Professional Ballet Dancer”, state recognised Diploma- 2 years needed
  • (optional) Certification of Dance Studies through the International Dance Council CID, UNESCO, Paris, France

Time of the Pilot-Project: September 1st, 2020 – June 30th, 2021
(if you are restricted to travel due to the security international health measures, please get in contact with us)

Location: Vienna, co dancearts, Rennweg 79-81  A – 1030 Wien 

Age Range: 18-24 years
(suitable also for dancers under 18 years, if they that have already completed the attendance of the compulsory education) 

Number of dancers: 12

Curriculum: extensive dance program, daily Mo-Fr from 9:00 until 15:00 (Lunch break 12:15-13:00)

  • ballet training, pointe technique (for the girls), classical, neo classical & contemporary dance repertoire;  
  • individual trainings plan ( strength, condition, coordination, flexibility, etc)
  • work with invited choreographers such as: Angelina Gavrilova, John Clifford, Martin Fredmann, András Lukács, Boris Nebyla, Mário Radačovský;   
  • workshops and masterclasses with world-wide recognized teachers     
  • studio space and support for own composition/choreography  
  • opportunities for performances in Austria and internationally ( all travel, and accomodation costs will be covered by STAGE )

Social-cultural engagement: Beside performances from the international ballet repertoire on traditional stages, the pilot-project performs also a specific adapted repertoire on (for ballet-dancers) less usual open spaces, such as museums, universities, social facilities, etc.

Mário Radačovský  Choreographer, Artistic Ballet Director, National Theatre Brno, Czech Republic 

Martin Fredmann, Choreographer, Founder-Director of Japan Grand Prix IBC, Japan & Co-Founder and Chairman of Taiwan Grand Prix IBC, Taiwan

John Clifford, former principal dancer with New York City Ballet, producer, director & choreographer, Los Angeles, USA

Vasile Solomon, teacher of international principal dancers, Cluj-Napoca, Romania

Angelina Gavrilova, Choreographer, Sofia, Bulgaria

Austria, Vienna, MuTh Theatre

Czech Republic, Brno, Mahena Theatre

Italy, Rimini, Teatro Galli (in cooperation with the project DEFT)

Romania, Bucharest, Romanian National Opera

Romania, Cluj-Napoca, Romanian National Opera

Slovakia, Trnava, National Theatre 

auditions possible per video or open audition;
We are holding an Open Audition in Vienna, Austria on Saturday, April 17th 2021 (ballet class, pointe exercises -ladies, one classical solo & one contemporary solo).

International applicants who do not live in Austria may submit a video audition by latest on Saturday, April 10th 2021.
The results will be communicated by April 24th 2021.

599€/month (altogether 10 months) incl. all travel, and accomodation costs will be covered by STAGE

please email us your request

around 400€/month in a dormitory for students (is exclusively in the responsibility of the students; if needed, we could be supportive in finding the accommodation that fits the best)

can be provided specially for STAGE dancers (with extra cost)

each participant has to have a valid health insurance for Austria/Europe

Telephone: +43 680 312 0557