Esplanade Presents

Dance | Masterclass

Masterclass with Yasmine Naghdi


24 Mar 2024, Sun, 11am

1hr 30mins

(Intermission: None)

Esplanade Rehearsal Studio

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Dance, learn and be inspired by world-renowned stars of The Royal Ballet in two exclusive masterclasses with Melissa Hamilton and Yasmine Naghdi.


With 30 years of combined professional performing experience dancing with The Royal Ballet and on stages worldwide, both ballerinas have developed a passion for teaching. They are dedicated to helping and motivating both students and young professionals to reach their full potential.


This masterclass with Yasmine Naghdi is recommended for male and female dancers aged 13 and above, with at least eight years of ballet training, or equivalent proficiency at RAD Advanced One level or higher. Pointe shoes are welcome, but not necessary.


After the masterclass, there will be a photo session with Yasmine, where each participant will be able to take a photo with the artist with your mobile phone or camera.


This programme is part of da:ns focus – Ballet by the Bay, a ballet lovers’ weekend of classics and neo-classical works. Be inspired by world-class productions and be introduced to new perspectives on this celebrated art form.


Be sure to catch Melissa Hamilton's International Ballet Stars Gala featuring some of today’s brightest stars from The Royal Ballet, Hamburg Ballet, Stuttgart Ballet and Singapore Ballet.

  • This masterclass is recommended for male and female dancers aged 13 and above, with at least eight years of ballet training, or equivalent proficiency at RAD Advanced One level or higher.

  • Latecomers will not be admitted once the masterclass has begun.

  • Only ticketholders will be admitted into the venue for this masterclass.

  • Parents can drop child off at the Esplanade Theatre Studio Entrance (Level 4) 15 mins before workshop and pick up at same location.

Admission Age:
13 and above.
Language: English
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Artist Information

Yasmine Naghdi


Yasmine Naghdi is a Principal of The Royal Ballet. She joined in 2010, was promoted to First Artist in 2012, Soloist in 2014, First Soloist in 2016 and Principal in 2017.

Her leading roles with the Company include Odette/Odile (Swan Lake), Princess Aurora (The Sleeping Beauty), Juliet (Romeo and Juliet), Tatiana (Onegin), Giselle, Cinderella, Kitri (Don Quixote), Gamzatti (La Bayadère), Swanilda (Coppélia), Baroness Mary Vetsera, Countess Marie Larish (Mayerling), Sugar Plum Fairy (The Nutcracker), Firebird (The Firebird), Mathilde Kschessinska (Anastasia), Tita (Like Water for Chocolate), among many others.

She created a role in Valentino Zucchetti's Prima.

Her further repertory includes Le Corsaire Grand Pas de deux, Sylvia Act III Pas de deux, Le Parc (Angelin Preljocaj), Three Preludes (Ben Stevenson) and Ballet Imperial (George Balanchine).

Date & Time

24 Mar 2024, Sun


Esplanade Rehearsal Studio
Tickets & Prices
Price $70

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