Get your morning moving in a class with the ŻfinMalta company dancers and ŻfinMalta Artistic Director Paolo Mangiola. Week 15 of this season’s company classes closes off the Open Company Class season with ballet classes led by ŻfinMalta’s Artistic Director.

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Ticket sales finished!

Ticket sales for ŻfinMalta's Ballet open company classes unfortunately have now finished! The last day of this event was on Friday 30-Jun-2023. Ticket sales ended at Friday 30-Jun-2023 10:00.


Once a month for a week or more, local and international professional dance artists are invited to join the company’s morning practice.. Techniques explored are ballet, contemporary, and somatic practice. Classes are suitable for young dancers and established practitioners alike. 

ŻfinMalta provides an open and inclusive space where participants can further develop their professional practice, make connections, and experience life inside Malta’s National Dance Company. 


Week 15: Ballet classes with ŻfinMalta Artistic Director Paolo Mangiola


Experience aligning and strengthening ballet classes accompanied by a live pianist, led by ŻfinMalta’s Artistic Director


About Paolo Mangiola


Paolo Mangiola, is a choreographer, dance educator and performer working within ballet and contemporary dance practices. Operating in the interstices between codified dance and ordinary movement, Paolo is interested in exploring this relationship in the context of our interconnected society, drawing inspiration from various artistic sources, the web, and emerging movements.


As a performer Paolo has collaborated with, and danced for, artists and choreographers including Wayne McGregor, Deborah Hay, Martin Creed, and Mauro Bigonzetti. Paolo has created works for the Royal Ballet, Tanztheater Nürnberg, Aterballetto, Szczecin Opera Ballet and Balletto di Roma. He attained a Masters in Choreography at The Place, London, and designed the programme for the Contemporary Dance Department, Scuola del Balletto di Roma. Paolo was appointed resident choreographer at Balletto di Roma in 2015, where he remained for three seasons. Since 2017 he has been Artistic Director of ŻfinMalta, Malta’s national dance company.


Booking information: 


 As places are limited, we recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment.


ŻfinMalta’s full morning and evening class schedule and further information about guest teachers can be found here or follow updates on ŻfinMalta social media.


Before attending any movement sessions under the umbrella of ZfinMalta’s Education and Participation programme, we require you hand in a signed copy of our participation form. It can be handed over to a ŻfinMalta staff member in hard copy or sent in soft copy to martina.d.zammit@zfinmalta.mt 


Check out ŻfinMalta's Class Policy for a few notes and tips in preparation for class etiquette and protocol.