Schedule change

 Schedule change:

on Wednesday 7, Thursday 8, and Friday 9 December  Samuel Minguillon will teach the Contemporary class at 11:00

See here for more info:


Gaga/dancers at HJS and Gaga/people at Chassé Dance Studios in January

 Gaga/dancers classes are now given at HJS every Saturday from 10:00-11:15.  Starting in mid-January 2017, Gaga/people from  will be given at Chassé Dance Studios on Monday and Thursday 19:00-20:15. . While Gaga/dancers is for advanced/professional dancers, Gaga/people is for anyone!  More info will be available soon on the Chassé Dance Studios website.

see more info about Gaga/people here and about Gaga/dancers here

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HJS will hold a Spring Intensive from 14-18 April 2016. Beside the daily classes, 3 special workshops will be held. Workshop teachers will be:

David Zambrano
Tony Vezich
Stephen Delattre

More info to follow on the website and facebook page!

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NEW: Gaga Dancers at HJS

: Gaga Dancers at HJS - every Saturday at 10:00,

starting 5 November!

A Gaga dancers classes will now be held every Saturday morning at 10:00 at HJS/ Chassé Dance Studios
Teaching 12 November and 19 is Maya Tamir- see more about her here: 26 November will be Tamir Eting who danced with Batsheva Ensemble. he and Maya currently reside in Amsterdam. See more about Tamir at 

foto: Gadi Dagon

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DECEMBER workshops; Gaga ánd Hofesh Dance co. both OPEN for registration

  We are very happy that we will have another workshop with the
Hofesh Shechter Dance company already this December:

Register HERE for the Hofesh Shechter Dance co. workshop



Hofesh Shechter Danceco. / photo by Gabriela Zuca

After the succes of the 2015 5 Day Gaga workshop, we will offering another one in December of 2016.

Register HERE for theGAGA workshop


foto: Gadi Dagon


Amsterdam Summer Intensive 2016

With more than 400 dancers from 43 countries, the 2016 version of the Amsterdam Summer Intensive was a great success. We wish to thank all of the dancers that participated, as well as the of the wonderful teachers and musicians who taught or accompanied the classe and workshops!


HJS Teachers invited to teach at Dutch Days Festival in China

After being contacted by the Sino-Dutch Dance Festival in China, HJS recommended two teacher/ choreographers - Keren Rosenberg and Joost Vrouenraets. They will teach at there this month More info about the festival is to be found here.



Accreditation CRKBO!!

 HJS has been audited and again approved by the CRKBO as a professional educational program and continues to stay BTW free!


Interview with Artist Edgar Jansen

Many of you have seen the artist Edgar Jansen in the studio making drawings or watercolors of dancers. The dancer/journalist Mira Petrova has interviewed him, and we are happy to present this interview on the HJS site



Info in English about the Dutch Dance World



7 Questions for Pedro Gomes- teaching in the week of 15 & 22 February

"What motivates me the most as a teacher is to observe how dancers seem to leave my classes feeling better than when they arrived. In other words, feeling healthier and more balanced.”

HJS regularly asks its teachers a number of questions about how they look at dance, teaching and more. This week dance blogger Lisa Kapan talked to ballet teacher Pedro Gomes:

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Attention Dancers

Please pay for class before the class starts! If you take more than one class you cannot pay for the second or third class afterwards as the administration is then closed. Thanks for your cooperation.


Digital Newsletter

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Teachers guide

 Click to HJS teachers guide at Chasse Dance Studios.






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HJS Summer 2016
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