a special event

On the occasion of International Dance Day, Repetto highlights classical dance by offering, on this day, classes to all amateur, semi-professional and professional dancers. This unique event will take place on Sunday, April 28, from 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at Studio 16, 66 rue Nicolo 75016 Paris, offering an invaluable opportunity for improvement and inspiration for dance enthusiasts.


From 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Immerse yourself in the artistic world of classical dance, the heritage of the famous Repetto house. On the program, a variety of captivating workshops and classes, led by the greatest professional dancers. Étoile dancer Myriam Ould Braham will teach an advanced classical dance class, in duo with Mickaël Lafon, soloist of the Paris Opera ballet. Together, they will share their expertise during an adage lesson on the pas de deux from the famous ballet “Gisèle”.

A large barre on the floor will introduce this day, offering participants an opportunity to gently prepare. As the hours pass, the apprentice dancers will give way to the more advanced, with technique lessons taught by dancers Allister Madin, Alexis Renaud and Eléonore Guérineau, Subjects of the Paris Opera.

At the same time, Dance - Fitness, muscle strengthening and Pilates sessions, as well as a parent-child “Contakids” workshop, will punctuate this day, which is very anchored in academic tradition.

This immersive event will also be an opportunity for enriching encounters and strong moments, dedicated to training and transmission. On the program: bun workshop, pointe shoe fittings, history of dance and the Repetto house, and much more.

Repetto is proud to support and celebrate the passion for this major art, offering everyone an exceptional opportunity to share together the captivating and enriching experience of dance, in a spirit of community and sharing.

Discover our teachers

Since 1947 Repetto has embodied excellence and elegance in the world of dance, offering high quality products to dancers around the world. With a tradition spanning over 75 years, Repetto remains an undisputed leader in the dance industry, inspiring and supporting dancers of all levels.



Myriam Ould-Braham began her dance career in 1994 at the Conservatoire National à Rayonnement Régional (CNR), before perfecting her art at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris (CNSMDP) at La Villette. Her exceptional talent led her to join the École de Danse de l'Opéra national de Paris in 1996, and in 1999 she was recruited into the Corps de Ballet de l'Opéra.

Her career has been marked by a rapid ascent: promoted successively to "Coryphée" in 2001, "Sujet" in 2002, and finally "Première Danse" in 2005. In 2012, she reached the pinnacle of her career by being named "Danseuse Étoile" after a memorable performance of Frederick Ashton's La Fille mal gardée.

Alongside her brilliant career at the Paris Opera, she has also lit up international stages, notably dancing with Nicolai Tsiskaridzé at a gala in Russia in 2010.

Recognized for her exceptional talent, Myriam Ould-Braham has been honored with numerous awards throughout her career, and in 2014 was elevated to the rank of Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres for her outstanding contribution to French and world art.

Her artistic legacy remains indelible, symbolizing the timeless elegance and grace that characterize classical dance at its highest level.



Mickael Lafon discovered his passion for classical dance during his initiation to the art in 1997-1998, and soon joined the Paris Opera Dance School.
Opéra de Paris in 1998.

After joining the Compagnie de l'Opéra National de Paris in 2006 as a quadrille, he climbed the ranks to become a coryphée in 2009.

In 2017, Mickael obtained his NASM PCA Personal Trainer Level 4 diploma, broadening his skills in the field of fitness and well-being.

In parallel to his dance career, Mickael also excels as a model-dancer for some of the world's leading luxury brands.

In 2020, Mickael is the face of Repetto's "manifesto", showcasing his elegance, charisma and artistic talent.

In 2024, he is promoted to "Sujet" status at the Opéra National de Paris, further recognition of his commitment and excellence in the field of dance.

His versatility as a dancer and model, combined with his dedication and exceptional talent, make Mickael Lafon an inspiring and influential figure in the world of dance.



Éléonore Guérineau began her passion for ballet
at the age of 3 at a local school in the Paris region. Her talent quickly set her apart, and between the ages of 7 and 11, she won numerous regional, national and international competitions, accumulating first prizes.

At the age of 11, she was admitted to the Ballet School of the Opéra National de Paris, where she studied for 5 years under Claude Bessy and then Elisabeth Platel, before joining the corps de ballet of the Opéra National de Paris in 2005. Her rise in the world of dance has been remarkable.

She climbed the ranks from "quadrille" in 2005 to "coryphée" in 2008, then to "sujet" in 2013.
In 2009, she was awarded the Prix Jeune Danseuse de l'AROP.
In 2010, she obtained her state diploma as a classical dance teacher. In 2014, she became the mother of a little girl, reconciling her artistic career with her personal life.

During the 2018/2019 season, she took a year off to dance as a soloist with Zurich Ballet. She continued to develop her skills outside dance itself. In January 2021, she obtained PBT (Progressing Ballet Technique) certification. She then turned her attention to the mental aspect of sports performance, becoming certified in mental preparation for professional performance in October 2021.

Her artistic career is studded with prestigious solo roles, including the title role in Giselle, Lise in La Fille mal gardée, Kitri in Don Quixote, and many others.



Originally from the Basque Country, Allister began dancing at a very young age before joining the Paris Opera ballet school in 1999 and its corps de ballet in 2005. A year later, he was a finalist in the prestigious international dance competition from Varna.

In 2011, he became a soloist with the Paris Opera ballet where he performed numerous solo roles in the classical and contemporary repertoire, and participated in the various creations of guest choreographers.

He won the AROP prize for Opera patrons in 2014.

He subsequently joined the Royal New Zealand Ballet as a principal dancer in 2019 and the Béjart Ballet Lausanne as a soloist in August 2021 before deciding to return to Paris in 2022 to resume and develop activities as a free-lance artist. spear.

Dancer-choreographer since 2011, he multiplies creations as well as artistic collaborations, also with directors and directors, and in June 2021 received a prize at the Sobanova Dance Awards at the Grande Halle de La Villette in Paris alongside the dancer-choreographer flamenco Rubén Molina.

Since 2016, he has also held a state diploma as a dance teacher and teaches regularly in France and abroad.

Summer 2022, he reassembles a Don Quixote for the Dancs Piran festival in Slovenia.

In February 2023, he worked as an assistant choreographer at the Teatro dell'Opera di Roma and performed a solo performance at the Villa Medici.



Trained at the Nanterre dance school under the direction of Claude Bessy, he then joined the Paris Opera company, where he rose through the ranks to become a subject.

During his career, he had the opportunity to work on the entire classical repertoire of the Paris Opera, in addition to collaborating with many renowned contemporary and neo-classical choreographers such as Jiri Kylian, Roland Petit, John Neumeier, Maurice Béjart, Pina Bausch, William Forsythe, Crystal Pite, Angelin Preljocaj and Pierre Lacotte.

Today a professor, he strives to transmit the legacy of his masters such as Attilio Labis, Cyril Atanasoff, Gilbert Mayer, Michaël Denard, and many others.

His teaching is imbued with the concern to transmit the fundamentals and great technique of the French school to his students.

In addition to his work as a teacher, Alexis continues to collaborate regularly with the Paris Opera and Les Ballets du Rhin. He also participates in numerous internships in France, Germany, China and Japan, where he shares his knowledge and experience with an international audience.



Trained at the regional conservatory of Paris and at the National School of Music and Dance of La Rochelle, Marie Perruchet has been teaching classical dance since 2005.

She danced for many years in company, notably with choreographers like Régine Chopinot, Karine Saporta, François Chaignaud, Tatiana Julien.

Alongside her work as a teacher, she is also a choreographer and director of the Body Double Company, the piece Étrange Tableau created in 2023 and broadcast and the duo Exquis will be created on June 7, 2024.

His course is as much a dance course as a course about dance: we will learn both the foundations of placement, necessary for the practice of classical dance, and the milestones that have marked the history of classical dance.

The course will give particular attention to the French school. Respect for the anatomy of each person is one of its priorities, the course does not exclude work on musicality and virtuosity, favoring the kindness and expressiveness of all.



Octavie Escure began in 2006 at the young Geneva Ballet, then in 2008 returned to the San Francisco ballet.

It was in 2009 that she began her collaboration with Peter Doherty and the Babyshambles.

In 2014, she obtained her state diploma as a classical dance teacher and Fit Ballet was created.

Fit'Ballet aims to be halfway between classical dance and fitness.

An original derivative of exercises that are as fast and hearty as they are gentle and deep, inspired by ballet, floor barre, yoga and the creator's own experience.

Over the years, she opened numerous courses in this practice and is a true specialist in the field.



Annabelle trained as a dancer, notably at the Paris National Opera, then she moved towards cinema and theater.​

As a young mother, she decided to retrain and turned to Pilates.

She is following complete training at Danse Pilates Paris and is preparing to follow training with Bernadette de Gasquet.



Trained at the National Ballet School of the Paris Opera and at the Conservatoire National Supérieur de Musique et de Danse de Paris, he began his professional career in international galas performing repertoire roles.

He mainly works freelance, then works at the Nice Opera, in Zaragoza and in Japan.

An injury ended his career and, having a passion for teaching, he founded a multidisciplinary dance school in Martinique which he developed for more than 15 years with 8 teachers and 400 students.

Increasing exchanges and meetings with foreign teachers (Cuba, Brazil, etc.), he also runs a performance hall and a live performance creation company.

Multiplying his interventions as a teacher, he works with young teachers as an educational coach.

Today principal professor at the Montmorency Conservatory, professor and educational manager of Studio 16, his passion for the French academic school and precision work animate each of the courses in which he takes part.



Marina Droghetti is a Brazilian dancer who lives between Paris and São Paulo.

In 2016, she obtained her state diploma in Paris. In Brazil, she created her own “BalletBuild” methodology and set up her dance studio, which mixes floor barre and Pilates.

Alongside her work as a teacher, she is also a choreographer and director of the Senna Marina Droghetti company.

To date, she has a significant portfolio of dance production: the piece Étrange REVIE created in 2018, Les Noces 2020 and finally REFLEXOS 2023 broadcast in São Paulo.

His classes pay particular attention to the “Boris Kniaseff” method, a mix of stretching and Pilates movements.

“BalletBuild” classes encourage complete musical immersion: Brazilian sounds intertwine with French and Italian sounds.



Contakids offers parents and their children aged 2 to 4 a 45-minute encounter centered on movement, space and physical contact, fostering children's self-confidence and sensory development.

This experience strengthens the parent-child bond through non-verbal communication, enabling everyone to become true play partners, bringing happiness to young and old alike.



Born in 2017, Studio 16 is a space dedicated to the multidisciplinarity of dance in the 16th arrondissement of Paris. It covers more than 650 m2 where around forty teachers provide courses, workshops and events.​

Studio 16's mission is to embody the very essence of dance by creating an artistic space where the diversity and richness of dance are celebrated. From classical dance to urban expression, it offers a place where everyone can flourish through movement. By cultivating creativity and promoting individual expression, it aspires to become a reference center for amateurs and professionals from all backgrounds.​

66 rue Nicolo 75116 Paris​