SHIFT Dance Intensive Hong Kong 2023

With International Guest Artist Jesse Callaert (Belgium)

The 2023 HK SHIFT Dance Intensive is a 5 day immersion program in contemporary dance with international teaching artist Jesse Callaert (Belgium) who has performed with prestigious companies including Nederlands Dans Theater 2, Staatsballet Hannover and Ballett Zürich. Jesse is also the co-founder of Fase 2 Fase

Pre-professional and professional dancers age 13 and above will have the opportunity to develop their technique and artistry, be creative and curious, and connect with international dancers in an empowering community environment.

Dancers will experience classes in Contemporary, Ballet, Repertory by world-renowned choreographers, Improvisation, and Creation sessions.

Check out the inaugural 2019 Intensive, with guest artists Joseph Davis and Haley Heckethorn from LA-based company BODYTRAFFIC.

Age: 13 years old and above
Intermediate to professional level dancers

Date: August 7 (Monday) - August 11 (Friday)
Time: 9am to 4pm every day

Venue: Red Shoe Dance Studios, Wong Chuk Hang, HK

Tuition fee: $6500 HKD
10% off for early registration on or before May 31st, 2023

*Limited financial support is available for exceptional dancers and professional performers with a financial need.

Scholarship applicants should fill out the registration form and send the following materials to
Letter of financial need
Dance photos + video sample/ reel

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and due on or before May 31st, 2023. Scholarship applicants will be notified of status before June 14th, 2023.

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Registration is not complete until payment is made. Submit full tuition or non-refundable deposit to secure space. Full payment of fees are due a week before the start of the intensive (July 31) and is non-refundable.

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- PayMe: or +852 57263795
- Bank transfer:
Account Name: SHIFT Dance Limited
Account Number: 741-340228-838
Bank Name: HSBC
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Tuition Fee

Teaching Artists

Jesse Callaert


Jesse Callaert (Ghent, Belgium) studied at the Royal Ballet School Antwerp for six years, which provided him with professional ballet training and a base for modern and contemporary dance. He graduated in 2017 and after dancing as a guest artist with Ballett Zürich, he joined the prestigious Nederlands Dans Theater 2 for four years. In 2021 he danced at Staatsballett Hannover under the artistic direction of world-renowned choreographer Marco Goecke. He has performed works by many choreographers including Jiří Kylián, Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, Marco Goecke, Sharon Eyal, Ohad Naharin, Alexander Ekman, Johan Inger, Edward Clug, Medhi Walerski, Bryan Arias, Nadav Zelner, Felix Landerer, Juliano Nunes, Dimo Milev and Shahar Binyamini.

Jesse has choreographed pieces for the annual edition of 'Switch by NDT Dancers' as well as for the Royal Ballet School Antwerp and he creates a broad variety of music compositions and participates in film, fashion, or tv projects. He is also co-founder of Fase 2 Fase (F2F), a platform offering high-quality dance courses for international dancers.

He is currently working as an international freelance artist and stager for Alexander Ekman and Johan Inger.