Entrepreneurship Academy for Ballet Dancers (5th-19th June 2023)

Entrepreneurship opportunities for ballet dancers in Malta

Holistic Learning Program for Ballet Dancers in Malta: enhance your ballet dancing skills with prima ballerinas and learn how to commercialize your creative ideas from university professors  (5th – 19th June 2023)


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The program organized and coordinated as Entrepreneurship Academy for ballet dancers, which is a great innovation learning ecosystem for those who want to enhance dancing skills and entrepreneurship capabilities in Europe. This region is particularly dynamic and full of opportunities for professional dancers thanks to its rich cultural inheritance in various countries, such as France, Russia, Italy or Nordic countries.

8 mornings of the program will be oriented to private ballet classes, led by former Prima-ballerinas/ Choreographers.

8 evenings will be centered on generation of innovative ideas and identification of niche for ballet dancers in Europe. Professor Mindaugas Laužikas will explain the main steps of writing a business plan and preparing an innovation strategy.


The participants will get the opportunity to:

Compare various ballet-related business cases worldwide 

Generate innovative ideas in small groups led by professors

Improve ballet dancing skills and better understand their unique talent areas/ competitive advantages

Learn about the main parts of innovation strategy in creative industries

Practice how to prepare innovation strategies.


2 days of the program will be dedicated to meeting well-established ballet dancers who managed to create innovative business, based on their unique talent.

  • Informal seminar with entrepreneurs who were capable to establish their ventures in the area of Ballet
  • Combination of the innovation and marketing strategies within a business cycle
  • Competitiveness + work life.

Monday 5th June 2023: Arriving

Monday 19th June 2023: Departure


GILE Experts and Facilitators:

Dr. Mindaugas Lauzikas (Malta, Lithuania), Innovation and Strategy


  • 2000 € for single occupancy in authentic Maltese villa
  • 1800 € for double occupancy
  • Travel to Malta, airport transfer, meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner), and evening extra activities are not included in the price.