Open Ballet with Henning Albrechtsen

Sunday, May 16, 2021 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
Andrea Palmer


Born in Denmark, Henning Albrechtsen was engaged as dancer at Royal Danish Ballet in 1985. Since 1997, he has been on the faculty at the Royal Danish Ballet School. In his career with RDB he danced a variety of soloist and principal roles in classical and neo-classical repertoire ranging from Bournonville to Balanchine. From 2000 to 2007, he was the Deputy Artistic Director of Royal Danish Ballet. In 2007, he enrolled in the Teachers Training Program for former professional dancers at the National Ballet School of Canada where he completed the one-year educational program and in 2008 was invited back to the Royal Danish Ballet School as a full-time member of the faculty.

Henning Albrechtsen has taught at various schools throughout the world including the Paris Opera Ballet School, Royal Ballet School, New Zealand School of Dance, Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, the National Ballet School of Cuba and the National Ballet School of Canada. In addition, he has taught the Bournonville technique in Australia, Canada, Japan, Mexico, Sweden, Norway, and Spain.