Academic courses

7-8 years
Level I
9-10 years
Level II
11-12 years
Level III
13-14 years
Level IV
14-16 years

The number of hours increase proportionally to age of the children.

Like any professional ballet school, children attends ballet, contemporary dance, character dance and repertory.

The accession to the academic program is made after an audition

Preparatory Auditions
Evaluation of physical capabilities

Auditions Level I, Level II
Bar and waist exercises

Auditions Level III si IV
Bar, waist, jumps and pointe exercises

Recreational program coordinator
Dr Anca Mandrescu Graduate of the Academical Choregraphy High School in Moscow
  • DR. Anca MândrescuA true lady of Romanian ballet pedagocy, Mrs. Anca Mandrescu is a teacher at the Choreography High School “Floria Capsali” in Bucharest since 1971 and up to the present where, besides the daily work with the children she also deals with the coordination of the major activity of the high school, being head of department.
  • Graduate of the Choregraphy High School of Bucharest in 1970, she got her diploma of ballet teacher in 1977 at the Academical Choregraphy High School in Moscow in the methodology of teaching classical ballet and character dance.
  • In 1984 she gets her bachelor’s degree at the Institute of Fine Arts “N. Grigorescu” in Bucharest in the History and Theory of Art, and then the master’s degree and doctorship at the National University of Theatre and Film I.L.Caragiale Bucharest.
In all these years :
  • She collaborated with the National Romanian Television, being a commentator for the show “Lumea dansului” (The world of dance), she was invited as teacher at Conservatori Superior de Dansa Barcelona, Associazione Insegnanti Danza Accademica Milano;
  • She is a member of the National Committee for Curriculum and Vocational Preuniversity Education (choregraphy);
  • 2008-2010 lecturer at Ovidiu University Constanta;
  • 1990-2006 lecturer- associate professor at the University of Theatre and Film Bucharest – section choregraphy;
  • She has published many speciality essays among which “Anatomia conceptuala a dansului” ( The Conceputal anatomy of dance) , “Tehnica dansului clasic intre traditie si inovatie” ( The technique of classical dance between tradition and innovation) , etc.
Lorelei Bari (Classical dance and repertoire)
  • LoreleiMrs. Lorelei Bari is a dancer and teacher whose long experience has turned to account in remarkable results.
  • She attended for nine years the Bucharest High School of Choregraphy, Romania, where she studied subjects such as classical dance, pas de deux, character dance, romanian dance, modern dance, history of ballet, piano, the art of the actor. Upon graduating she continued her professional development and completion on the National Opera stage, in Bucharest and other theatres in the country and abroad.
  • From the begining of her career she discovered the bend for and abilities towards pedagogy which she cultivated in the activity she had in the ballet companies she worked in, as well as in the schools where she taught ballet courses. When she founded her own ballet school ,she conceived an own program and teaching method with the purpose of forming dancers with a multiple professional training, well consolidated.
  • Her method , which is based on the Vaganova one, is adapted to each group of age and individual particularities of the children she is forming. Her communication abilities, adapting to the mental and emotional level of her students, as well as the capacity to stimulate their interest for dance have been the main ways to reach the expected results: recognition on national and international level , awards obtained at prestigious contests such as YAGP; Tanzolymp-Berlin; Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition, New YorkConcours Odyssee France Lyon; Young Stars Ballet Competition, Cluj-Napoca, Romania; Livorno in Danza; World Ballet Competition Open, Sibiu, Romania; Dance World Cup, Brighton si Portugalia; Dance Star, Croatia.
  • The good training of her students gave them the opportunity to gain full scholarships at Kozlova Ballet Academy, New York, Ballet Academy at Vienna State Opera, or scholarships at the stages organized by Joffrey Ballet School, USA, Staatliche Balletschule Berlin, Russian Ballet College, Summer School Sorrento Campus or National Conservatory Dance School Lisbon, Portugal. More than that, some students have been accepted to compete their studies in the highest standard schools : Bolshoi Academy, Moscow, Staatliche Balletschule, Berlin, Ecole Nationale Superieure de Danse de Marseille, Zurich Ballet Academy.
  • The consistency by which she followed her pedagocy and artistic purposes has always been stimulated by a creative spirit and her capacity of being analythical and critic gave her the posibility to perfect invariable her methods of work.
Ana Caraianopol (Classical dance and repertoire)
  • dna profesor ANA CARAIANOPOLShe has graduated the Choregraphy High School of Bucharest;
  • Also graduated the Conservatory Ciprian Porumbescu;
  • Since the graduation of the faculty an up to the present she has been a teacher at the the Choregraphy High School "Floria Capsali" in Bucharest;
  • During her career she has prepared many students who have obtained awards at National Olympics and at international contests ;
  • Since 2011 she has been collaborating with Studio Dance La Sylphide.
Maria Cumbari Classical dance and repertoire
Alina Iacov Contemporary dance
Nascuta la Constanta in anul 1975, a absolvit Liceul de Coregrafie “Floria Capsali” si UNATC “I.L, Caragiale”,alina iacov licenta si master. Din anul 1993 pana in 2008 a facut parte din compania de dans contemporan CONTEMP, condusa de Adina Cezar. 1993 “Ison ll”( muzica: Stefan Niculescu), coregrafia Adina Cezar – Teatrul Evreiesc de Stat ”Rota”( muzica:Cornel Cezar), coregrafia Adina Cezar – Teatrul Evreiesc de Stat turneu artistic in AUSTRIA 1994 spectacol coupe “Sarea Pamintului”(muzica :folclor autentic romanesc) ,coregrafia Liliana Iorgulescu “ spectacolul “Seara Latina”, coregrafia Adina Cezar, Teatrul Evreiesc de Stat turneu GERMANIA - Bonn 1995 spectacolul “Zi, noapte, zi”(muzica: Dan Dediu) spectacolul “ Aripi”(muzica: Bach, Mozzart, Chopin, Debbussy) turnee cultural in FRANTA (Paris si Dijon) si USA (N.Y. –Lincoln Center, Washington si Philadelphia - Muzeul de Arta Contemporana ) 1996 spectacolul “Fereastra roz”(muzica: K. Jarrett si etno), coregrafia Adina Cezar, TES turneu Germania, Chemnizt – Festivalul Mozart 1997 “Cand am coborat din stele”(muzica:Tom Ze), coregrafia Adina Cezar, TNO Participare la Festivalul de teatru de la Edinborough, Scotia spectacolul “Chopin virtual” (muzica: Adrian Enescu), coregrafia Adina Cezar, TNO spectacolul “Intalniri ratate”(muzica electronica), coregrafia Adina Cezar, TNO 1998 Opera Nationala Bucuresti - “D’ale carnavalului” si “Conu’ Leonida..”(muzica:Adrian Iorgulescu) Festivalul International Mozzart – GERMANIA (Chemnitz) turneu cultural ITALIA, Venetia-Centrul Roman de Cercetare Umanista 1999 “O cupa de fericire”, coregrafia Adina Cezar, TNO turneu artistic in VENEZUELA si participare la Festivalul de Dans Contemporan din Maracaibo Cetatean de onoare ai regiunii LARA, Venezuela) 2000 “Tara Lumii” (muzica: Cornel Cezar), coregrafia Liliana Iorgulescu, TNO participare la EXPO HANOVER 2000, GERMANIA Festivalul International Mozzart, GERMANIA (Chemnitz) Festivalul de Muzica Contemporana, MOLDOVA (Chisinau) 2001 “Tango 1930” (muzica:J. Moscopol, Dinu Vasile), coregrafia A. Cezar, TNO Festivalul Plein Air- UNGARIA (Budapesta) 2002 Colaborare cu Teatrul de Balet “Oleg Danovski” - “La 12 trecute fix” (muzica: Petru Marginean), coregrafia A. Cezar 2003-2004 “Treceri”(muzica George Balint), spectacol realizat pentru deschiderea Festivalului de Muzica Simfonica Contemporana, Bucuresti 2004 turneu artistic in GRECIA 2005-2006 “Rosu si Negru”(muzica:Livia Teodorescu Ciocanea), coregrafia A. Cezar, TNO 2007 Opera Nationala Bucuresti - “Strigoii”(muzica: Nicolae Brandus) Spectacol cu elevii Liceului de Coregrafie din Bucuresti ,muzica Ravel, in cadrul Festivalului G. ENESCU. Professor de dans contemporan la Liceul de Coregrafie “Floria Capsali” Colaborari cu coregrafi straini: Dominique Baguet si Shara Built Alte colaborari: Festivalul de Muzica Contemporana Romaneasca “Haricleea Darcle”, Braila , Festivalul de Muzica Noua, Galati, Centrul Cultural Ungar din Romania, Centrul Cultural Francez din Romania, Centrul de plasament Luminita; Ambasada Israel in Romania, Uniunea Arhitectilor din Romania; Uniunea Artistilor Plastici din Romania; Uniunea Compozitorilor si Muzicologilor din Romania; Festivalul “Niste Tarani”, Slatioara , Guvernul Romaniei-spectacole pentru copii institutionalizati; Gala UNITER Fundatia Cultural Romana( ICR), etc. Hary Tavitian, Jonny Raducanu, Formatia Pheonix, Teodora Enache, Vivi Raducanu si Fundatia Arte Vizuale (proiectul “Orasele Europei”-Muzeul Satului, Timisoara) Emisiuni cultural: “Lumea Dansului”, “Seratele Muzicale” ale lui Iosif Sava, “Garantat 100%”, “Romani pentru romani”, s.a. Miscarea scenica pentru piese de teatru: “EQUUS” – Teatrul Odeon, “Copii Rai”, “Milk on fire”… 2014 “ADAL”, coregrafia Alina Iacov, Un Teatru 2016 “humANimal”, coregrafia Alina Iacov, muzica Vali Luca si Darie Nemes, CNDB
Mihaela Iosif (Modern and contemporary dance)
  • mihaela iosifBetween 1998 – 2000 she attends the classes of UNATC "I.L. Caragiale" Bucharest, Choregraphyphy and dances in the productions "Anotimpuri" (Seasons), "Miss Prophana" si "Schite pentru o serbare de iarna" (Drafts for a winter celebration) of the Ballet Company Orion - choregrapher and art director Serghiu Anghel, but also in movies: „Apa plata” (Still water), „Copii de export”(Export children)- at festival „CineMaIubit” UNATC
  • During 1999 - 2008 she developes her career as ballerina, dance instructor or choregrapher in theater productions, shows or dance groups
  • During 1998 - 2013 she gives , at the same time, a great importance to the superior training for her major but also to pedagocy, having a bachelor’s degree in law, a masters’ degree in criminal sciences/ criminalistics and graduated the psihopedagocy module
  • She is a proficent user of English and French and independent user in Italian
  • Since 2013 she is a modern dance and classical teacher at Studio Dance La Sylphide
Aglaia Gheorghe (classical dance)
  • Aglaia Gheorghe

Mihaela Tiganus Vasilovici (classical and neoclassical dance)

mihaela iosif ● Prim Solista of the Bucharest National Opera, Bucharest, Romania ● Soloist of the Oleg Danovski Ballet Theatre, Constanta, Romania ● Professor at the Gabriel Faure Conservatoire, Paris, France ● Professor at the Conservatoire Maurice Ravel, Paris, France ● La Sylphide Dance Academy Professor 2017-present

● Graduated The George Enescu Choreography High-School, in 1977 ● Bachelors in Classical Dance Pedagogy at the Association Francaise des maitres de danse Classique France ● Certificate of writing and movement in classical dance “Pierre Conte” PROJECTS

● Founding member, choreographer and dancer of the french contemporary, neoclassical and classical dance company, “Les Elans” Paris

●Has worked with extraordinary maestros and choreographers like Julamay Scott, A. Muntaghirov, M. Tchoupakov, P. Boos, etc. ●Has created choreographies for ballet galas, tv shows and theatre plays.

●Romanian, English, French

The results of academic program La Sylphide 2012-2019

Numerous awards at national and international level:

Mara Tudose
scholarship St. Petersburg Vaganova Academy

Mara Tudose
full scholarship Kiev Choreography Institute

Deborah Ciuraru
scholarships Berlin State Ballet School and English National Ballet School

Maria Popa
scholarships Zürich Ballet Academy and Basel Ballet Academy

Diana Andreea Ionita

was admitted at Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden

Diana Andreea Ionita

at 10 years was accepted on full scholarship Balletschule Staatliche Berlin

Cosmin Marinescu

at 11 years received full scholarship at the Academy of Ballet of the Vienna State Opera

Andreea Mihaiu

at 12 years she was accepted at the Academy of Ballet of the Vienna State Opera

Francesca Parcalabescu

at 12 years she was accepted at the Zurich Ballet Academy

Maria Tudose

at 12 years was accepted at the Academy of Ballet of the Vienna State Opera

Beatrice Ana Bodea

at 13, he was accepted at: Moscow Bolshoi Academy, Berlin Staatliche Balletschule Ecole Nationale Superieure and dance Marseille

Ruxandra Maria Bodea

at 15, he was accepted at the University of Music and Ballet Munich and received scholarships Joffrey Ballet Chicago and Kozlova Academy Ballet Academy, New York

Teodora Cojocaru

at 15, he was accepted at the Royal Ballet School Birmingham

Natalia Cimpeanu

at 18, was accepted at the Royal Ballet Academy London