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Six masterclasses by major dancers, past and present, will be open to the public to view for only £5, at the Yorkshire Ballet Summer School in July. Iain Mackay, the new director, has invited former colleagues to contribute to his programme. The series is: Iain Mackay (Tuesday 17 July); Zenaida Yanowsky (Wednesday 18); Irek Mukhamedov (Thursday 19); Joseph Caley (Monday 23); Leanne Cope (Tuesday 24); Kristen McNally (Wednesday 25); Leanne Benjamin (Thursday 25) No need to pre-book, the £5 contribution will be taken at the door. The masterclasses start at 6.30 and are likely to last until about 8pm. The venue is Askham Bryan College (YO23 3FR), a few miles from York. There are 3 buses plus a Park and Ride bus from York. The college is very accessible by road, not far from the A1, and has good parking space. Taxis from York are £15 each way. There are frequent trains to York station from all parts of England and Scotland. Visitors may also watch the summer school classes (£12 per full day; £9 per half day). Teachers are; first week: Cira Robinson (Ballet Black); David Peden; Neil Westmoreland (Matthew Bourne); Zenaida Yanowsky Second week: Samantha Raine; Ricardo Cervera; Laura Morera. Additional teachers are: Jenna Roberts; Callie Roberts; Joseph Caley Further information can be found on the YBSS and Askham Bryan websites