Dance PORT Derida (2013-2014) is coming up

Dance PORT  Derida (2013-2014)” is a year-long training program in contemporary dance. The program is found by Derida Dance Center and is sponsored by the „America for Bulgaria” foundation. For 3-th consecutive years Derida Dance Centre is the only place in Sofia which offers dance training on a daily basis for professionals and beginners with no previous experience. During the course of the program participants will be able to acquire a vast movement vocabulary and skills necessary for future development in the field of contemporary dance and physical theatre. An emphasis in the program in 2013-2014 will be the inclusion of more than 10 invited choreographers in the educational  and training modules.

Thanks to the partnership between the New York Live Arts and Derida Dance Center in 2014  will be implemented a series of workshops with guest choreographers from America.

The program Dance PORT Derida (2013-2014) is divided into two modules:

Module 1: Educational program for beginners
Module 2: A training program for professional dancers

Module 1:

What are the goals of this module?
– To prepare the participants both physically and mentally for the professional hardships in the world of dance
– To enrich the movement vocabulary of the participants without taking away from their artistic individuality.

Who can apply?

Anyone who seeks professional development in the field of contemporary dance can apply for participation in Module 1 of the Dance PORT  Derida program. No previous experience is required nor is any dance background education necessary. Auditions will be held to sort trough the candidates.

What is the time schedule of the program?

The program will start in October 2013 and will conclude in the end of 2014.
The program includes over 600 hours of dance classes and will be held from Monday to Friday. Occasional workshops will be held with difference in length and intensity.

What does the program include?
During the course of the program a systematic approach will be used to further develop movement vocabulary and ways of self-expression.
The goal of the different classes is to increase strength, endurance and flexibility.

Practical part:
– Training in contemporary dance, ballet, yoga, tai chi, break dancing, capoeira and stretching.
– Work with visual surroundings and stage lighting.
– Participation in open presentations in front an audience.
– Composition of movement/choreography.

Theoretical part:

– Ways of approaching movement.
– History of contemporary dance and physical theatre.
– Talks with guest choreographers/dancers.

How will the dancers level be evaluated?
During the course of the program 4 presentations will be held presenting the results of the training so far. Participants who preform unsatisfactory will lose their part in the program.

What is to come after Dance PORT  Derida?

One of the main goals of the program is for the participants, who have finished successfully, to leave with extensive movement vocabulary, creative individuality and knowledge.
In the final part of the Dance PORT  Derida program participants will take part in a performance, produced by Derida Dance company.
Participants who have successfully finished the Dance PORT  Derida program will be able to take part in future projects scheduled for 2015.

How to apply?

Everyone who wants to apply for the Dance PORT  Derida has to send a european standard CV and application form  to Derida Dance Center’s e-mail address – info@derida-dance.com until the 20th of September 2013. Between the 20th and 30th of September three workshops will be held. After that applicants will be selected.

Module 2

What are the goals of this module?
– To keep the dancers conditioned
– To create contacts with participants of the program and guest choreographers
– To better the physical capabilities of the participants

Who can apply?

Module 2 of the Dance PORT  Derida program aims at dancers who have dance education background, as well as artists who have participated in at least 5 contemporary dance projects.

What is the time schedule of the program?
The program will start in September 2013 and will conclude in the end of 2014. All classes and workshops will be held in the weekdays.

How to Apply?
Everyone who wants to apply for this module has send an application form to Derida Dance Center’s e-mail address – info@derida-dance.com. Participants in Module 2 pay an admission fee of 15 lv. between the 1st and 10th of the month they want to take part in the program.

Read more: http://www.derida-dance.com/qs/en/component/content/article/312-dance-port-derida-2013-2014#ixzz2dtkAE8jj

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