Akropoditi DanceFest 2017
5th International Festival of Dance and Dancetheatre in Syros

Two weeks full of workshops, evening meetings, open jams and performances.

When: July 08 – 21 2017

Where: Dance Centre, expression and creation in contemporary arts, Akropoditi
Iroon Polytechneiou 84
84100 Ermoupolis, Syros, Greece

The Dance Centre, expression and creation in contemporary arts Akropoditi and Akropoditi Dancetheatre, after the establishment and realization for four years of the Festival «DanceFest Akropoditi», and also after the significant distinction of Akropoditi Dancetheatre in November 2016, that was awarded the Prize of Dance from the Union of Critics for Theatre and Dance, is organizing the 5th International Dance and Dancetheatre Festival that will take place in Syros Island, on the 8th-21st of July 2017. The festival will last two weeks (08 – 21/07/17) and is aiming to make the capital of the Cyclades a meeting and exchange point between both renowned and young artists of Contemporary Dance and Dancetheatre groups.

This year’s workshops: 

Contemporary Dance

Classical Ballet

Improvisation and Composition



Vocal Art

Acting – Theatre

Indian Dance

Music composition in Yoga

Skinner releasing technique

Physical Theatre

Performance lab for movers and musicians

Also, this year we offer for free two new, special Workshops:

–  Hip-Hop for children 10-11 years old
–  Movement workshop for people with and without disabilities (18-48 years old)

Early Bird!
This year again, our Festival offers the choice of Early Bird with reduced prices!
Valid for 10th March – 31st March 2017.

Together with:
Yannis Adoniou
Kiki Baka
Nabil el Barrage & Eftyhia Panopoulos
Stamatis Benetas
Camilo Bentancor Gallardo
Ermira Goro
Tassos Karachalios
Akyllas Karazisis
Piergiorgio Milano
Spyros Sakkas
Angeliki Stellatou
Valasia Symeonidou
Milan Tomášik
Elena Topalidou
Joe Tornabene & Thalia Ditsa
Andi Xhuma & Christos Xyrafakis
Vasiliki Tsagkari Chrysanthakopoulou
Christina Zanni

Projections, lectures, open jams and performances by teachers and participants of the workshops, as well as guests from Greece and abroad. Open activities and events for residents and visitors of the island concerning contemporary expression in Dance and Theatre.

For more information stay tuned to our website & our facebook page
Trailer : https://vimeo.com/190359321

Join us in the town of Hermoupolis to share the same dance floor, same beach, to dance, to talk, to exchange knowledge and experiences but also to discover new ways of communication, expression and observation.

Entry applications for the Festival Workshops: Saturday, April 1, 2017

Deadline for submission of applications: Wednesday, May 31, 2017

To apply for the Akropoditi DanceFest 2017, fill the application and send it to the e-mail: dancefest_akropoditi@outlook.com with the subject: Application – DANCE FEST 17 (in case of Early Bird, with the subject: Early Bird Application – DanceFest 17).

You will then receive an e-mail from us confirming your position for the workshops. The participation procedure is completed with a deposit to our bank account, which we will send you by e-mail (the full amount in the case of Early Bird by the 31st of March).

Attention: The positions for each workshop are limited and therefore will be given strictly by priority of applications. Before submitting your application please check for the availability of the workshops from our page on Facebook (it is not required to have an account to see the information above).

You can find the application here

See costs of workshops on the website: http://dancefest.akropoditi.gr/index.php/en/application-en

Contact details

Iroon Polytechneiou 84
84100 Ermoupolis, Syros, Greece
Email: info@akropoditi.gr

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