Video Audition for ARTICHOKE – a two-year Advanced Vocational Training Program.

Where: Milan, Italy

When: video audition

Deadline for applications: 20 July 2021

Artichoke Formazione Superiore in Danza Contemporanea Milan-Italy
Access to first year 2021

Artichoke offers the most updated curriculum according to the requirements of the present contemporary dance education, having in mind the programs of the most important European dance Academies. The goal here is to give the students high technical training and creative mentorship in order to prepare them to set the grounds for their future career.
We have a strictly selected faculty of the highest competences and International Guest Teachers among the best of the moment.
JOS BAKER -Cie-Peeping Tom
RAKESH SUKESH – Teacher at: Sead, P.a.r.t.s.
BRUNO CATALANO- teacher at: Sead, Artez
HELDER SEABRA -cie Ultima Vez, Estman-Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui

At the end of the two years program, selected graduated students will be given the opportunity to join Company Ariella Vidach AiEP on an understudy internship. To the most outstanding ones a contract may be offered.

Subjets from the two-years program:

Contemporary Technique
Floor Work
Dynamic Floorwork
Contemporary Ballet
Improvisation and Composition
Contact Improvisation
Somatic Movement
Performance lab: The Body of the Artist – history and creation lab
History of Dance
Intensive Workshops with international guests teachers

– candidates must be between 18 and 26 years old

How to apply: In this period, auditions are run online.
To apply, send a letter of presentation, CV and videos.
Videos must contain:
1) 2 min contemporary dance sequence
2) 2 min improvisation
no video editing or showreels
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