For all dancers who want to pursue a professional career in the artistic contemporary dance sector, D.A.F. organizes professional paths, aimed at deepening and perfecting one’s artistic experience from a soon-to-be professional perspective.

Access to DAF professional courses is granted to a limited number of students selected exclusively by means of an audition
The educational programs offered by DAF Dance Arts Faculty are in active and constant connection with a pool of professional companies at an international level.

Where: Rome

When: July 27th

Dance Arts Faculty, an exclusive international center based in Rome for the start-up and professional updating in dance conceived through a European project, boasts an innovative and transversal educational program that involves some of the most famous exponents of the international ballet scene, both in the role of teachers as well as employers for future job opportunities for course participants.

Here are some of the subjects and projects present in the educational structure of the Daf project:
technique and creative workshops on choreographic composition, floor work, partnering work, contact improvisation, technique and contemporary repertoire of important international companies, technical study and Spellbound Contemporary Ballet repertoire, monthly residences for original creations through a selection among some of the most important and innovative choreographers on the national and international scene, Project HE(ART) aware processing from gesture to movement

hatha yoga for dancers, qi gong, postural gymnastics, master stretch, study and urban dance technique, digital technologies for entertainment, cinema and new media, electronic music, body awareness, bioenergetics, anatomy …

Exclusive prerogative of the D.A.F. on the entire Italian territory, is the presence of choreographers, who hold classes of laboratory and monthly choreographic residences where original creations have been made for students who accept the possibility of debuting each month with a new work, moreover a selection of the same make up the examination committee, coming from some of the most important companies and theaters on the international scene thanks to the active presence in the organization of the Department of International Relations and Projects, in collaboration with the European Dance Alliance-Valentina Marini Management that opens a window in operational contact towards the international contemporary scene and foreign professional networks. The next step activated in the current season was launched by a new and exclusive project: the birth of a network of companies constantly connected with the students and prompted to act as incubators of new career possibilities.
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The Department of International Relations and Projects has in fact implemented an ongoing dialogue with some European and American companies to help students start their professional career by starting the first range of openings in favor of Malandain Ballet Biarritz (France) Gaertnerplatztheater (Germany), River North Dance Chicago (USA), Proartedanza (Canada), Thomas Noone Dance (Barcelona)

Some of the extraordinary guests who have collaborated for the DAF professional project over the past few seasons:

ADRIANA POUS (Dantzaz) ADI SALANT (Freelance Artist) ALEX KETLEY (The Foundry) ALLAN FALIERI (Freelance Artist) ANA MARIA LOCACIU (Freelance Artist) ANTHONY MISSEN (Company Chameleon) ARTEMIS GORDON (Dance Umbrella) CAROLINE FINN (National Dance Company Wales) CHRISTOPHER ROMAN (Dance On) DARREL TOULON (Freelance Artist) DIDY VIELDMAN (Freelance Choreografer) EDWARD CLUG (Ballet Maribor) EMANUEL GAT (Emanuel Gat Dance) EMANUELE SOAVI (Freelance Artist) FRANCESCA FRASSINELLI (Freelance Choreographer) GAEL DOMENGER (Freelance Choreographer) GEORG REISCHL (Freelance Choreographer) GUSTAVO RAMIREZ SANSANO (Freelance Choreographer) HEIDI VIERTHALER (Freelance Artist) HILLEL KOGAN (Batsheva Ensemble) IRATXE ANSA (Freelance Choreographer) IVAN TRUOL (Compagnia Atacama) KARL ALFRED SCHREINER (Staatstheater am Gartnerplatz) KEREN ROSENBERG (Freelance Artist) LEO LERUS Freelance Artist) LINDSEY TELFORD (Freelance Choreographer) LORENA NOGAL NAVARRO (Freelance Artist) LOTTE SIGH (Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School/Royal Danish Ballet) LUKAS TIMULAK (Freelance Choreographer) JOERI ALEXANDER DUBB (Freelance Choreographer) MARCO CANTALUPO (Linga Company) MARCOS MARAU (La Veronal) MARINA MASCARELL (Freelance Choreographer) NAOMI PERLOV (Maslool Bikurei Hai Tim Arts Center) NATALIA HORECNA (Freelance Choreographer) NOA GELBER (Freelance Artist) ( NOA WEIRTHEIM (Vertigo Dance Company) RINA WEIRTHEIM (Vertigo Dance Company) ROBERT KARLSSON (Norrdans) RODERICK GOERGE (Freelance Choreographer) ROSER LOPEZ ESPINOSA (Choreographer/Performer) SANDRA MARIN GARCIA (Freelance Artist) SHIRLEY ESSEBOOM (Freelance Artist) SHUMPEI NEMOTO (Freelance Choreographer) THOMAS NOONE (Thomas Noone Dance) VAKLAV KUNES (420PEOPLE) VLADIMIR VARNAVA (Freelance Choreographer)

How to apply:

Access to DAF professional courses is granted to a limited number of students selected exclusively by means of an audition. For the admission to the selections and/or auditions only requests received through telephone booking to the numbers below and the simultaneous sending of educational CV to the e-mail address with their personal data and their formation in dance will be considered.

Contact details:
+39 393 9162871

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