Summer dance session for young dancers & choreographers, free for participants.

Where: Boris Eifman Dance Academy, St. Petersburg, Sevastopol, Russia

When: July 6 – 31, 2022

Deadline for applications: May 10th,2022

Be inspired by the amazing dance feel and make your creative path with us.

The grant covers all expenses: accommodation (4* hotel in the city centre), full board, visa, travel costs, the cultural program, and medical insurance.

For the second year, the choreographic session with the support of the Innopraktika Foundation will be held at The Boris Eifman Dance Academy. The purpose and mission of the session are cultural exchange. 4 foreign choreographers and 11 foreign dancers come to the Academy to practice classical and contemporary dance. Also, for three weeks, foreign dancers work with Russian choreographers, at the same time, foreign choreographers stage their choreography on the students of the Academy. Academy students are dancers 16-18 years old professionally trained in classical and contemporary dance.
This year, 16 students of the Academy and two professional artists from the Boris Eifman Ballet Theater will be involved.

Three weeks program includes:
Classical Russian ballet lessons – 20 h
Contemporary dance technique – 20 h
Hours of rehearsals – 45 h

For the final performances at the end, we will invite a lighting and media designer. Also, the Academy provides stagings with costumes and props. Purchases of costumes are discussed individually.
It could be completely professional performances with the use of stage machinery, make-up artists, etc. The festival will take place in two cities: one performance in St.Petersburg and three performances in Sevastopol.

Furthermore, Foundation prepares a rich cultural program: visits to ballet theatres in St.Petersburg, exhibitions and museums. The entire program is completely free for participants.

Requirements for dancers
Eligibility: Professional dancers, suitably trained in classical and contemporary dance
English at least level B2
Age: 18-30

Requirements for choreographers
Eligibility: Professional choreographers
English at least level B2
Age: 21-35

Join us!

How to register: Interested persons should register in the form on the website

Free for participants.

Contact details:
Katerina Pankova

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