Module 1 of Derida Dance Center’s one-year educational and training program for contemporary dance Dance PORT Derida is looking for its new students for season 2017/2018. The program offers new opportunities for free education for dancers without experience but with creative potential to build a solid dance foundation and skills for future professional career in the field of contemporary dance and physical theater. Through daily classes and a systematic approach you will develop your movement and expression, increase your endurance, strength and flexibility.

Where: Sofia, Bulgaria

When: May 2017 – March 2018

Deadline for applications: April 28th 2017

Module 1 of the program aims to prepare the participants for a future career and to develop and enrich their movement culture and athleticism, while retaining their creative individuality. The program includes training in contemporary dance, classical ballet, stretching etc., interaction with video and stage lighting environment, participation in open presentations in front of  an audience, composition of movement. The training takes place from Monday to Friday in the afternoon. Periodically we organize workshops with foreign choreographers of varying intensity and duration. Тhere is a requirement to attend at least 75% of the classes, otherwise you will be excluded from the program

Anyone who wants to engage themselves actively with contemporary dance can apply for Module 1 of Dance PORT Derida. Previous experience and education related to dance is not required. The preliminary selection for participants will be organized in the frame of several workshops that will be held between May 1st and May 4th 2017.

Dance PORT Derida is a year-long educational and training programme in two different dancing genres – contemporary dance and classical ballet. The programme started in 2011 and ever since then it’s been realized with the financial support of America For Bulgaria Foundation. You can find detailed information about the program on our website.( )

How to apply
If you want to join the program, please send your CV in European Format (include a link to your Facebook profile) to and fill out this ( application form up to April 28, 2017. After we receive all applications you will be invited to take part in the workshops according to a set schedule. After the week of workshops (May 1st – May 4th 2017) the selected participants for the program will be announced.

The program is free.
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