ELEPHANT IN THE BLACK BOX, in collaboration with renowned international choreographers, is delighted to announce auditions for its professional dancer training program—an intensive program encompassing scenic practices and choreographic creation.

Where: Madrid, Spain

When: Last call 22 December 2023

Deadline for applications: 21.12.2023

About the Program:
This program offers young dancers a unique opportunity to refine their training, explore new creative perspectives, and collaborate with globally acclaimed choreographers. Participants will have the chance to work with the following artists:
* Celia Amade /NDT
* Roger Van der Pole / Peter Chu
* Dor Mamalia (Kibbutz Dance CPNY)
* Rafaela Sahyoun (Part Dance, Brazil)
* Jorge Crecis
* Joy Alpuerto (Akram Khan)
* Marie Pierre Genovese / Instinct Compagnie
* Jill Crovisier (Luxembourg) Jc Mouvement Prod
* Fernando Troya (NDT)
* Etienne Béchard
* Clyde Archer (Sharon Eyal)
* Sebastien Mari (David Dawson)
* Sao Castro (Portugal)
Artistic Direction and EBB Leadership:
The ELEPHANT IN THE BLACK BOX leadership team is composed of passionate professionals contributing their expertise to this unique program. Team members include:
* Barbara Fristche
* La Chula Danza (Gonzalo Peguero & Yaiza Lopez)
* Alessandro Alfonzetti
* Jean Philippe Dury (EBB Company Director)
EBB offers you the opportunity to:
Confront a varied choreographic repertoire, diverse techniques, and contemporary choreographers, all while being guided toward your professional future and career choices. Each month, a renowned choreographer refines the choreographic cell, providing students with a precious opportunity to explore new techniques and artistic perspectives. Students also participate in company-organized performances and interventions, offering rich stage experiences and visual material for their future professional auditions.
Sample Day at EBB:
    * 9 am – 10 am: SMAB Technique / Prevention of Risks and Injuries for Dancers
    * A morning session dedicated to SMAB technique (Health, Movement, Art, Well-being), focused on preventing common risks and injuries in dancers.
    * 10 am – 11:30 am: Ballet Technique
    * Ballet technique class.
    * 12 pm – 1:30 pm: Conscious Training / Professional Orientation / Audition
    * Time dedicated to conscious training, including guidance for optimal mental and physical preparation. This time slot also includes professional orientation sessions and audition simulations.
    * 1:30 pm – 3 pm: Floor Work, Contemporary Tech, Improvisation, Flow
    * A diverse workshop including floor work, contemporary technique, improvisation, and exercises aiming to develop flow and fluidity in movement.
    * 3 pm – 6 pm: Guest Choreographer, Rehearsals, Workshops
    * An afternoon session dedicated to guest choreographers, including rehearsals of existing pieces or the creation of new works. Workshops may also be included, offering a variety of artistic approaches and movement styles.
This typical day at EBB aims to provide comprehensive training, addressing different aspects of dance, from classical technique to contemporary dance, while offering dedicated moments for physical preparation, professional orientation, and collaboration with renowned choreographers.
To apply for auditions for the dance program in Madrid, please follow these steps:
*               CV of Your Previous Experience:
    * Prepare a detailed CV highlighting your dance background, previous experiences, training, performances, and any other relevant details. Make sure to include your current contact information.
*               Improvisation Video (Max 2 min):
    * Record a video of improvisation with a maximum duration of 2 minutes. Choose an environment where your movement can be clearly observed.
*               Solo of Your Choice (Max 2 min):
    * A solo of your choice, with a maximum duration of 2 minutes.
*               Letter of Motivation:
    * Write a letter of motivation explaining your ambitions and motivations to join the program in Madrid. Discuss your artistic goals, what you hope to gain from the program, and how it aligns with your artistic career.
*               Submission of Your Application:
    * Compile all the elements mentioned above (CV, videos, letter of motivation).
    * Create an application folder containing these documents.
    * Send this folder electronically to the email address specified in the audition announcement. Be sure to meet the application deadline if applicable.
*               Receipt Confirmation:
    * Verify with the organization that your application has been received by requesting confirmation via email or following any specified procedures in the audition announcement.
*               Participation in Auditions:
    * If your application is accepted, ensure that you participate in the auditions on the specified dates. Be prepared to present your solo in person and participate in other assessment activities.
Please carefully read all instructions in the audition announcement to ensure that your application is complete and complies with the specific requirements of the program.
To process all requests fairly, and considering the numerous applications, please note that we will respond in the order of arrival of the applications. The deadline for receiving applications is set for December 22, 2024. Therefore, we encourage you to submit your complete application before this date.
To receive the complete information package, including details on training costs, please send a request to the email address: ebbcompany@gmail.com. We will be happy to provide all the necessary information to facilitate your application.
We appreciate your interest in our program.

Costs for participants:
“Inquire about the complete fee structure for the training.

Contact details:

For further information, please visit https://www.ebbcompany.com

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