NOD | The Mentoring Exchange Program
Never stop when you come face to face with change!
Like everyone else, NOD is not stopping in its tracks either!
Our mission to provide the right atmosphere for students in order to visualize their Path and encourage them to overcome obstacles brings some exciting new opportunities for the 2020/21 academic year by offering a new tool and way of working that will make a difference in your future
Where: NOD Nuova Officina della Danza Torino
When: Academic Year 2020/21
5 Extraordinary Mentors / Teachers / Choreographers:
BRUNO GUILLORE, SITA OSTHEIMER, FABIAN THOME, SPENSER THEBERGE, TOM WEINBERGER, will be part of the program with their vision of expertise with a dual purpose: to allow the student to expand their knowledge and skills as a dancer/performer/maker alongside preparing students for the working dance world by both in-person guidance and remote mentoring, promoting the next generation of dancers.
The academic year will be built in such a way as to guarantee their presence at least once every quarter. They will also work remotely to continue working with you, there will be a direct channel of communication between you and the mentor through conversations via Internet by sending videos and working from time to time on the tasks assigned by the them. Remote mentorship will include career development, auditioning skills and grant/residency guidance
Assisting with grant or residency work is meant to help the mentees in terms of the application process including helping students research grant and residency opportunities, reviewing and offering feedback on applications, coaching on choreography and performance, and the opportunity to engage in the process with the mentor in their home cities such as Los Angeles and Madrid as well as the Full time company led by Fabian Thome will also give students the opportunity to continue working and evolve their experience to the maximum by inviting them to work for 2 weeks with them so they can get the most out of their experience.
This is a precious opportunity for the participants, who will have the chance to be guided (or mentored) by those who have been working professionally at the highest caliber of the international dance scene for over a decade with the most reputed and established companies in the world at this moment in time such as:
Batsheva Dance Company, Hofesh Shechter, Sharon Eyal, Netherlands Dance Theater I, The Forsythe Company, Sidi Larbi Cherkahui and Alan Lucien Øyen
Mentors are also educators at some of the world’s leading organizations, such as California Institute for the Arts, The Juilliard School, Netherlands Dans Theater, UCLA..
The Mentoring exchange is an addition to the ICD program and requires a separate application.
How to apply: Send two videos, both no more than 1 min. each (2 min. max. in total).
The first of you improvising and the second of you performing a set choreography. Please also include a short bio and send all material to email@example.com (Vimeo or Youtube NO password)
Costs for participants: For info about costs visit NOD Website https://www.nuovaofficinadelladanza.org/nod-mentoring-exchange-program