The PDTFR is a multi-disciplinary and innovative program designed for highly skilled young dancers aged from18 to 25, who strive to make a career in the contemporary dance world scene.

Where: Grasse, France, zone commerciale de la paoute, 34 trav. de la paoute

When: online auditions are open

Deadline for applications: August the 31st, 2024

The main goal of the pdtfr is to cultivate an environment where dancers feel safe to explore, try new things, fail, and to challenge their physicality and performative skills, all the while encouraging vulnerability, growth, and success.
dancers will be trained in contemporary and ballet dance techniques : countertechnique, partnering, improvisation skills, choreography and performance, physical theater, mime, dramaturgy, singing and video making, all with an emphasis in embodying and speaking their own voice.
in addition, dancers will be offered a healing practice: Yoga,Breathwork, Pilates, Functional Anatomy, Floor Barre, nutrition andexclusively this program “mental coaching”.

the dance program is directed by Elodie Auger and has a duration of 2 years.

Over this period dancers will get the chance to work with the most sought after artists from various world known dance companies:
 for the season 2024-2025

– Kidd Pivot ( Crystal Pite) lead by one her dancers.
– Beaver Dam Company ( Edouard Hue)
– Akram Khan Dance Company ( Nicola Monaco)
– NDT1 ( Chloé Albaret)
– Cie Ultima Vez ( Borna Babic)
– Kor’sia ( Helena Olmedo Duynslaeger)
– Cie Hofesh Schecter ( Robinson Cassarino
– Tanz Theater Wuppertal Pina Bush ( Reginald Lefèvre)

the goal of this program is to support dancers and to give them a
chance to grow as artists.

the weekly training schedule is to be 30 hours minimum per week.

to guarantee the excellence of the program the number of places is
limited per section.

How to apply:
send the materials listed below to:

– 1 video including ( jumps, floor work, spirals, dynamic changes, space analysis, 2min maximum).
– 1 improvisation video (create a narrative, tell story, up to 3 minutes).
– CV
– Motivation letter

Some scholarships can be offered. ( 1000€ to 1700€)

Contact details:
head of admissions, registry and student support:
claudine magneville:

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