PERA – School of Performing Arts – GAU is looking for dancers to join its semester based / one year contemporary dance programme.

Where: TBC

When: TBC

Deadline for applications: 17 January, 14 February, 21 March 2022

PERA Short is an intensive program with two separate but interrelated strands (Contemporary Dance Strand & Physical Theatre Strand)

This one-semester or one-year, full-time undertaking is suitable for high school graduates, exchange students, and also for postgraduates and established practitioners looking to continue their training and research in an intensive study environment.

In this framework, the course provides an invaluable stepping stone into a professional context, fostering technical expertise, creative skills and performance experience in order to facilitate the individual’s personal and artistic development, both as a performer and choreographer. The program provides the opportunity to work with internationally acclaimed guest teachers from diverse backgrounds who visit PERA on a monthly basis. Learning is further optimised by engagement with theory and analytical subjects to encourage critical thinking and promote students’ ability to become highly reflective and free-thinking dance artists.

The program is further designed to encourage a flexible and responsive learning experience. Students are accordingly able to select elective subjects across the
two strands of the program as well as join and be integrated with other, schoolyear students studying in the PERA Dance B.A. program. This provides a further opportunity for the students to adjust their schedule according to their particular interest areas, allowing them greater freedom of access to the broader, interdisciplinary and versatile landscape of knowledge created by PERA’s educational philosophy. Students will consequently have the opportunity to work
in close contact with a comprehensive list of resident and visiting teachers/
artists, as well as take part in informal presentations, choreographic showings, annual workshops and site-specific group projects.

Students who want to make the transition into the PERA Dance B.A. will be evaluated at the end of the study season in June, and can be accepted into the second semester of the first year or directly into the second or third year of study, depending on their progress and achievement.

How to apply / register: More information regarding audition requirements will be shared with you following your application.

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