The SIC Dance Festival is a showcase of contemporary dance, traditional dances, and performing arts workshops and performances.

Where: Palazzetto dello sport, Lecce, Italy

When: 19 – 30 August 2024

Early bird: 15% off until April 30, 2024

The SIC is an original and unique festival in terms of content and proposal.

At SIC, you’ll find a wide range of educational opportunities, from outstanding contemporary choreographers to folk and afro-contemporary dance. participate in numerous stages and creative workshops, becoming the protagonist of one or more performances!

At sic, there are various evenings of site-specific performances with amazing artists!

Sic is also an artistic residence, featuring young and outstanding artists.

Bring your artistic research to sic and, on an inclusive and protected stage, share it with other professionals and enthusiasts! receive feedback or simply enjoy an evening filled with art, dance, and good vibes!

Last but not least… sic is Salento and lecce! southern Italy with its architectural wonders, fantastic sea, and insanely delicious food.

You can choose any workshop you wish!

Week Workshops:

– 9.15-11.15 “Tarantismo: The Origins” with Maristella Martella. Monday 19 – Friday 23. 120 euros.

– 12-15 “Flying Low Technique” with Milan Herich. Monday 19 – Friday 23. 190 euros.

– 9.15-11.15 “Flow Acrobatics” with Kenan Dinkelmann. Monday 26 – Friday 30. 190 euros.

– 12-15 “From gravity to lightness” with Lali Ayguade. Monday 26 – Friday 30. 210 euros.

Creation Workshops:

– 16.15-17.15 Creation with Lali Ayguade. Monday 26 – Friday 30. 50 euros.

– 17-20.30 Creation with Maria Cristina Fontanelle. Tuesday 27 – Friday 30. 120 euros.

Weekend workshop:

– 3 hours per day. “Afro-Contemporary” with Simona Brunelli. Live musician. Saturday 24 – Sunday 25. 100 euros.

Daily schedules are subject to slight adjustments and will be confirmed shortly.

The workshops led by Milan Herich (SK), Lali Ayguade (ES), Kenan Dinkelmann (DE), Maristella Martella (IT), Simona Brunelli (IT) are designed for both professionals and non-professionals with the ability to engage in intense classes.

For the “Creation Lab” led by Maria Cristina Fontanelle (IT) dance skills are not required, but being in good physical shape, having an aptitude for artistic expression, and possessing a strong sense of will and curiosity are essential.


* Early bird: 15% off until April 30, 2024.

* 2 workshops in the same week: 10% off the total cost.

* 4 or more workshops: 20% off the total cost.

Early bird and discounts are not cumulative.

How to apply:

To participate in the festival workshops, you must:

– fill out the form at the following link:

– receive the confirmation email with payment details and the “terms and conditions” form

– pay the full fee

– send the payment receipt, sign and send the “terms and conditions”

– receive the registration confirmation

There is the possibility to access accommodation at discounted prices with affiliated facilities. Write to us for any information!

Costs for participants: the cost varies based on the number of workshops you choose to apply for.

Contact details:

Application form:

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