The ?Solo Dance Contest 2017? International Competition, held as part of the Gdansk Dance Festival, will take place on 5-9 June 2017. The first four days will feature solo pieces performed by professional dancers and students of arts colleges, while on 9 June, the finalists will present their solos to the Jury, who will select the winning piece. The prize pool of the Contest amounts to EUR 6000. This year?s edition marks the first time the Contest is open to dancers from outside of Europe!
The Jury of international Solo Dance Contest 2017 comprises esteemed contemporary dance artists and experts. The Jury of the Solo Dance Contest 2015, will include Franz Anton Cramer (Germany), lecturer and researcher who has published on dance performance, founded and directed the BA course ?Contemporary Dance, Context, Choreography? at HZT Lublin; Ayrin Ersoz, Ph.D. (Turkey) dancer and choreographer, director of the Dance Department at Yildiz Technical University in Istanbul? Izabela Sokołowska-Boulton (Poland) former soloist of the Dutch National Ballet, recipient of many scholarships and awards, amongst others the gold medal at the Varna International Ballet Competition, currently deputy director of the Baltic Opera Ballet? Charliey Morrissey (Great Britain) pedagogue and choreographer working with theatres and galleries, collaborator of Siobhan Davies Dance and the NSCD in Leeds? Anna Piotrowska (Poland) artistic director of the ROZBARK Theatre, author of more than 90 choreographies, originator and coordinator of numerous national and international projects on culture education.
Please be reminded that the deadline for applications is 31 March 2017. More info on our webpage: http://www.gdanskifestiwaltanca.pl/en/contests/solo-dance-contest.html
You may also read the call for applications on our website by clicking HERE.