WORDS FROM CHOREOGRAPHERS
Frequently, a dancers' training is either alienated from a creative spirit, or aligned according to the vision of one single creative personality. We are convinced that artists themselves are the best means of transmission, even when this involves working with their associated pedagogical team. D.A.N.C.E. represents a desire to confront young dancers with a rich and varied learning experience that has been envisioned in a logical, cohesive and complimentary mannner. D.A.N.C.E. has been developed in regards to today's dance world; with a large consideration placed upon elements that many consider to be the most innovative and evolutive facets of the present time.
I am thrilled to be a part of the DANCE program. Contributing to a diverse and dynamic curriculum that enables young dancers to develop and broaden their art form is tremendously exciting.
What excites me most about D.A.N.C.E is the extreme fluidity of the programme and the unique mobility of the groups, not just literally in terms of geography, but in their navigation of plural artistic territories. As artists in the D.A.N.C.E collective we are not looking for answers but are fascinated in the journey of questions.
What young dancer has not dreamed of being able to enrich his or her training in physical, artistic and intellectual realms?
The content of D.A.N.C.E. is representative of the preoccupations of four creative artists. There are convergent elements, yet, when approaching certain specific issues and contrasting view points can be arise, this confrontation can provide valuable insight and answers to the questions many young artists are attempting to deal with in today's choreographic landscape.
The acquaintance with new technologies, philosophy, through the study of diverse repertoires, danse history, art history, kinesiology, languages; many diverse elements united to encourage the dancer to reach their full potentional and avoid a unidimensional vision. What truly lies at the core of D.A.N.C.E. is the young dancers themselves and their capacity to develop into accomplished artists. Artists who can be at once refined and yet open to the world and visions of their contemporary counterparts.
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