LAY’S connects over 1.000 young people with the local cultural scene through the #CULTURAZAMBESTE project

Cultura Zâmbește (The culture smiles) is a fresh initiative of the Lay’s brand, aiming to bring the culture closer to teenagers, through a campaign that has two major components. Firstly, the company rolled out the platform www.culturazambeste.ro that supports and promotes over 26 initiatives in the whole country, from diverse domains: theater, dance, movies, visual arts, patrimony, poetry, literature, ethnography, restaurants and architecture. The second component is represented by the Lay’s Spaces, true urban islands that encourage the communication and the interaction between...

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ICR and the Camaro Foundation organise a concert within the Tribute to Iris Barbura exihibition

The pianist Michael Abramovich and the dancer and choreographer Maria Giambona, from Staatsballett Berlin, will perform on July 10, 2017 at the Camaro Haus in Berlin, within the Tribute to Iris Barbura exhibition, organised by CNDB and the Alexander and Renata Camaro Foundation. The Romanian Cultural Institute in collaboration with the Alexander and Renata Camaro Foundation present this special concert as part of the event series dedicated to the Romanian avant-garde choreographer Iris Barbura, in Bucharest and Berlin. The series included the Tribute to Iris Barbura and Iris shows,...

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#LINOTIPIC casting for professional dancers

Linotip Independent Choreography Centre will organise on July 10 and July 11 a casting for professional dancers (a man and a woman), for the creation of a contemporary dance show, choreographed by Massimo Gerardi. The show, titled Hot Dog, is the first Linotip production in collaboration with a foreign choreographer and it will have its premiere at the end of August; it will also be part of the autumn season. *The show is part of the FOCUS.COREGRAF project, which will take place between July 24 and August 28, financed by AFCN. APPLICATION The application timeline is June 29 –...

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Vernissage | As I Get Older I Get More Afraid of the Dark

Artists: Declan Clarke in collaboration with Ștefan Tiron June 28 – July 23, 2017 Opening: Wednesday, June 28, 19:00 19.00 – 20.30 / Screening of “There Are Many More Ways to Die Than to Be Alive” 20.30 – 21.30 / Drinks Doors open at 18.45 The present exhibition is the last event in a series organised this season by Salonul de proiecte in collaboration with Ștefan Tiron, having as a starting point the work of Russian cosmist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky. After moderating the first episode and curating the second one, he is now playing the main character in Declan...

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K3 | Tanzplan Hamburg is looking for young choreographers

For the season 2018/2019, K3 | Tanzplan Hamburg is offering an eight-month residency to three emerging choreographers. The application deadline is Monday, 14 August 2017. The applicants should have already created their own artistic works. Duration of the residency is August 2018 to April 2019. The residency includes amongst others, a monthly grant, a production budget, mentoring as well as a qualifying course program. Applications are accepted from all over the world and in all choreographic fields (dance for young audience for example). There is no pre-setting or exclusion. For...

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Open call for Romanian dance short films

The Bucharest International Dance Film Festival (September 7th-10th, 2017) invites directors, choreographers and artists to submit their dance films to the third edition of BIDFF. This year's festival theme is The Age of The Strange, through which we question the authenticity of our daily lives in the troubling context of a world in crisis, embracing contradiction and fragility as vectors in our trajectory. Last year alarming geopolitical events have generated an acute form of social paranoia. We have heard more than never the phrases "fake news" and "fall of democracy", while the...

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Momo Sanno creates contemporary dance show with Buzău highschool students

The dancer and choreographer Momo Sanno conducted a two-week contemporary dance workshop with the students from the Technical College in Buzău, with whom he created the contemporary dance show ”A smile in summer”. The show’s main theme is the motif of the Sânziene and it will be presented on the stage of the Drăgaica Festival in Buzău on Friday, June 23, from 9 PM. The festival takes place each year, between June 20 and June 24, and it involves over 100 artists and 20 recreational and crafts installations from various areas of Romania, including traditional objects and...

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The newest Alexandra Pirici creation premieres in Düsseldorf

The performance ”Delicate Instruments of Engagement” by Alexandra Pirici, one of the most important Romanian choreographers and a central figure of the new generation of performance artists, will have its premiere in Düsseldorf, on June 24, in the frame of the Impulse Theater Festival 2017. It is a production of Impulse Theater Festival and FFT Düsseldorf in coproduction with Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, the art association for Rhinelande und Westfalia, the National Centre for Dance in Bucharest, HAU Hebbel am Ufer and Tanzquartier Wien, funded by the Ministry for family, children,...

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The Aerowaves network opens the Twenty18 call for young choreographers

The European network Aerowaves, represented by 40 partners and associate presenters from 34 countries on the continent, has opened the Twenty18 call for young choreographers, continuing its yearly project which aims to discover the most promising 20 contemporary dance artists in Europe. Aerowaves also contributes to the promotion of their creations and supports their presentation in the partner countries. Young choreographers can apply at http://www.aerowaves.org/artists/opportunities-for-artists; the deadline is September 12, 2017. Whether or not the applicants are selected as...

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Vava Ștefănescu, on her first mandate as CNDB manager

The choreographer Vava Ștefănescu was a guest of the “Present tense” radio show from the Radio România Cultural station, where she talked with the hosts Adela Greceanu and Matei Martin about her first mandate as manager of the National Centre for Dance in Bucharest (2014-2017). The interview took place before an event hosted by CNDB’s Stere Popescu hall on May 31, during which the manager presented a review of the last three years in front of the local choreographic community and the institution’s friends. For a recording of the radio show, visit the page:...

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The FranceDanse caravan reaches Romania next week

Initiated in 2007 by the French Institute in Paris, the FranceDanse programme proposes a yearly focus on the French choreographic scene in an international context. In 2017, FranceDanse will reach South-Eastern Europe in the guise of an Orient-Expres in 13 countries, including Romania. Dance shows created by renowned choreographers, as well as young ones, transdisciplinary projects that explore performative forms in a dialogue with the urban space, video, music & sound creation, architecture and patrimony,  but also connected events: cinema, workshops, meetings and debates that will...

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EFP - Dream Come Tree by Ana Catalina Gubandru

05 - 27 .05.2017 opening: May 5th 2017, h:19:00 Studio A5 Piata Amzei str. 5 Dream Come Tree Or about the Accursed Share Project inspired by the theory of excess developed by George Bataille in his book The Accursed Share. In natural environment, a tree can grow unhindered and can proliferate excessively damaging the surroundings and human environment and turning into forest, just jungle, where man must intervene to build a functional habitat.The theory says that any surplus that is not for the benefit of man and does not ensure functional development and individual or...

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Se caută dansatori pentru reclamă

Casting Standard Casting caută băieți și fete cu vârste cuprinse între 20 - 45 ani, dansatori de dans contemporan, balet, etc..   Reclama Schweppes Filmare în zilele de 3,4,5 mai și repetiții 2 zile înainte. link coregrafie: https://we.tl/uJjghNsrmi   Persoana de contact Iuliana (Standard Casting) 0749 136 072 Str Negustori nr 11 în perioada 26-28 aprilie între orele 11:00 și 18:00

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OPEN CALL Festivalul Internațional Antistatic de Dans Contemporan și Perfomance

A 10-a ediție a Festivalului Internațional Antistatic de Dans Contemporan și Perfomance, Sofia / Bulgaria are plăcerea de a anunța două apeluri deschise pentru:   SOME OTHER PARADISES dance workshop cu KEVIN JEAN (Franța) 12 – 20 Mai 2017 Acest atelier este destinat artiștilor profesioniști din domeniul dansului, teatrului și performance din Europa de Sud-Est. Atelierul va fi în limba engleză. Mai multe informatii aici.    ANALYZING CONTEMPORARY DANCE CRITICALLY: CONCEPTS AND PERSPECTIVES seminar cu RUDI LAERMANS (Belgia) 18-21 Mai...

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Sărbătorim Ziua Internațională a Dansului pe ritmuri caraibiene!

Ca în fiecare an, CNDB sărbătorește în stilul caracteristic Ziua Internațională a Dansului, pe 29 aprilie, alături de o comunitate globală de profesioniști și amatori. Evenimentul are o istorie de 35 de ani, fiind inaugurat în 1982 de Institutul Internațional de Teatru, prin Comitetul Internațional al Dansului. În acest an, CNDB le-a pregătit iubitorilor dansului un eveniment special, cu mișcări și ritmuri afro-caraibiene, organizat de coregrafii și dansatorii Sade Bully și Momo Sanno. Yum! ▶ Workshop Sade Bully, o artistă născutā în Insulele Caraibe...

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CNDB recomandă Linotip în cadrul IETM

LINOTIP este Centrul Independent Coregrafic a cărui înfiinţare a venit din nevoia de a crea diversitate în ponderea de spaţii independente, de a pune in valoare dansul contemporan şi importanța prezenţei acestuia în segmentul artelor performative naţionale.  Unul din motivele importante pentru care am demarat această iniţiativă este acela de a crea o companie profesionistă şi independentă de dans contemporan.  De asemenea găsim că este foarte relevantă şi chiar necesară existenţa unui repertoriu de spectacole de dans contemporan şi teatru coregrafic. În...

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Centrul Naţional al Dansului Bucureşti caută voluntari pentru întâlnirile IETM Bucureşti (20-23 aprilie)

Căutăm o echipă de voluntari care să ne dea o mână de ajutor pentru organizarea și buna desfășurare a reuniunii generale de primăvară a Rețelei internaționale pentru arte performative contemporane (IETM). Avem nevoie de ajutorul vostru pentru evenimentele din timpul zilei (workshopuri, conferinţe etc.), dar şi pentru petrecerile care vor avea loc seara la Eden (20 şi 21 aprilie) şi la Apollo 111 (22 aprilie).   Centrul Național al Dansului le oferă voluntarilor acces gratuit la programul artistic din cadrul IETM de la Sala Stere Popescu și la producțiile din...

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The first news from Polska

Just a few days after wrapping up a complex performative arts event that lasted an entire month, The National Center for Dance is now hosting a new festival that reunites some of Poland’s most relevant performance artists right here in Bucharest. News for Polska #3: The Tickler and the Ticklee is Larisa Crunțeanu’s brainchild after leaving the Bucharest art scene and settling in Warsaw in 2016. The event centers around the idea that no person can tickle themselves, the brain’s capacity to anticipate that the action is self-induced – the main theme is that of the interior dialog...

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Sala RAP le stă la dispoziție artiștilor de dans contemporan

Centrul Național al Dansului București le pune și în acest an la dispoziție artiștilor din comunitatea locală sala RAP (rezidențe, ateliere, public) din Cluj-Napoca, un spațiu destinat culturii coregrafice contemporane care a început ca un program pilot de rezidențe coregrafice coordonat de CNDB. RAP rămâne primul birou permanent al CNDB în țară, fondat cu scopul de a dezvolta prin programele desfășurate scena dansului contemporan în România. Artiștii interesați pot solicita mai multe detalii despre programările la sala RAP la adresele de email...

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News from Polska #3 - The Tickler and the Ticklee

TEXT BY CURATOR LARISA CRUNȚEANU: News from Polska #3 - The Tickler and the Ticklee The 2017 edition of the News from Polska festival presents a selection of works dramaturgically based on inner speech and its complicated relationship with self- regulatory systems, alongside efference deviations ranging from auditory verbal hallucinations to emulation of the other, alien hand syndrome and divine dialogue. In order to perform a specific motor action, the central nervous system has to issue a signal called an efference. 50 to 100 milliseconds before this signal sets in motion the...

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