Become an EBB Junior dancer for a week. During one week dancers will participate in the daily classes, rehearsals and creation process of Elephant in the Black Box Junior.Attendees may also request for a private audition. At the end of the week the artistic director and the rest of the team will consider the possibility of including you as a real member of EBB Junior for 2019/2020 season.
WHAT IS IT?
Immersive week with EBB Junior with possibility to audition.
Week one: 8 – 12 April 2019
Week two: 22 – 26 April 2019
ELEPHANT IN THE BLACK BOX
Avda. Manoteras, 22, local 69, Madrid, Spain
WHO CAN ATTEND?
Highly trained male or female ballet/contemporary dancers can apply.
Jean-Philippe Dury is the artistic leader and choreographer of Elephant in the Black Box. Dury has been a dancer of the Paris Opera Ballet, Ballets de Monte Carlo, Spanish’ Compañía Nacional de Danza, and Les Grands Ballets de Montreal. He created more than 20 works and has been awarded as an artist including Talent Madrid in 2013, Taglioni European Ballet Awards Berlin in 2014 or the Simón Bolívar Award from UNESCO for the best dance career. As a guest choreographer, Dury has been invited to create for Leipzig Opera Ballet, Basel Ballet, Paris Dury Opera Ballet or Ilicite Company.
Marco Blázquez has danced for relevant companies such as the NDT II and Staatstheater Mainz. Marco has worked with the most prestigious choreographers on the international dance scene, including Jiří Kylián, Ohad Naharin, Johan Inger, Paul Lightfoot, Sol León, Alexander Ekman, and Nacho Duato, among others. As a result of his artistic journey, Marco creates choreographies internationally for companies, educational centers, and his own productions. His work is characterized by the physical intensity of his language from which he tackles issues of political, social and human relevance.
Wody Santana has danced for the main companies in Brazil, Ballet del Teatro Guaíra, Cisne Negro Compañía de Danza & Ballet de la Ciudad de São Paulo. Currently, he is stablished in Madrid and collaborates with Elephant in the Black Box Company, Carmelo Segura Dance Company, and Tok’Art (Portugal).
TIME: 09:30 – 14:30
FROM MONDAY TO FRIDAY from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Content: Daily training and regular rehearsals including EBB repertoire, creation, composition and improvisation.
Daily classes of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. Creation, Improvisation and Composition aimed at developing the dancers’ creative abilities. EBB Company Repertoire, based on the creations by Jean Philippe Dury and EBB guests and choreographers.
EBB teachers team: Jean Philippe Dury (Ballet, EBB repertoire and creation); Marco Blázquez (Contemporary and creation); Valentina Pedica (Improvisation and composition); Wody Santana (Contemporary).
About EBB Junior
EBB Junior is a complete, international and pioneer platform for young artists. Its mission is to discover and support talent, boost their creativity and improvement through stage practice opportunities. EBB Junior is characterized by being a place where dancers enjoy the art of dancing to the fullest through the active search for artistic excellence. 45 artists from different countries around the world are in our BOX a minimum of one and a maximum of three years learning directly from different international choreographers currently in the dance scene. Our main objective is to facilitate their employability in the dance field for all ours artists.
EBB Junior is an intensive training program and has an annual cost. Check prices
Elephant in the Black Box offers annual scholarships through a comprehensive assessment of each individual case. The organization will assess the real economic needs of the dancer, his/her artistic abilities and his/her commitment of professional artistic development hand in hand with the training team of Elephant in the Black Box.
*The transaction costs deriving from the bank transfer will be covered by the dancer
- Fill in an online reservation form.
- Wait for EBB’s email confirmation.
- After confirmation, payment instructions will be given to you.
*Limited places available. There will be a candidate selection. Priority will be given to those dancers who make their reservation first.