PSEGSL: Practicum in contemporary dance art
Carried out by the Pre-School Education and Grammar School Ljubljana (PSEGSL), the pilot programme of the all-year-round training course in the field of contemporary dance is designed for secondary art school graduates and all professional and semi-professional dancers who:
a) want to prepare for entrance exams for admission to dance academies abroad,
b) want to improve and extend their knowledge in the area of contemporary dance,
c) want to maintain and build up their “dance stamina” in their professions of a dancer or choreographer,
d) seek additional training in dance to sharpen their skills and knowledge in related art disciplines.
Training and workshops are open also to all who would like to attend individual sessions or workshops. The aim of the programme is to raise the level of dance technique and to provide opportunities for reflection on choreographic endeavours.
The pilot programme Practicum in Contemporary Dance Art is an all-year-round training course in the area of contemporary dance. It 2015/16, it will be carried out in three sections:
Section I: Regular classes in dance technique (all-year-round)
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday || contemporary dance technique || 19.00 –20.30
Tuesday || ballet || 17.00 –18.30
Thursday || improvisation workshop || 20.00–21.30
Section II: Intensive eeekend workshops (2 workshops per year)
Weekend workshops will cover different contents and skills used in creating and composing contemporary dance performances,.
Total (planned) number of hours and formats:
26 weeks x 3 days x 2 school hours of dance techniques = 156 hours
26 weeks x 1 day x 2 school hours = 52 hours ballet technique
2 weekend workshops x 2 days x 6 school hours = 24 hours – weekend workshops
TOTAL: 232 hours
The programme enables directed, continuous, high-quality, and systematic work with younger dancers who are interested in pursuing professional careers in the field of contemporary dance, who want to gain additional knowledge and improve their dance techniques, or want to maintain their dance stamina. Programme operator: Pre-School Education and Grammar School Ljubljana with partner Emanat Institute.
LOCATION:The programme will be carried our at the Pre-School Education and Grammar School Ljubljana, in the dance-theatre hall, Kardeljeva ploščad 28 A, Ljubljana.
COMPLETION:The pilot programme Practicum in Contemporary Dance Art will end with a presentation of a short performance or a work-in-progress. Upon programme completion, the students will obtain a certificate stating the number of hours and subjects covered by the programme.
The programme Practicum in Contemporary Dance Art is self-funded, but designed as a testing territory for a formation of the most appropriate format for education in this field in the future.
Tuition: 600 EUR (in one-off payment or in 7 instalments: the first instalment 150 EUR and six instalments of 75 EUR)
Card for 10 visits: 65 EUR (the card is valid for the school year)
2-day weekend workshop: 50 EUR
MAJA DELAK (Tel: 031 311 079)
PETRA PIKALO (Tel: 031 283 743)