Festival Performance Opportunity

Monday August 8, 2016
10:30 AM  -  1:00 PM
Artist Opportunity

Contemporary Dance Tech & Rep workshop, Aug. 8-12, is part of the International Dance Festival@Silicon Valley. It offers dancers an hour technique class followed by time to learn new repertory and rehearse. Participants perform what they learn in the professional, open to the public, Gala Festival Concert, Aug. 14. Please Note: Workshop meets 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. MWF and 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m Tues/Thurs. (You make take the workshop but choose not to perform) Participants in the workshop/performance can be considered for performances with The Lively Foundation in the coming season. A minimum of four dancers are needed. Male or female, highly skilled in modern-contemp and/or ballet. Ages mid-teens to any adult age. Free home stays available in the neighborhood for out of towners. Workshop led by Leslie Friedman. In her unique career she was chosen by the US State Dept. and host countries for historic, ground breaking performance tours around the world. She was the first American dancer or artist of any kind to perform for an elite Russian audience with joint sponsorship after a 14 year break in US/Russian cultural relations; the first to perform, choreograph & teach in China with sponsorship of US & Chinese ballets; similar “firsts”in India, Egypt, Poland, Spain, England & others. Cheered by critics & audiences across the US & on 4 continents.

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