Kozlova announces judges for April Contemporary Dance Competition
VALENTINA KOZLOVA ANNOUNCES THE JUDGES FOR HER INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY CHOREOGRAPHERS & DANCERS COMPETITION
The First Edition, April 28 & 29, 2014
Symphony Space, Broadway & 95th Street, NYC
Valentina Kozlova announces the list of judges for the First Edition of her new International Contemporary Choreographers & Dancers Competition, to be held April 28 & 29 at Symphony Space, Broadway & 95th Street, New York City.
> Andris Liepa, Honorary Chair, former principal dancer with the Bolshoi Ballet, and guest with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, other international companies
> Patricia Aulestia, President of the Mexican Federation of Dance Professionals
> Nina Buisson, internationally known choreographer
> Tracy Inman, co-director, Alvin Ailey Dance School
> Hae Shik Kim, founding dean of the Korean National U of Arts, School of Dance
> Virginie Mecene, director, Martha Graham Dance School
> Wendy Perron, dancer/choreographer, former editor of Dance Magazine, writer of articles and books on dance
> Igal Perry, choreographer and director of Peridance School and Peridance Contemporary Dance Company
> Risa Steinberg, associate artistic director, Dance Department at The Juilliard School
> Margo Sappington, internationally known choreographer
> Septime Webre, Artistic Director, Washington Ballet
Deadline for entrants is March 30 and instructions may be viewed on the website: www.vkibc.org
Dancers and choreographers may submit two solos, not to exceed 2 1/2 minutes each in length;
or a pas de deux of 3 1/2 minutes in length;
or a ensemble dance of 3 or more of not more than 4 1/2 minutes in length.
Prizes, to be itemized in a later release, will include scholarships at the Graham School, the Ailey School, and Peridance.
Dancers may perform either barefoot or in soft shoes and there is no age restriction for either dancers or choreographers.
address: VKIBC, 250 West 54 Street, 5th floor, New York New York 10019, USA