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  1. D&D ART PRODUCTIONS will be holding its 5th edition of GRAND AUDITION for professional dancers and graduate students between 17 – 26 years of age, on Tuesday the 4th, and Wednesday the 5th of February 2020, at the Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat, Barcelona, Spain. Applications Online GRAND AUDITION
  2. Hello everyone! We have opened Application Process for D&D Summer Intensive Ballet Masterclass in Barcelona! SI will take place at the beautiful spacious studios of Institute del Teatre from 15-25 July! This years Faculty: Grigory Chicherin - Dutch National Ballet Academy Natalia Hoffmann - Ballet Academy of the Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Munich Daria Makhateli - ex-Mariinsky Ballet / Finnish National Ballet Principal dancer David Makhateli - ex-Royal Ballet Principal dancer, Royal Ballet's, Paris Opera's, Dutch National Ballet's, Finnish National Ballet's guest teacher. Applications on the website: https://www.ddballetintensive.com Ideal for those dancers who wants to stay in shape during their vacation! Work on your technique in the morning, enjoy the rest of the day! :)
  3. D&D ART PRODUCTIONS will be holding its GRAND AUDITION for professional dancers and graduate students between 17 – 26 years of age, on Tuesday the 5th , and Wednesday the 6th of February 2019, at the Teatre-Auditori Sant Cugat, Barcelona, Spain. GRAND AUDITION was founded in 2016 by David and Daria Makhateli, directors of the D&D Art Productions. It is the first and only international ballet company audition project which helps young professional ballet dancers and graduate students to demonstrate their skills in front of several artistic directors of the world’s leading ballet companies. GRAND AUDITION provides a unique opportunity for dancers to audition for several ballet companies at one time and in one place. Since its first edition in 2016, a total of 473 dancers took part in Grand Audition with over 160 job offers from companies such as: ABT, Ballet de l’Opera National de Bordeaux, Ekaterinburg State Academic Ballet Theater, Polish National Ballet, Lithuanian National Ballet, Atlanta Ballet, Mariinsky Ballet, Norwegian National Ballet, Finnish National Ballet, Royal Swedish Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Ballet Nacional de Panama, Novosibirsk State Ballet Theater, Mikailovsky Ballet Theater. We are pleased to announce the 2019 Grand Audition participating ballet company artistic directors: • Dutch National Ballet (Junior Company) • Lithuanian National Ballet • Mariinsky Ballet Theater • Novosibirsk State Opera • Polish National Ballet • Zurich Ballet • National Ballet of Panama • Ballet Theater UK Applications can be submitted online: GRAND AUDITION Application Deadline: JANUARY 3, 2019 Due to the limited space availability we reserve the right to close the application process once the number of the accepted applicants reaches its limit. GA 2019 Official Trailer
  4. D&D INTENSIVE BALLET MASTERCLASS Where: Institut del Teatre – Plaça de Margarida Xirgu, s/n, 08004 Barcelona When: July 16-26 – 2018 Deadline for applications: July 1, 2018 D&D ART PRODUCTIONS is to hold 5th edition of INTENSIVE BALLET MASTERCLASS (IBM) in Barcelona, Spain. IBM is a 10-day training program in classical dance with a comprehensive curriculum designed for serious ballet students between 12 to 20 years of age. We offer excellent ballet training which explores the wider world of dance. IBM offers students the opportunity to work with our outstanding international ballet professors. We prepare students for the next step of their professional career. Our individualised guidance helps students to overcome the difficulties of the training and effortlessly transition into the professional world of dance! D&D annually holds it’s Masterclasses Internationally in Panama, Barcelona, Tokyo and Osaka. Come and join us this summer combine sea and sun holidays, discover the world of dance and celebrate with us 5 years anniversary. D&D will hold pre-selections for 2019 Grand Audition during the summer intensive program, scholarships (free access) to Grand Audition will be offered to the dancers between 17 to 20 years of age. Ballet Faculty for IBM Barcelona 2018: • David Makhateli (Former Principal Dancer of the Royal Ballet, International Guest teacher, founder and director of D&D and Grand Audition) • Daria Makhateli (Former Mariinsky, Finnish National Ballet’s Principal Dancer, Guest Ballerina and teacher) • Natalia Hoffmann (Professor of the Ballet Academy University of Music and Performing Art Munich) • Grigori Chicherin (Professor of the National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam, International Guest teacher) • Amanda Bennett (Director Ballettschule Theater Basel) Applications ONLINE Costs for participants: €990 if registered before June 16, the fee must be paid within 10 days from the registration acceptance (Please note: From June 17, 2018, fee for the course will be €1,190) Two sibling Students benefit from 15% off the total cost of tuition fees (if both Students are accepted)
  5. 23 - Contracts have been offered at the 2018 Grand Audition, some have already confirmed and accepted the contracts, others are pending! In adition: 19 dancers have been put on "Interest List" and may be contacted by the directors at a later time or may be asked to attend company class (in this case Company will cover the travel costs of the dancer) This concludes 2018 Grand Audition! Latest confirmations: Táňa Palichova - Czech Republic, accapted contract from Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre Camilla Cerulli - Italy, accepted contract from Royal Swedish Ballet
  6. Dear Friends, I know you all want to know how many offers was there, well, there was 23 contract ofers, 19 standby on the waiting list / or interests. Novosibirsk has 4 dancers on stanby and they are concidering them. We are waiting for dancers to confirm their acceptance of the offers, as you have seen on FB / Instagram we post dancers who has confirmed and accepted the positions. We will keep posting all updates. We only have 4 dancers who confirmed acceptance of contracts, they are: Orine Anzai - Japan, confirmed and accepted contract from Mariinsky MARGARIDA TRIGUEIROS - Portugal, confirmed and accepted contract from Lithuanian Ballet company ANATOLE BLAINEAU - France, accepted contract from Royal Swedish Ballet Kira Hilli - Finland, accepted contract from Het National Ballet Junior company We look forward to hear from others. This is it for now.
  7. UPDATE Interview by Graham Watts - In conversation with David Makhateli -
  8. GA UPDATE! • Kenneth Greve - Finnish National Ballet to join 2018 Grand Audition
  9. Dear Ellie, Yes, we do inform potential candidates once there are no more places, in addition "Online Registration Form" is taken down and dancers are not able to apply. Regrading your second question, we only invite Companies who has contracts to offer, this is the main goal for Grand Audition. This project is created specifically to help dancers to find a job. With best wishes, David
  10. Update: • BALLET ESTABLE DEL TEATRE COLON will not take part in Grand Audition 2018. • Xin Peng Wang Artistic Director of - BALLETT DORTMUND TO JOIN GRAND AUDITION 2018. • Ted Brandsen / Ernst Meisner - Het National Ballet and Junior Company (Netherlands) • Ruta Butviliene - Lithuanian National Ballet (Lithuania) • Ingrid Lorentzen / Kaloyan Boyadjiev - Norwegian National Ballet and Junior Company (Norway)• Yuri Fateev - Mariinsky Theatre (Russia)• Denis Matvienko - Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre (Russia) • Nicolas Le Riche - Swedish Royal Ballet (Sweden) • Xin Peng Wang - Ballett Dortmund (Germany) - Addition There will be another addition!!! Follow this post or the website to be informed!
  11. Update: Xin Peng Wang Artistic Director of - BALLETT DORTMUND TO JOIN GRAND AUDITION 2018. • Ted Brandsen / Ernst Meisner - Het National Ballet and Junior Company (Netherlands) • Ruta Butviliene - Lithuanian National Ballet (Lithuania) • Ingrid Lorentzen / Kaloyan Boyadjiev - Norwegian National Ballet and Junior Company (Norway)• Yuri Fateev - Mariinsky Theatre (Russia)• Denis Matvienko - Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre (Russia) • Nicolas Le Riche - Swedish Royal Ballet (Sweden) • Xin Peng Wang - Ballett Dortmund (Germany) - Addition There will be another addition!!! Follow this post or the website to be informed!
  12. Update on Grand Audition Companies and Directors: • Ted Brandsen / Ernst Meisner - Het National Ballet and Junior Company (Netherlands) • Ruta Butviliene - Lithuanian National Ballet (Lithuania) • Ingrid Lorentzen / Kaloyan Boyadjiev - Norwegian National Ballet and Junior Company (Norway)• Yuri Fateev - Mariinsky Theatre (Russia)• Denis Matvienko - Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre (Russia) • Nicolas Le Riche - Swedish Royal Ballet (Sweden) Official trailer
  13. We are very excited to welcome former Prima Ballerina of the ABT, Artistic Director of Ballet Estable Del Teate Colon Paloma Herrera to Grand Audition 2018. Paloma will be joining her colleagues from Het National Ballet (Netherlands), Lithuanian National Ballet (Lithuania), Norwegian National Ballet (Norway), Mariinsky Theatre (Russia) and Novosibirsk State Opera and Ballet Theatre (Russia).
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