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20.04.2018

Dancers invited for the Solo Dance Contest 2018 announcement

Solo Dance Contest 2017 / fot. Paweł Wyszomirski

For the Solo Dance Contest 2018 held as part of the 10th Gdańsk Dance Festival, 173 solos from 37 countries from around the world were submitted.

The competition will take place on June 11-15, in Klub Żak. For four days invited artists will perform their solos, and on the fifth day finalists chosen by international Jury will show their works again. In addition to the Jurors, the audience will also award their prize.

 

Klub Żak decided to invite the following artists:

 

  1. Sebastian Abarbanell / Germany/USA / Parasites 

  2. Samuele Arisci / Italy / TABOO / chor. Nicolo Abbattista

  3. Jonathan Breton / France/USA / LifeLine

  4. Natalie Bury / Switzerland/Germany / Frau Müller und die Suche nach der Wirklichkeit

  5. Yi-En Chen / Taiwan/France / YI-EN

  6. Jill Crovisier / Luxemburg / Zement, the solo

  7. Gloria Ferrari / Italy/ ? I ma / chor. Erika Silgoner, Bob Bobsil

  8. Giulia Forotti / Italy / Where the Heart Is / chor. Nunzio Perricone

  9. Margot Gelber / USA / Follow her Smiling

  10. Isabella Giustina / Italy / Destinata Guerriera

  11. Valerija Gneuševa / Lithuania/Russia / Between the Two Sunrises

  12. Raquel Gualtero Soriano / Spain / Somebody Somewhere

  13. Daniel Gwirtzman / USA / Doodling

  14. Edouard Hue / France/Switzerland / Forward

  15. Paulina Jaksim / Poland / Sola / chor. Anna Nowak

  16. Leila Ka / France / Pode ser

  17. Yochan Kang / Korea/Germany / I have something to say

  18. Alexandra Kostopoulou / Greece / Artemisia

  19. Gennaro Andrea Lauro / Italy/France / Sarajevo - the massacre of the quiet man

  20. Max Levy / USA/Germany / Silent bell

  21. Dor Mamalia / Israel/Switzerland / I Choose You

  22. Rebecca Margolick / Canada/USA / Ministry

  23. Ivona Medić / Croatia/Hungary / Self Manual

  24. Jarosław Mysona / Poland / Stonewall Inn

  25. Sean Nederlof / USA / Coming Home / chor. Yoshito Sakuraba

  26. Andrew Pearson / USA / This is not the end

  27. Rima Pipoyan / Armenia / Woman Before Decision Making

  28. Łukasz Przytarski / Poland / Weld 

  29. Antonin Rioche / France/Belgium / Ohboy!

  30. Mounir Saeed / Egypt / What about Dante 

  31. Aya Toraiwa / Japan/Germany / Miscanthus and Blackbird

  32. Drosia Triantaki / Greece / CASCADE:Equilibria

  33. Eri Watanabe / Japan/Germany / Describe

  34. Dominika Wiak / Poland / Melancholia / chor. Jakub Lewandowski

  35. Yeh Yung-Chen / Taiwan / Lost Dust

 

 

We are waiting for confirmation of participation, and the final schedule of the competition will be announced in mid-May.

 

Thank you for all submissions and see you in Gdansk!