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Dnipropetrovsk – Kiev, Ukraine
19 — 29 April, 2007
In spring Ukraine will host the 6th International Festival of Contemporary Dance and Performance – Free Dance 2007.
The organizer of the Festival is the Centre of Contemporary Dance and Performance OTHER DANCES.
The Festival is traditionally supported by the French Cultural Centre, Embassy of France, its events having already become an inseparable part of the FRENCH SPRING IN UKRAINE.
The Festival events are also supported by the Embassies of such countries, as Germany, Israel, Sweden, USA, the German Cultural Centre, i.e. Goethe Institute, Swiss Cultural Programme “Pro-Helvetia-Ukraine” Dance Theater Workshop with major support from the Trust Mutual Understanding, Foundation of Japan,
Tokyo Performing Arts Market as well as by the Agency of Dance Theatres “Tseh” (Russia) with the major support of the Ford Foundation.
The International Festival Free Dance which was born in Dnipropetrovsk is the only festival in Ukraine gathering on its grounds the professionals of contemporary conceptual dance from many countries of the world.
For more than half a century by now a Contemporary Dance has been the mainstream of the global artistic process gathering thousands of viewers the world over.
In Ukraine it is just gaining its force as an independent cultural phenomenon which is an antipode to mass pop culture.
This time even more than ever, Free Dance is intended to involve all of its participants and viewers into an actual process of broadening the possibilities, erasing artificial borders.
The Festival participants and viewers will be people from different countries and regions, having different abilities.
Apart from dance spectacles, the Festival Performance Programme will include new forms of dance performances, while the traditional Educational Platform will include the workshops offering new possibilities for Ukrainian dance community, for a dialogue between artists from different countries, journalists and contemporary art professionals, for contacts between people having different physical abilities, belonging to different nationalities and religions, of different professional status, adults and children.
The Festival devoted to Movement, shall acquire it’s new Quality of Movement.
For the first time in its history «Free Dance 2007» Festival will begin in Dnipropetrovsk and moves to Kiev.
20 – 23 April 2007
FRIDAY 20 April 19.00 Venue: Opera and Ballet Theatre
FRANCE — ACCRORAP Company - “DOUAR”. Within the framework of the Cultural Project «French Spring in Ukraine 2007»
SATURDAY 21 April 19.30 Venue: Opera and Ballet Theatre
UKRAINE – International Gala «DANCE and Others…». Jubilee Night devoted to the 10th anniversary of the “OTHER DANCES” Centre With the participation of dance theatres from UKRAINE, BIELARUS (QUADRO Children’s Studio), RUSSIA (SOUL DANCE THEATRE), JAPAN (HAMUTSUN SERVE).
SUNDAY 22 April 19.00 Venue: Shevchenko Ukrainian Drama Theatre
USA – MISNOMER Dance Theater – “TIN MAN” / Solo, “FILL IN THE BLANK” / Duo.
ISRAEL – NOVEMBER DANCE COMPANY . «II,7II STONE STEPS AT NIKKO» / Trio.
BIELARUS – QUADRO Company – “ROSES AND MIMOSAS” (Mark Chagall commemoration)
MONDAY 23 April 19.00 Venue: Shevchenko Ukrainian Drama Theatre
POLAND - POLISH DANCE THEATRE – “BAROCCO”. “WO-MAN IN TOMATOES”.
RUSSIA – Daria BUZOVKINA, Taras BURNASHEV – “FIND 8 DIFFERENCES”/Duo.
19 – 24 April 2007
19-23 April – Alexander Technique & Contact Improvisation (Sybrig Dokter - SWEDEN)
24 April – Individual classes (Sybrig Dokter – SWEDEN)
20, 22-24 April – Street Dance (Hamutsun Serve – JAPAN)
21 – 23 April – Contemporary Dance Technique (Chris Elam – USA)
19-20, 22- 23 April – Integrated (Mixed Ability) Dance (Hai Cohen, Alexandra Shmurak – ISRAEL)
21 – 24 April – Release Technique (Daria Buzovkina – RUSSIA)
Venue: OTHER DANCES Centre (Ispolkomovskaya street,24)
FRIDAY 27 APRIL,19.30
Lesia Kurbasa Centre (Vladimirskaya Street 23-V)
USA - MISNOMER DANCE THEATRE - “TIN MAN” / Solo. “FILL IN THE BLANK” / Duo.
RUSSIA – Daria BUZOVKINA, Taras BURNASHEV - «FIND 8 DIFFERENCES»/ Duo.
26 – 29 April 2007
Alexander Technique & Contact Improvisation (Sybrig Dokter - SWEDEN)
Contemporary Dance Technique (Chris Elam – USA)
Release Technique (Daria Buzovkina – RUSSIA)
Composition (Taras Burnashev – RUSSIA)
Director of the Festival – Maryna Lymar
Executive Director – Maryna Shkuropat
Tel./Fax + 38-056-785-85-38 Mob: +38-067-564-78-81