Moving Forward-Young Dance Makers Award 2016

12 november 2016 until 12 november 2016

by: Dansmakers Amsterdam

With Moving Forward-Young Dance Makers Award 2016, Dansmakers Amsterdam is presenting four promising choreographic talents on Saturday November 12th. The nominees are Sophie Mayeux, Lester Arias, Asher Lev and Evangelos Biskas-V.

During the festive evening, they show their graduation performances and present them to the jury and the audience. Prior to the Moving Forward night, the nominees take part in a two-week residency at Dansmakers Amsterdam. Led by dramaturge Guy Cools, they deepen and fine-tune their practice and creative process. On Saturday November 12th, the winner of the Moving Forward - Young Dance Makers Award 2016 and the Audience Award will be announced.

About Moving Forward
Moving Forward is initiated by Dansmakers Amsterdam, supported by Dansgroep Amsterdam and in cooperation with the Moving Futures partners. The winners of the Moving Forward - Young Dance Makers Award wins a residency programme and develops a new performance. The first Moving Forward-trajectory was won by Jija Sohn (SNDO - Ahk, 2015) with Geisha's Miracle as the result.

More info:

Die Verwandlung choreography Sophie Mayeux (ArtEZ dansacademy, 2016) dance Simon Caillaud & Sophie Mayeux
Manifest choreography Lester Arias (SNDO - AHK, 2016) co-creation and dance Niklas Blomberg & Ida Katinka Fridan Pedersen
OutOf aiR choreography and dance Asher Lev (DAS Choreography - AHK, 2016) in co-creation with Irina Lavrinovic
Eternal Chilling choreography Evangelos Biskas-V (FHK dance, 2016) dance Evangelos Biskas-V & Helena Araujo


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