Nuova X is a professional dance program directed by choreographer Tom Weinberger, in collaboration with NOD
The program is divided into 3 sessions from September to June. Each quarter the program involve a pre-selected group of dancers from all over the world in two different creations with two international choreographers, each lasting five weeks.
Session A September - November 23/24
David & Tiffany - Out Innerspace | September 4 - October 6
Vancouver-based Out Innerspace Dance Theatre (OIS) was founded by David Raymond and Tiffany Tregarthen on unceded Indigenous land of the Coast Salish peoples.
David and Tiffany formed their collaboration during a two-year residency in Antwerp, Belgium. Their performance careers include Wen Wei Dance, Justine A. Chambers, Company 605, Beijing Modern Dance Company and collaborating with Kidd Pivot since 2013.
Bryan Arias | October 16 - November 17
Born in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Arias grew up and studied dance in New York City. While growing up, he was exposed to many social dance styles — Mambo/Salsa, Hip-Hop, Breakdance — and received his formal training at La Guardia High School for the Performing Arts.
Arias was a performer with The Charlotte Ballet, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, The Netherlands Dance Theater, and Crystal Pite’s company Kidd Pivot. Originating roles and performing in works by master choreographers including Jirí Kylián, Ohad Naharin and Crystal Pite.
Session closing week | Tom Weinberger | November 20 - 24
Session B January - March 23/24
Andrea Costanzo Martini | January 8 - February 9
Andrea Costanzo Martini was born and raised in Italy where he received his first education in contemporary dance and ballet.He danced with the Batsheva Young Ensemble and later the Batsheva Dance Company.
Between 2010 and 2014 he danced with the Cullberg Ballet and the Inbal Pinto and A. Pollack Dance Company. Since 2013 he is creating and performing his own works. He received the first prize for dance and Choreography at the International Tanz Solo Competition in Stuttgart 2013 and was awarded several prizes for the two solo works “What Happened in Torino” and “Occhio di Bue”.
Tom Weinberger | February 19 - March 22
Born in Israel. Upon graduation from the Amal School of Arts and Sciences joined the Batsheva Ensemble and the Batsheva Dance Company, under artistic director Ohad Naharin. In 2012 became a founding member of L-E-V under Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar.
He danced with companies such as Gothenburg Ballet(Sweden), Winterguests of Alan Lucien Oyen (Norway), Emanuel Gat Dance (France), was a guest artist with Michael Keegan Dolan’s – Fabulous Beast Dance Theater(UK) and with The Forsythe Company (Germany).
Session closing week | March 25 - 29
Session C May - June 23/24
To be defined | April 8 - May 10
Lea Ved | May 20 - June 21
Lea Ved (1991, USA) is a performer and choreographer currently with Nederlands Dans Theatre (2018 - present). Her years as a professional dancer have ranged from practice in roots of breakdance and hip-hop with Victor Quijada/RUBBERBANDance Group in Montreal, Canada (2013-2016), to performing Mats Ek's role of Julia in Julia & Romeo with the Royal Swedish Ballet in Stockholm (2016-2018).
Since graduating from the Juilliard School in 2013, she has worked both as a freelance artist and repertoire company dancer — creating new work with Crystal Pite, Hofesh Shechter, Sharon Eyal, Marina Mascarell, Yoann Bourgeois, most influentially among others — and meanwhile sharing workshops, pursuing creative exchange, and developing as a maker and creator.
Session closing week | Tom Weinberger | June 24 - 28
HOW TO APPLY
To be a dance student aged 18 and up, with a strong contemporary and ballet technique, or professional dancer and teacher.
In order to apply please upload your CV together with two separate links, one showcasing yourself in an improvisation session (1/2 minutes sharing your skills/virtuosity as dancer, working with a task to your choice, tapping into what moves you as a movement artist/ sharing where you currently are in your movement research) and one to two minutes of a set choreography (If sending a group footage please indicate which one of the dancers is you)
Only Vimeo or YouTube links no password will be accepted.
All are welcome regardless of ethnicity, gender or sexual preference. Limited spots available.
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