Ballet Center Accademy

ARGENTARIO DANCE FESTIVAL
International Dance Competition
Theatre on the Seaside Porto Santo Stefano Tuscany - Italy
comune del monte argentario

6th EDITION

ARGENTARIO DANCE FESTIVAL from 4 to 7 September 2014

It will start Thursday, September 4, 2014, the 6th Edition of the Argentario Dance Festival, International Dance Competition directed by Choreographer Mr Claudio Rocco that brings since 2009 in the frame of the harbour in the charming town of Porto Santo Stefano, at the Seaside Theatre , hundreds of young students, young dancers and young talent coming from different regions of Italy but also from many countries all over the world as (USA, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Poland, Russia).

Four days of dance and cultural interchange promoting the discovery of the territory through a series of touristic and cultural activities that complete the program of Argentario Dance Festival.

The 2014 schedule includes evenings of preliminary phases as in the evening of Thursday 4 september, that is dedicated at the section :soloist and groups, in the categories of Ballet and Contemporay. The schools will compete on stage with the goal of reaching the finals of Saturday 6 September .That will be possible only for the best choreography and best dancers. The star of the evening, Etoile of International Ballet, “ Mr Antonino Sutera” , will perform with two Choreographies.

Friday, September 5 , will be the turn of under and over groups of Modern jazz and Hip-hop categories, even for them, the goal will be to reach the final of Saturday 6 September. The Argentario Dance Festival introduces the possibility to all the fun of Hip pop category to participate to the "BEAT FIGHT CONTEST" dated Sunday, September 8, 2014 by selecting from the Argentario Dance Festival competition , section Hip pop, groups over 14. Will be selected the top 3 winners of the outgoing section, and 3 more groups, choosen by the jury, for the participation of BEAT FIGHT CONTEST having the opportunity to win the 1000 and put up for grabs. The rules of participation in the contest are very simple: the number of crew must start from a minimum of 3 dancers to a maximum of 25 (no exceptions) styles of the choreography can be different and various, that is, to give free space to all styles of the Hip hop scene. Time for each choreography is 4 minutes. For any other information is valid the Regulation of Argentario Dance Festival that you can download at our website.

The Artistic Director CLAUDIO ROCCO in
RACCONTI DI DANZA

Special Guest Antonino Sutera

Photo: Brescia Amisano Teatro alla Scala

BEAT FIGHT CONTEST 7 SETTEMBRE

Jury

BELOW, the 6th EDITION JURY OF Argentario DANCE FESTIVAL

  • Sergio Iapino

    President of the Jury

  • Claudio Rocco

    artistic Director/ modern

  • Lucia Geppi

    Ballet

  • SIMONE lolli

    Ballet

  • luna ronchi

    Ballet

  • F.NAPPA

    Ballet/Contemporary

  • M.LEVAGGI

    Contemporary

  • ENZO CELLI

    Floor Work

  • TOMAS SIMON

    Hip-Hop

  • LACCIO

    Hip-Hop

  • A.Almeida

    Locking/Popping

  • G.solinas

    New Style

  • Marco Sabbatini

    announcer