RIETI DANZA FESTIVAL

RIETI DANZA FESTIVAL
28th APRIL – 03th MAY 2015
Flavio Vespasiano Theatre
25th INTERNATIONAL BALLET AND CHOREOGRAPHY COMPETITION
CLASSICAL BALLET
MODERN DANCE
CHOREOGRAPHY
The International Ballet Competition "CITTA Dl RIETI 2015" will be held in three rounds:
ELIMINATIONS - SEMIFINALS • FINALS
and will be divided into three different sections:
CLASSICAL BALLET - MODERN DANCE
CHOREOGRAPHY
Classical Ballet and Modern Dance sections are open to all male and female dancers aged no less
than 11 years not more 13 years (under junior category), 14 years nor more than 17 years (Junior
Category), and no less than18 years nor more than 25 years (Senior Category).
The minimum and maximum age must be done at the 31st
of December 2015.
As regards Choreography section, please refer to the following general rules and in particular
to Article 10, specific for this section.
GENERAL RULES
for Ballet Competition
Article 1
Terms of participation
1/1 - Competitors will be divided into three categories: UNDER JUNIOR, JUNIOR and SENIOR
(male and female dancers) for the sections:
- CLASSICAL SOLOIST: UNDER JUNIOR , JUNIOR and SENIOR
- CLASSICAL "PAS DE DEUX": SENIOR
- MODERN (CONTEMPORARY-JAZZ): UNDER JUNIOR, JUNIOR AS SOLOISTS AND SENIOR ALSO AS
COUPLES
- CHOREOGRAPHY cat. B (group of dancers aged 9 to 14)
- CHOREOGRAPHY cat. A (group of dancers aged 15 or more)
Every choreographies style is accepted.
All UNDER JUNIOR applicants must be aged 11 to 13.
All "Junior" applicants must be aged 14 to 17.
All "Senior" applicants must be aged 18 to 25.
The minimum and maximum age must be done at the 31st of December 2015.
Classical pas de deux section applicants can not register themselves in the classical soloist senior
section.
In this section the couple performing variations will be globally judged, therefore only one prize will
be awarded for both dancers.
1/2 - To be admitted to the competition, applicants must send a registered letter
containing the following documents:
a) application form fully filled in;
b) photocopy of a valid identity document;
c) photocopy of the fiscal code or health insurance card
d) medical report certifying that the candidate can practise physical and sport activities ( at a
competitive level), as well as classical ballet and modern dance;
e) photocopy of the passport (for dancers coming from extra-EEC countries);
f) 1 (one) passport-size photographs (with the name of the candidate written overleaf);
g) IBAN code written on the letterhead of your bank ( minors can provide the IBAN code of
parents)
h) a receipt of the application fee payment of € 110.00 (for a single section), receipt for the
application fee of 200.00 (for both classical and modern section).
i) receipt for the
application fee of 220.00 (for each couple of classical section “Pas de Deux”)
The application fees (NONREFUNDABLE)
must be paid through the postal giro account # 15030026, or an
international postal order addressed to:
COMUNE Dl RIETI - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II - 02100 RIETI, specifying the following
reason for payment: CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE Dl DANZA "CITTA' Dl RIETI 2015"
OR
By transfer adressed to:
COMUNE DI RIETI - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II - 02100 RIETI
Cassa di Risparmio di Rieti
IBAN: IT 85 F 06280 14603 000000102414
BIC: CRRIIT22
specifying the following reason for payment: CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE Dl DANZA "CITTA'
Dl RIETI 2015"
The application deadline is 16 APRIL 2015, without any possibility of delay.
Incomplete, or later postmarked applications will not be considered (the actual shipment date will
be testified by the postmark).
Article 2
2/1 The competition will take place in Rieti, at the "TEATRO COMUNALE FLAVIO VESPASIANO".
from 28th April to 03th May 2015.
Article 3
3/1 - All through the competition participants will be supported in the study of CLASSICAL BALLET
- MODERN DANCE by expert coaches. The timetable of the different classes will be displayed at
the Theatre before the starting date.
3/2 - The competition program will be defined one week before the starting date. For any possible
variation of the scheduled timetable, participants will be informed daily. The Organising
Committee will provide a special insurance policy to all competitors, for accidental injury occurring
while rehearsing or participating in the competition.
Article 4
JUDGES
for Under Junior/Junior/Senior Dancers and Choreographers
participating in the 25th
International Ballet Competition "Citta di Rieti"
4/1 - Competitors will be judged by a jury composed of Italian and foreign personalities,
internationally recognised in the field of choreography and classical ballet, modern and jazz dance.
THE DECISIONS OF THE JUDGES ARE FINAL AND CANNOT BE APPEALED.
Article 5
ELIMINATIONS
5/1 - Dancers competing in the Classical Ballet Section (junior, senior and pas de deux categories)
are requested to perform:
a) a solo variation (if the dancer participate as soloists), maximum 2,30 minutes long.
b) a pas de deux with variations and coda (if two dancers - both competing - participate as a
couple) in the Classical Ballet "PAS E DEUX" Section.
5/2 – All competitors belonging to the Classical Ballet Section (junior, senior and pas de deux
categories) can perform variations possibly selected among the classical ballets listed below
or, in any case, belonging to the traditional repertoire:
Apollo Musagete - Tschaikovski Pas de deux - Coppelia - Don Quixote - Esmeralda - The
Flames of Paris - Giselle - Grand pas classique - The Corsair • The Swan Lake - Infiorata a
Genzano • La Bajadera - The Sleeping Beauty - La fille mal gardee - La Sylphide • Les
Sylphides – The Nutcracker - Napoli • Notre Dame de Paris - Paquita - Raymonda - Romeo
and Juliet - Sylvia.
5/3 - All competitors belonging to the Classical Ballet Section (senior Pas de Deux category) can
perform variations possibly selected among the classical ballets listed below
or, in any case, belonging to the traditional repertoire:
Apollo Musagete - Tschaikovski Pas de deux - Coppelia - Don Quixote - Esmeralda - The
Flames of Paris - Giselle - Grand pas classique - The Corsair • The Swan Lake - Infiorata a
Genzano • La Bajadera - The Sleeping Beauty - La fille mal gardee - La Sylphide • Les
Sylphides – The Nutcracker - Napoli • Notre Dame de Paris - Paquita - Raymonda - Romeo
and Juliet - Sylvia.
5/4 - For each category, dancers will be in any case judged individually, except for dancers
performing "pas de deux" as a couple.
5/5 – All the candidates are allowed to perform expressly composed ballets, provided they are
based on their technical level and belong to the traditional repertoire.
In order to avoid drifting onto the modem technique, candidates must perform ballets based
exclusively on classical or academic technique.
5/6 - For female dancers performance on points is compulsory.
5/7 - Besides assessing the technical performance and interpretation of the Junior and Senior
Classical dancers, the Jury will also verify If the ballets comply with the aforesaid prescriptions.
5/8 - The performance of Modern, Contemporary and Jazz Dance competitors for junior and
senior categories (free variations), must not exceed 2,30 minutes. Modern section includes:
- Contemporary
- Jazz
- Musical
5/9 - For the JUNIOR Category, candidates may appear as soloists but not as a couple.
5/10 - For the SENIOR Category, candidates may appear as soloists or as a couple, (just one time)
provided that both of them have been registered as competitors.
Article 6
SEMIFINALS
6/1 - All dancers passing the elimination will be admitted to the semifinals.
Semifinalists in the classical section are required to perform:
a) a further solo variation (if the candidate performs as soloists);
b) a further "pas de deux" with variations and coda for SENIOR dancers performing as a couple
(both competing dancers).
c) Modern dance competitors admitted to the semifinals are requested to perform a new ballet, not
exceed 2,30 minutes, different from the one performed during the elimination, but in any case
respecting the free styles admitted; while SENIOR dancers performing as a couple (both
competing dancers), will have to select a second "pas de deux".
Article 7
FINALS
7/1 - The under junior category applicants (classical and modern section) enter in the finals directly
and are requested to perform one variation not exceed 2,30 minutes.
- Under Junior (11 – 13 years) category applicants for the classical section must perform variations
selected among the classical ballet listed before (on 5/2) or others in the traditional repertoire. They
can also perform variations about classical technique, including “ pas d’école”.
- The male dancers must give the preference to the sequences of “ADAGIO” and “ALLEGRO”.
- The female dancers in addition to “ADAGIO” and “ALLEGRO” must give the preference to the
sequences on point.
Here are listed some “pas d’école”:
Male and female variation “ADAGIO”
Développés in épaulement - Arabesques (3) – Tour lent (promenade) nelle pose grandi –
Pirouettes dalla IVa e Va posizione - Pas balancé.
Male and female variation “ALLEGRO”
Glissade - Assemblé - Echappés in IIa e IVa posizione - Jetés simples - Sissonne fermée e
ouverte – Pas failli con assemblé - Pas ballotté - Grand jeté en avant in diagonale
(eventuale) - Entrechat – quatre e trois - Changement de pied en tournant.
Female dancers performing on points
Echappés in IIa e IVa posizione - Jetés simples – Pas de bourrée ballottè - Pas de bourrée
suivi – Coupé ballonné - Piqués e relevés nelle arabesques - Pirouettes dalla IVa alla Va
posizione - Glissade en tournant.
Modern section applicants (under junior section, 11-13 years) must perform a free variation
on : modern, contemporary, jazz or musical, not exceeding 2,30 minutes.
7/2 - All junior and senior category dancers passing the semifinals will be admitted to the finals.
The final ballet, either for Classical Ballet or Modern section, will be chosen by the Judges, whose
decision cannot be appealed. In any case dancers will be requested to perform one of the ballets
performed in the first two rounds.
7/3 - Following a careful analysis and assessment of the competitors' technical and expressive
abilities, the Judges, whose decisions (guaranteed by an officer of the Municipality of Rieti) are
final and without appeal, will proclaim the winners of the International Ballet Competition "CITTA’
Dl RIETI 2015". The prizes will be awarded during the final "GRAN GALA", on the basis of the
results which will be made official only shortly before the prize-giving.
Article 8
8/1 - Classical Ballet and Modern Dance solo variations must not exceed 2,30 minutes. Should
a performance exceed this limit by more than 10 seconds, the competitor will be disqualified.
8/2 - In the Classical section, ballets performed by dancers competing as a couple must not
exceed the time corresponding to the normal length of the traditional "pas de deux and variations".
8/3 -Modern dancers performing as a couple, and both competing, "pas de deux" must not exceed
4 minutes and 30 seconds ( if exceeding more than 5 seconds the competitors will be disqualified).
Article 9
FOR ALL THE COMPETITORS
9/1 - Competitors are requested to supply one performance quality CD, (ONLY ONE TRACK IN
EACH CD).
The Jury reserves the right to disqualify competitors supplying NON PROFESSIONAL
MATERIALS (e.g. recordings producing ground noise).
9/2 - Each competitor must wear his/her own stage costume pertinent to the interpreted character.
During the elimination, semifinals and finals wearing costumes is compulsory.
9/3 – The competitors, as soloist or as couples (not admitted dancers too), can
participate in the study of classical ballet and modern dance by expert coaches.
The lessons are free of charge.
Article 10
CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPOSITION SECTION
Participation in the final round only
Category A and Category B
10/1 -The Choreographic Composition section is divided into two categories: A and B.
Category A includes the authors of choreographies performed by dancers aged 15 years
(unlimited maximum age);
Category B includes the authors of choreographies performed by dancers aged 9 to 14 years.
The minimum and maximum age must be done at the 31st of December 2015.
10/2 - The competing choreographic groups are kindly requested to rehearse at the Theatre the
day before the Final round.
10/3 - APPLICATION DEADLINE IS 18th APRIL 2015.
10/4 - Choreographers competing in the Choreographic Composition section are requested to
propose an original choreography, never performed in Rieti before.
10/5 - Choreographers are also requested to send 1 (one) passport-size photographs together with
their curriculum vitae;
10/6 -The competition is open to all male and female candidates-choreographers (no age limit is
imposed). The choreographic compositions, regardless to the classical or modern technique, must
be performed by groups composed of at least 3 dancers (maximum 25).
10/7 - In any case the total stage time must not exceed 4,30 minutes. Should It exceed this
limit by more than 20 seconds, the competitors will be disqualified.
10/8 – Out of age elements are admitted in each performing group, but they should not exceed
20 % of the total number of the elements composing the group itself.
10/9 - Please, send your application form (in a sealed envelope) to the address below:
COMUNE Dl RIETI
CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE Dl DANZA "CITTA' Dl RIETI" 2015
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II - 02100 RIETI
including the following documents for the participant choreographer:
a) application form fully filled in;
b) photocopy of a valid identity document;
c) photocopy of the fiscal code or health insurance card
d) medical report certifying that the candidate can practise physical and sport activities at a
competitive level (if participating as dancer during the performances of the competition);
e) photocopy of the passport (for dancers coming from extra-EEC countries);
f) 1 (one) passport-size photographs (with the name of the choreographer written overleaf);
g) IBAN code written on the letterhead of your bank
and the following documents for each component of the performing group:
- photocopy of a valid identity document;
- medical report certifying that the candidate can practise physical and sport activities at a
competitive level;
- 1 (one) passport-size photographs (with the name written overleaf);
- authorisation signed by parents (or guardians), relieving the Organising Committee of any
responsibility as to the participation, stay and custody of the minor during the competition;
- a receipt of application fee payment of € 115.00, for groups composed of up to three elements.
The fee for each extra element is € 35.00. The application fees (NON-REFUNDABLE) must be
paid through the postal giro account # 15030026, or an international postal order addressed to:
COMUNE Dl RIETI - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II - 02100 RIETI
specifying the following reason for payment:
CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE Dl DANZA "CITTA' DI RIETI 2015"
OR
By transfer adressed to:
COMUNE DI RIETI - Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II - 02100 RIETI
Cassa di Risparmio di Rieti
IBAN: IT 85 F 06280 14603 000000102414
BIC: CRRIIT22
specifying the following reason for payment: CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE Dl DANZA "CITTA'
Dl RIETI 2015"
10/10 - The competitors will be allowed to telephone the Competition Office in order to get further
information about the classes and rehearsals timetable at the number +39 0746 – 491592 from
20th April 2015, visit the website www.rietidanzafestival.it or write to mail address
info@rietidanzafestival.it
Article 11
AWARDS
11/1 - Awards are established as follows:
Classical Ballet (Under junior Category)
1. € 400.00
2. € 200.00
3. Dance wear
Classical Ballet (Junior Category)
1. € 800.00
2. € 400.00
3. € 200.00
Classical Ballet (Senior Category)
1. € 1600.00
2. € 800.00
3. € 400.00
Classical Ballet (Senior Category "PAS DE DEUX")
1. € 1500.00
Modern Ballet (Under junior Category)
1. € 400.00
2. € 200,00
3. Dance wear
Modern Dance (Junior Category)
1. € 800.00
2. € 400.00
3. € 200.00
Modern Dance (Senior Category)
1. € 1600.00
2. € 800.00
3. € 400.00
Coreography - Category A
1. € 1600.00
2. € 800.00
3. € 400.00
Coreography - Category B
1. € 800.00
2. € 400.00
3. € 200.00
Article 12
Dancers winning awards will participate in the culminating "GRAN GALA", in the presence of the
public, TV Networks and Press, internationally recognised dancers and choreographers, as well as
famous movie, theatre, music and culture stars.
Article 13
By taking part in the International Dance Competition "CITTA Dl RIETI 2015", candidates accept all
the articles being part of these Regulations and authorise the Competition Office to use and freely
exploit their image and their personal data from the art.13 of new privacy code (Digs 196 of the
30/06/2003) to promote the event.
All through the competition, unauthorised persons, photographers and cameramen will not be
admitted.
The only acknowledged authorisations (BADGES) will be issued by the Competition Office.
All travelling, board and lodging expenses will be at the participants' charge.
Any controversy will be examined by the competent Court of Rieti.
All the operations concerning the International Dance Competition "CITTA’ Dl RIETI 2015" will be
strictly controlled by an officer of the Municipality of Rieti.
The Organising Committee will propose to all competitors and families a list of hotels, and
restaurants having signed an agreement with the Municipality of Rieti (limited to the "RIETI DANZA
FESTIVAL 2015" dates).
Each competitor can be accompanied by max. 2 (two) persons who will be admitted to the
rehearsals only, as indicated by specific regulations displayed at the Competition Office. The
ELIMINATIONS, SEMIFINALS and FINALS, exclusively reserved to the Jury, will be live
broadcast in the hall of the Theatre.
All through the competition the sole and official photographer and cameraman accredited by the
Organising Committee will be Mr. Cristiano Castaldi.
ARTICLE 14
SPECIFIC NOTES
14/1 - CD must bear a label showing:
- competitor's name and surname;
- category and section;
- title of the piece to be performed;
- author of the choreography;
- author of the music;
- length (not exceeding the aforesaid parameters);
14/2 - During the performances setting property or small object is admitted on the stage. It is
forbidden to use make-up or body creams, liquid or powdered substances which could damage the
carpet and therefore cause problems to the competitors.
ARTICLE 15
15/1 - The competition management reserves the right to assign to soloists or choreography
groups extra awards consisting in lowering the application fee of 30%.
15/2 - Among all the non-winning competitors the Judges will also mention particularly
praiseworthy dancers, in order to grant them other prizes (no money) or a scholarship at some of
the most
prestigious and qualified Italian and foreign Ballet Schools that have accepted the proposal made
by the Artistic Direction of the Competition.
For further information:
Tel. +39 (0)746 287318 / +39 (0)746 483985 / Fax +39 (0)746 200800
General coordinator: Piero Fasciolo
Website: www.rietidanzafestival.it
e-mail address: info@rietidanzafestival.it
INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION “CITTÀ DI RIETI 2015”
SECTIONS: CLASSICAL BALLET - MODERN DANCE
APPLICATION FORM
Please, fill in the form, enclose the documents listed in Articles 1/2 in a sealed envelope
and send to the address below:
COMUNE DI RIETI - CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE DI DANZA “CITTA’ DI RIETI 2015”
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II – 02100 RIETI – ITALY
SURNAME:
_____________________________________________________________________
NAME: _______________________________________________________________________
PLACE OF BIRTH:
_________________________________________________________________
DATE OF BIRTH:
__________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS:________________________________CITY:________________________________
__
ZIP CODE________________________________
PROVINCE:______________________________
COUNTRY: ____________________________________________________________________
PHONE NUMBER: _______________________________________________________________
FISCAL CODE:
__________________________________________________________________
DANCING SCHOOL:
_______________________________________________________________
For minor applicants we require the authorisation signed by one parent.
SECTION:
______________________________________________________________________
CATEGORY:
_____________________________________________________________________
Ballet performed in the elimination:
TITLE: _____________________________________________________________________
MUSIC BY: __________________________________________________________________
CHOREOGRAPHER: __________________________________________________________
LENGTH: ___________________________________________________________________
NAME AND SURNAME OF THE COMPETING PARTNER: ______________________________
Ballet performed in the semifinals:
TITLE: _____________________________________________________________________
MUSIC BY: __________________________________________________________________
CHOREOGRAPHER:
_____________________________________________________________
LENGTH: ____________________________________________________________________
NAME AND SURNAME OF THE COMPETING PARTNER: ______________________________
Please, specify:
As soloist YES NO
As a couple (*) YES NO
(*) In this case, being both the dancers competitors, it is necessary to mention the
partner’s name and surname
I consent to the use of personal data (Italian legislative decree n. 196 - 30 june 2003)
Signature
INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION “CITTÀ DI RIETI 2015”
SECTIONS: CLASSICAL BALLET – PAS DE DEUX – SENIOR CATEGORY
APPLICATION FORM
Please, fill in the form, enclose the documents listed in Articles 1/2 in a sealed envelope
and send to the address below:
COMUNE DI RIETI - CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE DI DANZA “CITTA’ DI RIETI 2015”
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II – 02100 RIETI – ITALY
SURNAME:
_____________________________________________________________________
NAME: _______________________________________________________________________
PLACE OF BIRTH:
_________________________________________________________________
DATE OF BIRTH:
__________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS:________________________________CITY:________________________________
__
ZIP CODE________________________________
PROVINCE:______________________________
COUNTRY: ____________________________________________________________________
PHONE NUMBER: _______________________________________________________________
FISCAL CODE:
__________________________________________________________________
DANCING SCHOOL:
_______________________________________________________________
For minor applicants we require the authorisation signed by one parent.
SURNAME:
_____________________________________________________________________
NAME: _______________________________________________________________________
PLACE OF BIRTH:
_________________________________________________________________
DATE OF BIRTH:
__________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS:________________________________CITY:________________________________
__
ZIP CODE________________________________
PROVINCE:______________________________
COUNTRY: ____________________________________________________________________
PHONE NUMBER: _______________________________________________________________
FISCAL CODE:
__________________________________________________________________
DANCING SCHOOL:
_______________________________________________________________
For minor applicants we require the authorisation signed by one parent.
Ballet performed in the elimination:
TITLE: _____________________________________________________________________
MUSIC BY: __________________________________________________________________
CHOREOGRAPHER: __________________________________________________________
LENGTH: ___________________________________________________________________
NAME AND SURNAME OF THE COMPETING PARTNER: ______________________________
Ballet performed in the semifinals:
TITLE: _____________________________________________________________________
MUSIC BY: __________________________________________________________________
CHOREOGRAPHER:
_____________________________________________________________
LENGTH: ____________________________________________________________________
NAME AND SURNAME OF THE COMPETING PARTNER: ______________________________
I consent to the use of personal data (Italian legislative decree n. 196 - 30 june 2003)
Signature
INTERNATIONAL BALLET COMPETITION “CITTÀ DI RIETI 2015”
SECTION: CHOREOGRAPHY
APPLICATION FORM
Please, fill in the form, enclose the documents listed in Articles 10/8 in a sealed envelope
and send to the address below:
COMUNE DI RIETI - CONCORSO INTERNAZIONALE DI DANZA “CITTA’ DI RIETI 2015”
Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II – 02100 RIETI - ITALY
SURNAME:
_____________________________________________________________________
NAME: _______________________________________________________________________
PLACE OF BIRTH:
_________________________________________________________________
DATE OF BIRTH:
__________________________________________________________________
ADDRESS:________________________________CITY:________________________________
__
ZIP CODE________________________________
PROVINCE:______________________________
COUNTRY: ____________________________________________________________________
PHONE NUMBER: _______________________________________________________________
FISCAL CODE: ___________________________________________________________
For minor applicants we require the authorisation signed by one parents.
ORIGINAL CHOREOGRAPHY: (never performed before)
CATEGORY (please, specify) A B
CHOREOGRAPHER:
_____________________________________________________________
TITLE:
_________________________________________________________________________
MUSIC BY: _____________________________________________________________________
LENGTH: ______________________________________________________________________
NUMBER OF DANCERS:
__________________________________________________________
Please, enclose the list of all the other dancers of the group, together with their respective address and
certificates.
I consent to the use of personal data (Italian legislative decree n. 196 - 30 june 2003)
Signature