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Audition for Cadence Fall Mentorship

In Auditions on September 22, 2010 by danceumbrella

Nov. 7th – Dec. 17th, 2010 | Toronto, Ontario

Audition
Sunday October 10th, 2010 | 5:00pm | The National Ballet School, 400 Jarvis St.
To audition please email CV and PHOTO to: auditions@courtnae.com

The “Cadence Mentorship Program”
http://www.facebook.com/pages/Toronto-ON/Cadence-Mentorship-Program/157751396349 is designed to feed directly into the company by offering pre-professional dancers an opportunity to study and be a part of the creation.

Cadence Artistic Director, Courtnae Bowman believes in giving developing artists an environment that nurtures their creativity, autonomy and gives them the tools to refine their craft.

The mentorship program brings internationally renowned guest teachers who are at the top of their field. Classes are focused on pursuing a career contemporary ballet and include, contemporary, ballet, repertoire, Pilates, yoga and improv.

Fall Mentorship Faculty
Ballet | Mercedes Bernardez, Courtnae Bowman
Contemporary | Gioconda Barbuto, Malgorzata Nowacka
Improv | Ayelen Libonera
Yoga | Meredith Thompson
More to be announced!!

Tuition
Due to this flexibility in scheduling and involvement there are  many different tuition options available along with scholarships and work exchange.
6 week Full Fall Mentordship: $750*
Due November 1st: Non-refundable deposit of 50% of tuition.
Due November 15th: Remainder of fees.
*receive $50 off tuition when paid in full

Past Faculty and Guest Choreographers have included:
Gioconda Barbuto, Mercedes Bernardez, Josh Beamish (“MOVE The Company”), Shavar “Caution” Blackwood (So You Think You Can Dance Canada), Valerie Calam (Toronto Dance Theatre), Zhenya Cerneacov, Sarah Doucet, Patrizia Gianforcaro, Robert Brentt Halley, Allen and Karen Kaeja (Kaeja d’Dance), Hanna Kiel, Robert Kingsbury, Sharon Moore, Simone Orlando (Ballet B.C), Avinoam Silverman (NBOC), Donald Sales (Ballet B.C), Angel Spendlove (Ballet Jorgen Canada), Debbie Wilson (OMO) and Johnny A. Wright (The Royal Winnipeg Ballet).

Cadence Artistic Director, Courtnae Bowman will sit down with mentorship participant and carefully plan out their training schedule to meet their needs. Due to this flexibility in scheduling and involvement there are many different tuition options available along with scholarships and work exchange.

Mentorship participants will have the opportunity to be involved with the company in the following ways: (dancers must audition alongside company for certain projects)
• Company classes in Ballet, Contemporary, Body Conditioning, Technical Coaching, Repertoire, Contemporary Ballet, Improv, Pilates and Yoga.
• Company Rehearsals directly involved in the creation process
• “Series of Twelve” Monthly short dance films. Possible involvement dancing in films.
• Various Cadence Events Fundraisers, galas, and workshops with guest teachers.

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