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Chisato Ohno

Chisato Ohno – Project | CONNECT

After graduating from Central School of Ballet, Chisato joined Nederlands Dans Theater 2 where she performed works by Jiri Kylian, Hans van Manen, Johan Inger, Paul Lightfoot, Gideon Obarzanek and many others. She continued to become a member of Batsheva Dance Company performing many works of Ohad Naharin and other choreographers including John Jasperse, William…
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Shamel Pitts – Project | CONNECT

Shamel Pitts received his formative dance training at LaGuardia High School for Music& Art and the Performing Arts, the Ailey School and the Julliard School.  At Julliard, he received a BFA in Dance and the Martha Hill Award For Excellence In Dance. Shamel began his professional dance career with BJM_Danse Montreal, Sidra Bell Dance New…
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Ronda Nychka

Ronda Nychka – Project | CONNECT

Ms Ronda Nychka is an exceptionally gifted and internationally acclaimed dance artist of classical, neo-classical and contemporary ballets. Ronda’s commitment to the art of dance and the encouragement and support of emerging dancers and choreographers is without question. “I enjoy sharing my knowledge and passion for the Life Dance; encouraging all who are captured by…
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Philip Taylor

Philip Taylor – Project | CONNECT

Philip Taylor received his formative dance training at the London Contemporary Dance School, under the artistic direction of Robert Cohan.  Mr Cohen asked Philip to join the London Contemporary Dance Theatre (also under his artistic direction of Mr Cohen) where he worked with choreographers: Richard Alston, Robert North, Siobhan Davies and others. Philip joined the…
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typical schedule at project connect

Typical Schedule at Project | CONNECT

Start the week Dancers may choose to attend for one, two or three weeks of the intensive.  At the start of each week, emerging dancers will be allocated to one of three groups. Over the 3 weeks of Project | CONNECT, dancers will experience the works of some of the most important choreographers of the…
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dominique dumais

Dominique Dumais – Project | CONNECT

Dominique Dumais is graduate of the National Ballet School of Canada (NBS) under the artistic direction of Betty Oliphant where she trained with Jean Geddis, Sergiu Stefanschi, Olga Evreinoff and others. A year after graduating from NBS, Dominique joined the National Ballet of Canada (NBC) as an apprentice before being asked by Erik Bruhn to…
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Susan McKee McCullough

Susan McCullough – Project | CONNECT

Susan McKee McCullough graduated from the North Carolina School of the Arts (NCSA) high school program in 1969 and went on to the School of American Ballet, returning to Winston-Salem in 1970 as a charter member of the North Carolina Dance Theatre.  In 1972 she joined the Harkness Ballet of New York and, in 1975…
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Rick McCullough – Project | CONNECT

Rick McCullough’s professional experience includes performing with the Netherlands Dance Theater, the Harkness Ballet of New York, and with the North Carolina Dance Theater.  He served as Ballet Master for the Pittsburgh Ballet Theater.  He was also the Artistic Director of the North Carolina School of the Arts Summer Institute on Roanoke Island Dance Company.…
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Stratford ONE Student Halls London – Project | CONNECT

Stratford ONE Student Halls London We have arranged exceptional accommodations for dancers offered a place on Project | CONNECT.  Stratford ONE is conveniently located to the studios to make the most of the one dance experience in London. 10-minute walk to Project | CONNECT at Studio Wayne McGregor. Located within the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. Central…
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Audition selection process – Project | CONNECT

The Executive Director will review all applications and make an offer or place talented applicants on a waitlist within 2 weeks of either their live audition or video submission.  Successful applicants will be confirmed on the intensive on a first come, first serve basis following the audition process. Offer Successful applicants will be emailed an…
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diversity and equality policy

Diversity and equality policy – Project | CONNECT

Dance ARTISTS International is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.  We are dedicated to producing projects that are accessible to all.  We encourage emerging dance artists from all backgrounds to experience our unique projects. Dance ARTISTS International ensures fairness, equality and professionalism in all its projects and will not tolerate discrimination, harassment or victimisation on…
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Alleyne Dance

Alleyne Dance – Project | CONNECT

Kristina and Sadé are co-artistic directors of Alleyne Dance based in London, UK. Over the past four years they have built and developed the company, striving for high quality and excellence as they deliver their two main objectives; performance and education work. Alleyne Dance Workshops are taught internationally in over 18 countries through festivals, institutions,…
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Jean Emile

Jean Emile – Project | CONNECT

Jean Emile is a product of the New York City dance scene.  He received his formative dance training at the former High School of the Performing Arts and the Ailey School, the School of American Ballet and Dr Glory’s Youth Theater. Walter Raines, Denise Jefferson and Penny Frank – all prominent dance artists were his…
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Robert Dungey – Project | CONNECT

Robert Dungey received his formative ballet training from Glenn Gilmour, Sergiu Stefanschi and Olga Evreinoff at the National Ballet School of Canada (NBS) under the artistic direction of Betty Oliphant. After graduating from NBS, Robert flew from Toronto to The Hague to audition for Nederlands Dans Theater 2. One week later he was offered a contract with…
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Maurice Bejart

Maurice Béjart – to dance is above all to communicate

“To dance is above all to communicate, to unite, to join together, and to touch others on a fundamental level of existence.” Maurice Béjart was born in Marseille and brought up by his father, Gaston Berger, a much admired teacher and philosopher after whom Senegal’s second university is now named.  Maurice studied at “the Lycee de…
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