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Dance Biennale

19th > 29th June 2014

The 9th International Festival of Contemporary Dance will run 19 to 29 June 2014; the festival is made in collaboration with the Fondazione Prada.
The program devised by Virgilio Sieni and titled Mondo Novo - gesture place community will also have a prologue and an epilogue on the occasion of the 14th International Architecture Exhibition.

The Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement to Steve Paxton and the Silver Lion to Michele Di Stefano will be awarded on 20 June.

Biennale College - Dance

2014

A strategic programme for the training of young artists: the Biennale College is already underway in the various sections of the Biennale. To encourage young talents, offering them the opportunity to work side by side with the masters to develop “creations”: this is the spirit of the Biennale College - Dance 2014, that is open to dancers between the ages of 18 and 35, and includes 8 training workshops.
Deadline for applications: 18 March 2014.

Dance Biennale

Venues of the Dance Biennale

Virgilio Sieni’s new project includes in 2014 a series of training and creation courses ending in short performances open to the public 19 to 29 June. A dozen spaces are involved: Ca’ Giustinian, Palazzo Grassi, the Benedetto Marcello Conservatory, campi San Maurizio, Novo, Pisani, and Sant’Angelo; the Teatro alle Tese, the Teatro Piccolo Arsenale, the Teatro Malibran, and the Corderie dell’Arsenale.
A few work-in-progress events are scheduled to take place at the Corderie dell’Arsenale as of 5 June.