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KALINA BOGOEVA FOUNDATION
VARNA INTERNATIONAL DANCE ACADEMY
WORKSHOPS

15 - 25 JULY 2013

Drama Theatre "Stoyan Bachvarov” - Choreography HALL
 

In 1992 Kalina Bogoeva established Varna International Dance Academy in cooperation with the Varna Opera House and the Municipality of Varna.

The VARNA International Summer Dance Academy offers theory and practice workshops. Both kinds are open to trainees.

Practical seminars

Sessions are 10-day long, in academic classes, without a day-off.
Trainees are divided in groups according to their age and level of performance:

I group - "Advanced" /10 - 13 accomplished years/.
II group - "Master class А" /from 14 to 16 accomplished years/.
III group - "Master class B" /more than 17 accomplished years/.

NOTE: Upon registration for participation, the applicants are supposed to present a copy of their birth certificate.

ATTENTION: When applying, the candidates must submit a copy of their birth certificate.

The classes are conducted by notable artists, trained and practiced in the style of the Russian school of dancing.
Participants receive qualification diploma for successful participation in a practical qualification course.
 

Schedule of Classes

I group - "Advanced"
7:30 to 8:15 Classical exercises
8:15 to 9:00 Repertoire
9:05 to 9:50 Contemporary Dance
09:55 to 10:40 Stage Character Dance

II group - "Master class А"
10:45 to 11:40 Classical exercises
11:40 to 12:25 Repertoire
12:30 to 13:15 Contemporary Dance
16:20 to 17:20 Stage Character Dance

III group - "Master class B"
13:20 to 14:20 Classical exercises
14:20 to 15:10 Repertoire
15:15 to 16:15 Contemporary Dance
16:20 to 17:20 Stage Character Dances



COURSES AND TUTORS

Classical exercises:
Kalina Bogoeva
Milena Simeonova
Diana Rainova

Repertoire:
Kalina Bogoeva
Milena Simeonova

Modern dance:
Daniela Ivanova
Asen Nakov
Georgi Elkin

Stage Character Dance – repertoire:
Antoaneta Aleksieva
Rumjana Malcheva

En pointe technique:
Kalina Bogoeva
Milena Simeonova

 

TEACHERS

   
   

 

KALINA BOGOEVA

Prima ballerina of the State Opera and Ballet Theater in Sofia.

She is a recognized authority in the field of teaching techniques for classical dance and classical repertoire (Russian school of dancing).

She is a graduate of the State Choreography School in Sofia and of the Academic Ballet School in Moscow.

She is a certified ballet master and a stage director of the State Institute of Theater in Moscow.

She is a laureate of the International Ballet Contests in Varna.

She has been a member of international jury many times, She is the head of the department of Ballet in the National Music Academy “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov”.

   
   

 

MILENA SIMEONOVA

Prima ballerina of the National Opera and Ballet Theater in Sofia. She is a classical dance, historical dances and repertoire teacher in the National Choreographic school in Sofia.

She has graduated from the ballet academy “Agripina Vaganova” in Petersburg. She is a laureate of the International Ballet Contests in Varna and Osaka and of the development meeting of young ballet performers in Dobrich.

She has been awarded a Silver lyre – a prize awarded by the Union of musical and dance performers in Bulgaria.

She has performed in four continents – Europe, Asia, Africa and Australia.

She has accomplished her higher education and graduated in ballet pedagogy from the National Music Academy “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov” with Ass. Prof. Kalina Bogoeva as art advisor.

   
   
RUMYANA MALCHEVA

Ballet dancer, graduated from the State Choreographic School in Sofia, the class of “Classical dance” of Ana Pancheva and Lyuba Kolchakova (1969).

Immediately after that she starts her career as a ballet dancer in Varna Opera Theater.

Since 1978 she is a premier dancer of the ballet company in Varna, and since 1982 – prima ballerina. Since 1994 she is a tutor of the ballet company of Varna Opera Theater.

In 1995 under the tuition of Kalina Bogoeva she got her master degree as a “ballet master – tutor and pedagogue” in the National Music Academy “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov”. She has performed in Spain, Greece, Egypt, Italy, India, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Turkey, etc.

She has worked as a teacher in the ballet school of Varna Opera Theater and since 1990 she is a teacher in the National Art School “D.Hristov”.

In 1992 she joined as a teacher the ballet academy “Varna”, the president of which is Kalina Bogoeva.

She is a distinguished expert in the field of character dance.
   
   
DIANA RAINOVA

She studied at the State Choreographic School in Sofia and graduated from the State Ballet School in Kiev, Ukraine.
After graduation, she was a ballerina at the Sofia National Opera.

Education and graduated ballet director at the National Music Academy in the class of Prof. Kalina Bogoeva.
Currently a teacher at National School of Dance Arts, Sofia. Her students are winners of numerous awards from international competitions.

Personal awards:

• Award of the Ministry of Culture for high dance performance, 2005

• Crystal Lyre of the Union of Musicians, 2005

• Prize for the best teacher in the national contest "Anastas Petrov", 2006

• Silver Lyre of the Union of Musicians, 2011
 
   
   
GEORGE ELKIN

Georgi Elkin has received his Classical Dance education at The State Ballet School in Sofia, Bulgaria, and the last three years at The Moscow Academic Ballet School.

His Classical Repertory includes a wide range of roles which he performed both in Bulgaria and abroad.

Following his interest in Contemporary Dance, he joined the “Arabesque” dance company in Sofia and later on The Cullberg Ballet Company in Stockholm, Sweden, where he pursued an international career with the unique art of Mats Ek and internationally known choreographers such as Jiri Kylian, Nacho Duato, Christopher Bruce, Ohad Naharin, Bill Forsythe, Carolyn Carlson, Philip Taylor and many others.

George Elkin is currently active as Classical Technique Coach, conducts Contemporary Dance Workshops and composes music for stage,film and expositions.  танц и композира музика за сцената, филми и изложби.
   
   
DANIELA DONCHEVA IVANOVA

1997 - III prize by Ballet Competition in Dobrich.

1998 - graduated from the State Choreographic School (teachers Katya Petrovska and Boriana Sechanova).

Since 1998 - artist in the ballet "Arabesque" (currently soloist of the ensemble).

In 2008 - received the prestigious award of Union of Musicians and Dancers „Crystal Lyre for excellence in dance” for her role in the ballet performance "Nestinarka»

2009 - graduated from the Academy of Music and Dance Art in Plovdiv.

She has worked with many prominent Bulgarian and foreign choreographers: Luke Bui (Belgium), Wayne Mac Gregor (UK), Liz Lee (Australia), Christian Bakalov (France), etc.

Participated in many festivals and events abroad.
   
   
ANTOANETA ALEXIEVA

Prima Ballerina of the National Music Theatre – Sofia

Graduated from National Ballet School - Sofia in the class of Ljubov Fominih and Emilia Kirova.

She has graduated from the National Music Academy “Prof. Pancho Vladigerov” in the class of director Margarita Arnaudova and in ballet pedagogy with Ass. Prof. Kalina Bogoeva as art advisor.

She has many roles in ballets, musicals and operettas. Remain iconic images of the Black Rose of the ballet performance "Tango" and the Burnt Rose by the same spectacle. With this role became a laureate and won а prize for ballet competition "Anastas Petrov".

Choreographer of numerous ballets, musicals and operettas. She received three "Crystal liras" for choreography in "Don Quixote" - Massenet (Sofia National Opera), "Graf von Luxemburg" (Musical Theatre), "Stars of the operetta"

Winner of the prize by the Union of Musicians and Dancers for contributions to ballet.
   
   
  ASEN NAKOV

 

   
   
   

REPERTOIRE

WALTZ OF THE FLOWRS from the ballet “Coppelia”, Kalina
VARIATION from the prologue of “The Sleeping Beauty”/Aurora variation of Act 1 and 3, music: Tchaikovsky
VARIATIONS from “La Bayadere” (Nikiya’s monologue)
VARIATIONS from “La Bayadere” (pas de trios)
VARIATIONS from “Corsair” (pas de trios)
VARIATIONS from “Don Quixote” /act 1, music: Minkus/.
VARIATIONS of Carmen from “Carmen”
SPANISH DANCE from “Mirandolina”
PERSIAN DANCE (music: Strauss)
AISHA’S DANCE from “Gayane”.

PLEASE, NOTE: The participants are supposed to bring shoes for the Character dance and a long character skirt with them.
For your information: there will be a “Grishko” stall provided for you in the “Cherno More” hotel lounge.


THEORETICAL METHODOLOGICAL WORKSHOP

The workshop is tailored to the needs of classical dance teachers, university students, and ballet schools principals. The course in theory is led by Kalina Bogoeva, who uses a methodology of her own. The program is based on the Russian school and the method developed by Vaganova.
The course is for children from 4 to 18 years old.
The methodology caters for the needs of the following seven separate age groups:
· Preparatory Class 4 to 6 years old.
· Preparatory Class 6 to 8 years old.
· Level 1 – basics 8 to 10 years old.
· Level 2 – elementary 10 to 12 years old.
· Level 3 – intermediate 12 to 14 years old.
· Level 4 – advanced 14 to 16 years old.
· Level 5 – highly advanced 16 to 18 years old.
All participants in the theory course receive a certificate of successful training.


FINANCIAL CONDITIONS

Theoretical methodological workshop - EUR 550

Practice Course
Participation fee for one working group - 250 €
Participation fee for one additional course (optional) - 85 €

The participation fee for the INTERNATIONAL DANCE ACADEMY “VARNA” is payable to the representative of “Kalina Bogoeva” Foundation in the building of Drama Theatre "Stoyan Bachvarov” (service entrance) from 10.00 a.m. until 7.00 p.m. of 14.07.2013.

ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS

• For a groups of 7 participants 10% discount.
• For participation of two children of the same family the second child shall pay half fee.
• Students having the highest score at school shall pay half fee.
• The participants shall work in the group where they are allocated and obligatorily in all foreseen for the group disciplines.
• The participants shall have the right to observe the work in all groups.
• The teachers, accompanying the participants, may observe the work in all groups.
• All participants will obtain a qualification diploma for a successful training during the workshop classes. In case of missed classes with no good reason a diploma shall not be granted.


ADDITIONAL SERVICES OFFERED TO INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPANTS WITH THE INTENTION TO FACILITATE THEIR WORK AND HENCE TO INCREASE THE PRODUCTIVITY OF THEIR CREATIVE ENDEAVOUR:

· Notated transcript of the repertoire pieces of music
· CD records of variations included in the courses;
· Further consultations upon request;
· En pointe technique course

Activities in 2013 will be held in the building of Drama Theatre "Stoyan Bachvarov”, Choreography HALL.

The workshop classes round off as a tradition with pupils' concert on 25.07.2013.

 

 

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