Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th March 2023
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 18, 2023
hundreds of young people are waiting for you for one of the most anticipated competitions for dance schools in the world
We are waiting for you, thank you for giving us your art ...
"let's dance, let's meet the world ..."
LIVORNO in DANCE
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION – 12th EDITION 2023
We welcome you to this competition, with which we want to stimulate, reward and recognize new dance talents, as well as offer young people the opportunity to meet, get to know each other and discuss each other in a friendly way. Every year we have the pleasure of hosting schools and groups from all over the world, in an atmosphere of great dance celebrations.
ART. 1 : DESCRIPTION
The competition is open to dancers of any nationality. Students and teachers of Areadanza, the organizing body, are not allowed to participate. Failure to comply with the rules of regulation may result in exclusion from the competition, with no possibility of appeal.
ART. 2 : SECTIONS AND CATEGORIES
The event is divided into the following sections:
DANCE COMPETITION: Classical/Neoclassical and Modern/Contemporary sections (repertoire pieces admitted). The Management reserves the right to modify the subdivision per age group, as well as part of the categories, for the sole purpose of keeping up the spirit of confrontation and competition.
SOLOISTS - maximum duration of the choreographies: 2:00 minutes - The same dancer cannot perform more than 2 choreographies in the same category
FROM 2 TO 4 PEOPLE - maximum duration of the choreographies: 3.00 minutes - maximum 25% of non-quota, and these must not exceed the age for more than 1 year. Otherwise they will be placed in the older dancer category. The same 2-4 cannot perform more than 2 choreographies in the same category
GROUPS - maximum duration of the choreographies: 4.00 minutes - maximum 25% of non-quota, and these must not exceed the age for more than 1 year. Otherwise they will be placed in the higher age category. The same group cannot perform more than 2 choreographies in the same category
BABY : born 2014 and 2015
CHILDREN : born 2012 and 2013
UNDER: born 2010 and 2011
INTERMEDIATE: born 2008 and 2009
JUNIOR : Born 2006, 2007
SENIOR : Born until 2005
CHOREOGRAPHIC COMPOSITION COMPETITION - maximum duration of the choreographies 6 minutes - is reserved for groups of at least 3 people, of any age group and dance style. In this section the pieces must have their own narrative and communicative independence, leaving free rein to the imagination and creativity of the choreographersfi. I pezzi, at the request of the choreographer, may be announced with a short presentation (maximum 50 words), which must be provided at the time of registration.
NB :Choose Choreographic Composition if the piece has a purely communicative and conceptual imprint. If the piece is purely technical, the "groups" category in the "Dance" section is more suitable.
ART. 3 : PRESS
Coined medals are provided for soloists, while plaques are provided for groups. There are special prizes, assigned at the sole discretion of the jury, including scholarships from academies and/or companies and registrations for partner events and competitions.
ART. 4 : REGISTRATION, TIMES, METHODS AND DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED
The deadline for registrations is the18 February 2023. In the event that a sufficient number of choreographies is reached to cover the times communicated, the organization reserves the right to close the registrations in advance, without any notice. For this reason it is requiredthe pre-registrationby sending an email email@example.com the availability of places. After that, having received the confirmation of availability, it will be possible to proceed with the registration by sending, by 18 February 2023 :
Form 1 (school file with list of students - one for each school)
Mod 2 (choreography card - one for each registered choreography)
Copy of enrollment payment (one payment per school)
Music (exclusively in MP3 format. Rename the file with: school name - choreography title. In the case of several large files, usewww.wetransfer.com)
By mailin Areadanza, via Ferraris 4H – 57124 Livorno:
Form 1 (school form with list of students, self-declaration and release of liability from the president/director/head of the dance school), signed in original, with a copy of the compiler's identity document.
NB All documentation (both by email and by post) must be receivedby 18 February 2022.
Dance (Classical – Contemporary) :
solo €80 (if the same dancer performs other solos, the fee for the following ones is €50 each);
pas de deux/trio and quartets: €35 for each dancer;
Groups: €25 for each dancer.
Groups only: fixed fee of €100 + €25 for each dancer.
A one-off contribution of €5 is required for each dancer.
The payment of the registration fees is to be madeby single paymentby bank transfer to the C/C BIC/SWIFT code: BAPPIT21T03 and IBAN: IT93R0503413903000000002249 of the BPM Cassa Risparmio Pisa Lucca e Livorno payable to Areadanza, withcausal: Name of the School – Livorno in Danza. Please DO NOT make payments in the name of individuals. The registration fee will in no case be refundable for impediments not due to the organization.Registration must be completed by 18 February 2023
ART. 5 : PROCEDURE OF CONDUCTING THE COMPETITION
The competition will take place entirely in the Teatro Goldoni.
SATURDAY: Masterclass at Areadanza
SUNDAY:with indicative time 15:00 - 21:00, the categories Baby, Children and Under (all categories) will perform. At the end there will be the awards ceremony for the first 3 in each category (provided they reach a score of at least 60/100), followed by the Intermediate, Junior and Senior categories (all categories ) and Choreographic Composition. At the end there will be the awards ceremony for the first 3 of each category (provided they reach a score of at least 60/100),
STAGE:All performances will take place in fixed light. The Theater has a stage of 18 x 13 m with 4 wings per side and a slope of 3%.
EVIDENCE: There are no rehearsals, but once you have checked in, during the breaks it will be possible to visit the stage and make collective space rehearsals.
CHECK IN:check-in times will be communicated by email. At Check-In, the group leaders will be given the passes, which must be worn for the entire duration of the event.
Each teacher must have a USB stick (no CDs or mobile phones) with backup music (MP3 only), to be used in case of emergency.
The use of scenography, tools, objects or substances that could damage or make the stage slippery will not be permitted, under penalty of disqualification.
Unless otherwise indicated by the jury or the organization, applause is not permitted.
ART. 6 : JURY AND EVALUATION CRITERIA
The technical jury will be made up of well-known international personalities, whose names will be made public as soon as the various agreements have been defined. The judgments of the technical jury determine the category rankings and are expressed in cents and counted exclusively on a mathematical basis. The awarding of prizes is reserved (except in cases of ex-aequo) to the 3 choreographies which, in each category, will obtain the highest scores, provided they are at least 60/100. The jury reserves the right not to award prizes.
ART. 7 : ACCESS TO THE THEATER PREMISES AND TICKETS
Access to the dressing rooms, stage and backstage will be allowed to dancers and only the choreographer, equipped with passes, who will be able to watch the performances through a giant screen located on the ground floor in the dressing rooms building.
The public will be able to attend by purchasing the ticket at the box office at a cost of €10, or online starting from 20 February 2023 (through the page that will be added to the site), paying commissions and pre-sale rights of the dealer, external to the organization.
There are 2 tickets: Saturday (Baby, Children, Under), Sunday (Intermediate, Junior, Senior and Choreographic Composition).
The remaining tickets will go on sale during the competition days.
ART. 8 : AUTHORIZATIONS AND RELEASE OF LIABILITY
By signing the registration form, the manager/president/director/manager declares that all the members of the group he represents are absolutely physically fit to practice dance, certified by a doctor, and that the relative documentation is in the records of the own institution/association/company. He also declares that all dancers (parents or guardians for minors) have given Areadanza ssd the authorization to freely use the data and images taken during the event. The regulation, which has been fully read, is approved without reservations.
ART. 9 : VIDEO-PHOTOSHOOT
Videos/photos will not be allowed, entrusted exclusively to professional operators, who will take care of their sale and dissemination.
ART. 10 : LEGAL PROTECTION
The format, the logo and all pertinence of the LIVORNO in DANCE competition are filed and registered trademark. For any civil or criminal dispute, the competent court is exclusively that of Livorno.
ART. 11 : CONCLUSIONS
The organization reserves the right to modify or cancel the event or part of it due to emerging needs, to be able to change times, prizes, articulation, categories, sections, places and activities mentioned in this document at any time without any obligation towards of the participants, who will be promptly informed. In case of cancellation, the registration money will be returned.