SummerProgram 2024
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REGISTRATION for SummerSchool 2024 is possible from TODAY onwards!

INTRO
SummerSchool 2024 offers classes, workshops and Rosas repertoire for amateurs, students and professional dancers from 16 years.
Over the course of five weeks (July 8 > August 9), P.A.R.T.S. opens its doors to create an encounter between teachers, choreographers and dancers, exchanging knowledge and experience.
The program includes yoga and other body practices, technical classes (contemporary technique and ballet), Rosas repertoire and various project workshops.
There are four levels: absolute beginners (a 'Taste of SummerSchool'), elementary, intermediate and advanced.

DATES
P.A.R.T.S. SummerSchool 2023 takes place during 5 weeks, from Monday July 8 until Friday August 9.

WHO CAN PARTICIPATE?
P.A.R.T.S. SummerSchool is open for amateurs, students and professional dancers from 16 years. The regular program is organized in three levels: elementary, intermediate and advanced.
New this year
: this year you can also join us for a ‘Taste of SummerSchool’ with half days of workshops for absolute beginners.

In collaboration with our partner organization Platform K, some classes and workshops will be open for people with disabilities and special needs, with individual accompaniment.

PRACTICAL
We offer 5 parallel programs per week:
1 absolute beginners program (only in week 2 & week 5), 1 elementary program, 2 intermediate programs (same level) and 1 advanced program.
Level descriptions>>

The programs are especially conceived for each level. In order to ensure the best experience for everybody, you can only subscribe for a full week program. It’s not possible to book single classes.
A 'Taste of SummerSchool' (absolute beginners) includes an afternoon workshop.
Each regular program includes a body studies class (yoga, Pilates), a contemporary technique class or ballet, Rosas repertoire or a project workshop.

All classes will be given in English.

There is the possibility of eating a daily freshly prepared macrobiotic menu (soup, meal, dessert) in our kitchen. We cook with local organic products only, the menu is prepared with love and according to macrobiotic principles. This opportunity is limited and must be purchased at registration and per week.

FEES
Mandatory registration fee: €75
Fee for one week of a 'Taste of SummerSchool' (Monday to Friday, afternoons only): €140
Fee for one week (elementary, intermediate or advanced) (Monday to Friday): €330
Daily Macrobiotic lunch (soup, meal, dessert) for one week (Monday to Friday): €75

PROMOTIONS
- 3 weeks promo: 15% discount on the total price*
- 4 weeks promo: 20% discount on the total price*
- 5 weeks promo : 25% discount on the total price*
*Discount not applied on the registration fee

CANCELLATION POLICY
If you have registered and paid, but you have to cancel your participation, the following rules apply:

Cancellation before May 31, 2024: the inscription fee will be reimbursed at 50%.
Cancellation after May 31, 2024: the inscription fee will not be reimbursed.

Unfortunately, we cannot make exceptions to these rules. Not even in case of uncontrollable circumstances (injury for example) or force majeure. We advise you in this case to find someone who wants to take your place.

HOUSING
Participants of the SummerSchool are responsible for finding their own housing.
Please do not hesitate to contact us for tips or advice via summerschool@parts.be (we might know of rooms for rent on a weekly basis).

CONTACT
Questions? Mail to summerschool@parts.be

©Tine Declerck / Artwork Paul Boudens
©Tine Declerck / Artwork Paul Boudens


TEACHERS

Please note that all classes will be given in English.

A TASTE OF SUMMERSCHOOL with Isabelle Dekeyser (BE), Lise Vachon (CA)
YOGA (1h) with Anne Pajunen (FI/BE), Cassandre Cantillon (BE), Niloufar Shahisavandi (IR/DE), Stéphane Bourhis (FR)
PILATES (1h) with Chloe Chignell (AU)
BODY STUDIES (1h) with Diane Madden (US)
BALLET (1h30) with Douglas Becker (US), Libby Farr (US) and Roman Van Houtven (BE)
All classes will be accompanied by live music, piano accompanists are Pieter Smout and Malik Djouad.
CONTEMPORARY TECHNIQUE CLASS (1h30/2h) with Cassandre Cantillon (BE), Clinton Stringer (ZA), David Hernandez (US), Diane Madden (US), Jason Respilieux (BE), Rakesh Sukesh (IN), Vittoria De Ferrari Sapetto (BR), Youness Khoukhou (MA)
ROSAS REPERTORY (2h45/3h) of Fase, Four Movements to the Music of Steve Reich (1982), Rosas Danst Rosas (1983), Drumming (1998), Rain (2001) with Clinton Stringer (ZA), Laura-Maria Poletti (FR), Sue-Yeon Youn (KR), Tale Dolven (NO), Yuika Hashimoto (JP).
WORKSHOPS (2h45/3h) with Alesandra Seutin (ZW/BE/GB), David Hernandez (US), Emmi Väisänen (FI/BE), Fouad Nafili (MA), Jason Respilieux (BE), Laura Aris Alvarez (ES), Marco Torrice (IT), Milø Slayers (BE/TD), Rakesh Sukesh (IN), Susanne Bentley (NZ/BE), Vera Tussing (DE).

HOW TO REGISTER?
You can REGISTER HERE >>

There is no deadline for registration. As long as there are free places you can keep on registering, but it is recommended to book early to safeguard your spot!

If a package is complete, you can enlist on the waiting list (by clicking on the button "waiting list"). We will contact you when there are cancellations.

You will receive a confirmation email after submitting your registration and making the payment.

Please note that it is possible we change your level after verifying your dance experience. In this case, you will be contacted by one of our team members. If you were to disagree with the new level, and only in this case, we will fully refund your package purchase excluding the registration fee.

If it seems after the first day that the level of the class/workshop is not adequate for you, the teacher can - in consultation with the coordinator - change you to another level.


PROGRAM A 'TASTE OF SUMMERSCHOOL'

The ABSOLUTE BEGINNERS PROGRAM>> (red) is designed to give anyone who is interested, and/or who has never danced before, an introduction to contemporary dance.
Let's call it a 'Taste of SummerSchool', taking place during week 2 & week 5, from Monday to Friday (only afternoons).



REGULAR PROGRAM


The ELEMENTARY PROGRAM >> (blue) is for dance enthusiasts who have once in a while taken a dance class or workshop but do not do so on a regular basis. The program will give the participant time to encounter the basic requirements of contemporary dance.


The INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM 1 >> (orange) is designed for dancers who dance daily or more than 7 hours/week. It is the same level as the intermediate program 2.


The INTERMEDIATE PROGRAM 2 >> (green) is designed for dancers who dance daily or more than 7 hours/week. It is the same level as the intermediate program 1.


The ADVANCED PROGRAM >> (yellow) is for dancers who dance intensively more than 10 hours a week and have a solid technique base, as well as experience with (semi-)professional dance companies.