NOVEMBER / DECEMBER 2017

‘ELLIOT ON THE PLANET OF DANCE’ The Magic of Dance for children

Nicosia: Satiriko Theatre – Limassol: Rialto Theatre 

Dancecyprus in collaboration with Rialto Theatre introduces, within the framework of the Education Program  and support from the Cultural Services of the Ministry of Education, presented a dance production as seen through the eyes of a young boy who was travelling to the magical planet of dance. It was a special opportunity for all the family to enjoy a colorful and vibrant performance by the following choreographers and 40 Dancecyprus Juniors members:

Classical Ballet Class: Kalia Papaphilippou, Neoclassical: Margarita Makridou, Indian: Diana Simillidou, Contemporary: Tarsia Economidou, Latin: Koula Herodotou, Flamenco: Andrés El Canoso, Theatre Dance: Polina Panayiotou, Street Dance: Michalis Varnakides ‘Maestro’, Jazz: Natasa Georgiou, Melina Ioannidou

Concept – Script:  Frosso Hadjigeorgiou, Direction – Supervision: Frosso Hadjigeorgiou, Maria Efstratiou-Georgiadou

‘The Dream’ Narrator: Roula Kleovoulou, ‘Elliot’: Michalis Dimiotis

JULY 2017

‘GALATEA’S MYTHS’ – A production by European Capital of Culture-PAFOS2017

Dancecyprus presented the ballet production ‘ Galatea’s Myths’ by Italian choreographer Davide Bombana, Conductor Alkis Baltas with the bicommunal Cyprus Chamber Orchestra. Participation of over 20 dancers and 27 musicians from Cyprus, Germany and Italy with the support of the Embassy of Italy.

Music works by award-winning Estonian Composer Arvo Pärt: ‘Sindone’, ‘Sarah was 90 years old’, ‘Festina Lente’, ‘Lennart’, ‘Alina’, ‘Lamentate’, Summa’, ‘Fratres’ ‘Homage to Benjamin Britten’, ‘Mein Weg’.

Dancers: Rania Charalambidou (Boulder Ballet, Colorado USA), Viky Kalla (Freelance), Alexia Anderson Koutzis (Romanian National Opera), Melanie Lambrou (Saarland State Theatre, Germany), Anastasia Paschali (soloist at The Royal Ballet of Flanders), Fouli Stylianidou (Freelance)

Joseph Caldo (Theater Nordhausen Germany), Luca Cesa (Ballet Preljocaj France), Roberto Doveri (Opus Ballet Italy), Artan Durmishi (Balletto di Toscana), Francesco Moro (Daniele Cipriani Entertainment Italy), Nicola Simonetti (Gärtnerplatztheater Germany)

Cyprus Chamber Orchestra Artistic Directors: Natalie Neophytou and Nihat Agdac

Guest lead percussionist Staatsoper Hannover: Philip Kohnke

14,15 July 2017, Pafos Castle Square

16 July 2017 Rialto Theatre, Limassol

 

SEPTEMBER 2016

‘Dancecyprus 10th Anniversary GALA ‘

After 10 years of successful productions, Dancecyprus celebrated with the ‘10th Anniversary Gala’ with Principal and Soloist dancers from the world famous Royal Ballet, Covent Garden and Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium. The programme included Fokin’s ‘Dying Swan’, Petipa’s ‘Le Corsaire’, Brabant’s ‘Dialoog’ and choreographies specially commissioned for this production by: Kristen McNally (Royal Ballet), Altea Nunez (Royal Ballet of Flanders), Ilaria Kalispera and Valeria Makri as well as choreographies from Margarita Makridou and Fouli Stylianidou.

Dancers:
The Royal Ballet, Covent Garden London
Principals: Edward Watson MBE, Ryoichi Hirano
Soloists: Christina Arestis, Yuhui Choe, Kristen McNally
The Royal Ballet of Flanders, Belgium
Principal: Gabor Kapin and Soloist Anastasia Paschali
Dancecyprus
Fouli Stylianidou, Viky Kalla, Loizos Constantinou and the Dancecyprus Juniors

Rialto Theatre, Limassol and Strovolos Municipal Theatre, Nicosia

 

SUNDAY NOVEMBER 22nd, 2015

‘TERPSICHORE DANCE’ – The Magic of Ballet – In collaboration with RIALTO THEATRE Limassol
Ballet production in collaboration with Rialto Theatre, for children ages 3-9 years old (and not only). Terpsichore is a little girl dreaming of becoming a ballet dancer. With the help of a magician, her toys come to life and introduce her to her first ballet steps in a magical way.

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SATURDAY OCTOBER 3RD 2015 – COCKTAIL EVENING

Charity Fundraising Event hosted by Air Vice-Marshal and Mrs Wigston with Dc at Flagstaff House

We warmly thank our hosts, supporters and sponsors:

1st Battalion, Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment, Alison Sale, Michael Owen,                                               

SODEXO, ANDYS MOTORS, CONSTANTINOU WINERY

JULY 2015 – Dancecyprus at Europaballett St Polten Gala in Austria
Dancers: Viky Kalla, Tarsia Economidou, Luca Cesa and Giovanni Visone with part of ‘The World of Diamantis’ production by choreographer Margarita Makridou

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JULY 2015 – DON QUIXOTE REPERTOIRE SEMINAR FOR DC JUNIOR COMPANY

Don Quixote Repertoire Seminar for the Dc Junior Company with Anastasia Paschali, demi soloist at the Royal Ballet of Flanders

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OCTOBER 2014
Dancecyprus in collaboration with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra presented

“THE WORLD OF DIAMANTIS”

Within the Kypria International Festival 2014

Nicosia: Strovolos Municipal Theatre 2 October 2014 Limassol: Rialto Theatre 3 and 4 October 2014 This production took us back to our roots and to the heritage left by Cyprus’ previous generations. With over 35 dancers and the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra musicians, the choreography was a journey into the world of Adamantios Diamantis. The programme included symphonic arrangements of Cypriot folk music and works by Cypriot composers inspired by the Cypriot musical tradition.Choreography: Margarita Makridou
Conductor: Alkis BaltasDancers: Alexandra Antoniou, Alexia Anderson Koutzis, Gianmarco Beoni, Luca Cesa, Eveline Drummen, Tarsia Economidou, Siro Guglielmi, Vicky Kalla, Loizos Constantinou, Konstantinos Karavos, Ketija Knazeva, Evangelia Lambrou, Elizabeth Lintzerakou, Hamilton Monteiro, Manuel Di Pietro, Sara Previtali, Frangiskos Sklikas, Fouli Stylianidou,Giovanni Visone and the Dancecyprus Junior Company
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Choreographer’s Assistant: Fouli Stylianidou
Costume Design: Margarita Makridou
Dressmaker: Filitsa Stylianidou
Stage Management / Lighting: FX Sound Productions
Projections: DigiFrames

Sponsors:
Ministry of Education and Culture – Cultural Services, PWC, OPAP, Austrian Embassy, Italian Embassy, Embassy of Israel, Andys Motors, Island Oil, KPMG, Endatio
Media Sponsors: CyBC, Primetel, Cyprus Mail, Russian Wave, Vestnik Kypra