About the Marius Petipa International Choreographic Competition
  • NOMINATIONS:
  • Classical dance;
  • Modern dance;
  • Neoclassical dance;
  • Modern;
  • Folk dance;
  • Folk stylization
  • COMPETITION STAGES:
  • Online selection;
  • Stage of the All-Russian Grand Prix (St. Petersburg);
  • International final in Paris
The competition is held in three stages:
The first stage “Online selection”. You send us a video recording of your team’s performance to be evaluated by an expert jury. It is very easy to take part in the selection – just fill out an application on our website, participation in this tour is absolutely free! You can send an application for participation in the qualifying round at any time. The second stage “Grand Prix Stages”. The teams that passed the first round will gather at the site in St. Petersburg to present their talent and performing skills to the public. The final stage of the competition. The best teams that have passed the Grand Prix will be honored to represent their country at the international final in Paris.
Project goals:
  • Involvement of talented participants in the programs of International cooperation, support and development of the World choreographic art, promotion and preservation of the traditions of dance culture of different countries of the world.
  • Identification of talented performers, collectives, teachers, stimulating their creativity through financial support: the allocation of grants, subsidies of annual scholarships to talented contestants and choreographers.
  • Improvement of performing skills; creative communication and exchange of experience with colleagues from 20 countries of the world.
  • Attracting the attention of leading cultural figures, state institutions and educational institutions to talented performers and collectives, continuation and development of the best trends in classical and modern choreographic art.
  • Attracting the attention of the mass media to talented performers, teachers, choreographers, dance schools and choreographic groups (public and private).
  • Selection of the best choreographic collectives to represent their country at International Forums and Congresses within the framework of CID c / o UNESCO events.
Why is it worth taking part in the project?
  • Professional refereeing. Getting an assessment from a competent jury, which will include teachers from the best educational institutions of the country, as well as famous dancers - winners of television shows.
  • Удобная подача заявки. Удобная форма подачи заявки Заявки подаются в режиме онлайн, без выезда на проект.
  • As a result of the competition, each team receives an electronic diploma, with the ability to send the original by mail, each leader receives a letter of thanks, the teams - the ensemble of the project are awarded a Certificate of the participant of the Grand Prix Stage.
  • The team leaders will have one-year access to all educational programs for choreographers from the UNESCO International Dance Council.
  • The laureates of the project will receive personalized diplomas and the opportunity to participate in the International competition of choreographic art "Dancemania" in one of the three cities of the project.
Get travel funding
What steps should be taken to obtain funding for your trip to the project in order to participate in the Grand Prix Stages of the Dancemania competition?

For many of you, participation in the Selection Rounds of prestigious choreographic projects is not only the first, but also the last Stage on the path of the team to victory and the realization of their creative potential: the lack of financial support, the interest of not only the heads of institutions, but also the heads of the administration of your locality do not give opportunities to follow new challenges, opportunities and achievements. Namely, the face-to-face stages of the choreographic projects of the UNESCO International Dance Council provide the most complete range of opportunities and perspectives for dance ensembles and their leaders as future members of the CID c / o UNESCO.