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World Dance Movement is Going to Amsterdam!

4 May


At World Dance Movement we strongly believe in uniting different cultures through dance and that’s why we constantly work on finding new ways and places to connect dancers from around the world with our amazing faculty members and dance opportunities.

This year we are launching a brand-new World Dance Movement event in The Netherlands
. YES WE ARE GOING TO AMSTERDAM!!!!! We are so excited! 🙂
Pictured: Jermaine Browne – WDM The Netherlands Faculty Member
Two weeks (you can decide if staying for 1 or both weeks) of amazing dance classes, dinners and fun with students and our faculty members from around the world, scholarship opportunities including an annual $10,000 scholarship offered by AMDA – College & Conservatory of the Performing Arts for their Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in Dance Theatre and MUCH MORE!
The event is in collaboration with New Dance Studios and it will take place right after WDM Italy, August 2-14 at Chassé Dance Studios (Chasséstraat 64 Amsterdam, 1057 JJ).

Jazz, Contemporary, Complexions Contemporary Technique, Ballet, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Fusion Jazz, Modern Jazz, Acrobatics.
FACULTY: Michèle Assaf, Desmond Richardson, Igal Perry, Wes Veldink,  Michele Oliva, Francesca Dario, Joshua Pelatzky, Eva Sánchez Martz, Erica Sobol, Naomi Deira, Maurice Causey, Jermaine Browne, Alexander Zhembrovskyy

 – WEEK 1 and 2
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Intermediate / Advanced / Professional
Please visit our website for additional information and to register.
beautiful Amsterdam , canals in downtown
What is there to do in Amsterdam?
2014 promises to be a fantastic year for Amsterdam! This is the year the city will be achieving several special milestones:
  • Dance Valley
  • Apple Juice Fresh Music Festival
  • Vondelpark Open Air Theatre
  • 176 years of the Artis Zoo
  • 126 years of the Concertgebouw
  • Amsterdam Gay Pride Week
  • Sees The Night Film Festival
So come to Amsterdam and get inspired by this amazing cultural capital! For tourism information please visit I amsterdam website.
WDM The Netherlands, Amsterdam
August 2-14
Check out all the prestigious international scholarships that will be awarded at WDM The Netherlands!
RSVP through our WDM The Netherlands Facebook EVENT. Please share it with all your dance friends to spread the world. We really appreciate your help!


Al World Dance Movement crediamo fermamente nella nostra missione di unire culture diverse attraverso la danza e per questo motivo lavoriamo constantemente per trovare nuovi luoghi per mettere in contatto ballerini da tutto il mondo con i nostri straordinari insegnanti e con opportunità nel mondo della danza.

Quest’anno lanciamo un nuovissimo evento del World Dance Movement nei Paesi Bassi. SÍ ANDIAMO AD AMSTERDAM!!!! Siamo felicissimi! 🙂

Pictured: Desmond Richardson – WDM The Netherlands Faculty Member
Due settimane (potete decidere se participate per 1 o 2) di lezioni di danza straordinarie, cene e divertimento con altri studenti e insegnanti da tutto il mondo, borse di studio tra cui due borse di studio del valore di $10.000 annuali per il corso universitario di danza dell’ AMDA – College & Conservatory of the Performing Arts e MOLTO ALTRO!
L’evento è in collaborazione con New Dance Studios e si svolgerà dopo il WDM Italia, 2-14 Agosto presso Chassé Dance Studios (Chasséstraat 64 Amsterdam, 1057 JJ).

LEZIONI: Jazz, Contemporaneo, Tecnica Complexions Contemporary, Classico, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Fusion Jazz, Modern Jazz, Acrobatica.

INSEGNANTI: Michèle Assaf, Desmond Richardson, Igal Perry, Wes Veldink,  Michele Oliva, Francesca Dario, Joshua Pelatzky, Eva Sánchez Martz, Erica Sobol, Naomi Deira, Maurice Causey, Jermaine Browne, Alexander Zhembrovskyy.

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Intermedio / Avanzato / Professionale
Visitate il nostro sito per ulteriori informazioni e per iscrivervi.
Cosa fare ad Amsterdam?
Il 2014 promette di essere un anno fantastico per Amsterdam!
  • Dance Valley
  • Apple Juice Fresh Music Festival
  • Vondelpark Open Air Theatre
  • 176 anni dell’Artis Zoo
  • 126 anni del Concertgebouw
  • Amsterdam Gay Pride Week
  • Sees The Night Film Festival
Vieni ad Amsterdam  con noi e ammira questa bellissima capitale culturale! Per informazioni turistiche visita il sito I amsterdam.
WDM Paesi Bassi, Amsterdam
2-14 Agosto
Dai un’occhiata a tutte le prestigiose Borse di Studio internazionali che saranno assegnante al WDM Paesi Bassi!
RSVP utilizzando la pagina creata per l’evento su Facebook: WDM The Netherlands Facebook EVENT. Per favore condividete l’evento con tutti i vostri amici ballerini per spargere la voce. Apprezziamo tantissimo il vostro aiuto!

World Dance Movement ITALY – WEEK 3 in Photos

13 Aug

World Dance Movement Italy 2013 flew by and what an an incredible three weeks we had.  Here are some pictures to sum up week 3 – the amazing talent seen, fun shared, and great times in Castellana Grotte! See you next year in Spain, Switzerland, Italy, Amsterdam & USA!!! We love you all!

Eva Sánchez’s Acrobatics class with Claudia Fernandez from Spain.

Photo by TdiNadia Photography


Soile Ojala from Finland soars!


Giulia Pascali from Italy gets some air time!


Faculty Member Joshua Pelatzky


Joey from Hong Kong!


Beautiful view from Semiramide Palace Hotel


Faculty Member Wes Veldink.  Photo by TdiNadia Photography


Warming up in the Advanced Contemporary class.


Petra Dušková from the Czech Republick was awarded the 2-year Peridance Capezio Center certificate program scholarship by Igal Perry! Pictured with Adriana Recchia (recipient of PPCP 2011) Gianni Goffredo (recipient of PPCP 2012)


Igal Perry’s ballet class. Dancer Alice Talenti. Photo by TdiNadia Photography 


Igal Perry with Silvia Insalata, also a recipient of a Peridance Capezio Center Scholarship!. So sweet! Photo by TdiNadia Photography 


Luca Sportelli works on his technique!


Faculty Member Macia Del Prete


Bruno Collinet’s class with Petra Dušková


Student Adriana Recchia. Photo by TdiNadia Photography


Artistic Director, Michèle Assaf with assistants Jenna Branner and Valentina Verderame


Picasso Project Rehearsal at WDM Italy at Le Grotte di Castellana. Dancer: Valentina Verderame


WDM Italy Gala Performance – Creazioni Coreografiche. Dancer: Palmiriana Sibilia from Italy


World Dance Movement family


Dancers from USA, Estonia, Canada enjoying the beauty of Alberobello


The weekly World Dance Movement final gala cake… a gift from the fabulous Semiramide Palace Hotel and staff!


Click on the image to watch an amazing video recap of  WEEK 3 at WDM


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