POB internal competition results
Posted 29 June 2010 - 05:53 AM
Emma, Amelie, François and Florent won permanent positions with the compagny.
1. Emma d'Humières
2. Amélie Joannides
3. Clothilde Tran-Phat
4. Victoire Debay
5. Caroline Osmont
6. Ambre Chiarcosso
1. François Alu
2. Florent Melac
3. Mathieu Contat
4. Neven Ritmanic
5. Nathan Bouzy
6. Niccolo Balossini
Congrats to them all !
Posted 30 June 2010 - 12:42 AM
Posted 30 June 2010 - 05:04 AM
I had the same question when I saw the list -- and when I thought of all those French dancers, those who are not from the POB school, who auditioned recently. What options are there for these beautifully-trained dancers who, for one reason or other, do not find a place at the top of the pyramid?
do you know what will happen to the others now? I always wonder where the one who don't get contracts with POB go as I've looked at quite a few of the major dance companies and don't see any french dancers listed.
Posted 30 June 2010 - 06:13 AM
They are some POB-trained dancers in German companies, and also at other French companies like the Opéra de Bordeaux. I am surprised they're aren't more at American companies though.
Such a pity they're so few places this year.
Posted 30 June 2010 - 09:04 AM
From the article on Maraval:
"I went to an audition in New York, and Francia (Russell, longtime co-artistic director, along with her husband Kent Stowell) told me I needed to work on my musicality. She said the French are not musical. Then I took a class with Anne Derieux (another French dancer) so Kent could see me dance."
I think Ms. Verdy would beg to differ.
On San Francisco Ballet's current roster are Pascal Molat and Pierre-François Vilanoba (also Lille Conservatory). French-born Sofiane Sylve studied at Académie de Dance in Nice.
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