Dance Exchange Friendship Theatre Project -DEFT
The idea was born from the collaboration between important international dance competitions:
the Hatsukaichi International Ballet Competition in Hiroshima, the Riminidanza Competition and
the partnership of “Stage education Noja – Nebyla” of Vienna.
It consists in the realization of a show from the classical repertoire, where the “corps de ballet”
will be composed of selected Japanese and Italian students.
The choreographer and stage manager will be Maestro Michele Vegis: dancer of the corps de
ballet of La Scala Theatre in Milan from 1998 to 2010, collaborator as guest teacher and stage
director for the organization “Roberto Bolle and friends” he is also part of the staff of “On dance
ballet week in Milan ”directed by Roberto Bolle.
The assistant choreographer will be Andrea Jura, principal dancer of the Romanian Opera of
Cluj – Napoca.
The solo dancers will be professional dancers from prestigious European companies.
• OBJECTIVE: to bring a quality show in one of the most beautiful european theaters (A.
Galli Theater in Rimini), to offer the students a unique experience treading the scenes of
an important stage and being part of a professional production.
• REALIZATION: ten days of full-time work at the A. Galli Theater in Rimini (precisely
working in the music room and in the hall of the ballet).
The last day will be dedicated to general rehearsal and final performance on stage.