What is it?
BE SUMMER is an intensive dance program aimed at young dancers, aged between 14 and 18 years. It proposes a week of technical and artistic work with choreographers of recognised national and international merit.
It will take place between 22nd and 27th of July as a parallel initiative to the International Contemporary Dance Festival Summer Intensive.
The course will happen in the studios of Performact, Torres Vedras, and will also be sharing the facilities of the Summer Intensive Festival.
To make things short, BE SUMMER is the youngest version of the Summer Intensive Festival!
It is especially directed at dancers from Vocational Schools, Conservatories and other Establishments of Specialised Teaching in Dance that aged between 14 and 18 years old.
With this event, it is intended to open up space for the participation of young dancers at the Summer Intensive Festival, allowing contact with Choreographers from various parts of the world and the inherent learning and development of new techniques, methods and languages of movement.
It is the purpose of BE SUMMER to act in a logic of school enriching, from the point of view of access to experimentation and the exchange of experience or reinforcement of values such as the sharing and mutual assistance between participants.
22nd to 27th of July
CLASSICAL DANCE l DANIEL CARDOSO
CONTEMPORARY DANCE l MARGARIDA BELO COSTA
CREATION LAB l MÁTÉ MÉSZÁROS (HUNGARY)
(GAGA TECHNIQUE, CAPOEIRA, FORRÓ, JIU JITSU, SALSA Y YOGA IN PARTNERSHIP WITH SUMMER INTENSIVE FESTIVAL)
9.30 - 11.00
11.15 - 12.45
14.00 - 17.00
18.00 - 20.00
FESTIVAL ACCESS TO SUMMER INTENSIVE CLASSROOMS
GAGA TECHNIQUE, CAPOEIRA, FORRÓ, JIU JITSU, SALSA Y YOGA
FINAL SHOW PRESENTATION OF THE CREATION LAB
27th of July from 9.30 at the Summer Stage
(PALCO DAS CRIAÇÕES ARTÍSTICAS DO SUMMER INTENSIVE)
Clothing suitable for the practice of dance and enough for the duration of the event (one week)
Tennis for physical and heating activities
Mattress, sleeping bag and blanket
(in case of cantonment)
Warm clothes for the night
Lunch is available at Performact.
Dinners take place in the local restaurant "Cerca", near to Torres Vedras. Meals require previous booking, held at the time of registration, through of the Registration Form.
The organization offers vegetarian meals.
Breakfasts and snacks are the responsibility of each participant.
The space has a kitchen equipped with a fridge and microwave.
There are cafes and pastries near to Performact space.
Participants should arrive on July 21th from 2 pm and leave on July 27th from 11 pm.
Check in & Check out
CANTONMENT - the participant may overnight in Performact space at no additional cost. Need to bring mattress, bed bag and outerwear. The organization ensures the monitoring and supervision of the group in cantonment.
ARCOS HOTEL - alternative to cantonment, located approx. 500 meters from Performact. The organization ensures the follow-up of the participant until To the Hotel and from there to Performact. There is a partnership agreement for more economical rates.
Intensive dance training
free of charge if cantonment
7€ per meal
It is accomplished by sending e-mail to the email address
indicating participant and event name in the e-mail subject.
The following documents must be attached to the e-mail:
Registration Form fuly completed and signed
(should print, fill, scan and send)
Term of Responsibility duly completed and signed by the
Responsible for the participant's Education
Copy of the participant's Identification Document
Proof of payment
Payment is made at the time of registration, by bank transfer, to IBAN: PT50 0010 0000 5478 7370 0017 7.
A proof of payment must be sent to the e-mail address , along with the Registration Form, Term of Responsability and copy of Identification Document of the participant.
After submitting these documents, the registration is considered valid. Once the registration is confirmed there will be no refund.
ORGANIZATION - ILÚ Association & Untamed Productions
Ensure the reception, monitoring and safety of the participants during the event Ensure travel between Performact, accommodations and meals
Provide the necessary guidance and clarifications
Ensure the comfort and well-being of each participant
Ensure your own goods and equipment
Comply with the operating standards of the spaces Respect the instructions given by the organizing team.
A stage for the arts, located in the historic centre of Torres Vedras. It offers 6 dance studios, a lounge area, WCs equipped with hot showers, an equipped kitchen (fridge, microwave and water dispenser).
ILÚ Association - Dance Theatre of Urban Intervention (Portugal)
Untamed Productions (Belgium)
Artistic and Pedagogical Direction: Gonçalo Lobato and Ricardo Ambrózio
Concept and Coordination: Eliana Campos
Team: Eliana Campos, Joany Uranka, Martina Ambrózio, Rita Caetano, Sofia Freire Diogo
Co-Production: ILÚ Association – Dance Theatre of Urban Intervention e Untamed Productions
Partners: Espaço Dança Academy, Rancho Folkloric Ranch from A-dos-Cunhados “Flôr do Oeste” Support: Arcos Hotel, Restaurant “Cerca”
If you have any questions or need more information,
please contact us!
Rua Cândido dos Reis, no 5,
2560-310 Torres Vedras
(in front of Soerad Hospital)