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 recognized national and international merit. After a successful first edition, BE SUMMER is back for the 2020 edition, which will take place in Torres Vedras, between. 20 to 25 July.
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 the movement.
It is also 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.
20th to 24th of July
CLASSICAL DANCE l MIGUEL SANTOS
CONTEMPORARY DANCE l ANA MORENO
CREATION LAB l BARBARA GRIGGI
GET-TOGETHER, PERFORMANCES VISIONING, JAM SESSIONS SUMMER INTENSIVE (OPTIONAL)
9.30 - 11.00
11.45 - 13.15
15.00 - 18.00
25th of July
OPEN CLASSES l STUDIO
FINAL SHOW PRESENTATION OF THE CREATION LAB PERFORMACT STAGE
9.30 - 13.15
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. 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 19 from 2 pm and leave on July 25 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. at 500 meters from Performact.
Intensive dance training
free of charge if cantonment
7€ per meal
It is accomplished by sending an 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 fully 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 5340 5341 02092800001 87 (ILU Association)
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 – ILU ASSOCIATION E UNTAMED COMPANY
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, Rita Caetano and Summer Intensive staff
Co-Production: ILÚ Association – Dance Theatre of Urban Intervention and Untamed Productions
Partners: 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)