Conference 2018: Schedule

2018 CORPS de BALLET INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE
JULY 17-21, 2018
FLORENCE, ITALY
Florence, Italy:  A Time to Reflect Upon and Re-examine Ballet’s Rich Historical Roots

*in addition to the conference dates of July 17-21, 2018, there will be optional tours/excursions that conference attendees can participate in on Monday July 16th and Sunday July 22nd. There will be pre-arranged optional lunches, tours and activities to participate in with other members during each break time and during the day on the 17th. Information for these tours and excursions will be provided with the online registration and at the conference.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

JULY 17, 2018 (TUESDAY)

12-6 pm BOARD MEETING (Baglioni Hotel)
1-6 pm REGISTRATION DESK WILL BE OPEN(Baglioni Hotel) Optional prearranged tours and activities available

8 pm LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD BANQUET—Borghese Palace Renaissance Banquet

JULY 18, 2018 (WEDNESDAY)

8-9 am WELCOME AND REGISTRATION
9-9:30 am PRESIDENT’S WELCOME AND REVIEW OF SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
9:30-10 am ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
10:05-10:35 am ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
10:35-10:45 am BREAK
10:45-11:15 am ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
11:20 am-12 pm CHOREOGRAPHIC VIDEO SHOWING I
12-3:30 pm LEAVE WITH GUIDE FOR WALK-ABOUT TOUR AROUND FLORENCE AND VISIT TO THE ACCADEMIE GALLERY (LOCATION OF MICHELANGELO’S DAVID) and DUOMO
*sack lunch provided by CORPS de Ballet International
3:30-4:30 pm BREAK
4:30-5:30 pm OPTIONAL COCKTAIL HOUR ON BALCONY OF BAGLIONI HOTEL (will pay online with registration fee if interested in attending)
5:30-6 pm TRAVEL TO PRATO VIA BUS
6-9 pm RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE DANCE WORKSHOP
9-9:30 pm RETURN TO FLORENCE VIA BUS
10 pm FREE TIME: GATHERING TIME ON BALCONY OF BAGLIONI, GO OUT AND GET GELATO, ETC.

JULY 19, 2018 (THURSDAY)

8-8:30 am REGISTRATION DESK OPEN FOR QUESTIONS, INFORMATION
8:30-9 am ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
9:05-9:35 am ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
9:40-11 am MEMBERSHIP MEETING I
11-11:15 am BREAK
11:15-11:45 am ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
11:45-12:30 pm CHOREOGRAPHIC SHOWING II
12:30-5 pm Break time – optional lunch and excursions available or explore on your own.
5-5:15 pm PICK UP SACK DINNER AT HOTEL—dinner provided by CORPS de
Ballet International
5:15-5:45 pm TRAVEL TO PRATO VIA BUS
6-9 pm RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE DANCE WORKSHOP
9-9:30 pm RETURN TO FLORENCE VIA BUS
9:30-10 pm VISIT PIAZZA MICHELANGELO TO VIEW CITY
10 pm RETURN TO HOTEL AND ENJOY FREE TIME: GATHERING TIME ON BALCONY OF BAGLIONI, GO OUT AND GET GELATO, ETC.

JULY 20, 2018 (FRIDAY)

8-8:30 am REGISTRATION DESK OPEN FOR QUESTIONS, INFORMATION
8:30-9 am ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
9:05-9:35 am ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
9:40-11:15 am MEMBERSHIP MEETING II AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS
11:15-11:30 am BREAK
11:30-12 pm ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
12:05-12:35 pm ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION
12:45 pm TRAVEL TO HAMLYN BALLET SCHOOL
1-2 pm LUNCH BREAK – optional lunch with group
2:15-5 pm HAMLYN SCHOOL OF BALLET VISIT TO OBSERVE BOLSHOI SUMMER INTENSIVE
5:15-5:45 pm PICK UP SACK DINNER AT HOTEL—dinner provided by CORPS de
Ballet International
TRAVEL TO PRATO VIA BUS
6-9 pm RENAISSANCE AND BAROQUE DANCE WORKSHOP
9-9:30 pm RETURN TO FLORENCE VIA BUS
10 pm FREE TIME: GATHERING TIME ON BALCONY OF BAGLIONI, GO OUT AND GET GELATO, ETC.

JULY 21, 2018 (SATURDAY)

8:15 am TAKE BUS TO HAMLYN SCHOOL OF BALLET
9-10:30 am CONFERENCE ATTENDEES TAKE BALLET MASTER CLASS IN THE CECCHETTI METHOD, DIRECTOR OF HAMLYN SCHOOL
10:30-10:40 am BREAK TO CHANGE CLOTHES
10:45-11:45 am GUEST PRESENTATION ON CECCHETTI METHOD, DIRECTOR OF HAMLYN SCHOOL
12 pm RETURN TO HOTEL—LUNCH ON OWN Optional lunch is available on this day.
2-5 pm OBSERVE FLORENCE DANCE FESTIVAL CLASSES—in the works at this point.
5-6:30 pm BREAK
7 or 8 pm ATTEND FLORENCE DANCE FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE (To be announced)