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

Abbreviated Schedule

2018 CORPS de BALLET INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE SCHEDULE JUNE 9 version

*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.

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

 

 

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

                                                            Melonie Buchanan Murray: Enrico Cecchetti: The Ingenious Mime

            10:05-10:35 am            ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION

                                                            Lisa Fusillo: Les Femmes de Bonne Humeur – Reflecting the Past, Enriching the Future

            10:35-10:45 am            BREAK

            10:45-11:15 am            ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION

                                                            Sharon Oberst and Jessica Zeller: The Italian Influence on Ballet Training in America: A Longitudinal View

            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 DUOM  *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                                                         

            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

                                                            Nancy Romita and Allegra Romita: Investigating Historical Roots of the Ballet Aesthetic to Inform Contemporary Strategies for Breath and Expressivity in Phrasing  

            9:05-9:35 am               ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION

                                                            Catherine Horta-Hayden: Honoring Ballet’s Pedagogical  History Through 21 Century Innovation: Integrating Rotator Discs Into Traditional Ballet Class                   

            9:40-11 am                  MEMBERSHIP MEETING I

            11-11:15 am                BREAK

            11:15-11:45 am            ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION

                                                            Luc Vanier and Elizabeth Johnson: Ballet and the Alexander Technique: Linking functionality to the classical aesthetic

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

                                                            Jenifer Sarver: Olga Spessivtseva: the Artist Beyond the  “Madness”

                9:05-9:35 am               ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION

                                                            Jennifer Weber: A Modern Cultural Review of Corps de Ballet: Structure, Practice, Power

                9:40-11:15 am             MEMBERSHIP MEETING II AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS

            11:15-11:30 am            BREAK

            11:30-12 pm                ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION

                                                            Sharon Garber: Lilac Garden, Antony Tudor’s 1937 Masterpiece: Historical revolution Then and Pedagogical Significance Now

            12:05-12:35 pm            ADJUDICATED MEMBER PRESENTATION

                                                            Lisa Fusillo, Melonie Buchanan Murray and Teresa Cooper:

                                                            Panel Title:    Italian Traditions and the Ballets Russes

                                                                      Panel Topics:  Enrico Cecchetti’s Influence on Diaghilev’s Ballets Russe; Cecchetti and Massine; Enrico Cecchetti –   The Ultimate Coach

            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 CLASSES (STILL WORKING ON THIS—HAVE NOT HEARD BACK)

            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—(STILL WORKING ON THIS—HAVE NOT HEARD BACK)

            5-6:30 pm                    BREAK

            7 or 8 pm                     OPTIONAL ATTENDANCE AT A FLORENCE DANCE FESTIVAL PERFORMANCE—THIS IS ON YOUR OWN–IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO ATTEND A PERFORMANCE LOOK UP FLORENCEDANCEFESTIVAL.ORG TO SEE SCHEDULE, PRICES, AND TICKET ORDER INFORMATION