Darius Grămadă, dancer of the Vienna State Opera: The process of becoming is stained with sweat and sometimes with blood
written by Mihaela Moldoveanu May 14, 2020
"If you want to become a dancer, it won't happen overnight. No matter how easy it seems for a dancer to move on stage, behind it are many years of hard work, sacrifices and a team of people on which this...
After joining TCDA-IBF Summer Intensive 2019 from the National Dance Conservatory in Lisbon, Portugal, Pedro was noticed by our guest teacher Mr. Oliver Matz, General Director of the Zurich Dance Academy / Zurich University of the Arts, Switzerland.
Following his participation at the Prix de Lausanne 2020 in Switzerland, Pedro has been offered a placement in the f...
Students and faculty joined TCDA-IBF 2019 from Austria, Portugal, France, Romania, Switzerland, and the United States of America, including the Paris Opera Ballet School, Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy, National Dance Conservatory Lisbon, Zurich Dance Academy, and many more, from over 20 cities across the United States and Europe.
With students and faculty arriving from 5 countries and 22 cities from around the world, the TCDA International Ballet Festival will create opportunities for exceptional personal growth, cultural exchanges, friendships, networking, and more!
Mr. Oliver Matz received his ballet training at the State Ballet School Berlin and joined the German State Opera in 1980, serving the company as a Principal Dancer and International Ambassador for 25 years.
Oliver is the recipient of numerous National and International Awards such as the bronze medal at the International Ballet Competition in Varna, and Go...
Leslie has an unusually diverse performing career – spanning classical and contemporary dance companies to Broadway musicals, acting in straight plays, in film and TV projects, singing in cabarets, creating choreography and writing original librettos for short operas. As a teacher, she uses these different techniques and ways of understanding story-tel...
After a successful three weeks at TCDA-IBF Summer Intensive, Theodore Constant - Dance Academy's student Donovan has joined the Royal Ballet School's Summer Program in London, UK. We wish him all the best in this new adventure!
Leon, who travelled from France to attend the TCDA - International Ballet Festival in 2017 and was awarded a Scholarship to the State Ballet School Berlin, Germany, has sent us a few photos from his enriching experience there.
Meanwhile, he has been working hard, recently receiving one Gold and two Silver Medals from dance competitions in France.
Ms. Magda has been Mr. Theodore Constant's student from the age of nine, for eight consecutive years.
At 17, she joined the Vienna State Opera Ballet Academy for one year, during Mr. Constant's tenure there. Upon graduation, she was invited to join the Company, led by Artistic Director Manuel Legris, Star of the Paris Opera Ballet.
Congrats to Donovan (5th from the left), one of the 8 Scholarship recipients at TCDA-IBF Summer Intensive 2017, for receiving a Scholarship to Zurich Dance Academy, in Switzerland. Donovan has only been training only twice a week during the past year with Theodore Constant.
An inspiring month of dance at TCDA - International Ballet Festival 2017.
Students have travelled from 25 cities from across the United States and Europe to attend the TCDA - International Ballet Festival to work with knowledgeable, dedicated artists and educators, and to perform along side professional dancers.