TCDA-IBF welcomes Radu Domsa -Director, Jump-in Dance Company, Cluj, Romania

Radu Domsa /

TCDA-IBF Guest Artist - Radu Domsa

Radu Domsa is a remarkable artist who is an avid dancer, dance instructor, and choreographer.

He graduated from the professional ballet school "Octavian Stroia" in Cluj Napoca, earning a diploma in Choreography and Dramatic Art.

Presently, as a professional dancer, he portrays a strong personality and an original style, consisting of a mixture of contemporary dance, break dance, street dance, and acrobatics.

Dancer and collaborator with prestigious dance Companies around the world includes: Gigi Caciuleanu, Battery Dance Company (NY) Trouble Dance Company, Opera Vox, and Jump In Dance Company.

Radu found a way to express himself in dance by fusing elements of strength and acrobatics with fluidity in movement. He likes to create complex and dynamic movements combinations in his choreographies.

Considered one of the best contemporary dancers in Romania, Radu is co-founder of "Jump In" dance Company, where he is developing masterclasses, educational programs and organizing cultural events.


Radu is also the CEO of "Lup Creation Company", a design and visual production company based in Cluj-Napoca.


He appeared in the television show " Romania Dances " where he has reached the final round.

After winning the Bucharest Dance Festival Competition, he was awarded a scholarship to "Marameo Dance Academy" in Berlin, where he deepened his choreographic studies alongside contemporary dance choreographers from around the world.

His many awards include the "GRAND PRIX" at VIBE International Dance Competition USA, as well as 1st Prize for Contemporary Pas de Deux with Alina Ciceo, as well as at IBC Ballet Beyond Borders, USA.

With 12 years of experience in the field, Radu uses creative concepts and exercises that help students develop their dance techniques and styles based on their personalities.


EDUCATION


September 2009 – June 2013

Highschool of Choreography and Drama “Octavian Stroia”, Cluj- Napoca., Cluj-Napoca Certificate of professional skills, level 3: Specialization on choreography.


October 2016 – June 2019

University of Business "Babes-Bolyai", Cluj-Napoca. Certified In Business Administration.


WORK EXPERIENCE


October 2010 – Present

Dance Teacher and Choreographer at "Jump In Dance Company", Cluj-Napoca

  • Choreographing company productions

  • Teaching and implementing dance programs and dance routines for professional dancers individual and/or groups

  • Teaching Breaking and Acrobatics

  • Training and development of students in contemporary dance technique

  • Planning and structuring dance lessons

January 2011 – Present

Volunteer at Cultural House of Students, Cluj-Napoca,

Main responsibilities:

  • Teaching breaking, choreography, and contemporary classes

  • Making choreography on individuals and groups for competitions and dance festivals

  • Promoting Dance and Cultural Programs

  • Organizing and managing cultural events

December 2012 – December 2013

Dance Instructor at T-Dance Studio, Cluj-Napoca

  • Teaching breaking dance technique.

  • Planning, preparing lesson plans introducing students’ hip-hop techniques, Creating healthy and safe learning environment for all students by implementing class rules and promoting mutual respect and gentle discipline

September 2013 – December 2013

Dance Teacher Assistant at Battery Dance Company, Bucharest

  • Creating a positive classroom environment that supports the learning process

  • Planning and oversaw group, couples and individual dance exercises

  • Using different styles of teaching to accommodate students of all capabilities

  • Creating healthy and safe learning environment for all students by implementing class rules and promoting mutual respect and gentle discipline; Monitoring students' progress

June 2013 – December 2013

Musical Dancer at Opera VOX, Oradea

  • Andrew Loyd Weber Dance Tour in China: Cats, Phantom of the Opera, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Starlight Express

February 2014 – December 2014

  • Professional Dancer at "Gigi Caciuleanu Dance Company", Bucharest

January 2015 – April 2015

Musical Dancer at Opera Vox, Oradea

  • Dance Tour Best of Musical Highlight In Germany: Tanz der vampire, Rocky Horror Show, Grease, We Will Rock You Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Moulin Rouge, The Cats, Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, Starlight Express

June 2015 – September 2016

Tourist Entertainer at Remarc Agengy, Athens

  • Dance performing and comedy sketches acting

  • Teaching Yoga, Pilates, Aqua gym, and dance lessons for hotels guests

  • Choreograph entertaining shows for hotel’s guests

  • Making creative games and dance performances for children

  • Building a strong guest relationship and good communication

June 2016 – September 2018

Dance Performer at Remarc Agency, Athens

  • Performed and choreographed entertaining shows for touring in well respected hotels and resorts in Greece

September 2017 – Present

Marketing and Management at Jump In Dance Company, Cluj-Napoca

  • Performance management and calendar planning for each season

  • Promoting local artist.

  • Planning and monitoring budgets

  • Organizing cultural events to promote dance through arts and culture

  • Organizing auditions for artists

  • Creating and choreographing company productions

  • Teaching and implementing dance programs and dance routines for professional dancers individual and/or groups

September 2020 – Present

CEO at LUP CREATION, Cluj-Napoca

  • Directing company projects and productions

  • Planning and monitoring budgets

  • Project management and calendar planning for each year

  • Supervising the activity of assistants

  • Promoting local artists through visual arts

  • Marketing and Re branding

HONORS AND AWARDS: Dance Competitions, September 2013 – December 2020


Litz Alfonzo Dance Competition, Cuba 2021

  • 1st place category Choreography

  • Special Award for Outstanding Choreography

Ballet Beyond Borders, USA MONTANA 2019

  • 1st place category Young Choreographers

  • 1st place category Solo Contemporary

  • Second Place writing competition

ESDU, Romania Open, Bucuresti 2019

  • Special award “BEST MALE TALENT”

  • 1st place Contemporaneity Solo

  • 1st place Contemporan grup

Ballet Beyond Borders, USA MONTANA 2018

  • 1st place category Pas de Deux

  • 1st place category Solo Contemporan

  • 2st place Ballet Beyond Borders Essay

ESDU, Romania Open, Bucuresti 2018

  • Special award “BEST MALE TALENT”

  • 1st place Contemporary Solo

  • 1st place Contemporary Group

  • 1st place Contemporary Duet

Ballet Beyond Borders, USA MONTANA 2017

  • 1st place categoria Pas de Deux

  • 1st placecategoria Solo Contemporan

  • Special Award for “MOST INNOVATIVE & ORIGINAL CHOREOGRAPHY”

VIBE INTERNATIONAL, USA 2017

  • 1st place categoria Pas de Deux

  • 1st placecategoria Solo Contemporan

  • Special award “VIBE GRAND PRIX”

VIBE INTERNATIONAL 21-23, March 2016 Viena:

  • 1st place Contemporary solo

  • 1st place Contemporary duet

  • Scholarship in U.S.A from Rocky Mountain Ballet Theatre

BUCHAREST DANCE FESTIVAL, 20-23 November 2015 Bucharest:

  • 1st place Open solo

  • 3rd place Contemporary duet

  • Schoolarship in Berlin from Marameo Dance Academy

  • Free participation to VIBE Viena

EVERYBODY DANCE WITH US, Mai 2015 Ploiesti:

  • 1st place Contemporary duet

  • 1st place Contemporary group

  • 1st place Modern group

ESDU,Romania Open, 2014 Bucharest:

  • 1st Contemporary duet

  • 1st Contemporary grup

  • Calcification to ESDU World Dance Master 2014 in Porec, Croatia.

  • „National Contemporary Olympics” 2013 Cluj-Napoca

  • 2nd place Contemporary solo

ESDU,Romania Open, 2013 Bucharest

  • 1st place Contemporary group

  • 1st place Open group

ARS URBANA, 2015 Iasi

  • 2nd place Breakdance 2vs2

DANCE BATTLE FLYING CIRCUS, 2015 Cluj-Napoca

  • 1st place Breakdance solo

  • „ BBOY COMPETITION” 2015 Cluj-Napoca

  • 1st place Breakdance solo

ROYAL CONTEST, 2014 Cluj-Napoca

  • 1st place Breakdance solo

IDO EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS, 2014 Italy

  • 3rd place Breakdance grup

7 RON SESION, 2014 Cluj-Napoca

  • 1st place Breakdance solo

BOUNCE, 2014 Satu-Mare - International Break-dance and hip hop competition

  • 1st place Breakdance solo

  • „ COLLEGE DANCE BATTLE” 2014 Cluj-Napoca

  • 2nd place All styles 2 vs 2

• Honor guest at All Star Night TIMAF Dance Competition, Cluj-Napoca 2014

(Contemporary Dance).

• Participant at Romanian TVDance Show “Got To Dance”, Bucharest 2014 with

contemporary duet and we got into the semifinals and finals of the competition.

• Diploma for great results in contemporary Dance – released by Highschool of Choreography and Drama “Octavian Stroia”, Cluj-Napoca 2013.

• Degree of Excellence for earnest and perseverance – released by Jump In Dance Company, Cluj Napoca 2013.