Santiago Sales – Stay at the CND in 2019- and a Classical III student will be able to live the experience of working for a week with the group directed by Joaquín de Luz
The project that brought Joaquín de Luz, former principal dancer of the New York City Ballet, to the artistic direction of the Compañía Nacional de Danza (CND), included among its essential points the promotion of an educational programme as a complement to the official training activity. Under the title “The CND and education”, he explains how the company has to be an ally of conservatories and professional schools in the maintenance and development of an educational programme and parallel activities.
In honour of this axis, the Compañía Nacional de Danza will grant a one-week stay to a student of Classical III. We are also pleased to announce that Santiago Sales Manzanera, who was selected for the stay at the CND in 2019 and was unable to enjoy it due to the pandemic, will be able to recover this stay.
During this one-week period, the selected person -and Santiago Sales Manzanera- will be able to participate in classes and rehearsals with the CND. The grant of the stay will be subject to there being a candidate who fits the profile required by the CND. The stays will be announced at the Closing Gala of Valencia Endanza 2021, which will take place on 31 July and will be attended by the participants of the 12th edition of our international course.
We would like to take this opportunity to thank the current director of the CND, Joaquín de Luz, for continuing his commitment to providing opportunities for young dancers, as with the stay we are announcing here, just as his predecessor, José Carlos Martínez, did in the past.
As always, we encourage you to keep an eye on our social networks to find out all the news about the 12th edition of Valencia Endanza, which will take place from 19 to 31 July at the Mas Camarena resort (and with a rigorous anti-Covid protocol). See you in Valencia Endanza!