If traveling is what you had in mind, Puglia welcomes its visitors with the shine of its sun, the warmth of the sea, the perfume of its nature and the treasures of history through the art of its cities. Puglia is a region to visit in its entirety, from the Gargano to the islands of Tremblings, from the Tavoliere to the Murgia, from Bari to the zone of the Trulli, Up to Salento surrounded by the Adriatic Sea. The splendid caves of Castellana and the Trulli of Alberobello...you just can’t miss it! POPULAR PLACES OF INTEREST: - The Caves of Castellana - Castel del Monte - Svevi - Ostuni, "The White City" - I Trulli - Matina Franca and Valle D'Itria - Lecce - Otranto, Gallipoli, Santa Maria di Leuca
- Taranto's archaelogical park - City of the Oil
- and of course the world-famous cities of Italy!
WDM ENTERTAINMENT: World Dance Movement provides weekly tourism services for visitors and dancers, including transportation, planned VIP events, group outings and more!
Click here for sample planned activities.
FLIGHT INFORMATION: Final Airport destination: Bari-Palese Airport
All dancers and visitors are responsible for booking their own flight accommodations.
If you would like assistance or guidance with flight accommodations or travel plans before or after WDM 2012, please contact the official World Dance Movement Travel Planner: Sarah Tahan -
Please contact her by email and she can help you get the best prices on travel.
or check out these discounts below on your own!
WDM 2012 will be at the Semiramide Palace Hotel. All dancers and teachers will stay together. Luxury and warm hospitality, a suggestive location and a wealth of pleasant details, advanced technology and health and beauty facilities - these are the secrets of the Semiramide Palace Hotel.
Situated in a strategic position at the beginning of the Valle d'Itria, the Semiramide Palace Hotel meets the requirements of even the most demanding business and tourism clientele.
You will pay the Hotel directly upon arrival. We will only reserve the Hotel rooms for you now and will not take the payment for the hotel during this registration process. On the registration form you will be able to choose your room type (with or without dinner and how many to a room).
There are more details on the registration form.
SEMIRAMIDE PALACE HOTEL via Conversano 157 70013 Castellana Grotte Tel +39 080 4967835 Fax +39 080 4968661 www.semiramidepalacehotel.it
ALL HOTEL PRICES ARE PER DAY, PER PERSON, IN EURO:
Breakfast & Dinner Room for 2: €58,00 Room for 3: €51,50
Breakfast ONLY Room for 2: €40,00 Room for 3: €33,50
PRICE BREAKDOWN FOR WDM 2012 CLASSES AT ALL LEVELS: Application fee: $55 (for all dancers and workshop observers/parents) Early Bird Registration (Prices Before May 31, 2012) WDM Core Classes: 2 classes a day per week: $340.00 3 classes a day per week: $440.00 4 classes a day per week: $530.00 5 classes a day per week: $610.00 Elective Classes: (priced separately and are not included in the WDM packaged classes above) Active-Isolated Flexibility & Yamuna Body Rolling: $85 (5 days of classes) Choreographic Workshops: $175 (6 days of classes) Aerial Dance (Tissue) Workshop: $175 (6 days of classes - only week 2) Acrobatic Workshop: $110 (6 days of classes - only week 3) (Prices After June 1, 2012) WDM Core Classes: 2 classes a day per week: $355.00 3 classes a day per week: $455.00 4 classes a day per week: $545.00 5 classes a day per week: $625.00 Elective Classes: (priced separately and are not included in the WDM packaged classes above) Active-Isolated Flexibility & Yamuna Body Rolling: $100 (5 days of classes) Choreographic Workshops: $190 (6 days of classes) Aerial Dance (Tissue) Workshop: $190 (6 days of classes - only week 2) Acrobatic Workshop: $125 (6 days of classes - only week 3) You will choose your classes on the "Classes & Prices" page of the registration form. On the bottom right corner of each page you can recalculate your total.
Early Bird Registration (Prices Before May 31, 2012)
(Prices After June 1, 2012)
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WORLD DANCE MOVEMENT . CASTELLANA GROTTE . ITALY . JULY 8-29 . 2012
CLASSES: Jazz, Contemporary, Ballet, Theatre Jazz, Hip Hop, Lyrical, Modern Jazz, Contamination (a mix of Hip Hop and Contemporary), Acrobatics, Ariel/Tissue, Choreographic Workshops, Active-Isolated Flexibility, Yamuna Ball Rolling and Cirque du Soleil Casting!
FACULTY: Michèle Assaf, Bruno Collinet, Clarissa Mucci, Desmond Richardson, Dana Foglia, David Marquez, Jason Parsons, Sabatino D'Eustacchio, Federica Angelozzi, Marisa Ragazzo, Igal Perry, Shelly Masenoir-Hutchinson, Silvia Humaila, Michele Oliva, Francesca Dario, Joshua Pelatzky, Eva Sánchez, Valentina Franchino, Tiziana Pagliarulo, Stefano De Martino, Macia del Prete, Sarah Bellagamba
Children 6-9 / 9-12 Intermediate 13+ Advanced/Professional 17+ (Details about these levels and level placement can be found on the Registration Form). NOTE: All dancers must be 18 years old to participate in WDM Italy 2012 without a chaperone/guardian. Dancers under 18 years old must be accompanied by a chaperone at least 21 years of age. If you do not have a chaperone, please contact us and we will attempt to assign you one. There is a $200 fee per week for the chaperone/guardian. You may add the chaperone to your registration form when you get to the "Classes & Prices" page. Please add one (1) chaperone per dancer under 18 years of age per week if needed. Parents will have to sign a release form. Please call +1.212.582.1090 with any questions. WEEKLY GALAS: At the conclusion of each week of classes, the students perform the choreography they have learned throughout the week in a weekly gala in an Italian Piazza. Patrons of the arts, special guests and supporters of World Dance Movement are invited to the Gala to witness the various styles learned at WDM.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING FOR CLASS AND THE GALA PERFORMANCE?
* Water * Rehearsal wear that allows the instructors to clearly see the lines of the dancer's body.* Students should refrain from wearing loose fitting or bulky items during class.* For Gala performances: Black attire for Ballet and pink ballet shoes for women (black for men)* Black biker shorts and long leggings or Jazz pants, a black top, Jazz shoes and black socks * Please bring a sun dress you can dance in.* Please bring character shoes for the 'Theatre Jazz' Class.* We do have a 'WDM Dance Shop' if you are missing something.