spain logo

  • meliasitges-carrusel
  • Dusk
  • 30cmelia-sitges-zone
  • Sitges-Ruta-TerramarSitges iglèsia SantBartomeu i Santa Tecla

SPAIN 2015 Event Information

Sitges Beaches

Sitges by Night

Barcelona-Sitges


WORLD DANCE MOVEMENT SPAIN, SITGES (BARCELONA)

JUNE 26 - JULY 1, 2015

For more information email/call: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / + 1.212.582.1090

WHERE:

WDM @ Institute of the Arts Barcelona  
+34 646 785 310
c/ Ramon Dalmases, 18
08870 Sitges, Barcelona
Spain

Spain intro v4

CLASSES:

  • Contemporary
  • Contemporary Ballet
  • Theatre Dance
  • MartzCDC Audition Workshop
  • Acrobatics
  • Jazz
  • Lyrical
  • Commercial Dance
  • Choreographic Workshops
  • Others TBA

FACULTY:

Michèle Assaf, Bruno Collinet, Daniel AbreuEva Sánchez MartzJennifer Blake, Robert Foley, Joshua Pelatzky, Benoit Swan Pouffer & others TBA

Download Class Schedule

CLASS LEVELS: 

  • Children 9+
  • Intermediate 13+ 
  • Advanced/Professional 17+

(Details about these levels and level placement can be found on the Registration Form).

WEEKLY GALAS:

At the conclusion of the week of classes, the students perform the choreography they have learned throughout the week in a Final Gala Performance. 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. 
 


NOTE: All dancers must be 18 years old to participate in WDM SPAIN 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. 

Register Now!

SPAIN 2015 Class Prices

Prices by April 30, 2015:

For prices in euros: CLICK HERE

WDM Spain Core Classes: (Must take a minimum of 2 core classes to participate)

Registration Fee: $55 (Must be paid by all attendees – dancers, parents, workshop observers)

  • 1 class a day per week: $200
  • 2 classes a day per week: $350
  • 3 classes a day per week: $450
  • 4 classes a day per week: $540
  • 5 classes a day per week: $610

WDM Spain Elective Classes:

  • Choreographic Workshop: $160

Prices starting May 1, 2015

WDM Spain Core Classes: (Must take a minimum of 2 core classes to participate)

Registration Fee: $65 (Must be paid by all attendees – dancers, parents, workshop observers)

  • 1 class a day per week: $225
  • 2 classes a day per week: $375
  • 3 classes a day per week: $475
  • 4 classes a day per week: $565
  • 5 classes a day per week: $635

WDM Spain Elective Classes:

  • Choreographic Workshop: $180

Click here for GROUP DISCOUNTS !

PhotoIAB1Desmond-ballet-Thurs DSC 9340

Register Now!

Spain 2015 Travel Information

FLIGHT INFORMATION: 

Final Airport destination: Barcelona-El Prat Airport

Transport from the Barcelona Airport to Sitges:

Take the monbus, which leaves every 30 minutes from Terminal 1. This takes you direct to Sitges. There are two stops, Parc Can Robert and La Masia. The second stop, La Masia, is closer to both Utopia Beach House and Best Western Subur Maritim hotels. For the bus schedule please visit www.monbus.cat

From the Bus Stop to Utopia Beach House:

It is a 20-minute walk or a 6-minute taxi ride. When you get off the bus, continue in the same direction as the bus, down passeig Vilafranca. When you get to the roundabout turn right down Passeig de Vilanova. Go straight across the next roundabout and then take the 5th street on the left, Carrer Anselm Clavé. Bear right onto Carrer Poeta Trinitat Catasus and then take the 3rd street to your left, Carrer Socias. The Utopia Beach House is three blocks down, on the left.

From the Bus Stop to the Best Western Hotel:

It is a 23-minute walk or a 6-minute taxi ride. When you get off the bus, continue in the same direction as the bus, down Passeig Vilafranca. When you get to the roundabout turn right down Passeig de Vilanova. Go straight across the next roundabout and then take the 5th street on the left, Carrer Anselm Clavé. Go down this street until you come to the 3rd exit on your left, this is a continuation of the same street, with the same name. Take the first turning to your right onto Av. Mare de Déu de Montserrat and then take the third street on your left, Paasseig del Dr. Gaieta Benapres. The Best Western Hotel is on your right. 

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 Spain,

please contact the official World Dance Movement Travel Planner:

Dallas Minner -   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  / 901-278-2222

Please contact him and he can help you get the best prices on travel.

or check out these discounts below on your own!

WDMTravel

Register Now!

Hotel Information 2015

GENERAL HOTEL INFORMATION 
 
Each dancer is responsible for organizing their own accommodations directly with the hotels. Below are our suggestions.

 

OPTION 1:  Low-Cost

UTOPIA BEACH HOUSE - Sitges is a 5-minute walk from The Institute of the Arts. Utopia Beach House, formerly the Arcadia Hotel, is a new hotel concept, a mixture of a Hotel and a Hostel. There are single, double or triple rooms as well as dorms with bunk bed for four, six and ten people. Utopia Beach House also offers shared areas as the kitchen, dining room, reading room and TV.

You must contact the hotel to reserve your room. Be sure to tell them you are with World Dance Movement. You will pay the Hotel directly for all accommodations when you arrive in Spain. We will not be collecting any of the money for the Hotels. The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

UTOPIA BEACH HOUSE – SITGES 
Carrer Socias, 22, 08870 Sitges, Barcelona. 
Tel +34 938 11 11 36. 
www.utopiasitges.com

The reservations should be made directly through the Utopia Beach House.
Request by email: Natàlia Matas  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  
Request by telephone: +34 938111136

The reservations made through other routes will not have the special prices for the WDM Group.
All of the clients younger than 18 years old must bring a consent form filled out and signed by their legal guardian and hand it in to the UTOPIA BEACH HOUSE. 

ALL PRICES ARE PER PERSON FOR THE TOTAL OF 7 NIGHTS.

CHECK-IN: June 25, 2015 
CHECK-OUT: July 2, 2015

ROOM OPTIONS

  • Individual room: 245€/person
  • Double room: 193€/person
  • Triple room: 193€/person
  • Bunk bed in shared room: 140€/person
  • Apartment for 4 people: 224€/person
  • Apartment for 6 people: 147€/person
  • Apartment for 8 people: 112€/person
  • Private apartment: 898€

10% IVA is included in the price.

Touristic tax is not included in the price: Applicable to people over 16 years old. 0,50 euros/night. (Maximum 7 nights)

PAYMENT CONDITIONS / DEPOSIT POLICY

  • After the confirmation of the group, the payment through bank transfer should be made. A copy of the receipt or confirmation of payment should then be sent to Utopia. These are the date limitations and the amounts to be deposited.
  • At the moment of the reservations 50% of the total price should be deposited.
  • At the moment of the reservation, a credit card number should also be given as a guarantee.
  • On the arrival at Utopia, the rest of the payment should be made.
  • The extras spent in the hotel should be payed on consumption.

      CANCELLATION POLICY:

      Modifications or cancellation to the reservation:
  •      Before May 30, 2015,  50% of the deposit will be returned to the client.
  •      After June 1, 2015, there will be no return on the reservation deposit.
  •      In case of a No-show, with no previous cancellation, the balance for the room will be charged to the credit card on file.
__________________________________________

OPTION 2:  4 Star Hotel

BEST WESTERN Hotel Subur Maritim – Sitges is a 10-minute walk from The Institute of the Arts. Located on the sea front, the BEST WESTERN Hotel Subur Maritim in Sitges offers an excellent location and service, making it the best choice of Hotel to stay in Sitges while enjoying your visit in this unique place.

You must contact the hotel to reserve your room. Be sure to tell them you are with World Dance Movement. You will pay the Hotel directly for all accommodations when you arrive in Spain. We will not be collecting any of the money for the Hotels. The hotel reserves the right to pre-authorize credit cards prior to arrival.

BEST WESTERN Hotel Subur Maritim – SITGES 
Paseo Marítimo, 08870 Sitges, Barcelona. 
Tel +34 938 94 15 50. 
http://www.hotelsuburmaritim.com

To reserve your room, please send an email to:
  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

WDM Spain participants have a 15% discount on the prices indicated on the website for reservations during the dates of the event.

CHECK-IN: June 25, 2015 
CHECK-OUT: July 2, 2015
__________________________________________________
GALA DINNER AND SCHOLARSHIP AWARD CEREMONY

All WDM Participants are invited by WDM staff to the Gala dinner and the Scholarship Awards Ceremony, JULY 1st, 2015 for 15€/$20. (If your parents or friends are not registered at WDM Spain, they may join the Gala dinner for 15€/$20)

Register Now!

Learn About Sitges

031

Sitges (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsidʒəs] ) is a town about 35 kilometres southwest of Barcelona, renowned worldwide for its Film Festivaland Carnival. Located between the Garraf Massif and the sea, it is known for its beaches, nightspots, and historical sites.

THE TOP 'TEN' IN SITGES

TOP 10 SIGHTS:

  •       Beaches : The beaches offer a wide range of activities such as Pedalos and kayaks. The magnificent beaches come in all shapes and sizes for all tastes.
  •       The Font Major Cave: The entrance to the cave is situated 50m from the birth of the Francolí River. Enter and discover the underground river.
  •       The Salnitre Caves: Take a guided visit through the caves situated at the base of the Montserrat Mountains.
  •       Sitges Town Hall: The building itself dates from 1887-1889 and is built on the site of the medieval castle of Sitges. It is considered an example of Catalan civil gothic-style architecture.
  •       The Santiago Rusiñol Library: This includes a bibliographical and historical collection specialised in the artistic and literary movements of the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century.
  •       El Palau del Rei Moro: This is a sumptuous medieval house, currently home to the Sitges Group of Folkloric Dances.
  •       The parish church of Sant Bartomeu i Santa Tecla: This baroque temple has three naves with a dome in the center point reinforced with ribs.
  •       The Station Building: This neoclassical building was constructed in 1881, and is situated in the Plaça Eduard Maristany.
  •       The House of Josep Mirabent Gatell: This is a three-story house build by the architect, Jaume Suñe Juncosa. The neoclassical feel is still present although it also has some arab inspired features.
  •       The Garraf Natural Park: This natural land has been eroded into caves, potholes, sinkholes and limestone pavements. It holds a fantastic unique landscape. 

TOP 10 THINGS TO DO:

  •       Speed Boat Safari: In a boat that accommodates up to 12 people, take a safe but high-speed trip around the coast.
  •       Segway tours: Take a Segway tour around Sitges and see the sights while traveling in style.
  •       Aqualeon: Have fun in the Aqueleon water park with 2 safaris and three shows involving animals.
  •       Calafell Slide Tobogan: Visit the Calafell Slide Tobogan with three slides and that measures 700 metros in length.
  •       The Bosc Vertical: Adventure through a high level obstacle course concurring fears in a natural environment.
  •       The Bosc Tancat: This fun center includes instalations such as swimming pools with activities and a nature park.
  •       Nightlife: Sitges has numerous bares, chiringuitos and clubs for all tastes.
  •       Tapa tapa: Discover the tapas competition.
  •       Sitges Theater: The Theater in Sitges offers a number of leisure options such as cinema, theater and dance. 

Register Now!

Subcategories

Back to Top