“Cracovia Danza” Court Dance Festival

19.07.2021 - 31.07.2021

The 22nd edition of the Cracovia Danza Court Dance Festival will be thematically related to the beginning of ballet in Poland. The festival program will include stages ๐—ป๐—ฎ ๐—ฅ๐˜†๐—ป๐—ธ๐˜‚ ๐—šล‚รณ๐˜„๐—ป๐˜†๐—บ, as well as a series of dance shows as part of the ๐™†๐™ง๐™–๐™ รณ๐™ฌ ๐™ฉ๐™–ล„๐™˜๐™š๐™ข ๐™ข๐™–๐™ก๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฎ series presented in the city space. Moreover, the festival will be accompanied by ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜‡๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜† ๐˜๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜‡๐—ป๐—ฒ
online and live, and ๐™†๐™ง๐™–๐™ รณ๐™ฌ ๐™ฉ๐™–ล„๐™˜๐™ฏ๐™ฎ ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™™ ๐™’๐™–๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ก๐™š๐™ข workshops for children, which will be organized in the city space. For the first time, the workshop offer also included ๐—ธ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐˜‡๐—ผ๐˜„๐˜€๐—ธ๐—ถ baroque dance for students of ballet schools.

– The topics of the events will focus on the beginnings of ballet in Poland. The presented shows and performances will refer both to the repertoire of court ballets staged in Poland and Europe from the 15th to 18th centuries, and to the establishment of the first professional ballet schools and dance groups in the Republic of Poland – says Romana Agnel, artistic director of the festival. – Organized in a hybrid formula, the festival assumes both staging performances on the Main Market Square and presenting short dance programs in the city space, which are also film sets – he adds.

The ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฑ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ – ๐™ฌ ๐™ค๐™ฅ๐™š๐™ง๐™–๐™ก๐™ฃ๐™ž ๐™ƒ๐™š๐™ฉ๐™ข๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™š๐™Ÿ show is planned, telling about the establishment of one of the first ballet schools in Poland, in the Branicki residence in Biaล‚ystok. In the performance, we will see, among other ballet programs, a reconstruction of a dance lesson, a student gala – a ballet performance, masters’ performances or a great court ball. Through the presentation of original choreographies from the first half of the 18th century, as well as the appropriate selection of music and dances, the performance shows what repertoire could be performed in the court theater, the so-called opera house, supervised by Izabela Branicka, the castellan of Krakow. On Sunday, however, also on the Main Square we will see a new production of the Cracovia Danza Ballet ๐™รช๐™ Bal, referring to garden games from the French Rococo era. The sophisticated dance images were inspired by the baroque gardens. The weekend performances, apart from the dancers of the Cracovia Danza Ballet, will also be attended by invited guests, including dance masters from Germany and France – ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ-๐—–๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ถ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—•รค๐—ฟ ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ ๐—–๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ถ ๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ-๐—™๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ปรง๐—ผ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐——๐—ผ๐—น๐—นรฉ.

Citing the great interest of the audience, the Cracovia Danza Ballet plans to continue last year’s festival cycle ๐™†๐™ง๐™–๐™ รณ๐™ฌ ๐™ฉ๐™–ล„๐™˜๐™š๐™ข ๐™ข๐™–๐™ก๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฎ. This year’s edition will bring three new dance shows about the most beautiful monuments and works of art in Krakow. They will be: ๐™‡๐™– ๐™๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™–. ๐˜ฟ๐™–๐™ข๐™– ๐™ฏ ล‚๐™–๐™จ๐™ž๐™˜๐™ฏ๐™ ฤ…, referring to the most valuable Polish work by Leonardo da Vinci (the courtyard of the Czartoryski Museum); ๐™ƒ๐™–๐™ง๐™ข๐™ค๐™ฃ๐™ž๐™– ๐™ข๐™ช๐™ฃ๐™™๐™ž, presenting the artistic vision of Copernicus’ theory and the astronomical collection of the Jagiellonian University Museum (courtyard of Collegium Maius); and ๐™ˆ๐™ช๐™ฏ๐™ฎ๐™˜๐™ฏ๐™ฃ๐™– ๐™ฌ๐™ž๐™ก๐™ก๐™– ๐™ˆ๐™–๐™ง๐™˜๐™š๐™ก๐™ž๐™ฃ๐™ฎ ๐˜พ๐™ฏ๐™–๐™ง๐™ฉ๐™ค๐™ง๐™ฎ๐™จ๐™ ๐™ž๐™š๐™Ÿ, a story referring to, among others to the Chopin tradition present in Krakow’s Villa Decius. All screenings from the ๐™†๐™ง๐™–๐™ รณ๐™ฌ ๐™ฉ๐™–ล„๐™˜๐™š๐™ข ๐™ข๐™–๐™ก๐™ค๐™ฌ๐™–๐™ฃ๐™ฎ series will be recorded and will be made into three film episodes, which will be broadcast on TVP3 Krakรณw in autumn and then appear on the Internet.

The festival – on ๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต-๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฏ ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฝ๐—ฐ๐—ฎ – will be accompanied, as every year, by ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐˜‡๐˜๐—ฎ๐˜๐˜† ๐˜๐—ฎรณ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ฎล„๐—ฐ๐˜‡๐˜†, which will be led by famous dance masters: Marie-Claire Bรคr Le Corre (French Renaissance dance), Pierre-Franรงois Dollรฉ (baroque dance) and Leszek Rembowski (former dance Polish). Classes will be held in a hybrid formula, both online and offline. In addition, a ๐—ธ๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐˜€ ๐—บ๐—ถ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฟ๐˜‡๐—ผ๐˜„๐˜€๐—ธ๐—ถ (bar) Baroque dance for students and graduates of ballet schools is also planned. As in the previous year, there will also be a four-day workshop for children and youth ๐™†๐™ง๐™–๐™ รณ๐™ฌ ๐™ฉ๐™–ล„๐™˜๐™ฏ๐™ฎ ๐™ฅ๐™ค๐™™ ๐™’๐™–๐™ฌ๐™š๐™ก๐™š๐™ข. The dancers of the Cracovia Danza Ballet will guide this dance journey through old Europe.

๐—ฃ๐—ฅ๐—ข๐—š๐—ฅ๐—”๐— 
๐Ÿญ๐Ÿต-๐Ÿฏ๐Ÿญ.๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿณ.๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿฌ๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿญ
๐—ฆ๐—ฃ๐—˜๐—ž๐—ง๐—”๐—ž๐—Ÿ๐—˜
25.07. 2021, h. 20, Main Market Square

๐—ฃ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜„๐˜€๐˜‡๐—ฒ ๐—ฏ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜‚ ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฐ๐˜‡ฤ…๐˜๐—ธ๐—ถ – ๐˜„ ๐—ผ๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ป๐—ถ ๐—›๐—ฒ๐˜๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—ท
performers: Ballet Cracovia Danza, Marie-Claire Bรคr Le Corre and Pierre-Franรงois Dollรฉ, participants of the masterclass course
July 26, 2021, h. 20, Main Market Square

๐—™รช๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—š๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐—ฒ๐˜€
performers: Ballet Cracovia Danza, Marie-Claire Bรคr Le Corre and Pierre-Franรงois Dollรฉ, participants of the masterclass course

๐—ฃ๐—ข๐—ž๐—”๐—ญ๐—ฌ
๐—ž๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ธรณ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ฎล„๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—บ ๐—บ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ผ๐˜„๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜†
July 26-31, 2021
๐—Ÿ๐—ฎ ๐—™๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฎ. ๐——๐—ฎ๐—บ๐—ฎ ๐˜‡ ล‚๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜‡๐—ธฤ…
The courtyard of the Czartoryski Museum
๐—›๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—บ๐—ผ๐—ป๐—ถ๐—ฎ ๐—บ๐˜‚๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ
Courtyard of the Collegium Maius
๐— ๐˜‚๐˜‡๐˜†๐—ฐ๐˜‡๐—ป๐˜† ๐˜€๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ป ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ป๐˜† ๐—–๐˜‡๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐˜๐—ผ๐—ฟ๐˜†๐˜€๐—ธ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐—ท
Villa Decius

๐—ช๐—”๐—ฅ๐—ฆ๐—ญ๐—ง๐—”๐—ง๐—ฌ
๐—ž๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ธรณ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ฎล„๐—ฐ๐˜‡๐˜†
July 19-23, 2021
Plac na Groblach
Stationary and online
โ€ข Baroque dance – Pierre-Francois Dollรฉ
โ€ข French Renaissance Dance – Marie-Claire Bรคr Le Corre
โ€ข Old Polish Dance – Leszek Rembowski

๐—ž๐—ฟ๐—ฎ๐—ธรณ๐˜„ ๐˜๐—ฎล„๐—ฐ๐˜‡๐˜† ๐—ฝ๐—ผ๐—ฑ ๐—ช๐—ฎ๐˜„๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—บ
July 20-23, 2021
Plac na Groblach
(outdoor)
A dance journey through old Europe
โ€ข Greek dance – Nikoleta Giankaki
โ€ข Spanish dance – Maล‚gorzta Nabrzeska
โ€ข French dance – ลukasz Szkiล‚ลบdzie
โ€ข Italian dance – Marta Baranowska

๐— ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€
Main market
Baroque dance workshops for students and graduates of ballet schools
Lecturers: incl. Marie-Claire Bรคr Le Corre, Romana Agnel, Pierre-Franรงois Dollรฉ and the artists of the Cracovia Danza Ballet
The organizers reserve the right to change the program
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Krakรณw, Poฤพsko

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