Thursday 9 March 2023 – Thursday 29 June 2023
Every Thursday, Maison des Compagnies
Please register by e-mail: email@example.com
Saturday 1 April 2023 – Sunday 30 April 2023
UMA is looking for motivated young people to join its pre-professional training in urban arts and sports – dance, parkour, ride and audiovisual – for the 2023-2024 season at the Maison des Compagnie in Meyrin and at its Westpark space in Vernier.
How to register:
Fill out our online form or send your CV and video link to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contemporary Hip Hop and contemporary dance
Candidates between the ages of 18 and 25 must have a solid technical foundation in hip-hop or contemporary dance, a curiosity and openness to the arts, the ability to develop new skills and the desire to become professional.
The auditions will take place, by appointment, on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April 2023 at the Maison des Compagnies at 22 rue du Cardinal-Journet, 1217 Meyrin.
Candidates between the ages of 18 and 25 must have a solid technical foundation in parkour, a curiosity and openness to the arts, the ability to develop new skills and the desire to become a professional.
The auditions will take place, by appointment, on Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd April 2023 at the Westpark, 3 chemin Mouille-Galand in Vernier.
Candidates between the ages of 18 and 25 must have a solid technical foundation in skateboarding, a curiosity and openness to the arts, the ability to develop new skills and the desire to become professional.
The auditions will take place, by appointment, in the canton of Geneva, at the Plainpalais Skate Park, in La Praille or in our offices in Vernier.
From Thursday 27 to Sunday 30 April 2023 on the Place Cosandey at EPFL. On the occasion of the EPFL open house, the UMA mega ramp will be installed in front of the Learning Center, it will also be possible to audition.
Saturday 29 April 2023 – Sunday 30 April 2023
Samedi 29 et dimanche 30 avril 2023 – EPFL
Dans le cadre des Portes ouvertes de l’EPFL, des initiations en skate, parkour et danse urbaine seront proposées aux visiteurs de tous âges par UMA. En fin d’après-midi se tiendra un spectacle interprété par la Troupe UMA.
Avec une méga-rampe comme décor, la performance UMA puise son imaginaire dans le bouillonnement et l’effervescence des disciplines urbaines tel le skate, le parkour et la danse. Portée par de jeunes interprètes issus de UMA, la performance propose un voyage dans les cités intérieures, pose la question des transformations urbaines d’aujourd’hui en esquissant un regard poétique et critique sur nos villes.
Concept et mise en scène : Nicolas Musin
Assistanat : Chany Jeanguenin, Imad Nefti et Maxime Renaud
Interprètes : Inès Kallal, Merit Laengner, Carolina Maldarelli, Matteo Maringola, Lou Marti, Jade Parmentier, Ainoah Otero, Alexandra Prieur-Drevon, Léo Rachado, Anh-Ly Rivet, Geena Theraulaz, Luna Traullé et Jessica Wyttenbach (Danseur.se.s) / Kevin Bringolf, Dorian Charnaud, Caryl Cordt-Moller et Noé Lüthi (Traceurs) / Aristide Guisolan, Chany Jeanguenin, Tiago Tomaz et Yannick Vieira-Assman.
Monday 15 May 2023 – Wednesday 17 May 2023
Monday 15 of May 2023 – Wednesday 17th of May 2023
Schedule to be confirmed.
CHF 25 for 1 day
CHF 45 for 2 days
CHF 70 for 3 days
Akira is a dancer that after starting with Breaking, he moved into contemporary dance and performin arts.
After receiving the Main Artistic Grant of Navarre , he did his artistic studies at SEAD (Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance).
He has worked with the companies “Lali Ayguadé Company”, “Yoann Bourgeois” “Hungry Sharks”,”Physical Momentum” “Roberto Oliván Performing Arts ”, “Ceren Orán”, “QuieroTeatro”, etc.
Akira has also done other projects such as Virgil Abloh ́s last fashion show of Louis Vuitton, and the new advertisements of J.O.T.T. and Polaroid.
Apart from this, he created his own solos “Home”, “Burial of the Bark”, and “Oroimen”, and co-created the duets “Gizaki” with Lali Ayguadé (a duet nominated to the awards “Premis de la Critica” and “Premis Butaca”. From this duet a short movie was created too, which was nominated to the “Rever Awards”) and “Hito” with Chey Jurado (Award of the audience in MasDanza, and 3 prizes in Paso a 2).
Akira has also choreographed “Dreaming Nowhere” for Cobosmika, and he worked as the choreographer assistant for Lali Ayguadé in the creation “Sublimation” for the Korean National Company of Contemporary Dance, and “Shelter” for Verve
Akira has been nominated as best male Spanish dancer in the Max Awards in 2023.
He currently combines touring his own work, with tours with other companies and workshops all around the World in festivals like DeltebreDansa, B12, Kalamata International Dance Festival, Flip Helsinki, Portugal Summer Intensive, etc.