15.05.2021 - 5.06.2021 Others

Golden Pointe Shoes 2021 Applications open for ballet dancers

Ballet school graduates from around the world can apply for The XIV Golden Pointe Shoes 2021 Online by submitting their application forms, together with 3 video recordings, until 5 June. They can apply individually or by their ballet school, through the official application form on the website.

This year’s jury will consist of renowned teachers, dancers and choreographers and The icon of The Japanese ballet Shoko Nakamura and Wieslaw Dudek, the Polish dancer of international fame are the ambassadors of The Golden Pointe Shoes. The greatest artistic duet of world-class dancers and teachers has decided to support young talents this year. 

The competition will be hosted entirely online. The Jury will evaluate submitted recordings in two stages. During the first one, they’ll rate the classical and contemporary dance, which will determine a group qualified for the second stage. During the second one, the jury will choose five winners and their dances will be available to watch on a streaming platform on 20 June 2021. Until now, the competition gala took its place in Poland, but due to the pandemic, the whole competition, including the finale, will be hosted online. 

Golden Pointe Shoes is a very popular competition in the ballet community. It began almost 20 years ago. In the beginning, it was meant only for the students of Polish schools, but since 2008 it gathers the best young dancers from around the world. 

“This year we would like to get to the wider audience. To reach those who are sensitive to art’s beauty, to those who love dance and music, but also to those, who search for a new inspiration and emotions. The fact that we have to organize our event remotely limits us a lot, but on the other hand, it allows us to invite everyone to admire the performances of the young dancers from the entire world. We’re sure that the talent of the graduates is worth sharing” says Paulina Andrzejewska-Damiecka, the director of The Competition. 

 More information: www.goldenpointeshoes.com 

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