SCHUCH PRODUCTIONS DOUBLON, ARTE FRANCE
German, English, French
TV, DVD, NON-THEATRICAL, INTERNET, VOD
For those who enter the Opera's ballet corps, competition continues within the company. If they do not need to run after seasonal contracts anymore, all dancers aspire to be in the spotlight. The internal competitions for promotion offers them that chance every year.
The entry rank is the Quadrille, they are often substitutes. To guarantee yourself a spot on the stage you need to reach the rank of Coryphée. Sujets, Premiers Danseurs and Etoiles – the highest ranks – will then share the half-soloist and soloist parts. The candidates present two variations: one is compulsory and the other is free – which will enable them to showcase their strengths, their personality and to attract a professional jury's attention: dancers, professors, choreographers...
Alice, Antonio, Roxane, Pablo, Julien, Ida, Marion and Chun Wing are applying this year. During the months of preparation before the exam stress, excitement and exhaustion are peaking.