Roseta Mauri

IV International Competition of dance Roseta Mauri 2009


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    Arcadi Carbonell

    Professor of dance in the Real Conservatorio de Madrid.

    He has been professor of classical Ballet in the Real Conservatorio de Danza Clásica de Madrid, since 1970, professor at the Vassar College, Pouhkeepsie of New York and he is a member of the International Group of Professor of the Royal Academy of Dancing in London. He has numerous academic degrees. He has attended more than thirteen course. He has taught several improvement classes to professors and pupils. In his curriculum, it gives especial mention for his contribution to Spanish Festivals (1970) or performances such as Giselle, Coppelia, The Swan Lake by the Royal Academy of Dancing.

    Among his performances, stands out his roles as a main dancer in the Sylphs in 1967 at the Theatre Calderon de la Barca, in 1968, as main dancer in El Carnaval, at the Calderon de la Barca, in 1971, Acts as main dancer in The Emperor’s concert and Carmina Burana at the Roman Theatre of Mérida, in 1972, He performs the second act of Swan lake at the Barberini Palace in Rome, for the Acadèmia Arte nel Mondo Leonardo DaVinci.

    He has worked in 45 choreographies, some as famous as the Clear Moon Symphony of Beethoven (1967), the III act of the Lake of Swans (1969), the II act of the Sleeping beauty (1970), the Ravel bolero (1983) and la Danza del Fuego de Falla (1996), among others.

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    Henning Albrechtsen

    Professor of Royal Danish Ballet.
    Professor of the Ballet School of the Royal Theatre

    In 1985 Albrechtsen became member of the Royal Danish Ballet, where he has danced principal and soloist in Romeo amb Juliet, Sawan Lake, Abdallah, Serenade, Etudes, Allegro Brilliante, Pavane, Agon, The Kermesse in Bruges, Napoli, A Folk Tale and Piano Concert. Henning has been guest dancing with National Ballet of Canada, Atlanta Ballet and Inou Ballet in Japan. Since 1998 he has been teaching at the Ballet School of the Royal Theatre. He has been Bournoville repertoirre and de duex at Birger Bartholin International Summe Seminar, as well as Bournoville technicque at the balletschool on Cuba. In 2000 Henning Albreschtsen was appointed Deputy Artistic Director of the Royal danish Ballet.

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    Susan Jaffe

    Ex-principal Ballerina of the American Ballet Theatre of New York.

    She is Prima Ballerina in the American Ballet Theatre of New York. Mijail Barishnikov, Director of Art of the mentioned ballet, in 1980, bets for a transformation of the Ballet Theatre of New York with the idea of promoting its aesthetics and techniques and adds Jaffe in its repertoire of dancers.

    Susan Jaffe, from this moment, receives positive reviews of her exceptional performances in important roles like Odette/Odile in a Swan Lake, Kitri in Don Quixote, Romeo and Juliet, Swanhilda in Coppelia, etc.

    She has worked and performed several repertoires of the most famous choreographers of the XX century, including the works of George Balanchine (Apolo, Mozartiana, Ballet Imperial, Violon Concert, La Sonanbula), the works of Anthony Tudor (The Garden of Kyres, Gala Performance, etc.), the works of Kenneth Macmillan (Manon, the Sleeping Beauty, etc), the works of Jerome Robbins, etc.

    Her many European commitments include performances in the Royal Ballet, The Kirov Ballet, The Stutgart Ballet, The Munic State Opera Ballet, The Royal Danish Ballet, and the English National Ballet.

    She appeared in many television productions, for instance: Dance in America, Angie in 1994 with Geena Davis and the Documentary of ballet, directed by Federick Wiseman, in 1995.

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    Jacqui Dumont

    Former Professional Dancer and highly qualified and respected dance teacher with over 30 years experience in administration, teaching, examining, choreographer and Dance Consultancy work.

    Trained in New Zealand under Sara Neil and Walter Trevor at 15 was invited to join the Royal New Zealand Ballet. Her distinguished career in teaching followed as Principal of The Dunedin School of Ballet. Appointed an Examiner of the Royal Academy of dance in 1981 and formed her own company ‘Dance Co-ordinates’ in 1983. She was awarded a Queen Elizabeth 11 Arts Council Bursary as recognition of her achievements. Jacqui directed and taught on the Australian Ballet School’s Teacher Training Program for Professional Dancers and Practising Teachers, and from 2000 to 2005 directed the Outreach program for The Royal Ballet School in London that included the Associates, Teacher Link, International Summer School’s, and Education in the Community Departments. Jacqui returned to Australia to live in 2005 and continues to be a Guest Teacher and Tutor, including for Ballet Companies, as a faculty member at International Summer Schools and as an Adjudicator for Ballet and Dance Competitions nationally and internationally.

    Jacqui is currently Director of the International Summer School at McDonald College in Sydney Australia in January 2007.

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    Steve Rooks

    Steve Rooks began his dance training in Washington D.C. with Jan Van Dyke and Greg Reynolds, after graduating with honors from Dartmouth College. He continued his training in New York City as a scholarship student at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Center. Mr. Rooks has danced and toured with the Greg Reynolds Dance Quintet, the Mary Anthony Dance Theater, Peter Sparling, Dancer’s Eye, and the Alvin Ailey Repertory Ensemble, where he performed classic works by Ailey, Donald McKayle, Talley Beatty, and Ulysses Dove. He joined the Martha Graham Dance Company in the summer of 1981, and was a Principal Dancer with the company until 1991. Mr. Rooks has appeared in the Metropolitan Opera House presentation of Martha Graham’s Diversion of Angels televised for “Celebrate! 100 Years of the Lively Arts at the Met. He has appeared in television commercials, and as a featured dancer on the television special, “The Martha Graham Company in Japan.” In October 1989, Mr. Rooks solo, Outside was selected to be presented in the New Choreographers series during the Graham Company’s fall season at the City Center Theater in New York, and one of his works, Cool River became a part of that company’s 1996-1997 Repertory after its World Premiere at Lincoln Center in August 1996.

    Mr. Rooks has been a guest artist with the Hakodate Ballet in Japan, and toured with the Morning Star Classical Biblical Theater in their 1996 International Tour to Israel. He has also appeared in Dennis Grey’s 1992 musical Black Love Notes, portrayed Joseph in the 1996 International Christmas Television Special of Billy Graham Ministries, and in May 1997 appeared as a guest artist with the Great Day Chorale in their performance at Carnegie Hall. Mr. Rooks re-created his role as the Revivalist during a May 1998 Gala Performance at the Coolidge Auditorium in Washington D.C., commemorating the World Premiere of Graham’s Appalachian Spring, and in November 1999 danced in the World Premiere of “Talisman” performed with the Utica Symphony Orchestra. In December 2000, Mr. Rooks was a featured artist in Jubal Production’s “LIFE – PEOPLE-TIMES” at the Minkler Auditorium in Toronto, Canada. He was also the recipient of a Vassar Research Grant for an Artist Residency in Riga, Latvia in May 2002, and a 2004 winner of the Sixth Annual National Choreographic Competition sponsored by Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. Randall Craig Fleisher for the Anchorage Symphony Orchestra also commissioned Mr. Rooks as a choreographer for the presentation of “Triumph” in January 2007 – the same month that he taught at the International Summer School in Sydney, Australia. He has performed “The Skull and Bones Club” with Kathy Wildberger at the 2006 Cool Dance Festival in New York, and danced in a presentation of “From the Horse’s Mouth” with the Graham company during their 2007 New York Season at the Joyce Theater.

    Mr. Rooks is currently Resident Choreographer and Associate Professor of Dance at Vassar College, and was a founding faculty member of the Dance Degree Program at Howard University. He is also a Guest Instructor at the Alvin Ailey and Martha Graham Schools of Dance. He was a 2001 Artist-in-Residence at the North Carolina School of the Arts, and has been a member of the International Association of Blacks in Dance. Two created solos, “Sanctus”, and “Sonata D’alta Gracia” were performed during the 2004 Youth America Grand Prix Ballet Competition. Mr. Rooks has taught internationally at several dance festivals and as a guest instructor for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, the Martha Graham Dance Company, Dallas Black Dance Theater, Florida Dance Masters, the Masterworks Festival, Ballet Nacional de Mexico, the American Academy of Ballet, the Houston Ballet, and the Symposium on Dance at Yale University.

Teaching Staff

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    Cynthia Harvey

    Prix de Lausanne
    Teacher 2009

    Cynthia Harvey danced virtually every ballerina role with American Ballet Theatre and was also Principal with The Royal Ballet. Until 1996, Ms Harvey performed as guest artist notably with Baryshnikov and Company and Nureyev and Friends. She performed for numerous documentaries and films.

    Ms Harvey has been guest teacher for The Norwegian National Ballet Company, The American Ballet Theatre, The Australian Ballet, Teatro alla Scala, The Royal Swedish Ballet, The Dresden SemperOper Ballett, The Royal Ballet School and the English National Ballet School for example.
    Co-author of “Physics of Dance & the pas de deux”, Miss Harvey has been on the board of DanceEast, the national agency for dance in England, and has been involved in discussions to improve life of ballet companies and schools. On top of teaching and staging ballets, today she is a standards’ assessor for the Council for Dance Education and Training in the UK.

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    Anna Sanchez

    Contemporary dance teacher

    Trained in classical, jazz and contemporary dance (Limon and Graham), her style combines the technique, expression and the energy changes in order to achieve good freedom in movement.

    She has a way to work in which either a glance, a small gesture, a difficult turn, a great jump or a fall are equally important.

    Director of the Anna Sánchez Companyia de Dansa from 1985 to 1990, she is now Director of the Companyia Inconnexa, founded in 2002, and of the Varium School of Dance of Barcelona since 1987.

    She is the Artistic Director of the International Dance Festival of Sant Cugat since 2000. She has worked and still does at many international courses all over Europe. Furthermore, she colaborates as a guest teacher at the schools of Epsedanse (Montpeller), Cafedanse (Ais de Provença) and James Carles (Tolosa of Llenguadoc). She has also worked as a guest teacher in different companies such as S.O.A.P (Rui Horta), Metros (Ramon Oller), Marta Carrasco, Trànsit (Maria Rovira), Mar Gómez, Norrdanse (Sweden) and Ballet Preljocaj (France).

    Due to her teaching experience, she has been granted the recognition of the French Ministry of Culture, being allowed to give classes at the official conservatoires of dance of all the country.

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    Josu Gallastegui


    He has accompanied dancers and choreographers as Mikhail Baryshnikov. Alexandra Danilova, Anna Sokolov, Jerome Robbins.


Primer premi dotat amb 6500 euros
per la Generalitat de Catalunya

Isabella Robinson

Segon premi dotat amb 3000 euros
per la Diputació de Tarragona

Guilherme Menezes

Tercer premi dotat amb 1500 euros
per l’Ajuntament de Reus

Carlos Taravillo Mahillo

Guanyador del I Premi Coreogràfic
Ajuntament de Reus – 2000€

Francesc Fernàndez

Premi al millor classificat de Catalunya dotat amb 900 euros
pel Consell Comarcal del Baix Camp

Alícia Navas Otero

Premi Beca d’estudi Royal Academy of Dance
Yasmina Sancayo Dominguez

Premi Beca d’estudis Bartholin International
Ballet Seminar Copenhagen 2009

Ángel Juárez López

Premi Beca d’estudis a la Internacional
Summer School en Sydney. Australia

Marina Rodriguez Hernández
Ken Surahashi

Premi del públic dotat amb 500 euros per Banasegur
Mariem Valdés