Garry Stewart guest judge at the International Competition for ChoreographersFriday, June 24, 2016
In June Artistic Director Garry Stewart was a guest judge for the Hanover Ballet Society’s annual International Competition for Choreographers, supported by the Tanja Liedtke Foundation.
Tanja Liedtke was a former dancer with ADT in the late 90s and early 2000s, performing in various works for the company.
Botis Seva a London based choreographer, won both the jury prize and the audience award for his piece 60 Sec. Rooted in hip hop, Seva and his company Far From the Norm take an active role in education and outreach projects, working with institutions like Sadler’s Wells.
Botis wins €6,000 for his first place finish, as well as a three-week scholarship to study at ADT, made possible through funding from the Tanja Liedtke Foundation.
Each year, the Hannover competition receives approximately 160 applications from artists in over 45 different countries.
For more information on the Tanja Liedtke Foundation – click here.
For more information on the Hanover Ballet Society’s International Competition for Choreographers – click here.