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Départs 2009-2014 selected as Success Story by the European Commission
In 2009, PARTS initiated the 5-year European project 'Departs, Practices for an integrated development of European contemporary dance’, in collaboration with 10 partners from 9 countries, which ran until 2014. PARTS is proud that the European Commission has recently named it a ‘Success Story’, as a project that distinguished itself by its impact, contribution to policy-making, innovative results and creative approach’. Read on…
Let's celebrate 20 years of P.A.R.T.S.
It’s exactly 20 years ago that PARTS opened its doors. Ten generations of students – from every corner of the world – have studied at PARTS over the last 20 years. Over the years more than 400 dancers and choreographers have studied at PARTS.
Young dancers and choreographers who are considering to participate in the auditions for the Training Cycle 2016-2019, can visit the school to experience the daily work in PARTS.
PARTS @ WORK
PARTS @ WORK is a series of informal studio presentations of work made in the school.
Auditions for the Training Cycle
The new PARTS Training program will start in September 2016 and last until June 2019. The curriculum of PARTS is three years long. We take new students only every three years. The dates for pre-selections and final auditions can be found here.
Opening school year 2015-2016
Tuesday, September 8, PARTS opened the new school year 2015-2016 and the activities for its 20th anniversary.
September 4 - PARTS is 20 years old!
It’s exactly 20 years ago that PARTS opened its doors. This will be celebrated throughout the coming year.
The new academic year is starting. The program Reserach Studios started with a new group of students on August 24. The Training students return on August 31st for their third and final year.
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Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker
PARTS was founded in 1994 by choreographer Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Bernard Foccroulle, director of the national opera De Munt/ La Monnaie.
PARTS was founded by Rosas and De Munt/La Monnaie. The school is funded by the Ministry of Education of the Flemish Community and receives additional support from the network [DNA] Departures and Arrivals. [DNA] is funded by the European Commission (Creative Europe Program). PARTS and HES-SO/Manufacture (Lausanne, CH) are 2013-2017 partner institutions for higher education in contemporary dance.