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Rules and regulations Coreografie d’autore – Coreography competition, 32nd edition Dance meeting 11-12 May, 2024 TEATRO DEL GIGLIO LUCCA ITALY COMPETITION


AED Associazione Europea Danza organizes the XXXII° edition of the Coreografie d’autore competition, which will be held Saturday 13th May in the beautiful setting of Giglio Theater of Lucca, Italy. During the night, dancers from best dance schools and learning programs will have the chance to confront each other and grow.


1)The 32nd edition of “Coreografie d’autore” will be held at Giglio Theater of Lucca, Italy.

Young dancers of all nationalities can participate, and they’ll be divided in three categories. 


 “Young”:  contestants must have reached his or her 8th birthday but not his or her 12th birthday (on 11th May 2024)

 “Juniores”:  contestants must have reached his or her 12th birthday but not his or her 15th birthday (on 11th May 2024)

 “Seniores”:  contestants must have reached his or her 15th birthday   (on 11th May 2024)

will be allowed 2 out-of-age-range contestant per group of 6 and up . Three per group of 10 and up. 

2) To take part please: A – apply online by April 13th 2024 :APPLICATIONS WILL OPEN SOON

Enroll the fee of 120 euro for three dancers, than 30 euro for each dancer, the fee is not refundable under
3) Partecipants are required to prepare a coreography up to 5 minutes in length and maximum 15 dancers.
Please fill also the form: FORM
4) Styles allowed: classic only for the “young” and “Junior” categories; neoclassical, contemporary, modern for all categories. The choreographies must be free from Royalties.
5) Coreografie d’autore is a trademark, all rights reserved.
6) Application forms will be accepted subjected to availability of places.
7) Admission to the competition is subjected to full acceptance of Rules and Regulations, and management, at its discretion, reserves the right of introducing possible addictional norms, which will become part of the Rules and Regulations itself.
8) The winner will not be allowed to take part in the 2025 edition of the competition. In case of ex equo the winners share the prize
9) The music must be saved in MP3 format and sent by e-mail to: It is advisable to bring a copy on a flash drive.

10) JURY
The decisions of the jury which will be composed as usual of well-known personalities from the world of dance are unquestionable.

Seniors category
1) Plaque and cash prize of 1,000 euros
2) Plaque and scholarship
3) License plate

Junior category
1) Plaque and cash prize of 500 euros
2) Plaque and scholarship
3) License plate

Youth category
1) Plaque and scholarship
2) Plaque and scholarship
3) License plate
Scholarships and special plaques and jury mentions will also be awarded.

All activities are aimed at members only. Registration with the A.E.D. it is mandatory and is valid until August 31, 2024 click here to register

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the Jury in 2023 was:

Mariana Giustina BARAVALLE (Artistic Director Conservatory of Dance Barcelona)
Jean Yves ESQUERRE (Artistic Director European School of Ballet Amsterdam)
Gianni MALFER (codirector BA Contemporary Dance Zurigo)
Caroline HARDER (Artistic Manager CODARTS Rotterdam)
Lorella REBOA (Artistic director A.E.D. Associazione Europea Danza)
Omar TAIEBI (Artistic Director Ecole Nationale Danse Marseille)
Samuel WUERSTEN Artistic director Holland Dance Festival, director BA Contemporary Dance Zurich, Co-director TAZ Zurich)

“Coreografie d’autore” is now at its 32nd edition. It is a competition opened to european schools and groups and it’s part of the Lucca Dance Meeting 2024

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