Yuliana Dicu

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Title: 
I N S T R U C T O R / C H O R E O G R A P H E R / P R O F E S S O R
City: 
Toronto
Province/Territory: 
Ontario
Country: 
Canada
Phone: 
4045283024
Type: 
Choreographer
Dancer
Teacher
Theatre
Dance Styles: 
Acro
African / Caribbean
American Tribal
Asian
Ballet
Ballroom
Bellydance
Butoh
Contemporary
Creative Movement
Dance-theatre
Flamenco
Folk / National
Improvisation
Irish
Jazz
Latin
Lyrical / Musical Theatre
Middle Eastern
Modern
Pointe
Tap
Urban / Hip-Hop
School: 
No
Bio: 

A R T   of  D A N C I N G

I N S T R U C T O R  /  C H O R E O G R A P H E R  /  P R O F E S S O R

Dedicated to the art of dance, accomplishment-driven with a unique blend of art, dancing, teaching skills and over 20 years of dancing experience who can work with dancers and actors of all ages and experience levels, excellent at one-on-one instruction, exceptional ability to be creative:

•    Adept at organizing live performances helping to integrate costumes and props into a performance and developing routines quickly.

•    Specializes in large visual arts productions and demonstrations done in public areas; Dancing projects and concerts, with huge success, in North America, Europe, North Africa and Asia.

•    Extensive knowledge of the theory and techniques required to compose, produce, and perform works of music, dance, visual arts, and drama.

•    Strong ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules.

•    Attention to details, very patient and dedicated individual with strong organization skills. Able to work in a team as well as on my own.

       •    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

•    Seasoned  in  planning  and  analysis  of  dance  techniques,  new  dance  waves  development, personnel guidance, strategic decision making for better audience, and large-scale visual arts project management.

•    Experimenting with  different  types  of  dancers,  steps,  dances,  and  placements,  testing  ideas informally to get feedback from dancers.

•    Reading and studying story lines and musical scores to determine how to translate ideas and moods into dance movements.

•    Recording dance movements and their technical aspects, using a technical understanding of the patterns and formations of choreography.

•    Re-staging  traditional  dances  and  working  in  dance  companies'  repertoires,  developing  new interpretations.

       •    Advising dancers on how to stand and move properly, teaching correct dance techniques to help

prevent injuries.

•    Plan  dances  for  individual  dance  companies,  dancers,  opera,  fashion  shows,  film,  television productions, musical theater and special proceedings, and for dancers ranging from professionals to beginners.

       •    Choose the sound, music effects, or spoken description to accompany a dance.

•    Oversee rehearsals to educate dancers in  how  to  employ dance steps and  in techniques  to accomplish desired effects.

       •    Lead and stages dance presentations for diverse forms of entertainment.

•    Record dance actions and their  technical  features,  utilizing  a  technical  understanding  of  the formations and patterns of choreography.

       •    Expand ideas for making dances, maintain notes and draft to record influences.

•    Educate, exercise, and attend dance classes to keep high levels of technical proficiency, physical fitness, and physical ability.

       •    Encourage, expand, and lead people as they work, recognize the best people for the job.

•    Evaluate  students'  dancing  skills  and  abilities  to  determine  where  improvement  or  change  is required and needed.

       •    Make developments or obtain corrective action whenever essential.

•    Offer guidance and direction to subordinates and colleagues, like set performance principles and observe performance.

       •    Promote and build mutual respect, trust, and cooperation among them members.

       •    Re-stage traditional dances and effort in dance companies' repertoires, expand new interpretations.

       •    Increase particular goals and plans to prioritize, manage, and achieve work.

       •    Educate the models and provide instructions on poise, posture and movement.

•    Read and learn story lines and musical scores to decide how to convert moods and ideas into dance actions.

•    Make choreography for every type of dance including latino, jazz, tap, ballet, modern, classic, ballroom and ethnic.

•    Make and educate original dances for musical, ballet, or revue to be performed for television, motion picture, stage, or nightclub production.

•    Auditioning performers for one or more dance parts, effectively motivates teams to performance excellence.

Areas of professional experience and expertise include:

· Knowledge of multiple forms of dance

· Physical fitness and stamina

· Creativity

· Resilience

· Self-confidence

· Teamwork

· Promotional skills and networking

· Motivation

· Discipline and time management

· Effective communication

·      Ballroom Dances

·      Latino

·      Jazz

·      Ballet

·      Classical

·      Modern & Contemporary

·      Tango

·      Hip-Hop

·      Ethnic / Country

·      Dance Theatre

                                                                  E D U C A T I O N                                                                  

PHD IN CHOREOGRAPHY – DANCE CHOREOGRAPHY, Kiev Institute of Culture and Arts, 2012 – 2015

•     “Creativity of Choreographic Art”

MASTER OF ARTS IN CHOREOGRAPHY, Kiev Institute of Culture and Arts, 2010 - 2012

BACHELOR OF ARTS IN CHOREOGRAPHY, Kiev Institute of Culture and Arts, Graduated Cum Laude 2006 – 2010

 

                                                      C A R E E R   H I G H L I G H T S                                                      

·      Kiev-Aniko Ballet, International Art Project "Salute to Vienna", United States of America and Canada, 2008 – 2018, Performed as Choreographer and Lead Dancer.

·      TV Show "Evening Quarter", Studio Kvartal-95 TV Channel 1+1, TV Show "Diesel-show" TV Channel ICTV), 2014 – 2018, Performed as Artist of Ballet.

·      Ukrainian Maly (Small) Drama Theater, Kiev, 2010 – 2017, Plays: “Mother-Servant", “Zombies”, “Self-Made Fools”, "Escape from Reality", "Hundred Thousand", “Republic on Wheels”, “Quadrature of the Circle” and others. Performed as Choreographer, Actress, and Artist of Ballet.

·     Freedom Event Hall Dinner Show Musical “Hotel Freedom”, 2017, Performed as Choreographer
 and Artist of Ballet.

·     Balldance Theatre, 2016-2017, "Five Musicals About Love" in collaboration with Kiev Symphony Orchestra "Lords of the Sound". Performed as Choreographer.

·      TV Shows “X-Factor”  & “So You Think You Can Dance”, TV Channel STB Kiev, 2016

·      European Tour "Ukrainians in Europe", with the singer Ekaterina Buzhinskaya, 2016: Concert halls in ten European countries (Poland, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Italy, Spain, Germany, etc.), performed as Head Tour Choreographer.

·      Anniversary Concert of Kiev Symphony Orchestra "Lords of the Sound" with the program

"Movies Hits", 2015: performed as Choreographer, Artist of Ballet, acted as Producer.

·      Dance Performance Show "Tango Lessons”, 2015: performed as Artist of Ballet, acted as

Choreograph, together with Kiev Symphony Orchestra "Lords of Sound".

·      Ukrainian National Dance Championship “Christmas Star Bridges”, 2015, Jury Member.

·      Concert dedicated to the Mothers’ Day, with theme "Mom, Eternal and Beloved", 2010 –

2012: performed as Artist of Ballet.

·      Concert dedicated to the People's Artist of Ukraine Matvienko, 2014: performed as Artist of Ballet, instructor and choreographer together with Ballet Modern Choreography Company “Aniko”.

·      Cultural Festival of Contemporary Dance-Ballet, Alger, Algeria, 2013: performed as Artist of Ballet, instructor and choreographer together with Ballet Modern Choreography Company “Aniko”.

·      Awards ceremony of the national program "Person of the Year in Ukraine", 2012-2013, performed as Artist of Ballet, instructor and choreographer together with Ballet Modern Choreography Company “Aniko”.

·      Awards ceremony of Ukrainian Music Awards "Yuna", 2012: performed as Artist of Ballet.

·      Creative evening dedicated to Taras Shevchenko "We are thy children, Ukraine!”, 2010 – 2011, performed as Artist of Ballet, instructor and choreographer together with Ballet Modern Choreography Company “Aniko”.

·      Slavic Bazaar" days of culture and art of Ukraine in Belarus, 2009: performed as Artist of Ballet, together with Ballet Modern Choreography Company “Aniko”.

·      Creative evening dedicated to the People's Artist of Ukraine M. Poplavskiy, 2007 – 2010: performed as Artist of Ballet, instructor and choreographer together with Ballet Modern Choreography Company “Aniko”.

·      Dance Theatre “The Ten Commandments of the Lord", 2011: performed as Artist of Ballet, instructor and choreographer together with Ballet Modern Choreography Company “Aniko”.

·      World Trade Exhibition "Expo-2010", Shanghai, China, 2010: performed as Artist of Ballet, instructor and choreographer together with Ballet Modern Choreography Company “Aniko”.

·      TV Show "Dancing with the Stars". Season 1 and 2, TV Channel 1+1, 2008 – 2009: performed as Artist of Ballet.

·      Participation  in  National  and  International  Dance  Competitions  on  Competitive  Ballroom Dancing Sport, with multiple awards.

                                             P R O F E S S I O N A L   E X P E R I E NCE                                            

Kiev Institute of Culture and Arts, 2011 - Present, PROFESSOR - Method of Dance Execution

  Modern Choreography Company “Kiev-Aniko Ballet”, International, 2008 – Present CHOREOGRAPHER / ARTIST OF BALLET

Ukrainian Maly (Small) Drama Theater, 2010 – 2017, CHOREOGRAPHER/ACTRESS

                                  S C I E N T I F I C   P A P E R S   &   P U B L I C A T I O N S                                 

·      “Creativity  of  Opera-Ballet  Scene”,  Kiev  Institute  of  Culture  and  Arts  Bulletin,  Professional Edition, 2015

·      The Current State of the Art of Ballet”, Magazine of Actual Problems of History, Theory and Practice of Artistic Culture, Professional Edition, 2013

·      The Performance of Creativity in Ukrainian Ballet in 1970-1980”, Magazine of Actual Problems of History, Theory and Practice of Artistic Culture, Professional Edition, 2017

·      “Dance  Performance  &  Creativity”,  Conference  on  development  trends  of  choreographic disciplines in higher art educational institutions, April 2014

·      The Tradition of Classical Choreography in Ballet Theatre”, Conference on Choreographic and Theatrical Culture: Pedagogical and Artistic Dimensions, April 2013.

·      “Art of Choreography”, Kiev Institute of Culture and Arts Program of academic disciplines for students, 2015.

·      “The Method of Execution of Ballroom Dance”, Kiev Institute of Culture and Arts Program of academic disciplines for students, 2015.

                                A W A R D S ,   D I P L O M A S   &   C E R T I F I C A T I O N S                               

  • Professional Certificate for Management in Educational Dance Activities, awarded by Ministry of Culture and Education, Kiev 2017
  • 1st Place, International Ballroom Dance, Kiev 2013
  • 1st Place – Category Latino, Ukrainian Dance Board 2007, Lvov
  • Regional Diploma for Activity in Dance Sport, awarded by Bucovina Committee, 2005 Chernivtsi
  • 1st Place – Categories: Latino, Ballroom  – National Championship of Dance Sport 2005, Chernivtsi
  • Regional Diploma for Activity in Ballroom Dance Sport, awarded by Bucovina Committee, 2004 Chernivtsi
  • 3rd Place - Category Ballroom, National Championship Dance Sport, 2004, Chernivtsi, with International Dance Sport Federation
  • 1st Place – Category Ballroom, Regional Championship of Dance Sport, 2005, Chernivtsi
  • 3rd Place – Category Ballroom, International Championship of Dance Sport, 2003 Rzeszow Poland
  • 1st Place – Category Latino, Ukrainian Dance Board 2003, Lvov
  • 2nd  Place – Category Latino, Fortuna Poprad Dance, 2001 Slovakia

                                                        D A N C E   E X P E R I E N C E                                                       

* Ballroom Dances

* Latino

* Jazz

* Ballet

* Classical

* Modern & Contemporary

* Tango

* Hip-Hop

* Ethnic / Country

* Dance Theatre

                                                                 L A N G U A G E S                                                                  

·      English – conversational

·      Ukrainian – fluent

·      Russian - fluent

·      Romanian, French - basic

                                                                R E F E R E N C E S                                                                

·      Available at request

History