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«At Palucca I learned how to listen to my body and move in many different ways. Having classical and modern knowledge makes you more complete as a dancer, as an artist. »

Larissa Oliveira Machado
Graduate 2014 of the Bachelor programme in Dance

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«The Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden for me is the place that gave me the opportunity to grow as an hybrid dancer and helped me to get into the professional dance world.»

Marti Vilella Medina
Graduate 2016 of the Bachelor programme in Dance

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«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned: be yourself! Nobody is better than me and this is my advantage.»

Vivian de Britto Schiller
Graduate 2015 of the Bachelor programme in Dance

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«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned that we have to overstep categorization and existing trends in Dance to develop our personal choreography.»

Ioanna Angeloupoullou
Graduate 2009 of the Master programme in Choreography

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Camilla Schmidt has performed in “The Nutcracker”, “Drei Welten”, “Sweet Charity” and “Agentenspecktakel” in the Theater Zwickau-Plauen. Currently she has a guest contract for “Swan Lake” at the theatre in Dortmund.

Camilla Schmidt
Graduate 2011 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Dance

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«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned that there are many ways to achieve your goals; it’s not all right or wrong, black or white.»

Mina Skenderija
Dance Teacher for ballet at the Palucca University // Graduate in 2010 of the Masters Programme Dance Education

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«The Palucca University of Dance Dresden opens many new doors: you just need to keep an eye on all the opportunities they offer you.»

Avatâra Ayuso
Artistic Master Class Graduate 2007

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«The Palucca University is especially important to me; it marks a turning point in my life: the end of my active stage career and a new beginning with the Dance Education programme. Here I began to understand dance as a teacher.»

Mia Facchinelli
Ballet mistress to the Sorbian National Ensemble, Bautzen // Graduate in 2010 of the Masters programme in Dance Education

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«In my memory the Palucca University of Dance is a place for creativity, inspiration and hard work as well as real friendships, solidarity and mutual support.»

Tine Schmidt
Graduate 2009 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Stage Dance

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«I believe that you have to retain a certain lightness in order to be a dancer, teacher or choreographer, as well as not losing sight of other important aspects of life. In my memory, the Palucca University is like a home to me. »

Matthias Markstein
Dance teacher for Dance/Technique/Improvisation (TTI) at the Palucca University of Dance // Graduate in 2001 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Dance and in 2008 of the Diploma (degree) in Dance Education programme

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«My most influential experience at the Palucca University of Dance was to see how important traditions are. We can not go anywhere if we don’t know where we come from. In my memory Palucca University is a place of dance, even in dark corners and under staircases.»

Steffen Fuchs
Ballet director Theater Koblenz; Graduate in 2010 of the Master Class

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«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned that the most important thing is not always how well you dance, but how much you enjoy it; that steps are simply vessels which must be filled with love, energy and passion.»

Oliver Preiß
Soloist at the Oper Leipzig

«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned that a good dancer not only needs perfect body control but also stamina, joy in experimenting and a strong will. The sum of these qualities gives us the vibrancy and charisma which we need on the stages of this world.»

Sabine Marquardt
Graduate in 1982 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Stage Dance. Today Sabine Marquardt is director of the Ballettschule Marquardt in Rostock

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«For me, the Palucca University of Dance is a place of creativity. I have learned there that everyone should believe in themselves.»

Golde Grunske
Graduate in 2008 of the Diploma in Choreography programme; director of the TANZwerkstatt, Cottbus

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«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned to trust my own creativity. The passion for dance links people to one another. Anyone can learn from anyone here.»

Katrin Hansen
Graduate in 2006 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Stage Dance

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«The Palucca University of Dance has been like a home to me. It’s a place where I always felt at home in my heart. The Palucca University opened doors for me in the different areas of dance.»

Yuka Kawazu
Graduate in 2007 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Dance

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«The Palucca University of Dance has given me a solid foundation of knowledge on which I base the operation of my own dance school. Inspiring teachers have waked my enthusiasm to continually develop my own creativity...»

Lu Ren
Graduate in 2004 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Dance Education

«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned that my idiosyncrasies don’t have to be obstacles; they can be useful to me if I release them and let them grow. Dance can be much more than the single image of it which I had.»

Maria Walser
Graduate in 2005 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Stage Dance

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«The Palucca University showed me possibilities, opened doors and created contacts for me. During my studies I have learned a lot about myself and learned to believe in myself.»

Antje Kaufmann
Graduate in 2010 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Dance Education

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«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned how important it is as a dancer to be true to yourself, to examine yourself and your dancing and always to be searching for something new to develop yourself further.»

Maria Eckert
Graduate in 2000 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Stage Dance

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«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned that dance can be integrated into all areas of life and can fill a whole life.»

Ulrike Grell
Graduate in 2008 of the Diploma (degree) programme in Dance Education

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«The Palucca University of Dance is a place of creative education. It has produced many individual, free-thinking artistic personalities with a variety of interests, who in their turn have a positive influence on the contemporary art scene.»

Udo Kersten
Graduate 1986, Tanzakademie Zurich

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«At the Palucca University the search for the meaning of a movement was conveyed to me in depth. It gave distinction to my individual style as a dancer and choreographer.»

Katja Erfurth
Graduate 1990

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«At the Palucca University of Dance I have learned that it is important what you think, besides the basics for my work as a choreographer and director of opera.»

Arila Siegert
Graduate 1971

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«At the Palucca University I have learned that it is important to develop both technique and personality in order to become an interesting and creative dancer.»

Matthieu Chayrigues
Graduate Bachelor Dance 2013

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Alumni

Alumni Netzwork

Join the alumni network (former students) of the Palucca University of Dance Dresden.

Which benefits does the alumni network provide?

  • We support you in furthering your professional skills and interests outside of our university. As a member of our alumni network you will receive a bimonthly newsletter including news on upcoming seminars and events for professional development and updates on current insights into topics in dance science as well as ongoing research.
  • We promote your professional profile. In line with an alumni portrait we endorse your current projects within our network on social media (Instagram, LinkedIn, Facebook) and in our newsletter.
  • We facilitate networking between you and former students and staff of the Palucca University of Dance! Join us at our biennial alumni symposium and benefit from exclusive discounts for events on campus.

How can I participate?

  • Share your experiences with us as a student and be featured in one of our alumni newsletters! We always enjoy hearing from our graduates.
  • Share ideas or tips for exciting performances, upcoming auditions or inspiring seminars that might be of interest to our members!

Your registration for the alumni network if free of charge.

Don’t miss out - We look forward to having you on board! Contact us via alumni@palucca.eu

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  • contact me within the alumni network
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  • to send me the bimonthly alumni newsletter 

The data collected will not be used, linked or transferred to any third parties. No external services will be used for the distribution of the alumni newsletter. I have been informed that this agreement is voluntary and can be withdrawn at any time upon request via phone, post or email. If requested, the personal data connected from me will be deleted immediately.

Alumni-Tag 2020

Herzliche Einladung zum 4. Alumni-Tag an der Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden! Der Alumni-Tag findet am Samstag, den 14. März 2020 ab 15:00 Uhr statt (Einlass ab 14:00 Uhr). Eingeladen sind alle AbsolventInnen und Absolventen sowie alle ehemaligen Mitarbeiterinnen und Mitarbeiter der Hochschule.

Das sind die Highlights des 4. Alumni-Tages:

  • Meet & Greet bei Kaffee und Kuchen
  • Archivführungen (zwei Gruppen, begrenzte Teilnehmerzahl)
  • individuelle Sichtung von Jahrgangsdokumenten (nach Anmeldung)
  • Hospitation in offenen Trainings
  • „Meet the Artist“ Abendvorstellung
  • Sektausklang mit Häppchen

Informationen zu den geplanten Hospitationen sowie der Abendvorstellung im Rahmen von „Meet the Artist“ werden nach der offiziellen Anmeldefrist an dieser Stelle bekanntgegeben.

Die Anmeldefrist für den 4. Alumni-Tag 2020 beginnt am 01.11.2019 und endet am 18.01.2020.

>> Hier geht es zum Anmeldeformular (ab dem 01.11.2019 verfügbar)

Bitte senden Sie das ausgefüllte Anmeldeformular an: Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden | z.H. Shalene Schmidt | Basteiplatz 4 | 01277 Dresden oder alternativ via E-Mail an alumni@palucca.eu.  

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