BDExperience Application: Frankfurt, Germany

Applications Closing Date April 7th POSTPONED! New Date TBA

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What is BDExperience?

Application Deadline has been POSTPONED due to Covid-19 NEW DATE TBA!


Frankfurt, Germany:

Rehearsals: TBA due to Covid-19 we will update ASAP

Performance: TBA due to Covid-19 we will update ASAP

Those accepted will:
  • Receive 4-6 weeks of online coaching.
  • Learn original group choreography; improvisation; personal choreography exploration.
  • Participate in a 4-day rehearsal intensive (over 32 hours),
  • Receive personal coaching from Jillina and her directors
  • PERFORM in the show with original music, one-of-a-kind costumes, and innovative choreography.
  • Gain access to the BDE Alumni Group where you can connect with dancers from all over the world and receive exclusive discounts on BDE Programs

Frequently Asked Questions

When does the application close?
Due to Covid-19 Closures we are POSTPONING the Applications deadline. We hope to revisit options in the coming month when we know more about possible dates to reopen
How long do I have access to the application?
Once you pay your entry fee and sign up for the application, you will have access to the materials until the application closes. At this time the Application deadline is TBA until further notice
What do I need to audition?
In order to complete the audition application​, you will need to: 1) Pay the application fee 2) Fill out the application form 3) Submit photos (headshot & body shot) 4) Learn the audition choreographies for the role/roles you wish to dance 5) film yourself performing these choreographies and upload to youtube as unlisted 6) submit your youtube link in the appropriate section(s) 5) submit a video of a solo of your choice
What does BDExperience tuition cost?
Tuition for the program is $600.
Are there payment plans available?
YES! If you are selected for the BDExperience program, then you may pay the $600 tuition all at once, or create a personal payment plan that works for you.
How many dancers are allowed in each program?
To give each dancer personal attention, the cast will be limited to 12 Oriental style, 8 Tribal style, and 5 Solo performers.

Your Instructor

Jillina Carlano
Jillina Carlano

Performer, Master Instructor, Choreographer, Director and Producer, Jillina has devoted her life to dance.

In 1999 Jillina established her own dance company, Jillina’s Sahlala Dancers, currently LA’s premier Middle Eastern and world-fusion dance entertainment company. From 2003-09 she served as Artistic Director and Main Choreographer for the Bellydance Superstars and performed with them for over 700 shows in over a dozen countries.

In 2009 Jillina created Bellydance Evolution to take Middle Eastern dance to a higher level worldwide. Bellydance Evolution has already appeared in over 20 countries and was a featured performer at the Mawazine festival in Morocco, performing for the Queen of Morocco.

Jillina pulls from a strong dance background in Middle Eastern, Folklore, Jazz, Ballet, and Hip Hop to create a colorful Middle Eastern fusion repertoire. She travels extensively, teaching seminars and performing in concerts. Jillina’s talents have taken her to over 30 different countries. Whether Jillina is coaching dancers individually or teaching a group of 1,000 students, she has a unique ability to connect with people on and off the dance floor.

Jillina is the owner of Evolution Dance Studios, located in North Hollywood, California, USA. The studio provides rehearsal space to some of Hollywood’s top artists, including Beyonce, Jennifer Lopez, Lady Gaga, choreographers from So You Think You Can Dance and serves as a focal point for the Los Angeles Dance Community.

Course Curriculum

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Jillina’s BDExperience

A challenging journey in dance transformation…
  • Ever desire to perform with Bellydance Evolution but felt you weren’t ready?
  • Performed with BDE but now want the opportunity to master a lead role?

JILLINA’S new BDExperience is for you!
We are looking for intermediate to advanced dancers — female and male, ages 16 and up — aspiring to be professional theatrical bellydancers. This program is for those who want to train with and perform in a group…become a featured soloist…dream of performing in a theatre!
The BDExperience is a professional development program designed to challenge you to take your dancing to the next level.

Expand your skills. Master your performance.
It is the goal of the BDExperience to create high-level opportunities for dancers, to deepen and strengthen existing dance practices, and to take dance careers to the next level.
Tuition for this program is $600 plus a $35 application fee (non-refundable).
If you are ready to be challenged and get the full BDExperience, apply now!

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