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Judges IDC Berlin 2024

Sven Seidelmann

Sven is a former ballet dancer of Staatsballett Berlin and trained at the Palucca Schule Dresden and the Staatlichen Ballettschule Berlin. Sven studied Dance pedagogy at Staatlichen Hochschule für Musik und Darstellende Kunst Mannheim. He is currently a member of Faculty of the State Ballet School Berlin.


Angela Malan

Former Soloist of the Johannesburg Ballet Theatre. Certified teacher by the American Ballet Theatre National Training Curriculum. She has danced a vast repertoire across many different genres and received several accolades, including the South African Arts and Culture Trust award for excellence. Angela is a founding member of South African Ballet Theatre.


Aurora Dickie

First Soloist of Staatsballett Berlin. Co- Director of the mentorship apprentice program at Staatsballett Berlin.

Luana Rosetti

Dance Pedagog and choreographer born in Milan and former member of Tanz Mainz and Scapino Rotterdam and tanzkompanie Rostock. Her works have been performed in HAU2 Berlin as well as 360° Waschhaus, Potsdam; Biennale Venice.

Toon Lobach

Former member of Netherlands Dans Theatre II. Toon has performed works by choreographers such as Paul Lightfoot and Sol Leon, Hans Van Mannen, Marco Goecke, Juliano Nunes and many more. Toon has performed several times as a guest of Roberto Bolle and Friends. Toon is also a rehearsal director for Alexander Ekman.


Lydia Holt

Lydia is a dancer/ choreographer born in the UK and attended Elmhurst Ballet School, she performed with several ballet companies including Birmingham Royal Ballet, Northern Ballet, English National Ballet and Cork City Ballet. After working in the classical world Lydia decided to diversify and explore other styles of dance, she worked with Costa Cruises before joining the Friedrichstadt Palast in 2019. With the company she performed in Vivid, Arise and the current production Falling in Love, with the company she has featured on TV shows including Germanys Next Top Model and “Der Palast”. 

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