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September 2011 News Archive

New auditions were held in London last Friday as part of Madonna and Smirnoff's Nightlife Exchange Project.

The auditions were packed with dancers of all types hoping for a chance to be a part of Madonna's next tour.

If you want to get involved, click here and follow the steps to upload your 60-second dance clip before October 10.

Madonna will attend the Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project event in New York City on November 12 and will pick one dancer to join her on her next tour!

Also, please note that we've launched a devoted Youtube Channel. Visit it now and watch a selection of the collected submissions.

Madonna is in Toronto today to present her "W.E." movie as part of the Toronto International Film Festival.

Earlier today, Madonna, along with Abbie Cornish, Andrea Riseborough and Abel Korzeniowski, attended a devoted press conference, which you can watch by a clicking here.

A few minutes before 6.30pm EST, Madonna and crew will hit the festival's red carpet before attending a special screening of the movie.

Stay tuned for more updates!

Photography by Kevin Mazur

Dear Madonna Fans,
Last month, we celebrated Madonna's Birthday with our 2011 Birthday Project Contest, which was devoted to the 5th Anniversary of her Confessions Tour. Many of you shared your live concert experience as a way to wish Madonna a Happy Birthday. Thank you for making this project such a success. As announced, we randomly selected five fan reviews that will soon be sent a signed copy of Madonna's Confessions photo book! Congratulations to our winners:

Dmitriy.S (Russia)
Shane.M (USA)
Gareth.N (UK)
Barbara.B (Denmark)
Shannon.H (USA)

To continue our celebration, the Official Madonna Store has just launched a Confessions special, that will run through this weekend only. Visit the devoted section of the store now for a selection of Confessions items, available at a very special price (while supplies last)! Keep in mind that this sale will last for 2 days only, so make sure to pick your favourite Confessions item before it's gone!

Thank you again for joining the celebration and get ready for more!

As announced a few weeks ago, Madonna has partenered with Smirnoff to find a dancer for her next tour.

Auditions have just begun online with a session to be held in NYC tomorrow, Sept 8, at the Broadway Dance Center, 322 West 45th Street. Doors open at 7am and auditions take place from 8am to 1pm.

Please note that this is open to residents of NYC and Connecticut only, who will audition for Madonna's choreographers Rich and Tone. One contestant will be selected to be shortlisted, performing at the Smirnoff Nightlife Exchange Project in New York in front of Madonna herself.

On her second day in Venice, Madonna was interviewed by the international press and attended the Gucci Awards ceremony, presenting Jessica Chastain with the 2011 Gucci Award for Women in Cinema.

Below are some links to her various appearances and interviews.

Interview for the Italian press - Sept 1st

"W.E." Special Screening - Red Carpet Arrival - Sept 1st

Interview for the Swedish press - Sept 2

Madonna presents Jessica Chastain with the 2011 Gucci Award for Women in Cinema - Sept 2

Madonna and her film crew arrived in Italy last night to premiere her "W.E." movie as part of the 68th Venice Film Festival.

At 1:30pm local time on Thursday, Madonna and the movie's main actors, including Andrea Riseborough, James D'Arcy, Abbie Cornish, Oscar Isaac and Natalie Dormer attended a devoted press conference to answer questions about the making of the film, the inspiration behind it and the collaboration between Madonna the director and the cast.

Tonight, Madonna and crew will hit the red carpet to attend a special screening of the movie.

For more info on "W.E.", just click here.