The second programme for NDT 2 is full of contrasts. Smoke and Mirrors presents two world premieres by associate choreographer Marco Goecke, and up and coming choreographers Imre van Opstal and Marne van Opstal, in addition to a revival of SH-BOOM! (2000) by house choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot. All five creators differ greatly in style, age, background and aesthetic, challenging...
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Première 'Smoke and Mirrors' - NDT 2

Smoke and Mirrors - NDT 2
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It's 臺中國家歌劇院 in Taiwan for NDT 1, later this week, with two performances, including the works 'Thin Skin' by Marco Goecke, 'In the event' by Crystal Pite, and 'Stop-motion' by house choreographers Sol León & Paul Lightfoot.

The young NDT 2 dancers are still on tour and heading for Italy, where they will dance a full programme in Reggio Emilia ( I Teatri Fondazione Reggio Emilia ) and Cremona...
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Thursday night, Dick Bruna, the famous Dutch illustrator has died at the age of 89. He not only wrote and illustrated a total of 124 books, and created the bestselling series of children's books starring rabbit Miffy (Nijntje), but was also known for his clear book and poster designs. This is the first NDT poster which he designed in 1959, for which he won an award for 'best cultural poster of...
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'Scenic Route' in Amsterdam is completely sold out tonight. This is your chance to win TWO free tickets for tonight Nationale Opera & Ballet ! Tag someone in this post and maybe we'll see you and your friend in the theatre! We will announce the winner at 3.30 PM on this page, so enter now.
Enjoy more NDT performances this year in Amsterdam: 'Smoke and Mirrors' (NDT 2) and 'Parade' (NDT 1) . [...
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Toon Lobach, de negentienjarige danser bij NDT2, neemt je mee in zijn wereld. Van duizeligheid bij het maken van een pirouette tot de choreografie van Hans v...

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Toon Lobach, de negentienjarige danser bij NDT2, neemt je mee in zijn wereld. Van duizeligheid bij het maken van een pirouette tot de choreografie van Hans v...

"Of je nu wil of niet, dit is dans die ráákt." - Trouw *****

De pers is razend enthousiast over het nieuwe NDT 1 programma 'Scenic Route' en de twee werken van Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, 'Silent Screen' en de wereldpremière 'Singulière Odyssée'. Je kunt er nog bij zijn, wees snel want de voorstellingen raken snel uitverkocht: [ Link ]

Over de dansers, schrijft Theaterkrant ****: ...
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Read the Sol León & Paul Lightfoot interview in NRC newspaper today and discover the world behind their new work 'Singulière Odyssée'. Tickets and info: [ Link ]
Beautiful pictures by Rahi Rezvani

Benieuwd naar de ideeën achter het nieuwe werk van Sol León & Paul Lightfoot, 'Singulière Odyssée'? Lees dan vandaag het interview met NDT's...
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'Silent Screen' is a ballet that is seemingly set up like a film. Not only because of the three large screens that show (though never pre-dominatingly) film fragments in which a couple in love and a little girl go through various emotional phases, but also because Sol León and Paul Lightfoot’s repertory of movements refers to the influences of their major source of inspiration for this ballet:...
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Last week, January 22, over a hundred, pre-selected, young dance talents (17-21 years old) from all over the world came to The Hague to audition for a place in NDT's second company next season. They had to attend different classes and perform a solo. Five of them were eventually selected by the artistic staff, including dancer Toon Lobach who was already an apprentice this season.

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As an up-and-coming top talent, choreographer Marina Mascarell won the prestigious BNG Bank Dance Prize in 2015 and was recently nominated by the dance scene for the Prize of the Nederlandse Dansdagen.
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She has a unique talent for translating her social commitment into dance in an expressive and poetic way. For 'Three Times Rebel', Mascarell and her dancers delved into the...
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Three Times Rebel - Marina Mascarell / studio teaser CaDance festival
Let's get started! Dance talents from all over the globe are auditioning today, hoping to join the talent group NDT 2 for next season. Toitoitoi!

Shhhh....NDT house choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot are creating a new work (world premiere!) for the next NDT programma ´Scenic Route´. The music score is by famous composer Max Richter. Have a sneak peek in our studios! Dutch tour: [ Link ]

Sssst... NDT's huischoreografen Sol León en Paul Lightfoot maken een nieuwe creatie...
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Are you between 14 and 30 years old?
Are you talented?
Ready to work intensively on a high level?
Eager to learn from professional teachers and open minded to create with our choreographers?

Then the NDT Summer Intensive is the perfect opportunity for you!

We are happy to announce a new edition of the summer course that will...
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A full evening with two works by Sol León & Paul Lightfoot. a world premiere with music by Max Richter and 'Silent Screen' accompanied by music from Philip Glass, a live performance by the Het Balletorkest. This new NDT 1 programme premieres February 2nd at Zuiderstrandtheater.

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Een avondvullend programma met twee werken van huischoreografen Sol Leon &...
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Dancers, choreographers, technicians, marketeers, dance students at NDT... they all support six-year-old Tijn, who is terminally ill (he suffers from brain cancer) and has one last wish: he wants to raise as much money as possible to help other children.

Tijn supports 3FM Serious Request (Dutch radio) and asks people to donate €1 every time he paints someone’s nails. However, anyone can...
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It is with great sadness that we have learned of Gérard Lemaître’s sudden passing.

Gérard joined Nederlands Dans Theater in 1960 and was a key figure in his and our beloved company for almost 60 years. After dancing with NDT for over 22 years, performing in many pieces by renowned choreographers such as Hans van Manen and Jiri Kylián, he left the company in 1982 only to return in 1991. With...
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