HubClubIntrodansTue 13 Jun ’23
The Introdans HubClub is a showcase of irresistibly attractive inclusive dance art.
DorianHet Nationale Ballet & ISH Dance CollectiveFri 16 Jun ’23
Meisner and Gerris allow different dance styles to merge surprisingly into a vibrant mix of hip-hop and ballet.
BREAK THE MOULD: SHOWCASE 2023Eindhoven Student Dance Association FootlooseSun 18 Jun ’23
What is the Showcase? The short answer is an amazing dance show containing choreographies of all kinds of different dance styles!
HerfstRyan DjojokarsoSat 7 Oct ’23
After his controversial performance WINTER/21/J and the hypnotic LENTE/22/K, the leading role in Ryan Djojokarso's third dance portrait HERFST is reserved for Death. A visually impressive crossover between dance, (opera) music, theater and imagery in which farewell rituals from different cultures come together. Every culture says goodbye to loved ones differently. From the slice of cake at the coffee table to an exuberant celebration of life. Rituals give passage to our grieving process.
Doe eens liefMaas Theater en DansKinderTheaterWeekSun 15 Oct ’23
In Doe eens lief, we practice the art of being sweet. With few words and a lot of climbing, falling, drawing, arguing, dancing and colliding.
UnbreakableLloydscompany & Soweto Skeleton MoversThu 26 Oct ’23
In a combination of heartfelt performances, lively African dance styles, humor and impressive visuals, the Soweto Skeleton Movers from South Africa tell their personal life stories. Despite many setbacks and false temptations, these dancers are 'unbreakable'. You will be swept into a joyful and stunning mix of song, street scenes, compelling visuals and their 'skeleton pantsula', a mix of traditional South African street dance (pantsula) and 'bone breaking'. Welcome to Soweto! Unbreakable is a collaboration between Rotterdam choreographer Lloyd Marengo, London theater director Jonzi D, and the five explosively energetic dancers of Soweto Skeleton Movers.
GROOVEThe Ruggeds & Ghetto Funk CollectivepremièreFri 3 Nov ’23
Step back in time 50 years to the era of James Brown, Aretha Franklin and Marvin Gaye. The Ruggeds and Ghetto Funk Collective, two top Dutch dance crews, are taking you on a journey in GROOVE through the evolution of Funk & Soul to HipHop and House and everything in between. So, dress to impress for this Night Out on the Town full of live music, improvisation and spectacular moves, where the Soul Train has no final stop.
So Far So GoodWat we doen | Theater RotterdamThu 9 Nov ’23
Night falls. We're in a shop. Outside on the street, turmoil is mounting. Are those young people hanging around out there? Is it a party, or will this be a flare-up of antisocial riots? And why are they there?
GiselleHet Nationale BalletWed 15 Nov ’23
The original version of Giselle dates back to the heyday of Romanticism, yet the ballet is still danced worldwide. In 2009, Rachel Beaujean and Ricardo Bustamante created their own new version of perhaps the most romantic production in the classical ballet repertoire. And with great success, for their Giselle not only captured the hearts of Dutch audiences, but also of those in Spain, China and Colombia, among others. Beaujean: “When correctly delivered, Giselle pierces deeper than skin.” Choreography: Marius Petipa, inspired by Jean Coralli and Jules Perrot.
- Performance is provided with interpretation for the blind.
Song of the dark forestScapino Ballet RotterdamTue 21 Nov ’23
Song of the dark forest is a poignant, compelling and comforting performance, performed by the entire group of Scapino dancers, an opera singer and live music by the DoelenEnsemble. The tragic song of war is sung. An unknown soldier, hovering between life and death, longs for his loved ones but is also haunted by memories of the battlefield. With penetrating songs and dance by four choreographers, this timeless story comes to life.
Body as a weaponSandra Kramerová | Productiehuis Theater de GeneratorWed 22 Nov ’23
“Let's imagine a world where there is only one ideal to follow, one value, one truth. What if this truth is love?" In Dictatorship of love, it is this question that choreographer Sandra Kramerová focuses on. How do ideals become oppressive? How can dedication, commitment and love become a dictatorship? Can movement speak louder than words, and what happens when we move together as one? Fascinated by this tension of surrender to the greater whole and the preservation of individual freedom, we follow a group of dancers in their search for the power of the female body in a crowd.
De Grote Gele GraafmachineHet Laagland | SALLY Dansgezelschap MaastrichtSun 26 Nov ’23
Four well-oiled parts of the big yellow excavator always do exactly what is expected of them. Until one part suddenly thinks differently. Why just dig and shovel and never jump or step? The parts begin to doubt whether all their usual duties are justified… Which human habits are biologically determined, and which are prescribed? SALLY Dance Company Maastricht and Het Laagland deliver an infectious mix of dance and theater, in which all rules and customs are cheerfully flushed down the toilet. De Grote Gele Graafmachine is a colorful mess for all builders, wreckers, sleepers and empathizers.
HighDanstheater AYATue 28 Nov ’23
High is about being high on life! The drive to feel and experience everything. Achieving ecstasy by being in the here and now. For that, you have to explore boundaries and take risks. Let's get everything out of life and celebrate it. You never know how long it will last. Pain and loss are part of it for everyone. You might be afraid of it. Because without downs, there are no ups. A dance performance by house choreographer Anne Suurendonk about extreme zest for life. About living consciously and being truly present.
Islands of Empathy (in a sea of chaos)Club Guy & Roni | Slagwerk Den HaagWed 29 Nov ’23
In this performance, Club Guy & Roni explores how empathy can be a driving force in how we live together. In the Netherlands, we’ve learned always to be the best versions of ourselves as individuals, independently of others’ needs. If you need help, there must be something wrong with you. This is a society in which self-reliance is the norm, and dependence on others a sign of weakness.
The previous ownerDunja JocicThu 30 Nov ’23
In the near future, a dying man's brain is successfully uploaded to a young body. When it turns out that some of the spirit of the previous owner is still present in that body, a battle ensues between dance and dialogues, with the newly created being at stake.
- Choreography and direction: Dunja Jocic.