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Last Work

“You could endlessly debate the symbolism here […] Whatever its meaning […] the piece is breathtaking for the extraordinary dancing by the Batsheva dancers, and the way Mr. Naharin can…

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Shift | Cacti

During spring of 2020, the world was paralysed by the corona pandemic and theatres all over the world were forced to close. Performances were cancelled and ballet companies worldwide were…

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In and Out

Following the recent programme hans van manen Variations, dutch national ballet presents another ballet from Hans van Manen’s treasury: In and Out. The choreography danced by the twelve dancers of the Junior…

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Story / Time

Founded as a multicultural ensemble in 1982, the company was born of an eleven-year artistic collaboration between Bill T. Jones and the late Arnie Zane (1948-1988), appearing multiple times at…

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Car-Men

Choreographer Jiři Kylián and director Boris Paval Conen made the film on location at coal mine int the Czech Republic, where Kylián choreographed the piece for four dancers on the…

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Here After

Here After is a cinematographic adaptation of the performance Puur, presented at the Festival of Avignon 2005 in the beautiful setting of the Quarry of Boulbon. Flowing between fiction and…

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Kullervo

Why does everything go wrong for this tormented man? In the timeless tale from the Finnish national epic, Kullervo unknowingly seduces his own sister, kills his enemies and finally falls…

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Der Liebhaber

Autobiographical novels are sometimes associated with youth, but The Lover was published in 1984, when Duras was 70, which is to say it was a work that arrived late in…

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Flight Pattern

Moving in unison, 36 dancers portray a community of refugees – an anguished pas de deux from one couple is set in strong relief against it. Canadian choreographer Crystal Pite…