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Swan Lake

“Why let reality get in the way of a good story?” exclaims one of the characters of this artwork that lies somewhere between stage play and ballet—a fitting question with…

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Play

A sparkling personality on the contemporary dance scene, Swedish choreographer Alexander Ekman has been invited for the first time to work with the dancers of the Paris Opera Ballet. Trained…

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Dare to Say

In continuation of our season 2020-2021, Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) is very excited to present the second programme, performed by NDT 2. Dare to Say presents two works by distinctive makers. Alexander…

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Midsummer Night’s Dream

After the sensational success of A Swan Lake, performed by the Norwegian National Ballet in 2014 at the Oslo Opera, the choreographical prodige Alexander Ekman created his Midsummer Night’s dream in April 2015…

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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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Eskapist

Daydreaming, escape from reality, the power of imagination … are you an escapist? If so, when? We occasionally withdraw from reality by daydreaming, listening to music, watching a film or…

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40m Under

40 M Under is a dance film by choreographer Alexander Ekman, featuring Cullberg Ballet. Recorded in the summer of 2009, the film portrays an underground installation set within a former…