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Ted Brandsen: 'We need to become much more proactive'
In 2020, Dutch National Ballet is partnering with Black Achievement Month for the fifth year in a row. Director Ted Brandsen hopes that an initiative such as BAM will no longer be necessary in the long term, but acknowledges that there is still a long way to go. "Ballet still has a very 'white' image, which does reflect the reality of the art form."
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On the eve of diversity and inclusion in opera
Opera director Sophie de Lint speaks out about diversity and inclusiveness: "Current developments bring about new insights and place opera as an art form in a different light."
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Online exhibition 'Seven Sins'
During the Opera Forward Festival, seven works by photographer Hellen van Meene were to be exhibited in the foyer of Dutch National Opera & Ballet. This was in addition to the performance The Seven Deadly Sins by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht. Now we offer you a mini online exhibition.
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23 facts about Luisa Casati
Ritratto revolves around the Lady Gaga of the 1920s, Luisa Casati. She was destined to become a "larger than life" icon from birth.