Dancing apart together
With many new creations by young choreographers and work by top choreographers such as Hans van Manen, the opening production of the new season forms a unique collage. Born from limitations but also from new possibilities in today's world, Dancing Apart Together lets you experience the rich and pure simplicity of ballet today. In a theatre that has reopened again after a long time, and at a safe distance!
Oedipus Rex / From ‘Antigone’
Ballet and opera together in a world premiere Opera and ballet join forces for this new production of Stravinsky’s Oedipus Rex. In this unique artistic collaboration, the British choreographer and director Wayne McGregor bridges the world of classical tragedy with the language of contemporary ballet and 20th- and 21st-century music. Composer Samy Moussa wrote a penetrating and poignant response to Stravinsky’s masterpiece.
The Dutch School
The Dutch School offers a perfect sampler of the best that Dutch dance has achieved: dance that puts simplicity, clarity, musicality and the expressive qualities of the individual dancer at the forefront. It invites you to experience an incredibly wide range of vibes and emotions. In The Dutch School, you will meet choreographers who made an important contribution to Dutch National Ballet: master choreographer Hans van Manen, associate artist David Dawson and three young choreographers, Wubkje Kuindersma, Remi Wortmeyer and Ernst Meisner, who are creating together a world premiere for The Dutch School.