Let's Catch Up Dutch Dance @ Lumiere
The Dutch Dance Festival will be honouring the Nederlands Dans Theater by bringing together three NDT masterworks in a film night in Lumière. With exclusive Q&A and drinks afterwards.
After the film screening there will be a Q&A with Ronald Wintjens, director of the Dutch Dance Festival, about the films and the Dutch Dance Festival. As usual in a Let’s Catch Up evening, we top it off with a toast to the Festival that starts that week (one drink is included in the ticket price).
This program is a collaboration of the Dutch Dance Festival, Lumière Cinema and Let's Catch Up.
Programme Wednesday 2 October
20:45 - start film programme
22:00 - Q&A Ronald Wintjens, director of the Dutch Dance Festival
22:30 - Let's Catch Up toast @ Lumière bar (1 drink included in the ticket price)
NDT film programme
The Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) has been nominated this year for two Swans. NDT guest choreographers and former dancers Imre and Marne van Opstal have been nominated for a ‘Swan for the most impressive dance production’ for Take Root and NDT 1 dancer Chloé Albaret has been nominated for a ‘Swan for the most impressive achievement in dance’ for her role in Sol León & Paul Lightfoot’s Start to Finish. And then there’s another milestone: Paul Lightfoot will retire as artistic director of the dance company based in The Hague in the summer of 2020 at the end of its 60th anniversary season.
The Statement by Crystal Pite
The Statement (2016) created by Crystal Pite is a one-act performance in which four characters are prisoners of their personal struggle for control and the morality of their actions. Watch the trailer.
Stop-Motion by León & Lightfoot
Sol León and Paul Lightfoot made Stop-Motion (2014) to the melancholy music of Max Richter. Seven dancers portray the confusing emotions that accompany separation. Watch the trailer.
Midnight Raga by Marco Goecke
Marco Goecke won a Swan for the most impressive dance production for Midnight Raga (2017). He based the duet on the mystical work of the Indian musician Ravi Shankar. Watch the trailer.
Photocredit: Rahi Rezvani, Nederlands Dans Theater
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