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Nederlands Dans Theater ‧ the Hague

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Nederlands Dans Theater since ...

Contemporary DANCE & THEATER in the Netherlands.

alfabetisch

--ABC--

chronologisch

  • since 1959

topografisch

founders

  • NDT in 1959 Benjamin HARKARVY
  • Aart VERSTEGEN
  • Carel BIRNIE
  • plus: 18 members Dutch National Ballet - directed by Sonia Gaskell
  • 1961 NDT got subsidy from the city of The Hague & the government
  • In the sixties repertoire existed of combination classical dance & strong influence American modern dance

The NDT got unprecedented recognition and success with the guidance of different persons like

  • Hans van MANEN - artictic director
  • first years seventies no clear policy - various conflicts within the board
  • 1975 Jirí Kylian - artistic leader - artistic Director
  • NDT is stationed in the Lucent Danstheater - Spui - the Hague since 1987
  • Many of the founding NDT dancers have made their mark on Dutch ballet and dance:
  • Gérard LEMAîTRE - knighted Order of Orange-Nassau by Queen Beatrix - retired in 1982 - returned as dancer of the NDT III company till 2006
  • Charles CZARNY
  • Martinette JANMAAT
  • Mabel ALTER - ballet teachers conservatoires & dance academies R'dam & A'dam
  • Martinette Janmaat - artistic director for the Contemporary dance department at the Nationale Ballet Academy A'dam

first dancers included:

  • Willy de la BIJE
  • Aart VERSTEGEN
  • Jaap FLIER
  • Pepita GOEDEMANS
  • Mabel ALTER
  • Hannie van LEEUWEN
  • Annemarie VERHOEVEN
  • Alexandra RADIUS
  • Olga DZIALINER
  • Marianne WESTERDIJK
  • Hans van MANEN
  • Rudi van DANTZIG
  • Hans van der TOGT
  • Han EBBELAAR

dancers

choreografen

directie & raad van toezicht & staff

  • Jim VINCENT

BRONNEN & recensies