Premiere

20 April 1989, The Hague

Company

Nederlands Dans Theater

Running time

29 minutes

Nr. of dancers

13

Black Cake
Dutch National Ballet (2007) | Photo: Angela Sterling
Black Cake
(1989) | Photo: Hans Gerritsen
Black Cake
(1989) | Photo: Hans Gerritsen
Black Cake
Dutch National Ballet (2007) | Photo: Angela Sterling
Black Cake
(1989) | Photo: Hans Gerritsen
Black Cake
(1989) | Photo: Hans Gerritsen
Black Cake
Dutch National Ballet (2012) | Photo: Angela Sterling

First cast

Sabine Kupferberg, Fiona Lummis, Brigitte Martin, Nancy Euverink, Elke Schepers, Cora Kroese, Nacho Duato, Paul Lightfoot, Lionel Hoche, Jean-Louis Cabané, Shaun Amyot, Rob Dungey, Martin Corri

Music

Pjotr Iljitsj Tsjaikowsky Third movement from Symfonie nr. 6 (Pathétique) in b minor
Leos Janácek Adagio
Igor Stravinsky Scherzo à la Russe
Pietro Mascagni Intermezzo from the opera L’Amico Fritz
Jules Massenet Méditation from the opera Thaïs

Credits

Decor

Keso Dekker

Costumes

Keso Dekker

Lighting

Joop Caboort