Premiere

16 March 1965, The Hague

Company

Nederlands Dans Theater

Running time

Nr. of dancers

12

Essay in de stilte
Nederlands Dans Theater (1965) | Photo: Ger J. van Leeuwen
Essay in de stilte
Nederlands Dans Theater (1965) | Photo: Ger J. van Leeuwen
Essay in de stilte
Nederlands Dans Theater (1965) | Photo: Ger J. van Leeuwen
Essay in de stilte
Nederlands Dans Theater (1965) | Photo: Ger J. van Leeuwen

First cast

Marian Sarstädt, Alexandra Radius, Käthy Gosschalk, Jaap Flier, Han Ebbelaar, Gérard Lemaître, Mabel Alter, Tiny van Pel, Mea Venema, Hans Hylton, Gale Law, Marten Molema

Music

Olivier Messiaen - Dessins éternels from Nine Meditations for Organ

Credits

Set design

Nicolaas Wijnberg (second version 1973 Jean Paul Vroom)

Costume design

Nicolaas Wijnberg (second version 1973 Jean Paul Vroom)