Swan Nomination for Romance
The nominees for the Swan in the category 'most impressive dance production 2013-2014' are Romance by Dutch National Ballet, O o o o o o by Giulio D’Anna, Blind Spot by Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and Shirokuro by Nbprojects. According to the judging panel, Romance stands out in its simplicity, which gives away the skill of a master. Romance is a choreography by Ton Simons as part of the production Dutch Doubles.
The Swans are the most important Dutch dance prizes and will be awarded during a live broadcast of the Dutch Dancing Days on Sunday 5 October in Maastricht. Igor Podsiadly, Marne van Opstal and Uri Eugenio are nominated for the Swan in 'most impressive dance performance'.
The VSCD dance jury members are Anita van Dolen (dance programmer Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam and Julidans), Peggy Olislaegers (director Dutch Dance Festival), Fons DeJong (dance programmer Theater aan het Vrijthof), Hildegard Draaijer (artistic leader DOX), Dave Schwab (dance programmer Rotterdam Schouwburg), Stella van Leeuwen (programmer theatre and dance Lowlands), Liesbeth Wildschut (lecturer Theatre and Dance Studies at Utrecht University) and Nada Mounzer (NTR editor).