Click on the link below to read the synopses of Regnum, Yugen and The Green Table.
Interview with Milena Sidorova
During her 17-year dance career with Dutch National Ballet, the Ukrainian-Dutch Milena Sidorova already created more than 20 choreographies. We spoke to her about her latest work Regnum. Sidorova: ‘Regnum has become a darker piece than I originally had in mind’.
Edmund de Waal on his set designs for Yugen
At the end of 2016, Edmund de Waal received a letter from Wayne McGregor. ‘I have a collaborative project I would like to share with you.’ De Waal: ‘Would I be interested in working on a piece based on the psalms?’
Wayne McGregor’s source of inspiration for Yugen was Leonard Bernstein's breathtaking Chichester Psalms, an eclectic mix of Hebrew text, Christian choral music and Broadway jazz. Follow the link below to read the original text and the English translation of the psalms.
Interview with Jeanette Vondersaar about The Green Table
She finds it incredibly sad, but Kurt Jooss’ The Green Table is unfortunately still relevant, especially at the moment. According to Jeanette Vondersaar, it is therefore extremely important that Dutch National Ballet performs Jooss’ ‘anti-war ballet’ right now, when a terrible war is raging in Europe.
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