From Here Now Far

Thu 8 Feb - Thu 29 Feb
Thu 8 Feb ’24
Thu 29 Feb ’24

Nederlands Dans Theater (NDT) and Complicité present a new work by award winning theatre director Simon McBurney, in collaboration with NDT-associate choreographer Crystal Pite. This is the second work in a triptych of collaborations between these world-renowned artists that are presented between 2022 and 2025, and the first time McBurney will be creating a work for a dance company exclusively. 


Simon McBurney in collaboration with Crystal Pite nieuwe creatie 
Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar (titel volgt binnenkort)
Gabriela Carrizo La Ruta

Steering away from linear stories, McBurney overlaps narratives, past and present, fact and fiction, allowing them to communicate with each other. 'I'm naturally attracted to something I don't understand, because when you try to deal with that, it opens a door into another world', says McBurney. 

For this program we are delighted to bring back Jakie by Sharon Eyal and Gai Behar, that originally premiered in May 2023 with NDT 1. This captivating and virtuosic score created for a large cast is accompanied by a soundscape composed by longtime collaborator Ori Lichtik. The choreographic duo have come to embody a unique style of movement that is deeply rooted in the expression of the body. Their work is characterized by pulsing and hypnotic rhythms that tap into worlds that seemingly co-exist far into the future and deep into the past. Together they have created works for multiple companies worldwide and founded their own company L-E-V in 2013.  

Cloakroom and drink 
Cloakroom and an intermission drink are included. If the event does not have an intermission, you will receive the drink afterwards.  

In a constant search for crossovers between dance, theatre, art and life, Gabriela Carrizo stages powerful, cinematic works in which performers are challenged to delve into characters, requiring a high vulnerability of expression. In La Ruta (2022), Carrizo’s second work for NDT, space and time are suspended, while the viewer is invited to interpret their own narrative within a world of images. In describing La Ruta, Carrizo quoted classical music conductor T. Currentzis: “It’s very difficult to organise a dream, because when you organise it, you wake up. When you take control of a dream, you understand that you are sleeping. This is why, to dream you need to be unprotected.” 

The new creation by Simon McBurney and Crystal Pite is a coproduction with Complicité.


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