- 22 Jul. → 04 Aug. '19Venice, Italy
Dutch focus at the Venice Biennale 2019Dutch Performing Arts proudly powers three Netherlands-based theatre companies and artists who are part of the International Theatre Festival at the Venice Biennale 2019. Theater Artemis, Club Gewalt and Julian Hetzel are part of a Dutch focus programme, with multiple performances in July and August 2019.The 47th edition of the International Theatre Festival takes place from 22 July - 5 August 2019 in Venice, Italy. Dutch Performing Arts supports the performances of youth theatre company Theater Artemis, music theatre collective Club Gewalt, and theatremaker and visual artist Julian Hetzel.
On the festival's opening night the Venice Biennale, organiser of the International Theatre Festival, will grant the Silver Lion to Jetse Batelaan, artistic director of Theater Artemis. Batelaan is the first-ever theatremaker for young audiences and Dutch national to receive the prestigious award.
You can catch the following Dutch performances during the Venice Biennale:
Theater Artemis & Het Zuidelijk Toneel - ‘The Story of the Story’ (‘Het Verhaal van het Verhaal’) for ages 8+ Italian premiere22 July 2019 at 18:00, Teatro Goldoni
Theater Artemis - ‘War’ (‘Oorlog') for ages 6+ Italian premiere24 July 2019 at 18:00, Teatro Goldoni
Club Gewalt – ‘Yuri, a Workout Opera’ Italian premiere28 July 2019 at 21:00, Teatro alle Tese
Club Gewalt – ‘Club Club Gewalt 5.0 Punk’ Italian premiere29 July 2019 at 22:30, Teatro alle Tese
Julian Hetzel – ‘All Inclusive’ Italian premiere2 August 2019 at 21:00, Teatro alle Tese
Julian Hetzel – ‘I’m Not Nere, Says the Void’ Italian premiere3 August 2019 at 19:30, Teatro alle Tese
Julian Hetzel – ‘The Automated Sniper’ Italian premiere4 August 2019 at 21:30, Tese dei Soppalchi
Not part of the Dutch focus programme, but also performing at the Venice Biennale are:
Atlas Ensemble - 'Nomaden for cello and large intercultural ensemble' Italian premiere4 October 2019 at 20:00 , Teatro Goldoni
Orchestra della Toscana, performing a composition by Michel van der AA - 'Hysteresis for clarinet, ensemble and soundtrack' Italian premiere5 October 2019 at 20:00, Teatro alle Tese
For more information about the Venice Biennale and its International Theatre Festival, visit the Venice Biennale website.
- 15 Aug. → 27 Oct. '19Shanghai, ChinaWith the support of Dutch Performing Arts, Shanghai-based Art Space for Kids organises a Dutch focus with three youth theatre companies, taking place at various venues in Beijing and Hangzhou, China. Performing are Theatergroep Kwatta, Dadodans and Oorkaan. The Dutch focus rus from August to October 2019.
- 14 Sep. → 4 Nov. '19Ghent, BelgiumIn collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Flanders Festival Ghent (Gent Festival van Vlaanderen) organises an extensive Dutch programme featuring a host of Netherlands-based artists and groups. The Dutch performances take place from 14 September-4 October 2019 in Ghent, Belgium.
- 18 Sep. → 28 Sep. '19Essen, GermanyYouth theatre company Theater Artemis will give 12 performances of their new production '(…..) - This piece doesn’t give a shit that its title is vague' at arts festival Ruhrtriennale. The company will perform from 18-28 September 2019 in Essen, Germany.
- 20 Sep. → 29 Sep. '19Moscow, RussiaDutch theatre for young audiences returns once more at international festival Gavroche with the support of Dutch Performing Arts. After having programmed a number of Dutch productions in 2013, the festival will present another 11 Dutch youth theatre productions during its 13th edition.
- 20 Sep. → 12 Oct. '19Marseille, FranceIn close collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, interdisciplinary festival Actoral presents performances by Davy Pieters, Michele Rizzo, and Benjamin Khan & Cherish Benszo at various venues in Marseille, France.
- 25 Sep. → 28 Sep. '19Amsterdam, the NetherlandsFestival 12 Point is coming to Amsterdam. The showcase event for emerging and innovative jazz musicians from Europe takes place from 25-28 September 2019 at the BIMHUIS in Amsterdam. Part of a collaboration between Dutch Performing Arts, 12 Points and the BIMHUIS, the 13th edition features a satellite programme (titled 'Orange Line') with Netherlands-based artists and an international visitors' programme.
- 26 Sep. → 29 Sep. '19Berlin, GermanyIn collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Berlin-based festival BAM! presents performances by three Dutch music theatre companies: Huba de Graaff, Club Gewalt, and Project Wildeman. The music theatre festival also organises a symposium, with a focus on music theater in the Netherlands.
- 3 Oct. → 6 Oct. '19Maastricht, the NetherlandsIn collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Nederlandse Dansdagen (Dutch Dance Festival) organises an international visitors' programme from 3-6 October in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
- 11 Oct. → 13 Oct. '19Seoul, South KoreaWith the support of Dutch Performing Arts, performer and filmmaker Karel van Laere will do three shows of his performance 'The Non-Present Performer' at the National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA) in Seoul, South Korea.
- 31 Oct. → 2 Nov. '19Washington, the United StatesYouth theatre company Woest gives five performances of their show 'Balancing Bodies' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
- 2 Nov. → 3 Nov. '19Washington, the United StatesYouth theatre company BonteHond gives four performances of their show 'Get 'M' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
- 9 Nov. → 10 Nov. '19Washington, the United StatesYouth theatre company Maas Theater en Dans gives five performances of their show 'EGG-tion HERO' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
- 11 Jan. → 12 Jan. '20Washington, the United StatesMusic theatre company Oorkaan gives five performances of their show 'Glimpse' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.
- 24 Apr. → 26 Apr. '20Washington, the United StatesYouth dance company De Dansers gives five performances of their show 'Pokon' at the Kennedy Center in Washington.