The main company NDT 1 consists of 28 phenomenal dancers from all over the world, varying in age between 24 and 38 years. Each one of them excelling in their solo qualities. The dancers of NDT are renowned for their versatility, astonishing technique and virtuosic expression.

By working together with established choreographers the dancers are provided with the opportunity to employ a multitude of styles that often require an interdisciplinary approach by involving visual art, music composition, and innovative light and set designs.

Chloé Albaret
Jon Bond
Thiago Bordin
Juliette Brunner
Lydia Bustinduy
Olivier Coeffard
Prince Credell
Spencer Dickhaus
César Faria Fernandes
Aram Hasler
Fernando Hernando Magadan
Chuck Jones
Anne Jung
Gregory Lau
Rena Narumi
Jorge Nozal
Imre van Opstal
Marne van Opstal
Myrthe van Opstal
Roger van der Poel
Yukino Takaura
Sarah Reynolds
Parvaneh Scharafali
Luca Tessarini
Rupert Tookey
Jianhui Wang
Katarina van den Wouwer
Meng-ke Wu

International press:

Five minutes of the performance is sufficient to be certain: this company is one of the seven wonders in the world of dance” LE FIGARO

The dancers of Nederlands Dans Theater showed just how wonderfully exhilarating contemporary dance can be.” THE DAILY TELEGRAPH SYDNEY

Flashy, brilliant and with a large reservoir of melancholy.” THEATERKRANT

Raw, organic and in your face […].”  TROUW

They are the world’s most magnificent dancers: a retina-shredding spectacle of passion and power” THE SUNDAY HERALD

Unpredictable NDT is memorably modern” LA TIMES

NDT 1 this season



22 September - 18 October 2016
To kick off the new season, Stage One gives the NDT audience an insight into the ore risk-taking choreographers in the field today. It presents two world premieres... Read more



8 - 14 December 2016
Spiritwalking (2014) is an exceptional and exclusive evening entirely devoted to the work of house choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot... Read more



2 February - 8 April 2017
Scenic Route, the third programme by NDT 1, presents two works by house choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot, showcasing the incredible artistic range... Read more



18 May - 15 June 2017
Season 2016-2017 concludes with an evening solely dedicated to the work of associate choreographer Crystal Pite. NDT 1 will perform a newly developed version of Pite's eclectic... Read more



NDT 1 & 2
3 June 2017
During Switch, the NDT 1 and NDT 2 dancers take full control. For this annual event, they compile a special programme of new choreographies created by themselves. In addition to... Read more



NDT 1 & 2
NDT 1 as well as NDT 2 tour each season ​​to prestigious theaters and festivals in Europe, America, Asia and Australia. Read more