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Warm welcome for NDT in USA

25 Oct 2013

The first company performed in Los Angeles from 18 to 20 Oct. “Unpredictable NDT is memorably modern” the LA Times headed en Orange County Register wrote “Dutch company exemplifies power of European modern dance”.

With huge success NDT 1 performed the ballets Shoot the Moon en Same Difference of León & Lightfoot and Chamber of Medhi Walerski. On Oct 23 en 24  Oct NDT 1 presented Schmetterling and Sehnsucht of León & Lightfoot in Cal Performances Berkeley, where it danced in front of wildly enthusiastic audiences. The SF Weekly was there: “NDT returns in all its glory”.


Join us in the afterglow:

“The company demonstrated over and over again its signature elegant style, a fascinating admixture of ballet (minus pointe shoes) and powerful modern technique. The program also showcased the exceptional stylistic and dramatic range of its dancers and their gorgeous bodies, each and every one with arms and legs that seem to go on forever.”

"There's a theatricality and a rigor here, a balance of forces as rare as it is compelling"

“The sublime Nederlands Dans Theater made its first triumphant return to the Bay Area.”

“The gorgeous dancers of Netherlands Dance Theater took me – and the rest of the packed theater – on an exhilarating and slightly dangerous journey in their own “Porsches,” so to speak. Their brilliant technique, knowledge and inspiration allowed us to travel at the speed of light to places we’ve never been before.”

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