The performances in this programme have taken place in season 2016-2017.
The second programme for NDT 2 is an embarrassment of riches in contrasts. Smoke and Mirrors presents two world premieres by associate choreographer Marco Goecke (Midnight Raga), and up and coming choreographers Imre van Opstal and Marne van Opstal (The Grey), in addition to a revival of SH-BOOM! (2000) by house choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot. All five creators differ greatly in style, age, background and aesthetic, challenging the young dancers of the company to quickly adapt to the wide variety of works that has come to signify NDT’s outstanding quality.
Associate choreographer Marco Goecke reappears this season to create a new piece for the second company. This world class, top notch choreographer shares the stage with beginning choreographers Imre van Opstal and Marne van Opstal, that will make their first ever piece for the company Smoke and Mirrors is concluded with SH-BOOM! by Sol León and Paul Lightfoot and consists of a range of comical scenes from post-war songs from around the world.
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