Marne van Opstal

Date of birth
2 May 1990

Place of birth
Velden, Holland

Nationality
Dutch

Education

  • Vooropleiding Dans, Venlo [1998 – 2007]
  • Royal Conservatory, Den Haag [2007 – 2009]

Teachers
Liesbeth Wiertz, Christopher Powney

Professional experience

  • Het Nationale Ballet "Notenkraker & Muizenkoning [2008]
  • Scapino Ballet Rotterdam "Twools 11" [2008]
  • Apprenticeship at Introdans [2009]
  • Nederlands Dans Theater 2 in [2009 – 2012]
  • Joined Nederlands Dans Theater 1 in August 2012

Choreographies

  • In creation with Imre van Opstal: LiNK for Up & Coming Choreographers '14
  • In creation with Myrthe, Imre and Xanthe van Opstal: There Four for the Amsterdamse Uitmarkt 2014
  • In creation with Imre van Opstal: John Doe for Up & Coming Choreographers '15
  • In creation with Imre van Opstal: The Grey for NDT 2 [2017]

Nominations & awards

  • Special Price Tanzolymp 2004 (Berlin)
  • Winner De Avond van de Jonge Danser 2009 (television programme)
  • Limburg Cultuurprijs 2011
  • Nomination for Beste Danser Danspublieksprijs 2013
  • Nomination for the 'Zwaan' Award 'most impressive dance achievement 2014'

Trailer documentaire 'Same Difference'

John Doe - Marne & Imre van Opstal (2015)