Roger Van der Poel

Date of birth
19th of September 1983

Place of birth
Portimão, Portugal

Portuguese, Dutch

Escola de Dança do Conservatório Nacional [Lissabon]

Professional experience

  • Ballet Gulbenkian, Portugal [2003-2004]
  • Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Switzerland [2004-2006]
  • Nederlands Dans Theater 2 [2006 – 2009]
  • Joined Nederlands Dans Theater on the 1st of August 2009

Nominations en awards

  • Encouragementprize 2007 Dansersfonds '79.
  • Swan for 'most impressive dance performance' for his role in Simple Things from Hans van Manen. This award was granted to him by VSCD in Oktober 2008.

The missing door - Gabriela Carrizo - NDT 1 Start Again

School of Thought - Sol León & Paul Lightfoot - NDT 1