School of Thought


This programme brings back a renewed version of the full-length ballet School of Thought by NDT’s resident choreographers Sol León and Paul Lightfoot. The piece aims to literally close the gap between the dancers and their audience.
School of Thought invites its audience members on stage to offer them an intimate perspective on the multi-layered ballet by these two choreographers, the dancers and their extraordinary talent, in that effortlessly merges the past, present and future of NDT’s artistic core.

Assistants: Lorraine Blouin, Stefan Żeromski
Lights: Tom Bevoort
Decor: Sol León & Paul Lightfoot
Costumes: Joke Visser,  Hermien Hollander
World premiere: 9 Mei 2013, Lucent Danstheater, Den Haag
Duration: 60-70 minutes

In this programme:

School of thought - León & Lightfoot
In School of Thought Sol Léon and Paul Lightfoot present a very intimate perspective on their art, a school of thought. Seated on stage around an oval wooden dance floor, the audience will experience the performance differently and from up close. Léon and Lightfoot's spiritual and emotional connection with each other and their dancers lead to a creative alchemy resulting in a multi-layered and very diverse ballet. An intimate dance journey in which past and present seamlessly mix.

Listen to the Spotify playlist

School of Thought - Sol León & Paul Lightfoot

Rehearsal School of Thought - Leon & Lightfoot

Spotify playlist