New season 19|20

Premieres from our internationally acclaimed ensemble. Intriguing performances. And a festive new season, the theater celebrates its 125th anniversary.

Meer ITA–ensemble

ITA–ensemble premières 19|20

Language NP Language no problem FreudTheater ITA–Ensemble Freud
Close Freud ITA–Ensemble / Ivo van Hove
18 Sep '19 to 30 Nov '19
In the late 1950s, French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre wrote The Freud Scenario, at the request of Hollywood director John Huston. Sartre is completely immersed in the subject, that he writes a script for a seven hour movie. Huston reduces the many hundreds of pages to a two-hour film. Because ...
Language NP Language no problem De thuiskomstTheater ITA–Ensemble De thuiskomst
Close De thuiskomst ITA–Ensemble
09 Oct '19 to 30 Nov '19
Following on from Uit het leven van marionetten, Nanouk Leopold is now directing the ITA ensemble in The Homecoming, one of the most frequently performed plays by English playwright and Nobel Prize winner Harold Pinter.
Language NP Language no problem Children of NoraTheater ITA–Ensemble Children of Nora
Close Children of Nora ITA–Ensemble
01 Apr '20 to 17 May '20
Everyone knows about the argument - the big argument, the ferocious, final argument, the one that ends the relationship.
Language NP Language no problem Op hoop van zegenTheater ITA–Ensemble Op hoop van zegen
Close Op hoop van zegen ITA–Ensemble
13 May '20 to 21 Jun '20
Simon Stone has relocated the central fishing village in Op hoop van zegen to the arrival hall of an airport, where family and friends await the return of their loved ones. With fast, razor-sharp dialogue, he transforms the ultimate Dutch drama classic into a story from and about our time.
Language NP Language no problem Who Killed My FatherTheater ITA–Ensemble Who Killed My Father
Close Who Killed My Father ITA–Ensemble
01 Apr '20 to 17 May '20
Young writer Édouard Louis (1992) is the greatest literary sensation in France since Michel Houellebecq. With his autobiographical debut The End of Eddy, he looked back on his tormented youth as a young gay man in the forgotten underclass of society: the north of France, plagued by unemployment.
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Highlights 19|20

Language NP Language no problem Mary said what she saidTheater Théâtre de la Ville / Robert Wilson Mary said what she said
Language NP Language no problem ToscaMusical Theater Theater RAST / Stadstheater Diyarbakir / Celil Toksöz Tosca
Close Tosca Theater RAST / Stadstheater Diyarbakir / Celil Toksöz
25 Oct '19 to 26 Oct '19
Het verhaal van de beroemde opera van Puccini, opnieuw gearrangeerd voor Koerdische zangers en muzikanten.
Language NP Language no problem Am KönigswegTheater Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg / Falk Richter Am Königsweg
Close Am Königsweg Deutsches Schauspielhaus Hamburg / Falk Richter
26 Nov '19 to 28 Nov '19
Dit met prijzen overladen stuk gaat over de opkomst van populistische leiders. Nobelprijswinnares Elfriede Jelinek schreef de tekst vlak na de presidentsverkiezing van Trump.
Language NP Language no problem A quiet evening of danceDance William Forsythe / Sadlers Wells A quiet evening of dance
Close A quiet evening of dance William Forsythe / Sadlers Wells
13 Nov '19 to 16 Nov '19
This four-work programme is a unique opportunity to discover the versatility of dance innovator William Forsythe.
Language NP Language no problem De Toverfluit (7+)Theater De Toneelmakerij / Silbersee / Paul Knieriem / Romain Bischoff De Toverfluit (7+)
Language NP Language no problem Herzberg trilogieTheater Het Nationale Theater / Asko Schönberg / Eric de Vroedt Herzberg trilogie
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ITA–ensemble reprises 19|20

Language NP Language no problem Een klein levenTheater ITA–Ensemble Een klein leven
Close Een klein leven ITA–Ensemble / Ivo van Hove
06 Dec '19 to 22 Feb '20
No book has captivated and moved millions of readers during the past few years like A little life by American author Hanya Yanagihara.
Language NP Language no problem Het jaar van de kreeftTheater ITA–Ensemble Het jaar van de kreeft
Language NP Language no problem Het houtTheater ITA–Ensemble Het hout
Language NP Language no problem MedeaTheater ITA–Ensemble Medea
Close Medea ITA–Ensemble
16 Oct '19 to 29 May '20
Simon Stone made a radical adaptation of Euripides’s Greek tragedy about the daughter of the king, who is replaced with a younger woman by her husband and kills her children out of revenge. He turned it into a contemporary story. He let himself be inspired by the true story of an American docto...
Language NP Language no problem Vallende manTheater ITA–Ensemble Vallende man
Language NP Language no problem De kersentuinTheater ITA–Ensemble De kersentuin
Close De kersentuin ITA–Ensemble
22 Aug '19 to 19 Jan '20
After having stayed in Paris for several years, the widow Ranevskaya returns to her family home in Russia. She encounters a changed world. The family’s debts have become so great that the house and estate will have to be auctioned. Businessman Lopakhin sees a way out. He proposes to cut down th...
Language NP Language no problem Ibsen houseTheater ITA–Ensemble Ibsen house
Close Ibsen house ITA–Ensemble
Based on Ibsen, Simon Stone writes and directs a grand family epic about the troublesome but inevitable coexistence of different generations under one roof.
Language NP Language no problem Death in VeniceTheater ITA–Ensemble Death in Venice
Close Death in Venice ITA–Ensemble
Thomas Mann is thirty-six when he meets a young man during a holiday in Venice. The event inspires him to write one of his most famous works, Death in Venice.
Language NP Language no problem OedipusTheater ITA–Ensemble Oedipus
Close Oedipus ITA–Ensemble
14 Aug '19 to 08 Feb '20
King Oedipus is the perfect tragedy. In the wake of many before him, Robert Icke – who previously rewrote the Oresteia in London in a magnificent way – directs his own contemporary, free adaptation.
Language NP Language no problem Na de repetitie / PersonaTheater ITA–Ensemble Na de repetitie / Persona
Close Na de repetitie / Persona ITA–Ensemble / Ivo van Hove
Van Hove has built a long and intense relationship with Bergman’s oeuvre as a director, which in the past resulted in the productions Scenes from a Marriage (2005) and Cries and Whispers (2009). With the diptych After the Rehearsal / Persona he continues his study of the Swedish film and theatr...
Language NP Language no problem Kings of warTheater ITA–Ensemble Kings of war
Close Kings of war ITA–Ensemble / Ivo van Hove
Kings of War combines Henry V, Henry VI and Richard III into a single, explosive play about leadership. For his portrayal of Richard III, Hans Kesting received the Louis d’Or in 2016.
Language NP Language no problem Roman tragediesTheater ITA–Ensemble Roman tragedies
Close Roman tragedies ITA–Ensemble
08 Nov '19 to 10 Nov '19
Ivo van Hove’s epic is ‘one of the most audacious Shakespeare productions of the modern era’ (Time Out), and immerses you in the midst of the multimedia action.
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This week

Language NP Language no problem De kersentuinTheater ITA–Ensemble De kersentuin
Close De kersentuin ITA–Ensemble / Simon McBurney
13 Jun '19 to 23 Jun '19
After having stayed in Paris for several years, the widow Ranevskaya returns to her family home in Russia. She encounters a changed world. The family’s debts have become so great that the house and estate will have to be auctioned. Businessman Lopakhin sees a way out. He proposes to cut down th...
Language NP Language no problem Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)Musical Theater Bryce Dessner/Korde Arrington Tuttle/Kaneza Schaal/Roomful of Teeth/Asko|Schönberg/Holland Festival Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)
Close Triptych (Eyes of One on Another) Bryce Dessner/Korde Arrington Tuttle/Kaneza Schaal/Roomful of Teeth/Asko|Schönberg/Holland Festival
19 Jun '19
The American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's work is still powerful and controversial thirty years after his death. His often erotic work makes the viewer automatically complicit in the extreme emotions it evokes: anger, desire, fear.
Language NP Language no problem CionDance Gregory Maqoma, Vuyani Dance Theatre Cion
Close Cion Gregory Maqoma, Vuyani Dance Theatre
21 Jun '19 to 22 Jun '19
Toloki earns his living as a mourner in a large, violent city in South Africa. He is paid to comfort families who have fallen victim to violence, racial hatred and poverty.
Language NP Language no problem ContextprogrammaTheater Holland Festival / Afropean Contextprogramma
Close Contextprogramma Holland Festival / Afropean
22 Jun '19
How can we disrupt the predominant narrative structures in this information era?
Language NP Language no problem Listening Party Eddy de ClercqMusical Theater Listening Party Eddy de Clercq
Close Listening Party Eddy de Clercq
22 Jun '19
Eddy De Clercq is one of the pioneers of Dutch dance culture.

Holland Festival

Language NP Language no problem De kersentuinTheater ITA–Ensemble De kersentuin
Close De kersentuin ITA–Ensemble / Simon McBurney
13 Jun '19 to 23 Jun '19
After having stayed in Paris for several years, the widow Ranevskaya returns to her family home in Russia. She encounters a changed world. The family’s debts have become so great that the house and estate will have to be auctioned. Businessman Lopakhin sees a way out. He proposes to cut down th...
Language NP Language no problem Los Incantados : un trípticoTheater Mapa Teatro/Holland festival Los Incantados : un tríptico
Close Los Incantados : un tríptico Mapa Teatro/Holland festival
Guerrilla groups, paramilitary groups and drug cartels - the conflict between these groups has disrupted daily life of Colombian citizens since 1964. In Los Incontados: un tríptico (a condensed version of the Anatomía de la violencia trilogy) the Colombian theatre company Mapa Teatro explores t...
Language NP Language no problem Sur les Traces de DinozordDance Faustin Linyekula, Studios Kabako Sur les Traces de Dinozord
Close Sur les Traces de Dinozord Faustin Linyekula, Studios Kabako
Elegant, visual, powerful – Sur les traces de Dinozord (‘In search of Dinozord’) is a highlight in Linyekula’s oeuvre.
Language NP Language no problem Crash Park - la vie d'une ileTheater Philippe Quesne Crash Park - la vie d'une ile
Close Crash Park - la vie d'une ile Philippe Quesne
Desert islands are places of infinite possibilities. In a refined way the French director Philippe Quesne takes his audience along in an aeroplane and crashes it on a desert island.
Language NP Language no problem The Scarlet LetterTheater Angélica Liddell, Atra Bilis Teatro The Scarlet Letter
Close The Scarlet Letter Angélica Liddell, Atra Bilis Teatro
Angélica Liddell considers it an artist’s duty to be a pariah.
Language NP Language no problem Paisajes para no colorearTheater Marco Layera Paisajes para no colorear
Close Paisajes para no colorear Marco Layera
Nine teenage girls claim their place on the stage. They force the spectators to listen to their view of the world, in particular their experiences of gender-related violence and feminism in Chile and South America.
Language NP Language no problem Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)Musical Theater Bryce Dessner/Korde Arrington Tuttle/Kaneza Schaal/Roomful of Teeth/Asko|Schönberg/Holland Festival Triptych (Eyes of One on Another)
Close Triptych (Eyes of One on Another) Bryce Dessner/Korde Arrington Tuttle/Kaneza Schaal/Roomful of Teeth/Asko|Schönberg/Holland Festival
19 Jun '19
The American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe's work is still powerful and controversial thirty years after his death. His often erotic work makes the viewer automatically complicit in the extreme emotions it evokes: anger, desire, fear.
Language NP Language no problem CionDance Gregory Maqoma, Vuyani Dance Theatre Cion
Close Cion Gregory Maqoma, Vuyani Dance Theatre
21 Jun '19 to 22 Jun '19
Toloki earns his living as a mourner in a large, violent city in South Africa. He is paid to comfort families who have fallen victim to violence, racial hatred and poverty.

Julidans

Language NP Language no problem Story, story, die.Dance Alan Lucien Øyen / winter guests (NO) Story, story, die.
Close Story, story, die. Alan Lucien Øyen / winter guests (NO)
02 Jul '19 to 03 Jul '19
It’s his first time at Julidans and we asked him straight away to be the opening performance. Norwegian talent Alan Lucien Øyen caught our eye when he created the show Kodak for GöteborgOperans Danskompani. It was an extremely successful combination of video, dance and theatre. In that mix of d...
Language NP Language no problem BROTHERDance Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT) BROTHER
Close BROTHER Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT)
05 Jul '19
Why do we love to dance together? The Portuguese choreography talent, Marco da Silva Ferreira - to be seen for the first time on Julidans – researched. From today's urban dance, he winds up with age-old ritual dances. BROTHER is an explosion of energy - it will be difficult to sit still yourself!
Language NP Language no problem The QuietDance Jefta van Dinther (SE/DE) The Quiet
Close The Quiet Jefta van Dinther (SE/DE)
06 Jul '19 to 07 Jul '19
The fascinating, hypnotic performances of Jefta van Dinther have been crowd magnets at Julidans for years. We have earlier presented his three large-scale performances, including the world premiere of Protagonist by the Cullberg Ballet. In 2018 we presented the intimate Dark Field Analysis, cal...
Language NP Language no problem SubmissionDance Adi Boutrous (IL) Submission
Close Submission Adi Boutrous (IL)
07 Jul '19 to 08 Jul '19
Gender: the identity that we derive from or is imposed on us by the fact that we are male or female. It is a recurring theme in this edition of Julidans. Choreographers from all over the world ask questions about this simple dichotomy. Are we either male or female? And do we derive our full ide...
Language NP Language no problem ON THE CUSPDance Ian Kaler / Cullberg Ballet (AT/SE) ON THE CUSP
Close ON THE CUSP Ian Kaler / Cullberg Ballet (AT/SE)
08 Jul '19
"Original, accessible and thought-provoking," is what the world-famous Swedish Cullberg Ballet calls the work of Ian Kaler, and asked him to create a new work for them. It fits in with the new company direction, which opens its doors to original talent. ON THE CUSP is a large-scale performance ...
Language NP Language no problem #minaretDance #minaret
Close #minaret
09 Jul '19 to 10 Jul '19
'Omar Rajeh is the best-known choreographer from the Arab world. In #minaret he combines a powerful language of movement with a political message,’ wrote one German critic. #minaret is a powerful indictment of war violence, with dance, live video, Syrian music and an ominous drone.
Language NP Language no problem CUTLASS SPRINGDance Dana Michel (CA) CUTLASS SPRING
Close CUTLASS SPRING Dana Michel (CA)
10 Jul '19 to 11 Jul '19
In 2005, Canadian Dana Michel completed her dance studies in her late twenties. A surprising career change, because before that she combined a marketing job with competition sports (running and football). Equally special is the place that she occupies as a choreographer and performer. 'Michel i...
Language NP Language no problem Private SongDance Alexandra Bachzetsis (CH/GR) Private Song
Close Private Song Alexandra Bachzetsis (CH/GR)
10 Jul '19 to 11 Jul '19
The three performers start with the stereotypes of women, from which an original performance about role patterns unfolds. The guideline are popular songs from rebetiko, the Greek blues, that can be heard in the folk cafes, in squares and streets. 'The audience soon became captivated. It was ver...
Language NP Language no problem Body of WorkDance Daniel Linehan / Hiatus (USA/BE) Body of Work
Close Body of Work Daniel Linehan / Hiatus (USA/BE)
11 Jul '19 to 12 Jul '19
Dances from the past continue to live in the body of the dancer. Like an archaeologist, choreographer / dancer Daniel Linehan digs into the performances that he has created over the past 15 years and lets its traces speak. After the fascinating solo, Not About Everything, which Linehan previous...
Language NP Language no problem SessionDance Colin Dunne (IR) & Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (BE/MA) / Eastman Session
Close Session Colin Dunne (IR) & Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui (BE/MA) / Eastman
12 Jul '19 to 14 Jul '19
Session is the dream ending of Julidans 2019, in which an icon of Irish dance and the most requested choreographer of today are on stage together. Colin Dunne and Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui: Riverdance meets contemporary dance in a stunning and at the same time moving dialogue between two dance grand...
Language NP Language no problem Conversations Out of PlaceDance Ivana Muller / I'M Company (HR/FR) Conversations Out of Place
Close Conversations Out of Place Ivana Muller / I'M Company (HR/FR)
13 Jul '19
‘What is the connection between getting lost in the forest and deleting all human data? The answer is given in Ivana Müller's brilliant show’, wrote the newspaper, Libération. Conversations Out of Place (2017) is about the relationship between humans and nature.
Language NP Language no problem IonDance Christos Papadopoulos / Leon & the Wolf (GR) Ion
Close Ion Christos Papadopoulos / Leon & the Wolf (GR)
13 Jul '19
In 2008 Christos Papadopoulos created a dance performance in Kenya. He slept in a small tent in the savannah, surrounded by lions at night. When he realized how completely defenceless he was as a human being in this vastness of nature, a tiny cog, he felt an enormous peace, a liberation from al...

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