Julidans

Julidans, the international festival of contemporary dance, is internationally renowned for its unusual and daring dance programming. The festival likes to look across borders. Literally: to dance makers from other countries and (dance) cultures. And figuratively: to different approaches to dance. At the festival, you will discover works of both world-famous and notorious choreographers in
a broad programme at various locations across the city, with Internationaal Theater Amsterdam as the festival heart. Julidans is the festival that inspires connoisseurs and curious minds alike.

3 - 16 July 2024

Julidans 2024: SOMETHING IS BOILING

Just like every year, Julidans shows the current state of international contemporary dance in this 34th edition. Julidans shows the latest creations from outspoken dance makers who respond with their work to the world we live in. The fact that this world is currently uncertain and shaky makes us more aware of our own vulnerability. It also forces us to reflect on how we treat each other and our environment. What does the future look like? Can we join forces and look for alternatives?

Julidans wants to contribute to looking differently, together with dance artists from all over the world, because we believe that art, and certainly non-lingual dance, allows us to look, feel and think differently about others. We continue to believe that creative power will ultimately always triumph over the destructive forces. With the vulnerable, creative and powerful body as an instrument, which we share with our fellow human beings worldwide, dance is the discipline par excellence that can provide images of the human condition, that can connect us, give us hope and comfort.

JULIDANS ON STAGE

Language NP Language no problem Age of Content Ballet National de Marseille / (LA)HORDE (FR) Dance Age of Content
Close Age of Content Ballet National de Marseille / (LA)HORDE (FR)
03 Jul '24 to 05 Jul '24
Bloodcurdling dance hybrid 2.0 past metaverse and avatars.
Language NP Language no problem Manual Focus Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE) Dance Manual Focus
Close Manual Focus Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE)
04 Jul '24 to 05 Jul '24
In the retrospective around her work, choreographer Mette Ingvartsen returns to the very beginning of her career with Manual Focus.
Language NP Language no problem Lapis Lazuli Euripides Laskaridis (GR) Dance Lapis Lazuli
Close Lapis Lazuli Euripides Laskaridis (GR)
04 Jul '24 to 05 Jul '24
The work of 'imagination magician' Euripides Laskaridis has been described as surreal, insane and Fellinian. His latest, Lapis Lazuli, is a poetic and grotesque fable exploring humanity's greatness and shortcomings, a burlesque tale in which chaos takes centre stage. Starring: a werewolf.
Language NP Language no problem Corpus Criolla Faizah Grootens (NL) / KIP Republic Dance Corpus Criolla
Close Corpus Criolla Faizah Grootens (NL) / KIP Republic
05 Jul '24 to 06 Jul '24
Tender, vulnerable and sensitive examination of Creole body language
Language NP Language no problem All of My Love Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR) Dance All of My Love
Close All of My Love Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR)
07 Jul '24 to 08 Jul '24
How do you express feelings of loss about everything that passes?
Language NP Language no problem After After Arno Schuitemaker (NL) Dance After After
Close After After Arno Schuitemaker (NL)
07 Jul '24 to 08 Jul '24
With seven dancers, After After starts from a white canvas and takes a thrilling dive into the unknown.
Language NP Language no problem Repertoire N.2 Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR) Dance Repertoire N.2
Close Repertoire N.2 Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR)
08 Jul '24 to 09 Jul '24
Naked to the bone. Well, almost naked then: Brazilian performers Davi Pontes and Wallace Ferreira wear only a pair of trainers and Nike socks. Ample space for the body in its purest form, infused with power, humour and politics.
Language NP Language no problem VOICE NOISE Jan Martens (BE) / GRIP Dance VOICE NOISE
Close VOICE NOISE Jan Martens (BE) / GRIP
08 Jul '24 to 09 Jul '24
Step into the universe of women's voices.
Language NP Language no problem aCORdo Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia. REC Dance aCORdo
Close aCORdo Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia. REC
10 Jul '24
Intense dance about the raw reality of today's Brazil.
Language NP Language no problem Libya Radouan Mriziga (MR) Dance Libya
Close Libya Radouan Mriziga (MR)
10 Jul '24 to 11 Jul '24
An alternative history in dance, music, storytelling and rap
Language NP Language no problem Zona Franca Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia Suave Dance Zona Franca
Close Zona Franca Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia Suave
11 Jul '24 to 12 Jul '24
Splashing community ritual as cry of the young Brazilian generation.
Language NP Language no problem Fairy Tales Johana Pocková & Sabina Bocková (CZ) / POCKETART Dance Fairy Tales
Language NP Language no problem Closed Eyes Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam Dance Closed Eyes
Close Closed Eyes Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
In the masterly dance concert Closed Eyes, choreographer Alida Dors tells a story that is as personal as it is political. With a mix of spoken word, dance, music and poignant video images, she returns to the place of her ancestors in the performance.
Language NP Language no problem Double bill: Étude des hommes & TARANTO ALEATORIO Patricia van Deutekom (NL) / María del Mar Suárez, La Chachi (ES) Dance Double bill: Étude des hommes & TARANTO ALEATORIO
Close Double bill: Étude des hommes & TARANTO ALEATORIO Patricia van Deutekom (NL) / María del Mar Suárez, La Chachi (ES)
12 Jul '24
On Friday, July 12, you will see a double bill in the Open Air Theater with étude des hommes by Patricia van Deutekom and TARANTO ALEATORIO by Maria del Mar Suárez.
Language NP Language no problem Still life Alan Lucien Øyen (NO) / winterguests Dance Still life
Close Still life Alan Lucien Øyen (NO) / winterguests
13 Jul '24 to 15 Jul '24
Inspired by radical Japanese butoh dance and the human voice, Alan Lucien Øyen goes in search of a connection to the world and pure human expression.
Language NP Language no problem Faith Club Guy & Roni (NL) / Khalid Benghrib (MR) / HIIIT Dance Faith
Close Faith Club Guy & Roni (NL) / Khalid Benghrib (MR) / HIIIT
13 Jul '24 to 14 Jul '24
In a unique combination of explosive dance, Moroccan Gnawa trance and data-driven electronics, nine dancers and five musicians explore the spiritual spaces between tradition and progress.
Language NP Language no problem Skatepark Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE) Dance Skatepark
Close Skatepark Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE)
15 Jul '24 to 16 Jul '24
Danish choreographer Mette Ingvartsen transforms the theatre into a skate park where one skate stunt after another is performed. Three professional dancers and Amsterdam's young and older skaters trump each other in an unparalleled skate party as a metaphor for freedom and joyful community spirit.

JULIDANS NL

Language NP Language no problem Corpus Criolla Faizah Grootens (NL) / KIP Republic Dance Corpus Criolla
Close Corpus Criolla Faizah Grootens (NL) / KIP Republic
05 Jul '24 to 06 Jul '24
Tender, vulnerable and sensitive examination of Creole body language
Language NP Language no problem After After Arno Schuitemaker (NL) Dance After After
Close After After Arno Schuitemaker (NL)
07 Jul '24 to 08 Jul '24
With seven dancers, After After starts from a white canvas and takes a thrilling dive into the unknown.
Language NP Language no problem Closed Eyes Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam Dance Closed Eyes
Close Closed Eyes Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
In the masterly dance concert Closed Eyes, choreographer Alida Dors tells a story that is as personal as it is political. With a mix of spoken word, dance, music and poignant video images, she returns to the place of her ancestors in the performance.
Language NP Language no problem Faith Club Guy & Roni (NL) / Khalid Benghrib (MR) / HIIIT Dance Faith
Close Faith Club Guy & Roni (NL) / Khalid Benghrib (MR) / HIIIT
13 Jul '24 to 14 Jul '24
In a unique combination of explosive dance, Moroccan Gnawa trance and data-driven electronics, nine dancers and five musicians explore the spiritual spaces between tradition and progress.

JULIDANS OPEN-AIR

Language NP Language no problem Julidans at the park Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT) / Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi (DE/IT) Dance Julidans at the park
Close Julidans at the park Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT) / Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi (DE/IT)
05 Jul '24
On Friday, July 5, you can see a double bill in the Open Air Theater with Fantasie Minor by Marco da Silva Ferreira and A e R e A by Ginevra Panzetti and Enrico Ticconi.
Language NP Language no problem Here whilst we walk Gustavo Ciríaco (BR) & Andrea Sonnberger (AT) Dance Here whilst we walk
Close Here whilst we walk Gustavo Ciríaco (BR) & Andrea Sonnberger (AT)
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
The group as a mobile sculpture in the Amsterdam urban landscape.

JULIDANS NEXT

Language NP Language no problem All of My Love Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR) Dance All of My Love
Close All of My Love Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR)
07 Jul '24 to 08 Jul '24
How do you express feelings of loss about everything that passes?
Language NP Language no problem Repertoire N.2 Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR) Dance Repertoire N.2
Close Repertoire N.2 Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR)
08 Jul '24 to 09 Jul '24
Naked to the bone. Well, almost naked then: Brazilian performers Davi Pontes and Wallace Ferreira wear only a pair of trainers and Nike socks. Ample space for the body in its purest form, infused with power, humour and politics.
Language NP Language no problem Fairy Tales Johana Pocková & Sabina Bocková (CZ) / POCKETART Dance Fairy Tales