A blend of belly dance, Congolese dance and western contemporary dance.
Amore e Merda deconstructs the body to a faceless reservoir of impulses and desires. Between physical sensations and social schemes, the bodies search for identity. In an attempt to satisfy their needs buried deep within, the bodies speak.
DansClick is an initiative of Korzo productions and Dansmakers Amsterdam in collaboration with thirteen theaters. DansClick gives the audience the opportunity to get acquainted with the choreographers of tomorrow and simultaneously DansClick plays an important role in building a strong network and exchange of knowledge and experiences between the theaters, choreographers and productionhouses.
a silent, intimate performance
a naked body without a face
the skin is screaming a poem
your perception is stimulated
so close, so intimate and yet untouchable
How far can you go to find love and to dull your solitude? In Hi! My Name Is... two dancers and three musicians confront their desire to connect and expose themselves via text, spoken word, rap and movement.
What a disaster! The show has not begun, but the audience is already there!
Panic, the performers are looking for a story. Here they get lost in all kinds of unexpected, unplanned stories.
In the duet, The Living Network, the dancers and the audience are becoming the inhabitants of a fictitious village. In this performance choreographer Dorit Weintal wants to expose the patterns of human behaviour.
A story about love, jealousy and revenge in a world of trash, fish and mountains of objects. The Gods laugh, the psychiatrist is confused and the performers are hopelessly in search of their roles.
Between everyday and artistic practice
In this solo the focus goes to the intimate journey of the figure of Psyche, who crosses, in the tale, very different territories of the mind; her own psychic activity becomes a sort of labyrinth which conducts her to the underworld with its full sense of death.
Saturday, May 28 2011 Dansmakers Amsterdam invites you to a festive reception to introduce you to our new home on terrain ‘De Overkant’. We initiate this new dance space with an Open Podium and Party .
Choreographers Mouna Laroussi and Kathrin Gramelsberger have each have two cultures inside. Mouna and Kathrin take their audience on a physical journey through their different backgrounds.
The Miserable Thing is a choreography that researches and exposes the ideologies, alienations and submissions of the contemporary body.
In our times where time is money and space is private, dance can give us not hope but a slight shift, focussing attention on seeing differently. By seeing differently one has the power to act differently, by acting differently one is producing difference.
Touch it is an exchange project between choreographer Gabriella Maiorino / Dansmakers Amsterdam and the Brazilian collective NúCleo do DirCeu.
On November 8th the dansduet ‘2’ of TAO Dance Theater will have it’s European première at Theater Bellevue. China's most prominent and upcoming modern dance company TAO Dance Theatre from Beijing, is currently on a world tour.
We’ve all got to go sometime. The question is how to make a fitting exit. In WE’RE ALL FOR THE UNDERGROUND, choreographer Hillary Blake Firestone, composer Mark Morse and vocalist Anat Spiegel contemplate the world’s least favorite, yet most prevalent, cultural ritual: the funeral… from an eerily up close and personal perspective.
THE CRITICAL PIECE turns over the traditional power relationship between artist and critic; the piece is created on the base of already existing dance reviews. Not a review written as a reaction to dance, but a dance as a reaction to the review.
I’m sitting in the tram. She gets in and sits right behind me. Why behind me? Is she doing something suspicious?
I look at her reflection in the window and listen carefully. She speaks Dutch... Is she not too warm?
I look at myself, bare arms, skinny jeans, make-up. She is Muslim... I am also religious... what will she think of me?
The performances show two important themes in the tango: the desire for identity and love. Both performances combine tradition with modernity. An innovative tango dance form; the urban aspect of this dance and the use of technology combined with the ancient tango aesthetics.
Beasts and planets, clear mechanisms, deep carnality, mixing dynamic power and pure fragility; SUPERNOVA connects us humans to molecules, organisms and moving stars.
PULS* is about the deep longing for reliance.
The desire for embracing life in all it’s facets and without fear.
How can this longing, as pure as possible, be expressed through the body and words?
The New Factory is a double bill with My Favorite Parasite by Michael Schumacher and AsGone by Guilherme Miotto. Both in collaboration with artist Peter Missotten.
This double bill is a coproduction of Dansgroep Amsterdam and Dansmakers Amsterdam.
Two women caught up in a loop of striving to be perfect verses being themselves. They are seductive, funny and provoking with a hint of sarcasm. As a team they confront the outside observer, wanting to connect and to be understood. But can they keep up with the image they have created for themselves?
dance performance for everyone from 2 years up
In Kleur two dancers dance on a floor made of paper. They roll, creep, circle across the floor. With their actions, movements they leave coloured marks on the paper .... red, blue, yellow.
Karel van Laere & Vanja Rukavina
BOKKO is an energetic dance performance that blurs the boundaries between virtuality and reality.
Once Upon a Time is a trilogy taking three perspectives on different generations of women. This trilogy will include two solos and a duet that will be presented through dance, film, and theater.
Listening and watching, watching and listening…
A heartbeat, a hand opens and closes… you hear the soft rhythm of a drum, a child’s song. Then unexpectedly a jump in the air, a turn, then the sound is building up to a swinging melody and you feel like dancing.
L.O.V.E. is introvert and vulnerable, as well as confrontational. The feeling of happiness is magnified and glorified, but does too much euphoria and ecstasy eventually lead to its own downfall?
And it was true....
what people said.
Something happened deep in her heart,
Moving Futures is a new traveling festival that will visit six cities in the Netherlands with dance performances of upcoming choreographic talent. Dance makers who dare to speak about contemporary issues, seeking common ground in human behavior, philosophy and science, and challenge the public with their performances, installations, dance walks, dinners and parties.
On a huge ship our heroes are sailing the oceans. They hoist the sails, tie the ropes and scrub the deck. Meanwhile, they are tossed about on the ship that crosses the raging waves.
Uit in Noord 2015
Dance, music and theatre performances at Dansmakers Podium
Every afternoon at 14:00 swinging, exciting or funny family performances at Dansmakers Podium.
Moving Futures is a new traveling festival. We will go to ten cities in the Netherlands with dance performances of upcoming choreographic talent. Dance makers who dare to speak about contemporary issues and seeking common ground in human behavior, philosophy and science.
Let's get FunkISH! The new performance of ISH will premiere at Dansmakers.
Revolt is an energized dance performance that will leave an imprint on your heart.
Do you lead or stand back?
Do you protest or remain silent?
What do you believe in; what gives you doubt?
Dansmakers Amsterdam has refurbished! We will celebrate this with a (Re-)Opening Festival from 11-13th of December.
Dansmakers Amsterdam opens her doors, invites to encounter and gives visability to intractability. Dance is happening in Amsterdam.
From 11-13th of December Dansmakers Amsterdam celebrates its refurbishment with an (RE-)OPENING FESTIVAL.The official re-opening takes places on the 11th of December by councilwoman Kasja Ollongren and Board Chairman of Dansmakers Amsterdam Erik Akkermans. Tickets
From an immense silence, light and sound build up in Higher to a hypnotic club atmosphere.
25 Feet is a sober, but effectively designed, interactive dance performance about the dynamics between violence and intimacy.