Ballett Mannheim

With the start of the 2011/2012 season, the ballet starts in his 10th Season under the direction of Kevin O'Day. Since 2002/2003, the dance division of the National Theatre Mannheim stands as under the artistic direction of American ballet dancer and director and his deputy, Dominique Dumais Hauschoreografin. Since then the company, which consists entirely of soloists, with several premieres annually develops an independent, contemporary repertoire. regularly invites Kevin O'Day guest choreographers, one at the National Theatre, which are characterized mainly by an original choreographic handwriting, among them the Polish-Canadian Choreographer Robert Glumbe k (Per Du II with Wolfgang , Arnold & Joseph , Beethoven ) and the former first soloist with the Stuttgart Ballet, Bridget Breiner ( Beethoven ). lighting designer, stage and costume designers and musicians from all over Europe and North America are among the regular artistic partners . The intensive collaboration with contemporary composers shapes the choreography as well as the interpretation of classical works. This creates contemporary ballets, which are characterized by originality, concentration, clarity and a very athletic style. In the international dance scene is Kevin O'Day Ballet National Theatre in Mannheim by guest performances at festivals present. Thus, the ensemble was followed by invitations to the Holland Dance Festival in Den Haag, Suzanne Dellal Center in Tel Aviv, Portugal Sintra Festival, Cairo Opera House, Bydgoszcz Opera Festival and the Dance Platform in Stuttgart. Guest appearances in Germany, most recently in Kiel, Bonn, Giessen and Karlsruhe are added. This is the ballet always open for other unusual places: It manages the choreographer their dance to bring there, spaces to reflect and play with their specific appearance. So among other things, a pontoon in the river Neckar, the Congress Center Rosengarten, the Wilhelm-Hack-Museum Ludwigshafen, the Old Fire Station Mannheim, Kunsthalle Mannheim and the Technoseum the stage for the ballet. For the Kevin O'Day Ballet proximity to the audience part of the creative atmosphere. With the series Impromptu it provides insights into the operation of a contemporary choreographic company. It focuses on the dancers and the special guest of the evening. And live only for one evening an impromptu arises as free improvisation in the inspiring atmosphere of urban locations outside the city theater. Museums, theaters, photographers, designers, DJs and musicians from the squares of the city are regular partners for special events. Together with Thomas Siffling and his band Goldbach has produced the Kevin O'Day Ballett Mannheim National Theatre's first DVD: transmission, a movie by Luigi Toscano , based on a common Impromptu in the National Theatre and Opera House since the end of March 2009 in the trade.

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Persons

  • Cheung, Michelle
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Choniiazowa, Zoulfia
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Clemens, Malthe
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Cotta, Nadège
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Fernández, Maria Eugenia
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Hegstad, Sigmund
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Kornová-Cardizzaro, Veronika
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Kristof, David
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Kuhara, Hitomi
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Larson, Tyrel
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • McNeal, Brian
    Classical Ballet / Dancer
  • Muelas, Miguel González
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • O\\\'Day, Kevin
    Contemporary dance / Artistic Director
  • Pecard, Julie
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Sayago, Luis Eduardo
    Contemporary dance / Dancer
  • Zajac, Agata
    Contemporary dance / Dancer