KRIDT by Tim Rushton
While hearing the sound of someone scratching writings on a wall, a man lies on the floor preparing himself to meet his fate. Eyes meet. The body’s memory takes over the story. Tim Rushton had two sources of inspiration creating Kridt. Firstly, a text from the Bible as the thematic pivotal point: ‘To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven’ (Ecclesiastes, 3,1.) Secondly, Musica Adventus, the suite for strings by Latvian composer Peteris Vasks. The music takes its starting point in the epistle on the Christmas message – Peace on Earth.

"Danish Dance Theatres troupe is elegant and electric" Karen Campell, The Boston Globe (US), 2006
COSTUME DESIGN Charlotte Østergaard
SET DESIGN Tim Rushton
LIGHTING DESIGN Tim Rushton & Anders Poll
MUSIC Musica Adventus (1996) by Peteris Vasks
DANCERS 10 -13
DURATION 28 minutes
STAGE REQ Please contact Jacob Bjerregaard
PREMIERE January 2005 at the Opera House /The Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen
TIM RUSHTON (MBE) (Birmingham, UK 1963) is educated at the Royal Ballet Upper School and he has danced with a variety of northern European ballet companies until the mid-1990s. While a dancer at The Royal Danish Ballet he decided to pursue a choreographic career. Rushton quickly made his mark as a creator of contemporary dance using classical technique and by 2001 he was appointed Artistic Director of the Danish Dance Theatre. Since then Rushton has transformed DDT into a multi award winning company. Under his leadership the company has gained an international presence and enjoyed critical and popular acclaim throughout Europe, North America, Australia and Asia pacific.  


Germany, KulturStadtLev,Leverkusen, April 26, 2017

Germany, Theatre Worms, Worms, April 28, 2017

Sweden, Helsingborgs Stadsteater, Helsingborg, May 10, 2017 


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