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Reumert-nomination for ‘Dilemma of Obedience’

The company is nominated for "Best Dance Performance of the Year".

Danish Dance Theatre has just been nominated for "Best Dance Performance of the Year" for ’Dilemma of Obedience’, which is choreographed by Edhem Jesenkovic and performed by Danish Dance Theatre’s dancers. The performance premiered on October 9th 2012 at Dansehallerne as part of the double performance ’Walking in the Night’ and received great reviews in the press.

 

Fabio recieves 3rd place

Copenhagen International Choreography Competition

Congratulation to Fabio Liberti who recieved 3rd place at the Copenhagen International Choreography Competition. His work 'Blinking' was danced by Danish Dance Theatre dancers Maxim-Jo Beck McGosh, Milou Nuyens, Emily Nicolaou og Arina Trostyanetskaya.

Copenhagen International Choreography Competition

Fabio Liberti selected for the Copenhagen International Choreography Competition

The Copenhagen International Choreography Competition (CICC) will take place at Stærkassen on Friday, March 29th 2013 at 19.30. Founded in 2008, the CICC is designed to discover and promote emerging contemporary dance choreographers as the leading choreography competition for contemporary dance in Scandinavia.

 

Danish Dance Theatres’ dancer, Fabio Liberti, has been selected to present his work ‘Blinking’ at the competition. Dancing in his piece are Danish Dance Theatre dancers Maxim-Jo Beck McGosh, Milou Nuyens, Emily Nicolaou and Arina Trostyanetskaya.

Danish Dance Theatre tours the US with Love Songs

Danish Dance Theatre visits 3 venues in US on a 3 weeks tour in March 2013. Danish Dance Theatre is invited to perform at The Kennedy Center in Washington (March 1st and 2nd), The Joyce Theater in New York (March 11th, 12th and 13th) and Tsai Performance Center in Boston (March 16th and 17th).

The North American audience will be able to experience Danish Dance Theatre's internationally acclaimed performance Love Songs. The performance premiered in 2011 at the Royal Danish Theatre and was received with standing ovations and great reviews. Since then, the performance has successfully been touring all over the world including China, Germany, Italy, Israel, Serbia, Hungary, Sweden and Cyprus.

 

Artistic Director and Choreographer Tim Rushton gave the following statement regarding the US tour:

Danish Dance Theatre wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a happy New Year

Danish Dance Theatre says thank you for the past year - and takes a sneak peak at the upcoming performances and events in the New Year.

2012 has been yet another prosperous year for Danish Dance Theatre. A year where our artistic director Tim Rushton received the Bikuben honourary award, the company was nominated for a Reumert award for Dance Performance of the Year for ‘Love Songs’, and Danish Dance Theatre’s Ana Sendas was nominated in the category Dancer of the Year. Furthermore, the company was nominated ‘Best Theatre Experience of the City’ by AOK – and finally our dancers received a number of awards.

 

DDT's dancer Milou Nuyens recieves prestigious award

Danish Dance Theatre Dancer, Milou Nuyens, has received The Margot Lander's Award from "Skuespillerforeningen af 1879"

This award is given twice a year – this time at the association's Christmas event that took place on the 9th of December at Vartov in Copenhagen.

 

The last person to receive this award of 10.000 D.Cr. was Margrethe Schanne, a former prima ballerina at the Royal Danish Ballet. Other recipients include: Anette Abildgaard, Chairman of Danish Dance Theatre's Board of Directors, Lise la Cour, Managing and Artistic Director of Ballet San Jose School, and Anne Marie Vessel Schlüter, former Director of the Royal Danish Ballet School.

 

Come and dance with Danish Dance Theatre

Workshops for ages 16 and up - Intermediate to Advanced

For those who would like to dance with the dancers of Danish Dance Theatre, Denmark's largest and most award winning modern dance company. Join now so that you can experience for yourself their different styles of dance.

 

The first workshop starts on the 8th of January. Be sure to sign up at www.standsogdans.dk 

Alessandro Sousa Pereira, winner of the Erik Bruhn Prize 2012

Congratulations to the Royal Danish Theatre and especially to one of Danish Dance Theatre’s talented dancers, Alessandro Sousa Pereira.

The Royal Danish Theatre writes: ‘Yes! The Royal Ballet made a clean sweep when the Erik Bruhn Prize was awarded last night at The National Ballet of Canada in Toronto. Ida Praetorius and Andreas Kaas took the award for best dancers, and truth be told, Alessandro Pereira also snatched the choreography award. Never before has one country won all of the awards. Congratulations to all three – we are proud of you!’

 

And so are we!

The Place – London Contemporary Dance School

Danish Dance Theatre has begun a collaboration with London Contemporary Dance School and the postgraduate company called EDge.

More specifically, this agreement enables dancers to join Danish Dance Theatre as apprentices, which is financed through London Contemporary Dance School. Also as part of this cooperation, EDge will perform choreographies by Danish Dance Theatre, which will be touring all throughout the UK from March to July 2013. Read more here.

 

Make up from M·A·C

Danish Dance Theatre has entered into an cooperation agreement with the cosmetics company M•A•C.

We at Danish Dance Theatre are proud to announce M·A·C’s sponsorship of cosmetics and stylists guidance.

 

Today, M·A·C is one of the world’s leading makeup companies. The company started in 1984 as a result of a focus of the work as a makeup artist backstage, on the catwalk and in photo shoots.

 

M·A·C supports a number of social initiatives including the M·A·C AIDS Fund, that gives substantial support to the fight against AIDS.

 

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