Copenhagen Summer Dance from the 8th -14th of August 2016. Contemporary dance and ballet at the Copenhagen Police Headquarters
Notice: Sunday August 14. Performances 2.30 pm. & 8.30 pm. The weather report promises changeable weather, but we will try to realize tonight's performances.
Copenhagen Summer Dance is an open-air contemporary dance event, presenting Danish Dance Theatre as well as international contemporary dance companies, at the Copenhagen Police Headquarters (Politigården). The duration of the performance is approximately 1½ hours including intermission.Through the years, Copenhagen Summer Dance has established itself as a popular – and indispensable – Danish summer tradition. Experience an event of international standard, which in 2016 presents such exciting names as:
- The award-winning Dutch choreographer Wubkje Kuindersmaa, with the piece Mahl3 danced by 3 dancers from National Youth Ballet of Germany by John Neumeier.
- Choreographer Alessandro Sousa Pereira with the piece KRASH performed by 7 dancers from The Royal Danish Ballet.
- B.Dance from Taiwan with the piece "Innermost" about seeking inner harmony.
- A new piece by Tim Rushton in collaboration with Fabio Liberti and Joe George from Danish Dance Theatre accompanied by the world famous Danish recorder player Michala Petri .
- A new piece made by Danish Dance Theatre accompanied by the percussionist Paulo Villegas
- A duet by Stefanos Bizas from Danish Dance Theatre with Alba Nadal from The Danish Royal Ballet.
- Choreographer, Tim Rushton is showing a new work made for Copenhagen Summer Dance 2016
- Furthermore, Danish Dance Theatre will be presenting an excerpt from Firebird.
A comprehensive international program that we hope once again will inspire our many guests at Copenhagen Summer Dance.
IMPORTANT INFOMATION ABOUT THE EVENT; PLEASE READ MORE BELOW, UNDER THE HEADLINE 'PLEASE NOTE'.
COPENHAGEN SUMMER DANCE
Idea & Concept: Tim Rushton
Choreography: Tim Rushton, Wubkje Kuindersmaa, Alessandro Sousa Perira, Stefanos Bizas, Joe George, Fabio Liberti among others
Costume Design: Charlotte Østergaard among others
Companies: Danish Dance Theatre, The Royal Danish Ballet, B. Dance, National Youth Ballet of Germany by John Neumeier among others
Music: Michala Petri, Igor Stravinskij, Paulo Villegas (live percussion and composer)
- In case of cancellation due to the weather, reservations are non-refundable.
- The Copenhagen Police do not have any information about the performance, we kindly request that you do not call them regarding Copenhagen Summer Dance. Please use this website or our service telephone.
- If the weather forecast announces all-day rain, Danish Dance can choose to cancel the event. This decision will be announced on this site, via our SMS Service. Otherwise, Danish Dance Theatre will try to go through with the day’s performance at the Police Headquarters.
- We encourage our audience to arrive 1 hour prior to the performance.
- The doors to the venue will be closed - and access will be denied - at the start of the performance.
- We request our audience not to bring any large luggage, as this is not allowed inside the Policeyard.
- There may be a queue at the venue.
- Food and drink are not allowed, but can be purchased.