Program

JULIDANS 2024: 3-16 JULY


Julidans 2024 presents a wide range of productions and events, as well as an extensive side programme. To help you choose from the large festival offer, the Julidans events have been grouped into separate sections: ON STAGE, OPEN AIR, and CONTEXT.

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In the ON STAGE section, you will also find a label at the top of the page of the relevant performance: NEXT and NL. And conveniently, the starting times of the performances and events are carefully planned, so it is possible to combine several activities!

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JULIDANS ON STAGE

Language NP Language no problem After After After After Arno Schuitemaker (NL)
Close Arno Schuitemaker (NL) After After
With seven dancers, After After starts from a white canvas and takes a thrilling dive into the unknown.
Language NP Language no problem Insel Insel Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi (IT/DE)
Close Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi (IT/DE) Insel
Confrontation with yourself as a fertile soil for connection.
Language NP Language no problem All of My Love All of My Love Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR)
Close Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR) All of My Love
How do you express feelings of loss about everything that passes?
Language NP Language no problem Voice Noise Voice Noise Jan Martens (BE) / GRIP
Close Jan Martens (BE) / GRIP Voice Noise
Step into the universe of women's voices.
Language NP Language no problem Repertoire N.2 Repertoire N.2 Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR)
Close Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR) Repertoire N.2
Naked to the bone. Well, almost naked then: Brazilian performers Davi Pontes and Wallace Ferreira wear only a pair of trainers and Nike socks. Ample space for the body in its purest form, infused with power, humour and politics.
Language NP Language no problem On Stage On Stage Maria Hassabi (GR)
Close Maria Hassabi (GR) On Stage
Looking at humanity in meditative hyperfocus.
Language NP Language no problem umuko umuko Dorothée Munyaneza (RW/FR) / Cia Kadidi
Close Dorothée Munyaneza (RW/FR) / Cia Kadidi umuko
Dreaming of tomorrow's Rwanda without forgetting the horror.
Language NP Language no problem aCORdo aCORdo Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia REC
Close Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia REC aCORdo
Intense dance about the raw reality of today's Brazil.
Language NP Language no problem 21 pornographies 21 pornographies Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE)
Close Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE) 21 pornographies
Skimming along the evolution of pornography.
Language NP Language no problem Libya Libya Radouan Mriziga (MR)
Close Radouan Mriziga (MR) Libya
An alternative history in dance, music, storytelling and rap
Language NP Language no problem Zona Franca Zona Franca Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia Suave
Close Alice Ripoll (BR) / Cia Suave Zona Franca
11 Jul '24 to 12 Jul '24
Splashing community ritual as cry of the young Brazilian generation.
Language NP Language no problem Fairy Tales Fairy Tales Johana Pocková & Sabina Bocková (CZ) / POCKETART
Close Johana Pocková & Sabina Bocková (CZ) / POCKETART Fairy Tales
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
Postmodern women's fairytale with your own happy ending
Language NP Language no problem Closed Eyes Closed Eyes Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam
Close Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam Closed Eyes
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
In the masterly dance concert Closed Eyes, choreographer Alida Dors tells a story that is as personal as it is political. With a mix of spoken word, dance, music and poignant video images, she returns to the place of her ancestors in the performance.
Language NP Language no problem Faith Faith Club Guy & Roni (NL) / Khalid Benghrib (MR) / HIIIT
Close Club Guy & Roni (NL) / Khalid Benghrib (MR) / HIIIT Faith
13 Jul '24 to 14 Jul '24
In a unique combination of explosive dance, Moroccan Gnawa trance and data-driven electronics, nine dancers and five musicians explore the spiritual spaces between tradition and progress.
Language NP Language no problem Still Life Still Life Alan Lucien Øyen (NO) / winterguests
Close Alan Lucien Øyen (NO) / winterguests Still Life
13 Jul '24 to 15 Jul '24
Inspired by radical Japanese butoh dance and the human voice, Alan Lucien Øyen goes in search of a connection to the world and pure human expression.
Language NP Language no problem Skatepark Skatepark Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE)
Close Mette Ingvartsen (DK/BE) Skatepark
15 Jul '24 to 16 Jul '24
Danish choreographer Mette Ingvartsen transforms the theatre into a skate park where one skate stunt after another is performed. Three professional dancers and Amsterdam's young and older skaters trump each other in an unparalleled skate party as a metaphor for freedom and joyful community spirit.
Language NP Language no problem Cirkel solo's Cirkel solo's Dalton Jansen (NL) / Sherise Strang (NL)
Close Dalton Jansen (NL) / Sherise Strang (NL) Cirkel solo's
Especially for the first edition of Dansdagen Haarlem last April, young choreographers with various dance styles each created a 'circle solo': a choreography danced by one dancer within an illuminated circle.

JULIDANS OPEN-AIR

Fans and passers-by’s will encounter the striking statements of dance makers in the open air during Julidans. This accessible and inspiring programme can be found on Amsterdam's squares, along a route straight through the city and at the Vondelpark Openluchttheater. The performances are mostly free of charge and will surprise dance connoisseurs and newbies alike: Let's go outside!

JULIDANS OPEN-AIR

Language NP Language no problem Here whilst we walk Here whilst we walk Gustavo Ciríaco (BR) / Andrea Sonnberger (AT)
Close Gustavo Ciríaco (BR) / Andrea Sonnberger (AT) Here whilst we walk
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
The group as a mobile sculpture in the Amsterdam urban landscape.
Language NP Language no problem Double bill: Étude des hommes & TARANTO ALEATORIO Double bill: Étude des hommes & TARANTO ALEATORIO Patricia van Deutekom (NL) / María del Mar Suárez, La Chachi (ES)
Close Patricia van Deutekom (NL) / María del Mar Suárez, La Chachi (ES) Double bill: Étude des hommes & TARANTO ALEATORIO
12 Jul '24
On Friday, July 12, you will see a double bill in the Open Air Theater with étude des hommes by Patricia van Deutekom and TARANTO ALEATORIO by Maria del Mar Suárez.
Language NP Language no problem Double bill: Fantasie Minor & AeReA Double bill: Fantasie Minor & AeReA Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT) / Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi (DE/IT)
Close Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT) / Ginevra Panzetti & Enrico Ticconi (DE/IT) Double bill: Fantasie Minor & AeReA
On Friday, July 5, you can see A e R e A by Ginevra Panzetti and Enrico Ticconi. The performance Fantasie Minor by Marco da Silva Ferreira cannot take place due to an injury, instead dancer Anka Postic will show an improvisation from her own work.
Language NP Language no problem Fantasie Minor Fantasie Minor Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT)
Close Marco da Silva Ferreira (PT) Fantasie Minor
Choreographer Marco da Silva Ferreira, who hails from the club scene, is a master at mixing genres. In the outdoor location performance Fantasie Minor he juxtaposes the romantic sounds of Schubert's four-handed piano piece with the four feet of two hip-hop dancers, trained in battles and freestyle.
Language NP Language no problem OFF VENUE OFF VENUE WhyNot x Julidans
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12 Jul '24 to 14 Jul '24
OFF VENUE, a collaboration of Juildans with performance festival WhyNot, offers a great opportunity to discover Amsterdam in a new way.

JULIDANS NEXT

Julidans NEXT is the platform for a new generation of choreographers with a highly personal signature and distinct vision. Discover the talent of the future on various Julidans stages.

Language NP Language no problem All of My Love All of My Love Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR)
Close Ioanna Paraskevopoulou (GR) All of My Love
How do you express feelings of loss about everything that passes?
Language NP Language no problem Repertoire N.2 Repertoire N.2 Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR)
Close Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR) Repertoire N.2
Naked to the bone. Well, almost naked then: Brazilian performers Davi Pontes and Wallace Ferreira wear only a pair of trainers and Nike socks. Ample space for the body in its purest form, infused with power, humour and politics.
Language NP Language no problem Fairy Tales Fairy Tales Johana Pocková & Sabina Bocková (CZ) / POCKETART
Close Johana Pocková & Sabina Bocková (CZ) / POCKETART Fairy Tales
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
Postmodern women's fairytale with your own happy ending

JULIDANS NL

Julidans mainly shows international choreographers, but also shows dance makers from our home country. In Julidans NL, we present Dutch dance productions. The performances are interwoven throughout the programme and of course accessible for the Julidans audience.

Language NP Language no problem After After After After Arno Schuitemaker (NL)
Close Arno Schuitemaker (NL) After After
With seven dancers, After After starts from a white canvas and takes a thrilling dive into the unknown.
Language NP Language no problem Corpus Criolla Corpus Criolla Faizah Grootens (NL) / KIP Republic
Close Faizah Grootens (NL) / KIP Republic Corpus Criolla
Tender, vulnerable and sensitive examination of Creole body language
Language NP Language no problem Closed Eyes Closed Eyes Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam
Close Alida Dors (NL) / Theater Rotterdam Closed Eyes
12 Jul '24 to 13 Jul '24
In the masterly dance concert Closed Eyes, choreographer Alida Dors tells a story that is as personal as it is political. With a mix of spoken word, dance, music and poignant video images, she returns to the place of her ancestors in the performance.
Language NP Language no problem Faith Faith Club Guy & Roni (NL) / Khalid Benghrib (MR) / HIIIT
Close Club Guy & Roni (NL) / Khalid Benghrib (MR) / HIIIT Faith
13 Jul '24 to 14 Jul '24
In a unique combination of explosive dance, Moroccan Gnawa trance and data-driven electronics, nine dancers and five musicians explore the spiritual spaces between tradition and progress.
Language NP Language no problem Cirkel solo's Cirkel solo's Dalton Jansen (NL) / Sherise Strang (NL)
Close Dalton Jansen (NL) / Sherise Strang (NL) Cirkel solo's
Especially for the first edition of Dansdagen Haarlem last April, young choreographers with various dance styles each created a 'circle solo': a choreography danced by one dancer within an illuminated circle.
Language NP Language no problem OFF VENUE OFF VENUE WhyNot x Julidans
Close WhyNot x Julidans OFF VENUE
12 Jul '24 to 14 Jul '24
OFF VENUE, a collaboration of Juildans with performance festival WhyNot, offers a great opportunity to discover Amsterdam in a new way.

JULIDANS CONTEXT

Language NP Language no problem Out of this world Out of this world Sytske Frederika van Koeveringe (NL)
Close Sytske Frederika van Koeveringe (NL) Out of this world
03 Jul '24 to 16 Jul '24
During Julidans, visual artist Systke van Koeveringe will present the outcome in the exhibition space of ITA Bookshop.
Language NP Language no problem Book presentation: Character Book presentation: Character Femke Gyselinck & Joris Kritis & Robbrecht Desmet (BE)
Close Femke Gyselinck & Joris Kritis & Robbrecht Desmet (BE) Book presentation: Character
Choreographer Femke Gyselinck (one of GRIP's artistic directors) researched the ambiguity of the form of letters, and their possible translation into movement. The result became the performance Letters 2 Dance, which was shown during Julidans 2022, and the book Character.
Language NP Language no problem To Rave the Racial To Rave the Racial Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR)
Close Davi Pontes & Wallace Ferreira (BR) To Rave the Racial
In this film, Pontes and Ferreira explore spatiality without traditional constructions of space and time. They use choreographic techniques to outline an ethical framework for Black lives that transcends time boundaries.