Introdans, the internationally re-knowned Arnhem-based modern dance company, is bringing SUPERSTARS to the Baxter Theatre from 10 to 14 September 2013. The production will include several masterpieces by top international choreographers. The tour forms part of the Dutch company's South African tour that includes Durban in early September followed by a limited season in the Mother City.
This visit marks the sixth time that Introdans has performed in the country and SUPERSTARS will showcase works by internationally renowned choreographers. The Artistic director Roel Voorintholt has selected five outstanding works for this tour programme, namely "Polish Pieces" by Hans van Manen, "Pas de Danse" by Mats Ek, "Evening Songs" by Jiri Kylian, "Anaphase" by Ohad Naharin and "Sinfonía India" by Nacho Duato. Introdans has twice before graced the Baxter Theatre main stage, with CELEBRATIONS in 2009 and SPIRIT in 2010.
Introdans was founded in 1971 by Hans Focking and Ton Wiggers. The Artistic director is Roel Voorintholt, the General director is Ton Wiggers and H.R.H. Princess Margriet of The Netherlands is the Patron. Introdans presents modern ballet performances on the themes "Old masters, Contemporary partners, New talent". Various choreographers create ballets for the company that combine classical elements and modern techniques and styles. Since 1971, Introdans has grown into a top dance company. With a healthy dose of ambition, the company remains true to its mission to present high quality dance to a broad public. Since 2009, Introdans has been designated part of the basic national infrastructure of the Dutch Ministry of Education, Culture and Science. As the city of Arnhem's flagship company, Introdans performs in theatres throughout the Netherlands and travels the world.
The SUPERSTARS season runs at the Baxter Main Theatre from 10 to 14 September at 8pm and with a matinee on 14 September at 2:30pm. Tickets cost from R90 to R100 via Computicket
or 08619158000 and group, student and senior citizen discounts are available via the Baxter box office on 0216803989.
Photo by Hans Gerritsen