• 22 July → 05 AugustVenice, Italy

    Dutch focus at the Venice Biennale 2019

    Dutch Performing Arts proudly powers three Netherlands-based theatre companies and artists who are part of the International Theatre Festival at the Venice Biennale 2019. Theater Artemis, Club Gewalt and Julian Hetzel are part of a Dutch focus programme, with multiple performances in July and August 2019.
    The 47th edition of the International Theatre Festival takes place from 22 July - 5 August 2019 in Venice, Italy. Dutch Performing Arts supports the performances of youth theatre company Theater Artemis, music theatre collective Club Gewalt, and theatremaker and visual artist Julian Hetzel.

    On the festival's opening night the Venice Biennale, organiser of the International Theatre Festival, will grant the Silver Lion to Jetse Batelaan, artistic director of Theater Artemis. Batelaan is the first-ever theatremaker for young audiences and Dutch national to receive the prestigious award.

    You can catch the following Dutch performances during the Venice Biennale:

    Theater Artemis & Het Zuidelijk Toneel - ‘The Story of the Story’ (‘Het Verhaal van het Verhaal’) for ages 8+ Italian premiere
    22 July 2019 at 18:00, Teatro Goldoni

    Theater Artemis - ‘War’ (‘Oorlog') for ages 6+ Italian premiere
    24 July 2019 at 18:00, Teatro Goldoni

    Club Gewalt – ‘Yuri, a Workout Opera’ Italian premiere
    28 July 2019 at 21:00, Teatro alle Tese

    Club Gewalt – ‘Club Club Gewalt 5.0 Punk’ Italian premiere
    29 July 2019 at 22:30, Teatro alle Tese

    Julian Hetzel – ‘All Inclusive’ Italian premiere
    2 August 2019 at 21:00, Teatro alle Tese

    Julian Hetzel – ‘I’m Not Nere, Says the Void’ Italian premiere
    3 August 2019 at 19:30, Teatro alle Tese

    Julian Hetzel – ‘The Automated Sniper’ Italian premiere
    4 August 2019 at 21:30, Tese dei Soppalchi

    Not part of the Dutch focus programme, but also performing at the Venice Biennale are:

    Atlas Ensemble - 'Nomaden for cello and large intercultural ensemble' Italian premiere
    4 October 2019 at 20:00 , Teatro Goldoni

    Orchestra della Toscana, performing a composition by Michel van der AA - 'Hysteresis for clarinet, ensemble and soundtrack' Italian premiere
    5 October 2019 at 20:00, Teatro alle Tese

    More info?
    For more information about the Venice Biennale and its International Theatre Festival, visit the Venice Biennale website.
    Theater Artemis & Het Zuidelijk Toneel | The Story of the Story. Photo: Kurt Van der Elst
    Club Gewalt | Club Club Gewalt 5.0 Punk. Photo: Kelly Alexandre
    Julian Hetzel | I’m Not Here, Says the Void. Photo: Bieke van Houtte
    • 12 July → 21 JulyCividale del Friuli, Italy

      Dutch focus at Mittelfest 2019

      In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts, Italian performing arts festival Mittelfest spotlights the work of three Dutch artists and music groups. The festival takes place from 12-21 July 2019 in Cividale del Friuli, Italy.
    • 31 July → 10 AugustOostende, Belgium

      Sector meeting and Dutch shows at TAZ#19

      With the support of Dutch Performing Arts, theatre festival Theater aan Zee (TAZ) presents a multitude of theatremakers and companies from the Netherlands. The festival also hosts a sector meeting (in Dutch) for theatre professionals from the Netherlands and Flanders. The sector meeting is organised by TAZ, Dutch Performing Arts, rekto:verso, Stichting Nieuwe Helden, Cultuurloket, and deBuren.
    • 07 August → 10 August's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands

      Theaterfestival Boulevard 2019 visitors' programme

      In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts and Flanders Arts Institute, Theaterfestival Boulevard invites theatre professionals to its international visitors' programme titled Highlights From the Lowlands. The international visitors' programme takes place from 7-10 August 2019 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.
    • 30 August → 31 AugustReitdiepdal Groningen, the Netherlands

      ZomerJazzFietstour 2019 visitors' programme

      Dutch Performing Arts and ZomerJazzFietsTour continue their close partnership to present Dutch work, musicians and bands to international music presenters. The international visitors' programme takes place on 30 & 31 August 2019 in Reitdiepdal Groningen, the Netherlands,
    • 06 September → 08 SeptemberUtrecht, the Netherlands

      Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2019 visitors' programme

      In collaboration wih Dutch Performing Arts, Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2019 organises an international visitors' programme for music presenters. The visitors' programme takes place from 6-8 September 2019 in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
    • 18 September → 28 SeptemberEssen, Germany

      Theater Artemis at Ruhrtriennale

      Youth theatre company Theater Artemis will give 12 performances of their new production '(…..) - This piece doesn’t give a shit that its title is vague' at arts festival Ruhrtriennale. The company will perform from 18-28 September 2019 in Essen, Germany.
    • 20 September → 29 SeptemberMoscow, Russia

      Dutch theatre for young audiences at Gavroche 2019

      Dutch theatre for young audiences returns once more at international festival Gavroche, with the support of Dutch Performing Arts. After having programmed a number of Dutch productions in 2013, the festival will present another 10 Dutch youth theatre productions during its 13th edition.
    • 25 September → 28 SeptemberAmsterdam, the Netherlands

      12 Points goes Dutch

      Festival 12 Point is coming to Amsterdam. The showcase event for emerging and innovative jazz musicians from Europe takes place from 25-28 September 2019 at the BIMHUIS in Amsterdam. Part of a collaboration between Dutch Performing Arts, 12 Points and the BIMHUIS, the 13th edition features a satellite programme (titled 'Orange Line') with Netherlands-based artists and an international visitors' programme.
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