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activities

  • Dutch Performing Arts

    Dutch Performing Arts is a programme set up by the Performing Arts Fund with the aim of increasing the visibility of Dutch performing arts outside the Netherlands.

  • The Dutch Music Award

    The Nederlandse Muziekprijs (Dutch Music Award) is the highest accolade that can be awarded by the Ministry of Education, Culture and Science (OCW) to a musician working in the field of classical music.

  • Fast Forward

    Fast Forward is a programme dedicated to developing talent in an international context.

  • The Matthijs Vermeulen Award

    The Matthijs Vermeulen Prize is the most important Dutch composition prize, named after the symphonic composer Matthijs Vermeulen.

  • Point Taken

    Point Taken was a cross-disciplinary dance film project, enabling choreographers and film makers to make a short dance film together.

news

news - Fast Forward

Video Fast Forward project Jorinde Keesmaat

28 Mar 2017

This is Fast Forward. The programme by the Dutch Performing Arts Fund that offers Dutch talent the opportunity to develop their career in an international context. Eleven participants will have the opportunity to work with leading international producers and to present themselves on the international stage. Today we are visiting Jorinde Keesmaat. Thanks to Fast Forward, this opera director from Amsterdam has the opportunity to work in New York. She is supervised by Jim Schaeffer, director of the Center for Contemporary Opera. Today they are discussing their first project: the opera by Louis Andriessen that premiered in the Sawdust theatre, and about the huge amount of opportunities in New York’s creative music scene.

news - Fast Forward

Video Fast Forward project Itamar Serussi

07 Feb 2017

This is Fast Forward. The programme by the Dutch Performing Arts Fund that offers Dutch talent the opportunity to develop their career in an international context. Eleven participants will have the opportunity to work with leading international producers and to present themselves on the international stage. Today we are visiting Itamar Serussi. He is the in-house choreographer of Scapino Ballet in Rotterdam, and in the Fast Forward programme he is working for Balleto di Roma in Italy. His supervisor is artistic leader Roberto Casarotto. Today they are discussing the performance that Itamar is making at Balleto di Roma. And about his ultimate dream: to have his own dance company.

news - Dutch Performing Arts

Meet the Dutch in Avignon

17 Jun 2014

During the Festival d'Avignon you can see two Dutch performances: The Fountainhead, based on Ayn Rand directed by Ivo van Hove, and The Humans, directed by Alexandre Singh. We gladly invite you to meet Ivo van Hove and Alexandre Singh at a reception on the 14th of July.