Pauline and Rachel leave, new theatre delayed
July 29, 2018 – Pauline Oostenrijk leaves Residentie Orkest from the new season on. She’ll continue playing and organizing concerts. In 2017, she released a new cd with Enno Voorhorst.
Rachel McNamee leaves NDT and joins GöteborgsOperans Danskompani from the season 2018-2019 on.
Construction works on the new theatre suffered some delay. The venue will not open until 2021.
Construction new theatre started
June 21, 2017 – Today, construction works on the theatre, which will replace the Lucent Danstheater and Dr Anton Philipszaal, officially started. Representatives of Residentie Orkest and Royal Conservatoire performed at the official happening. Instead of the third future inhabitant of the building, Nederlands Dans Theater, there was a performance by De Dutch Don’t Dance Division. In fact, the construction works started long before today. Here’s an overview.
Piket Kunstprijs award for Alice Godfrey
November 30, 2016 – Last week, dancer Alice Godfrey was awarded the Piket Kunstprijs award for dance. The Piket Kunstprijzen are an award for promising professional young artists in the field of painting, theatre and dance. In Ghosts of the Theatre, Alice plays the part of ‘Sleeping Beauty’ in the dressing rooms.
Demolition in the picture
February 9, 2016 – Roel Ritzema photographed the process from the city hall next door:
The last pieces
January 12, 2016 – The last pieces of the Dr Anton Philipszaal are being torn down. Totally incredible we were roaming this place as if it were ours… only recently.
December 18, 2015 – The movie is mentioned and screened on The Hague blogsite Hagazine.
Den Haag FM
December 17, 2015 – News website Den Haag FM mentions and shares the movie!
December 15, 2015 – The movie has had its first screening in the presence of many of those involved! Hurrah! The première took place in the atelier of visual artist Peter Brinkman, who worked at the empty halls at the time we shot the video.