TIMELAPSE/(MNEMOSYNE)

World première: 17 June 2011
Dutch National Ballet
Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Choreography, Concept and Staging David Dawson
Music Scanner
Set Design and Video Projection Eno Henze
Costume Design Yumiko Takeshima
Light Design Bert Dalhuysen
Choreographic Assistants Tim Couchman, Charlotte Chapellier

With his newest creation David Dawson marked his return to the Dutch National Ballet.

Here, Dawson reflects upon the legends from Greek Mythology and the ideas of Memory.

Each passing scene weaves a magical journey back in time, exploring the ideas that lay within these stories and questions their continued value and meaning to our modern day psyche.

With an original new score specially commissioned from Scanner, set design and projection by artist Eno Henze, and also with long term collaborators, light designer Bert Dalhuysen and costume designer Yumiko Takeshima.

  • Ensemble - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Samantha Mednick, Igone De Jongh, Cédric Ygnace - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Igone De Jongh, Cédric Ygnace - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • James Stout, Suzanna Kaic, Cédric Ygnace, Igone De Jongh - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Ensemble - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Ensemble - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Ensemble - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Remi Wörtmeyer, Juan Eymar, Igone De Jongh - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Sasha Mukhamedov, Jan Zerer - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • James Stout - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Cédric Ygnace, Juan Eymar - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Casey Herd, Michele Jimenez - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Casey Herd, Michele Jimenez - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
  • Igone De Jongh - timelapse/(Mnemosyne) - Dutch National Ballet - photo © Angela Sterling
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