Contemporary Dance by Maud Boerrigter and Marija Antunović


What is modern dance?

  • a type of dance that focuses on the actual expressiveness and showing emotion
  • such as ballet and jazz dance the development of modern dance in the late 20th century over the years is closely connected with other dance disciplines
Modern Dance

Famous Dancers

Percy Kruythoff

  • ”Pain is temporary. Quitting lasts forever.”
  • He graduated at Modern dance and Theatre of the Amsterdam School of Arts.
  • During his studies he got the Ineke Sluiterprice for his choreography.
  • He works as a guest teacher, choreographer and abroad.
  • He also judges “So you think you can dance” and he is a choreographer there.
  • He works with New Rootz foundation that organizes social, cultural and educational projects.
Percy Kruythoff
Percy Kruythoff

Anne Suurendonk

Anne Suurendonk
Anne Suurendonk
Anne Suurendonk
  • “My work is about submission and desire; the will to fight, sexual desire, but most of all lust for life.”
  • Born in Amsterdam on May 6, 1988.
  • Jazz / Musical Department at the Amsterdam School of Arts

Most popular modern dance schools/companies

De Theaterschool

De Theaterschool

The Henny Jurriens Foundation


ArtEZ

ArtEZ

Codarts

Codarts

Stiching De Stilte

Stiching De Stilte

Netherlands Dans Theater (NDT)


Amsterdam Dance Centre

Amsterdam Dance Centre