Six days of Theatre at Summer Dance Forever

Spread across six days at key cultural venues in Amsterdam city centre, Summer Dance Forever presents the most thrilling and breath-taking hiphop theatre performances from around the globe. From Tuesday 14 till Sunday 19 August, 16 internationally acclaimed choreographers and companies present their latest pieces at Stadsschouwburg Amsterdam, De La Mar Theater, Melkweg Theatre, Vondelpark Openluchttheater and a spectacular fourth location yet to be announced.

On the opening night, Johanna Faye and Saïdo Lehlouh’s company Black Sheep presents ‘FACT’, a dazzling choreography supported by seven dancers. The programme furthermore features the world premiere of Yaman’s ‘Freemindz’, the European premiere of Tentacle Tribe’s ‘Threesixnine’, YZ’s ‘R1R2 Start’ two multiple bills on the Wednesday and Thursday, a series of intimate theatre nights on the Friday, Saturday and Sunday, plus the ongoing interactive installation ‘Dance of the City Warriors’ by Anne Nguyen.

The complete overview:

BLACK SHEEP – FACT
Tuesday 14 August at Stadsschouwburg

YZ – R1R2 START
Wednesday 15 August at De La Mar Theater

QUADRUPLE BILL: SANDRINE MONAR / GÉOMÉTRIE VARIABLE / YAMAN / THE 12TH PLANET
Wednesday 15 August at De La Mar Theater

TENTACLE TRIBE – THREESIXNINE
Thursday 16 August at De La Mar Theater

TRIPLE BILL: MAZEL FRETEN / ART MOVE CONCEPT / IRON SKULLS
Thursday 16 August at De La Mar Theater

DIDIER BOUTIANA – KANYAR
Friday 17 August, location to be announced

5 O’CLOCK CLASS: ZÓ NIET MULAN
Saturday 18 August, Vondelpark Openluchttheater

DOUBLE BILL: LA MER NOIRE, LE NEIL
Saturday 18 August, location to be announced

NEDDA SOU – JA HÈ
Sunday 19 August at Melkweg Theatre

INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION: DANCE OF THE CITY WARRIORS
Ongoing, location to be announced

See summerdanceforever.com/program for the complete festival lineup.

Presale for packages has started at summerdanceforever.com/tickets.
Regular tickets are on sale from Friday 1 June at 10:00am (GMT+1).

 

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Summer Dance Forever brings the best dancers from around the world to Amsterdam to teach you choreographies, moves and skills. So start planning your workshop schedule and don’t miss the opportunity to learn from the best! 

 

SDF 2018 – The warrior editions

The word is finally out! We are excited to announce that this year’s House Dance Forever and Hiphop Forever battle will be the ultimate challenge, with almost every winner from the past joining the battle schedule in the final rounds. Be prepared for the Warrior Editions: you versus the very best. This summer we crown the ultimate house and hiphop champions!

 

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The package and ticket prices for Summer Dance Forever 2018 have been announced! For the first time we introduce the Early Bird discount for packages, which will be available until 1 June. With an Early Bird, you save €25 on the regular package price.

 

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With our winter edition under the belt, it is time to move forwards to the summer festival! We have some very special announcements to make in the following months, but here’s a first festival schedule so you can start planning your trips.

 

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And the Juste Debout Holland 2018  winners are….

 

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Check out our brand new mobile app, featuring all important information for this weekend’s winter editions! It is available for iOS and Android, it is free and also works offline.

 

Save the date DEF

Our winter edition is coming up, save the date! From 2-6 February 2018 you can participate in House Dance Forever and Juste Debout Holland, enjoy theatre performances and boost your skills at the workshops by our juges.