Flowing movements and strong rhythms are translated into moments of hysteria and manic isolation.
In Sudden and Suspended three different choreographic voices come together. The NDT 2 programme presents a world premiere by guest choreographer Edward Clug, marks the beginning of a new relationship with Tiffany Tregarthen and David Raymond, who are also creating new work, and brings Johan Inger's acclaimed IMPASSE back to the stage.
Clug created his first work for NDT, Mutual Comfort, in 2015, which led to rave reviews and marked his breakthrough in the Netherlands. In all his works, choreographer Edward Clug (Romania) displays a poetic and dynamic character in his choreographic language, with a keen eye for detail that creates sophisticated, intimate and sensual movements. Clug's premiere for Sudden and Suspended is his fifth creation for NDT, making him a returning and welcome guest choreographer to the company.
Tiffany Tregarthen and David Raymond's (Canada) work can be described as cinematic, defying gravity and challenging traditional dance aesthetics and forms through research, experimentation and rigorous free play. Their work has been performed worldwide and together the choreographers have created for companies all over the world. In 2007, Tregarthen and Raymond founded their own dance company, Out Innerspace, which creates works that use the body and the human experience as limitless sources of discovery and meaning. For Sudden and Suspended , the makers are for the first time creating work with the dancers of NDT 2.
The choreography by Johan Inger (Sweden) underlines a powerful and passionate vocabulary that unfolds in playful and lyrical passages creating a kinaesthetic connection. A former dancer at NDT, he made his first work for the company in 1995 and was an associate choreographer between 2009 and 2015. Inger creates for companies worldwide.
For Sudden and Suspended , the NDT 2 dancers bring back IMPASSE from 2020. The work questions the ability to collectively question the world and to find the power to reimagine it. Flowing movements and strong rhythms are translated into moments of hysteria and manic isolation that create an increasing sense of urgency.
This performance contains strobocopic effects.
Part of the project In weiter Ferne, so nah in collaboration with Theater Krefeld-Mönchengladbach supported by: