Welcome at the online open day of the Academy of Theatre en Dance
The online open day of the Academy of Theatre and Dance (ATD) will take place on Saturday 23 January 2021 from 10:30 hrs.- 17:00 hrs. An open day where you can get acquainted with all the study courses of the ATD from your own sofa. A packed programme with live chats with students and teachers, presentations by artistic directors and a live stream show 'ATD-live'.
Today you can taste the atmosphere of the Academy of Theatre and Dance online and find out whether a study programme matches your interests, talent and capacities: is this study something for you? In which stage discipline do you want to specialize? Take a look at the pages of our study programmes, via the buttons on the left side of this page.
The facilities of the ATD - To make your dreams come true!
Via the top button 'About the Academy' on the left you will find information about the academy as a whole. The workshops, library, IDlab and Health & Performance of the Academy of Theatre and Dance are ready for you to realise your artistic plans.
Live stream programme 'ATD-live'
Watch the livestream programme 'ATD-live' from the Danstheater, below. With interviews, conversations, performances, discussions and information sessions.
Questions? Chat with us!
Do you have a question? Would you like to get tips about which study programmes pages to visit? We are ready to help you on Saturday 23 January from 10:15 hrs!
In the chat box on the Dutch homepage you can chat with us on Saturday 23 January.
You can also find answers to frequently asked questions on our website.
Programme 'ATD-live' from the Dance-theatre
Our vibrant, international academy is a place where everyone can dream, think and create freely. Where ideas can flow unconfined. Where diversity is the norm.
In the live stream programme 'ATD-live' you can see fragments from (dance) performance and also there are performances by our song-performers. Future actors, performers, directors, dancers, choreographers, set and costume designers, light and sound designers and (technical) producers talk about their work and their experiences at the academy.
10:40 hrs. - Opening programme
Presentation Moreen Beentjes and Cripta Scheepers
10:45 hrs. - Scenography study programme
Presentation by and interview with fourth-year student Alexandra van den Akker about her graduation project in collaboration with Conservatory of Amsterdam
11:05 hrs. BREAK
11:10 hrs. - Theatre Directing study programme
Presentation by and interview with fourth-year students Zephyr Brüggen and Konstantinos Vasilakopoulos
11:30 hrs. BREAK
11:35 hrs. - Drama and Contemporary Music (ATKA)
Song performance by and interview with Melvin Aroma, Sara Visser and Fedja Louman
11:55 hrs. BREAK
12:25 hrs. - Theatre in Education Full-time
Artistic director Lenne Koning talks to students about their studies and projects; Tamar Lagas (4th year) Tomy Huijbregts (3rd year), Sarah Sahertian (2nd year) and Nabil Benkers (1st year)
12:55 hrs. BREAK
13:00 hrs - Dutch National Ballet Academy (NBA)
The course shows three live solos danced by students Yuta Irikura (student BA3), Nicola Jones (student BA2) and Alberto Ortega de Pablos (student BA2). This is followed by an interview with artistic director Ernst Meisner.
13:30 hrs. - Dance in Education study programme
The course shows live two choreos that are danced by second-year students. 1st group: Jonathan van Slooten, Jay Haynes, Nikki Duin, Ashley Affolter & Quincy Otgaar In between and afterwards an interview takes place with the teacher, choreographer Melvin Fraenk and the students. 2nd group: Maxime Rebel, Loujain Afsharzada, Xaviera Nibte, Sanne Noort, Jay Lattig
13:50 hrs. BREAK
14:00 hrs. -Mime School
Fourth-year students Gerben Vaillant and Alexei Ovsiannikov show fragments of their work and talk about their project and study.
14:30 hrs. - Theatre in Education Accelerated Programme
Two students on the programme talk to each other; Ariadna Rubio Lleó and Farell van Orsoy
15:00 hrs. -Expanded Contemporary Dance
Class Urban by teacher: Melvin Fraenk (with short introduction) and interview with students afterwards. Participants ECD1 and ECD2 students: Amisha Kumra (Norway), Dicko Din (Germany), Jimi Dormans (Netherlands), Peer Jonkers (Netherlands), Sem Deliveyne (Belgium)
15:30 hrs. -Design & Technology
Third-year student Titus Duitshof and second-year students Rembrandt Pieplenbosch and Mano Nijkerk talk about the programme and are interviewed about their part in the project
16:00 hrs.Production and Stage Management
Fourth-year students Belle Lammers and Jan de Ronde are interviewed about the study and their graduation projects, of which they also show material
Credits 'ATD-Live' @ Danstheater Open Day Academy of Theatre and Dance 2021
Presentation: Moreen Beentjes and Cripta Scheepers Image direction: Paul van der Ploeg and Willem Weemhoff Content-image direction and stage manager: Sander Schaart Camera: Hessel Hilgersom, Fiona Versteeg, Ward ten Voorde Light: Marco Broere and Hessel Hilgersom Sound: Dave Krooshof Flying keep: Jurre Pöpping Stage director: Maureen Krumeich Creative Producer: Arjan Schoolderman Production management: Dorothea Sinnema Website and streaming: Brechje Glass, Erik Lint, Wouter van Loon, Willem Weemhoff