Krisztina de Châtel

Krisztina de Châtel

Hungarian-born choreographer Krisztina de Châtel has made around 70 choreographies and two dance films. She is driven by a rare urge for innovation, while remaining true to herself. She is open to new cultural developments and frequently seeks to collaborate with other artists. She has also initiated projects with new media and virtual space, skate boys, garbage men, dervishes and various other striking combinations.

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Thron, the successful piece from 1984 by the Dutch-Hungarian choreographer Krisztina de Châtel and the German artist VA Wölfl, has been repeated in 2017 and will return in 2018. Today’s audience has the chance to discover this first-class de Châtel choreography, a classic of Dutch modern dance, with a new cast of dancers.

“More than 30 years after its 1984 première, Krisztina de Châtel’s minimalist ballet Thron is still rock solid.” (NRC ★★★★★)

The five dancers from Thron are nominated for the Zwaan (Swan) most impressive dance performance.

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Stichting Imperium

The Imperium Foundation (Stichting Imperium) has a dual objective. The foundation was established to manage Krisztian de Châtel’s complete choreographic oeuvre, but also to support innovative young dancers and choreographers financially and artistically.

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