PROJECTS

An overview of all projects
Performing arts
Die Fremden
AMMODO ✕ NT Gent / Rotterdamse Schouwburg
2 - 27 September 2016

Die Fremden by NTGent, directed by Johan Simons, is a multidisciplinary music theatre production which was developed in cooperation with the ensemble Asko | Schönberg. Die Fremden is a co-production with the Ruhrtriennale and the Rotterdam Schouwburg and will première in Marl in September 2016. It is based on the novel The Stranger (1942) by Albert Camus, the recently published novel The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud (written in response to Camus’ book) and Submission in which Michel Houellebecq pictures a radical change in the political and cultural climate in the France of 2022. The cast includes Pierre Bokma and Elsie de Brauw. The visual artist Aernout Mik is creating new work for this production. Ammodo supports Die Fremden in order to contribute to the development of high quality international music theatre.

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Die Fremden, 2016, NTGent

Performing arts
Crashtest Ibsen: ik zie spoken (I see ghosts)
AMMODO ✕ Moeremans&Sons
9 June 2016 - 25 May 2017

Crashtest Ibsen: ik zie spoken, directed by Sarah Moeremans (1979), is the third of the four-part Crashtest Ibsen series, based on pieces by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. The first two performances Crashtest Ibsen: Nora and Crashtest Ibsen: Volksvijand were presented in 2013 and 2014. In Crashtest Ibsen: ik zie spoken the neurotic urge of man to want to control everything is exposed. Joachim Robbrecht has written an adaptation of Ibsen’s Ghosts (1881) for this production. Ammodo supports Crashtest Ibsen: ik zie spoken to contribute to both the artistic development of Sarah Moeremans and to the creation of a high-quality theater production.

moeremansandsons.com

Performing arts
Fraslab
AMMODO ✕ Frascati
November 2014 - November 2016

Through the Fraslab programme Frascati offers theater makers and/or dance artists at the start of their careers the opportunity to develop new work. Twice a year, four people have the opportunity to produce a work of about 45 minutes and then to present it to an audience of professionals. For Fraslab, Frascati focuses on creators who want to extend the boundaries of their profession and discipline. In addition, Frascati organises the Frascati Sessions. In these sessions, participants have the opportunity to exchange knowledge, experience and working methods with experienced artists and leading thinkers. Ammodo supports Fraslab and the Frascati Sessions because both initiatives stimulate research within the performing arts and contribute to the development of talented theater and dance makers.

frascatitheater.nl

Frascati, I’m Not Here Says The Void, 2014, photo: Thomas Leiden

Performing arts
Triology Ruhrtriënnale
AMMODO ✕ Toneelgroep Amsterdam
September 2015 - present

Each year between 2015 and 2017 Toneelgroep Amsterdam led by Ivo van Hove are developing one new production, which is then shown on the Ruhrtriennale. The new productions are based on the eponymous novels by Louis Couperus. The text is edited by Eric de Vroedt. The trilogy comprises De Stille kracht, Van oude mensen, De dingen die voorbijgaan and De boeken der kleine zielen. Ammodo supports Trilogy from Toneelgroep Amsterdam as a contribution to the creation of new plays and also to the development and international visibility of Toneelgroep Amsterdam.

tga.nl

Toneelgroep Amsterdam, De Stille Kracht, 2015, photo: Jan Verweysveld

Performing arts
La Mode
AMMODO ✕ Tomoko Mukaiyama
1 - 10 October 2016

Tomoko Mukaiyama (1963) is a Dutch-Japanese pianist, performer and visual artist based in Amsterdam. For the performance La Mode Tomoko works together with nine dancers from the Spellbound Contemporary Ballet (Rome), architect Toyo Ito and composer Yannis Kyriakides. La Mode puts fashion, music, dance, performance, video, light and spatial design on an equal footing. Ammodo supports La Mode to contribute to both the development of Tomoko Mukaiyama and to enable the creation of a new international installation performance of the highest quality.

tomoko.nl

Scene from La Mode, 2016, photo: Gregor Khuen Belasi

 

Performing arts
Homo Instrumentalis
AMMODO ✕ Silbersee
24 September - 5 November 2017

At the invitation of the Ruhrtriënnale (Germany) and the Ghent music center, De Bijloke (Belgium) Silbersee is making a contemporary international operatic theater work, Homo Instrumentalis. The show is directed by Romain Bischoff (1961) and is a transdisciplinary co-production intergrating song, dance, text, light and video art. The piece is inspired by the theme of the relationship between humans and technology, approached from a historical and philosophical perspective. Ammodo supports Homo Instrumentalis to contribute to the development of quality contemporary operatic theater.

silbersee.com

Performing arts
Talentdevelopment
AMMODO ✕ The Dutch National Opera
2014 - 2016

The Dutch National Opera organises a development programme for young artists with the potential to be successful in the world of opera. The programme was developed because it became apparent that young opera singers, directors, conductors, theater designers, coaches & repetiteurs and dramatists have difficulty in connecting with professionals in the field after completing their training. The programme includes workshops and a series of six operatic productions were performed in the period 2014-2016. The programme looks to further the development of young talent and to encourage the participants to establish themselves at an international level in the future. Ammodo supports this programme from the National Opera to make a contribution to the development of young opera talent.

operaballet.nl

Nationale Opera, Talentontwikkeling, Workshop by Lucia di Lammermoor, 2014

Performing arts
Husbands and wives
AMMODO ✕ Toneelgroep Amsterdam
19 June 2016 - 4 March 2017

The theatreshow Husbands and wives is based on the eponymous Woody Allen film from 1992. Performed by Toneelgroep Amsterdam and directed by Australian director Simon Stone (1984), Husbands and wives brings the reality of romance, with all its defects, to light. Ammodo supports Husbands and wives to contribute to the artistic development of Simon Stone, as well as the realisation of a new repertoire for Toneelgroep Amsterdam.

tga.nl

Husbands and Wives, Toneelgroep Amsterdam, 2016, photo: Jan Verweysveld

Performing arts
House for Talent
AMMODO ✕ Toneelschuur Producties
2013 - 2020

Each year Toneelschuur Productions offers a select group of directors and theater artists the opportunity to further develop their talent through individual counseling by means of the programme House for Talent. The development of talent, professionalism and increasing involvement of audiences development are central to the programme. Participating makers include Paul Knieriem, Michiel de Regt, Erik Whien and Joost van Hezik. Ammodo supports Toneelschuur because House for Talent promotes the flow of directors and producers/playwrights to the big companies and thus contributes to the development of talented directors and theater makers.

toneelschuur.nl

Toneelschuur Producties, Met mijn vader, photo: Annegien van Doorn

Performing arts
New (co)productions
AMMODO ✕ SPRING Performing Arts Festival
2016 - 2018

SPRING is a festival that encourages and presents contemporary artistic developments in the field of crossovers between dance, performance and theater. In May 2016 SPRING presents eight new (co)productions of new work by Jan Martens, Nicole Beutler and Tim Etchells, amongst others. In the series, a balance is sought between young and ‘established’ innovators with both small and larger productions. Ammodo is supporting SPRING over the period 2016-2018 to contribute to the realisation of new international (co)productions.

springutrecht.nl

SACRIFICE, Erna Omarsdottir & Valdimar Johannsson, Icelandic Dance Company

Performing arts
Die Fremden
AMMODO ✕ NT Gent / Rotterdamse Schouwburg
2 - 27 September 2016

Die Fremden by NTGent, directed by Johan Simons, is a multidisciplinary music theatre production which was developed in cooperation with the ensemble Asko | Schönberg. Die Fremden is a co-production with the Ruhrtriennale and the Rotterdam Schouwburg and will première in Marl in September 2016. It is based on the novel The Stranger (1942) by Albert Camus, the recently published novel The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud (written in response to Camus’ book) and Submission in which Michel Houellebecq pictures a radical change in the political and cultural climate in the France of 2022. The cast includes Pierre Bokma and Elsie de Brauw. The visual artist Aernout Mik is creating new work for this production. Ammodo supports Die Fremden in order to contribute to the development of high quality international music theatre.

ruhrtriennale.de

Die Fremden, 2016, NTGent

Performing arts
La Mode
AMMODO ✕ Tomoko Mukaiyama
1 - 10 October 2016

Tomoko Mukaiyama (1963) is a Dutch-Japanese pianist, performer and visual artist based in Amsterdam. For the performance La Mode Tomoko works together with nine dancers from the Spellbound Contemporary Ballet (Rome), architect Toyo Ito and composer Yannis Kyriakides. La Mode puts fashion, music, dance, performance, video, light and spatial design on an equal footing. Ammodo supports La Mode to contribute to both the development of Tomoko Mukaiyama and to enable the creation of a new international installation performance of the highest quality.

tomoko.nl

Scene from La Mode, 2016, photo: Gregor Khuen Belasi

 

Performing arts
Husbands and wives
AMMODO ✕ Toneelgroep Amsterdam
19 June 2016 - 4 March 2017

The theatreshow Husbands and wives is based on the eponymous Woody Allen film from 1992. Performed by Toneelgroep Amsterdam and directed by Australian director Simon Stone (1984), Husbands and wives brings the reality of romance, with all its defects, to light. Ammodo supports Husbands and wives to contribute to the artistic development of Simon Stone, as well as the realisation of a new repertoire for Toneelgroep Amsterdam.

tga.nl

Husbands and Wives, Toneelgroep Amsterdam, 2016, photo: Jan Verweysveld

Performing arts
Crashtest Ibsen: ik zie spoken (I see ghosts)
AMMODO ✕ Moeremans&Sons
9 June 2016 - 25 May 2017

Crashtest Ibsen: ik zie spoken, directed by Sarah Moeremans (1979), is the third of the four-part Crashtest Ibsen series, based on pieces by the Norwegian playwright Henrik Ibsen. The first two performances Crashtest Ibsen: Nora and Crashtest Ibsen: Volksvijand were presented in 2013 and 2014. In Crashtest Ibsen: ik zie spoken the neurotic urge of man to want to control everything is exposed. Joachim Robbrecht has written an adaptation of Ibsen’s Ghosts (1881) for this production. Ammodo supports Crashtest Ibsen: ik zie spoken to contribute to both the artistic development of Sarah Moeremans and to the creation of a high-quality theater production.

moeremansandsons.com

Performing arts
Homo Instrumentalis
AMMODO ✕ Silbersee
24 September - 5 November 2017

At the invitation of the Ruhrtriënnale (Germany) and the Ghent music center, De Bijloke (Belgium) Silbersee is making a contemporary international operatic theater work, Homo Instrumentalis. The show is directed by Romain Bischoff (1961) and is a transdisciplinary co-production intergrating song, dance, text, light and video art. The piece is inspired by the theme of the relationship between humans and technology, approached from a historical and philosophical perspective. Ammodo supports Homo Instrumentalis to contribute to the development of quality contemporary operatic theater.

silbersee.com

Performing arts
House for Talent
AMMODO ✕ Toneelschuur Producties
2013 - 2020

Each year Toneelschuur Productions offers a select group of directors and theater artists the opportunity to further develop their talent through individual counseling by means of the programme House for Talent. The development of talent, professionalism and increasing involvement of audiences development are central to the programme. Participating makers include Paul Knieriem, Michiel de Regt, Erik Whien and Joost van Hezik. Ammodo supports Toneelschuur because House for Talent promotes the flow of directors and producers/playwrights to the big companies and thus contributes to the development of talented directors and theater makers.

toneelschuur.nl

Toneelschuur Producties, Met mijn vader, photo: Annegien van Doorn

Performing arts
Fraslab
AMMODO ✕ Frascati
November 2014 - November 2016

Through the Fraslab programme Frascati offers theater makers and/or dance artists at the start of their careers the opportunity to develop new work. Twice a year, four people have the opportunity to produce a work of about 45 minutes and then to present it to an audience of professionals. For Fraslab, Frascati focuses on creators who want to extend the boundaries of their profession and discipline. In addition, Frascati organises the Frascati Sessions. In these sessions, participants have the opportunity to exchange knowledge, experience and working methods with experienced artists and leading thinkers. Ammodo supports Fraslab and the Frascati Sessions because both initiatives stimulate research within the performing arts and contribute to the development of talented theater and dance makers.

frascatitheater.nl

Frascati, I’m Not Here Says The Void, 2014, photo: Thomas Leiden

Performing arts
Talentdevelopment
AMMODO ✕ The Dutch National Opera
2014 - 2016

The Dutch National Opera organises a development programme for young artists with the potential to be successful in the world of opera. The programme was developed because it became apparent that young opera singers, directors, conductors, theater designers, coaches & repetiteurs and dramatists have difficulty in connecting with professionals in the field after completing their training. The programme includes workshops and a series of six operatic productions were performed in the period 2014-2016. The programme looks to further the development of young talent and to encourage the participants to establish themselves at an international level in the future. Ammodo supports this programme from the National Opera to make a contribution to the development of young opera talent.

operaballet.nl

Nationale Opera, Talentontwikkeling, Workshop by Lucia di Lammermoor, 2014

Performing arts
New (co)productions
AMMODO ✕ SPRING Performing Arts Festival
2016 - 2018

SPRING is a festival that encourages and presents contemporary artistic developments in the field of crossovers between dance, performance and theater. In May 2016 SPRING presents eight new (co)productions of new work by Jan Martens, Nicole Beutler and Tim Etchells, amongst others. In the series, a balance is sought between young and ‘established’ innovators with both small and larger productions. Ammodo is supporting SPRING over the period 2016-2018 to contribute to the realisation of new international (co)productions.

springutrecht.nl

SACRIFICE, Erna Omarsdottir & Valdimar Johannsson, Icelandic Dance Company

Performing arts
Triology Ruhrtriënnale
AMMODO ✕ Toneelgroep Amsterdam
September 2015 - present

Each year between 2015 and 2017 Toneelgroep Amsterdam led by Ivo van Hove are developing one new production, which is then shown on the Ruhrtriennale. The new productions are based on the eponymous novels by Louis Couperus. The text is edited by Eric de Vroedt. The trilogy comprises De Stille kracht, Van oude mensen, De dingen die voorbijgaan and De boeken der kleine zielen. Ammodo supports Trilogy from Toneelgroep Amsterdam as a contribution to the creation of new plays and also to the development and international visibility of Toneelgroep Amsterdam.

tga.nl

Toneelgroep Amsterdam, De Stille Kracht, 2015, photo: Jan Verweysveld