De-Da Productions

AntanzenContemporary Ballet with Bruno Heynderickx

Sat 06.11.2021 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Staatstheater Wiesbaden - Ballettsaal

Graduating from the Stedelijk Instituut voor Ballet, Antwerp in 1986, Bruno Heynderickx began an international career. He danced for some of the most renowned dance companies in Europe: Scapino Ballet, Ballet du Nord, Euroballet, Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève, Rui Horta Stage Works, among others, with a repertoire ranging from the classics to the most contemporary works. He has also created his own works alongside Amanda Miller, Nils Christe, Ed Wubbe and Thierry Malandin. In 1998 Heynderickx met the Portuguese dance creator Rui Horta. He danced many of his productions, became his artistic assistant and studied his works with other companies. At the same time, he worked as a guest teacher for many European companies. In 2000, he assisted Rui Horta in the creation of the multi-disciplinary art and residency center O Espaço do Tempo as public relations officer and tour manager. Under the direction of Rui Horta, Heynderickx was coordinator of ECL COLINA, the major European interdisciplinary research project in collaboration with Dance City Newcastle, Tanzhaus NRW Düsseldorf, Kanuti Gildi Saal Tallinn, GRAN teater for Dans Aarhus, O Espaço do Tempo and Théâtre les Bernardines Marseille. In 2005, Heynderickx founded CAMPAI vzw, an international production agency for contemporary dance and theater based in Belgium. From 2008 to 2014, Heynderickx was Artistic Director of the contemporary Norwegian dance company Carte Blanche, after which he became Curator of the Hessian State Ballet and has been Ballet Director since the 2020/2021 season.