Nordic Baroque Dancers’ vision is to nurture and broaden the view of baroque dance by working with different choreographers and project-based teams in a large variety of contexts. Be it productions based on repertoire choreographies, or new creations using the baroque aesthetic as a point of departure, the work is driven by the conviction that the 17th and 18th-century dance arts have an intrinsic value, independently of their historical context.

The company was founded in 2007, since which time its performances have included appearances at the Drottningholm Court Theatre, the Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik, the Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci, the Swedish Royal Festivals, and as part of the Stockholm Early Music Festival.

Upcoming Productions

Dialects/Dialogues, dance concert with choreographies by Noah Hellwig/Karin Modigh, Marie-Geneviève Massé and Deda Cristina Colonna. Premiere in a first version at festival Valle Baroque on 19 August 2017. Full version planned for September 2018.
Collaboration: Le Soleil et L’Étoile du Nord, French/Swedish opera-ballet at Vadstena-Akademien 2017-2018. Stage direction and choreography by Karin Modigh.

On the Repertoire

Armide, opera production by Deda Cristina Colonna at Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik 2015, Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci 2016 and Warsaw Opera Kameralna 2017
Impeded Love, pantomime ballet, choreography by Ivo Cramér 

Past Productions

Queen Christina – roles in dance and movement, lecture performance by Karin Modigh and Camilla Kandare
Don Juan, 18th century ballet in collaboration with Compagnie l’Eventail and Drottningholm Court Theatre
Other past productions 

 

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Nordic Baroque Dancers is a Sweden-based company directed by Karin Modigh.

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