Dutch National Ballet
Amsterdam The Netherlands
World Première: 17 June 2011, Dutch National Ballet, Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Choreography, Concept and Staging: David Dawson
Set Design: Eno Henze
Costume Design: Yumiko Takeshima
Light Design: Bert Dalhuysen
With his newest creation, David Dawson reflects upon the legends from Greek Mythology. Each passing scene weaves a magical journey back in time, exploring the ideas that lay beneath these stories and questions their continued value and meaning to our modern day psyche. With an original new score specially commissioned from Scanner, set design and projection by artist Eno Henze, and also with long-term collaborators, light designer Bert Dalhuysen and costume designer Yumiko Takeshima.
The world premiere of Dawson's new full-length ballet, timelapse/(Mnemosyne) took place at Het Muziektheater on 17 June 2011, and marked his return to the Dutch National Ballet.