Edouard Lock and Stina Nyberg to create for Cullberg Ballet
Cullberg Ballet's next big stage production WORKS features two new works. Edouard Lock creates 11th Floor and Stina Nyberg creates Tones & Bones. The double bill opens in Umeå 11 October as part of the European Capital of Culture 2014. The Stockholm premiere will be 16 October at Dansens Hus main stage. Tickets for the performances at Dansens Hus are available for purchase at www.ticnet.se. Read more.
Gabriel Smeets new artistic director of Cullberg Ballet
Dutch Gabriel Smeets is appointed new artistic director of Cullberg Ballet. The four-year stint began on May 1, 2014. Gabriel Smeets was most recently the artistic director of the SNDO, the School for New Dance Development under the umbrella of The Amsterdam School of the Arts/Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten. Together with Managing Director Monica Fredriksson, Smeets leads Cullberg Ballet, with a responsibility for the repertoire starting season 2015-2016. Read more.