Emma Evelein / Niels Jansen

Emma Evelein

Emma is a Dutch choreographer/dancer / teacher, she graduated at the Urban/Contemporary department of the Theaterschool Amsterdam, As a dancer she has worked with companies in Europe and Israel and trained with Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company and Batsheva Dance Company. She now she has her own company and creates choreographies for theatre, film and music video. In  2018 she won the prizes at AmsterDans 2018, the KURT JOOSS choreographic Preis (Germany), and in 2019  was awarded the title of Emerging choreographer at Springboard 2020. In 2021, together with Remy Tilburg she won the NDT partnership award at RIDCC 2021. and are invited to choreograph a piece for NDT.

Class Description

Emma’s class is focused on training in Urban/Contemporary. First we will visit  technique, improvisation, musicality, stamina and the challenge to search for your own creativity. Dancers in class are challenged to function in tasks, musicality, creativity, , and different aspects of the contemporary and urban dance styles in which the main directions are individuality and expression.