Introducing Dorian | THE MAKING OF DORIAN #1 | Dutch National Ballet & ISH Dance Collective

In May 2023, the brand new dance thriller Dorian will premiere. Following the successes of Narnia and GRIMM, Dorian is the third joint production by choreographers Ernst Meisner and Marco Gerris. But what is involved in creating this production where hip-hop meets ballet? In this making-of series, we take you behind the scenes.


Co-production – Dutch National Ballet & ISH Dance Collective

Choreography – Ernst Meisner and Marco Gerris
Music – Joey Roukens
Set and costume design – Dieuweke van Reij
Lighting design – Mike den Ottolander
Live illustrator – Luca Stappers
Ballet master – Caroline Iura
Intimacy coordinator – Markoesa Hamer

Musical accompaniment (performances in the larger theatres)
Dutch National Ballet Orchestra conducted by Karel Deseure

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