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Here you will find news, background articles and interviews with artists and news from 
the cultural field.

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Open Call – Participants SPRING Academy

SPRING Academy offers Masterclasses for emerging choreographers, dancers, movement enthusiasts, activists, dramaturgs, theatre makers, performers. A unique opportunity to work with internationally renowned SPRING artists in a personal setting. 

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Now on sale: passe-partouts and day tickets

Make sure you get your passe-partout or day ticket quickly!

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SPRING is looking for volunteers

Do you want to be involved behind the scenes of an international festival and experience the thrilling, artistic ambiance? Sign up as a volunteer of the SPRING Performing Arts Festival!

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SPRING 2024 | May 23rd until June 1st | First three artists announced

Three strong female artists, known to SPRING audiences, present their latest work in the opening weekend.

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Batty Bwoy: Choice of the critic

"He seems to have emerged naked from a fountain sculpture group. As dancer Harald Beharie (30) sits half-lying on a hard red plinth at the start, he looks like a cross between a son of the gods and a mermaid."

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Maker Ligia Lewis on history and racism and how she uses these themes in her work

Ligia discusses the performances she presents this week at SPRING: Still Not Still on Thu 25 May, and A Plot / A Scandal on Fri 26 and Sat 27 May.

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SPRING Reporter Agata on SPAfrica by Julian Hetzel and Ntando Cele

"It seems like the performer is always one step ahead of the audience."

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New podcast with SCORES THAT SHAPED OUR FRIENDSHIP makers Lucy Wilke, Paweł Duduś, and Kim_Twiddle

The third episode of SPRING in het Diepe 2023 is here! In this podcast, host Luuk Heezen talks to SPRING-makers about their performances. This time, he talks to  Lucy Wilke, Paweł Duduś, and Kim_Twiddle from SCORES THAT SHAPED OUR FRIENDSHIP, which will have its Dutch premiere at SPRING 2023.

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Podcast with makers Samara Hersch and Gosia Wdowik

There is a new episode of our podcast SPRING in het Diepe, in which we talk to makers about the performances shown at SPRING. This time with young international makers Samara Hersch and Gosia Wdowik. New productions from both makers have their (Dutch) premiere at SPRING.

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In conversation with Grzegorz Reske

Listen to artistic director Grzegorz Reske in the new episode of the podcast series SPRING IN HET DIEPE.

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New performance Julian Hetzel at SPRING 2023

Theatre maker and artist Julian Hetzel will premiere his new performance SPAfrica during SPRING 2023.

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