Johan Inger - Choreographer

I New Then 2012

I New Then

A piece set to the nostalgic music of Van Morrisons album Astral Weeks. A look back on a time that was both pure and simple but with the distinct challenges of becoming an adult. “This dive into the past had…

A piece set to the nostalgic music of Van Morrisons album Astral Weeks. A look back on a time that was both pure and simple but with the distinct challenges of becoming an adult. “This dive into the past had to be done with honesty, therefor resulting in trying to leave behind unnecessary gestures, movements and structures. We tried to be honest and pure, like we were every time meeting the choreographic material for the first time. I wanted it to lead to freshness, clarity and colour.
I will never, never grow so old again.
(Van Morrisson)

  • Choreography: Johan Inger
  • Music: Van Morrison
  • Set: Johan Inger
  • Costumes: Bregje van Balen
  • Light: Tom Visser
  • Worldpremiere: NDT 2
  • 30 min

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