Johan Inger’s Walking Mad (Excerpt) | Finnish National Ballet….

A very nice interpretation of the Ravel piece. Pity the lighting of the video recording is not always so good.


Johan Inger, formerly Artistic Director of Cullberg Ballet and a member of the Royal Swedish Ballet and Netherlands Dance Theatre (NDT), has created a very interesting view for the Compania National de Danza and performed in Madrid in 2012.
Probably Johan Inger changed his choreography for the Finish National Ballet, after so many years.
I think a worthy contribution for the Finnish National Ballet 90th anniversary gala show, January 2012 and an earned Lucas Hoving Award for best production and the Danza & Danza Award for this ballet.


Love the dancing.



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NYC Dance Stuff

Walking Mad (excerpt)

Choreography: Johan Inger

Set & Costume Design: Johan Inger

Lighting design: Erik Berglund

Music: Maurice Ravel, Bolero

(The Original 28 Min. Work Also Incorporates Arvo Pärt)

Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera


Linda Haakana, Johanna Nuutinen, Anna Sariola, Henrik Burman, Antti Keinänen, Nikolas Koskivirta, Johan Pakkanen, Samuli Poutanen, Emrecan Tanis

Finnish National Ballet 90th Anniversary Gala, January 2012

World Premiere: Netherlands Dance Theatre 2001

Johan Inger, formerly Artistic Director of Cullberg Ballet and a member of the Royal Swedish Ballet and Netherlands Dance Theatre (NDT), has created a breathtaking work for nine dancers that is set to Ravel’s Bolero and reflects Socrates belief that “our greatest blessings come to us by way of madness.” Choreographed for Netherlands Dance Theatre in 2001, Inger received the Lucas Hoving Award (Dutch) for best production and the Danza & Danza Award for this…

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About Marcus Ampe

Retired dancer, choreographer, choreologist Founder of the Dance impresario office and archive: Danscontact-Dansarchief plus the Association for Bible scholars, the Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" and "From Guestwriters" and creator of the site "Messiah for all". - Gepensioneerd danser, choreograaf, choreoloog. Stichter van Danscontact-Dansarchief plus van de Vereniging voor Bijbelvorsers, de Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" en "From Guestwriters" en maker van de site "Messiah for all".
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