Six dancers in the Dutch National Ballet led out to the vacant streets of Amsterdam this week to carry out their roles in a bit of choreography inspired by the coronavirus lockdown.
Each place on a solo operation from the open, some facing landmarks such as the Amstel Hotel and the Eye film museum.
“I enjoy this job as we could reveal that which we would like to do and what we’re awaiting perform again,” stated 25-year old dancer Yvonne Slingerland, who conducted her piece with all the Amstel river on Friday.
“Even if we’re in this bizarre situation we’re still moving and we’re still attempting to reach the audience. I believe art at this time is vital for everybody.”
All pubs, museums, restaurants, and other public areas are closed in the Netherlands because March 15 to restrict the spread of this novel coronavirus.
The National Ballet has canceled all of its performances before June 1 and ceased its dancers from rehearsing together.
“That is our way of earning a poetic creation, despite not having the ability to work collectively in our studio or to perform before an audience”,” National Ballet spokesman Richard Heideman said.