Johan Greben – Curriculum Vitae

Ivgi&Greben/Johan GrebenJohan Greben (NL)

EDUCATION AND TRAINING

2003 Management Course for Independent Artists, Memo Trainingen Amsterdam, NL
2002 Lily Kiara – Skinner Release Technique, NL
Julyen Hamilton – Improvisation – Technique and Composition, NL
2001 Arnica Elsendoorn – Text and Movement, NL
Michael Schumacher – Improvisation, NL
2000 K.J. Holmes – Contact Improvisation, USA
Penny Campbell – Improvisation, USA
Hildegard de Vuyst (Comp. C. de la B) – Dance and Dramaturgy, NL
Elizabeth Corbett – Improvisation Technologies, NL
1995 Art Affairs in Practice Course at the Dutch Theatre Institute, NL
European Pépinières Programme for Young Artists, S. Egri Academy, Italy
1994 International Course for Professional Choreographers and Professional Composers under direction of Lloyd Newson (DV8) Gilford, GB
1981-1985 Nel Roos Academy for Classical Theatre Dance, NL

 

EXPERIENCE

2014 Artistic leader Rozbark Dance and Movement Theatre, PL
2003-present Artistic director Ivgi&Greben, NL
2011-2013 Artistic advisor Dansgroep Amsterdam, NL
1995-2004 Worked as freelance dancer with choreographers: Beppie Blankert; Bianca van Dillen; Yoka van Brummelen; Dianne Elshout; Frank Händler; Uri Ivgi
1985-1995 The Dutch National Ballet
Collaborated with and/or danced in works by:Frederick Ashton; George Balanchine; Ted Brandsen; Carolyn Carlson; Nils Christe; Rudi van Dantzig; William Forsythe; Marta Graham; Edouard Lock; Hans van Manen; Maguy Marin; Bronislava Nyiinska; Marius Petipa; Krzystof Pastor; Gerard-Jan Reijnders; Toer van Schaik; Nina Wiener; John Wisman; Peter Wright

 

CHOREOGRAHIES

 2017 Le Sacre du Printemps In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Tanzcompagnie Konzert Theater Bern, CH
 2017 Each Other In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Scottish Ballet, GB
Mr. Lonely In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Amsterdam Academy for Theatre and Dance, NL
2016 Drive In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Ballet Junior de Geneva, CH
Baby Boy In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Szeged Contemporary Dance Company, HU
2015 I Give you My Heart In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Rozbark Dance and Movement Theatre, PL
2014 This is not a love song (recreation) In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Rozbark Dance and Movement Theatre, PL
Beat In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Prague Chamber Ballet, CZ
Document In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Phoenix Dance Theatre, GB
2013 Forgot to Love In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Provincial Dances Theatre, Ekaterinburg, RU
2012 Social Skin In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Korea National Contemporary Dance Company, KR
Longing In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Introdans, NL
I could almost taste you Baby In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Dansgroep Amsterdam, NL
Backyard In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Ballett am Rhein, DE
2011 Twist and Shout In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Fontys Dance Academy, NL
Object Extended version, in collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Dansgroep Amsterdam, NL
2010 Object 10-minute version, in collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Dansgroep Amsterdam, NL
2009 This is not a love song In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Provincial Dances Theatre, Ekaterinaburg, Intradance Project, Moscow, RU
Desire In collaboration with Johan Greben, Scapino Ballet, NL
Speechless Fontys Dance Academy, Tilburg, NL
2008 Far from now In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Tanzkompanie Theater St. Gallen, CH
Santa says cut it! In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, National Theatre Ballet, CZ
2007 Onschuld Fontys Dans Academy Tilburg, NL
2006 In the middle of the moment In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Scottish Dance Theatre, GB
4 Legs In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, It dansa, ES
Wool In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, NorrDans, SE
2005 Eb In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Scapino Ballet, NL
2004 The Sun Lost in the Sea In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Skånes Dansteater,  SE
Re Alah In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, School of Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, IL
5 People In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, School of Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, IL
2003 Carmen In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Szeged Contemporary Dance Company, HU
2003 Lasciare Dok Productions, NL
‘s Marvellous In collaboration with Beppie Blankert, Commissioned by the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, NL
2002 Nobody In collaboration with Uri Ivgi, Karmiel Festival, Israel, Melkweg Festival, NL
Bytesize Commissioned by the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, NL
Trio In collaboration with Diane Elshout and Frank Händeler, DWA productions, NL
2000 Material Modern Dance Academy Amsterdam, NL
14/18 Dance Academy Arnhem, NL
Solo Symposium Kurt Schwitters. Commissioned by the Sprengel Museum in Hannover, DE
1999/
2000
Achterkant, een Opera  in Stilte Holland Dance Festival and Dutch tour, NL
1999 Richting Z Dance Academy Arnhem, NL
1998 Vaccuum verpakt sprookje Dance Academy Arnhem, NL
1997 arrow Commission for the 10 -year anniversary of the Re-education project for Dancers, NL
Schudden voor gebruik Dance Academy Arnhem, NL
1996 My Grey Suit Korzo Productions, Dutch Tour, NL
610 Exchange project between Germany and The Netherlands, Gelsenkirchen, DE
1995 Rot op Dance Academy Arnhem, NL
Ja, wat nou!? Dance Instants, Cosmic Theatre Productions, NL
1994 Plek The Dutch National Ballet, Holland Festival, NL
5e Verdieping Dance company Geranium, Cadance Festival, NL with Dutch and French tour
1993 Toevallig absoluut Holland Dance Festival, NL
Joop In collaboration with Moos Herripon and Caroline Spaans, The Dutch National Ballet, NL
Slatdance The Dutch National Ballet, NL
1992 Itojab In collaboration with Till Schmidt-Rimpler, The Dutch National Ballet, NL
1990 Straks Extension with 2 parts, The Dutch National Ballet, NL
Enkel Off Holland Festival, NL
1989 Straks The Dutch National Ballet, NL

 

TEACHER OF CLASSICAL BALLET

2003-today Ballett am Rhein, DE
Carte Blanche, NO
Dance Academy Arnhem, NL
Danish Dance Theatre, DK
Dansenhus, DK
Dansateliers, NL
Dansetage, NL
Danshuis, Brabant, NL
Duncan Centre, CZ
Fontys Dance Acedemy, NL
Göteborg Ballet, SE
NND/Galili Dance, NL
Henny Jurriëns Foundation, NL
It dansa, ES
International Contemporary Dance Workshop,  Prague, CZ
Kamea Dance Company, IL
Kibbutz Contemporary Dance Company, IL
Korea National Contemporary Dance Company, KR
Modern Dance Turkey, TR
National Theatre Ballet, CZ
NorrDans, SE
Poznan Ballet, PL
Provincial Dances Theatre, RU
Scottish Dance Theatre, GB
Skånes Dansteater, SE
Zeynep Dance Project, TR

 

AWARDS

2011 Golden Mask Award in Moscow in the category Best Choreographer-Ballet Contemporary Dance for ‘This is not a love song’, created in collaboration with Uri Ivgi
1996 Finalist at the International Choreographers Concours in Groningen, NL, with ‘Ja, wat nou!?’
Awarded 3rd prize at the Choreographers Competition Gelsenkirchen, Germany, for ‘610’.
1994 Finalist at the International Choreographers Concours, Groningen, NL, with ‘Toevallig Absoluut’
1990 Awarded with the Perspective Encouragement Prize ’90, NL, for ‘Straks’
1989 Awarded with the Encouragement Prize ‘89 by the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, NL, for ‘Straks’