Johan Greben – Curriculum Vitae

Ivgi&Greben/Johan GrebenJohan Greben (Netherlands)


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 Composers under direction of Lloyd Newson (DV8) Gilford, GB
1981-1985 Nel Roos Academy for Classical Theatre Dance, NL



2003-present Artistic director Ivgi&Greben, NL
2014 Artistic Leader Rozbark Dance and Movement Theatre, PL
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



 2018 We Are In Trouble Ivgi&Greben Production, NL
 2017 Sacre Konzert Theater Bern, CH
Each Other Scottish Ballet, GB
Mr. Lonely Amsterdam Academy Theatre Dance, NL
2016 Drive Ballet Junior de Geneva, CH
Baby Boy Szeged Contemporary Dance Company,  HU
2015 I Give you My Heart Rozbark Theatre, PL
2014 This Is Not A Love Song Rozbark  Theatre, PL
Beat Prague Chamber Ballet, CZ
Document Phoenix Dance Theatre, GB
2013 Forgot to Love Provincial Dances Theatre, RU
2012 Social Skin Korea National Contemporary Dance Comp.
Longing Introdans, NL
I Could Almost Taste You Baby Dansgroep Amsterdam, NL
Backyard Ballett am Rhein, DE
2011 Twist And Shout Fontys Dance Academy, NL
Object Dansgroep Amsterdam, NL
2010 Object Dansgroep Amsterdam, NL
2009 This Is Not A Love Song Provincial Dances Theatre, RU
Desire Scapino Ballet, NL
Speechless Fontys Dance Academy, Tilburg, NL
2008 Far From Now Tanzkompanie Theater St. Gallen, CH
Santa Says Cut it! National Theatre Ballet, CZ
2007 Onschuld Fontys Dans Academy Tilburg, NL
2006 In The Middle Of The Moment Scottish Dance Theatre, GB
4 Legs It dansa, ES
Wool NorrDans, SE
2005 Eb Scapino Ballet, NL
2004 The Sun Lost In The Sea Skånes Dansteater,  SE
Re Alah Sadna Gaaton, IL
5 People Sadna Gaaton, IL
2003 Carmen Szeged Contemporary Dance Company, HU


Choregraphies Individual

2003 Lasciare Dok Productions, NL
‘s Marvellous In collaboration with Beppie Blankert, Commissioned by the Amsterdam Fund for the Arts, NL
2002 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. Hannover, DE
1999 Achterkant, Een Opera In Stilte Holland Dance Festival, 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 Germany/ The Netherlands, Gelsenkirchen, DE
1995 Rot Op! Dance Academy Arnhem, NL
Ja, Wat Nou!? Dance Instants, Cosmic Theatre Productions, NL
1994 Plek Dutch National Ballet, HF, NL
5e Verdieping Dance Company Geranium, Cadance
1993 Toevallig Asoluut Holland Dance Festival, NL
Joop In collaboration with Moos Herripon and Caroline Spaans, Dutch National Ballet, NL
Slatdance The Dutch National Ballet, NL
1992 Itojab In collaboration with Till Schmidt-Rimpler, Dutch National Ballet, NL
1990 Straks (extenden version) Dutch National Ballet, NL
Enkel Off Holland Festival, NL
1989 Straks Dutch National Ballet, NL



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



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’