Overview dance prices (the Zwanen):
The ceremony will take place during the Festival de Nederlandse Dansdagen in Maastricht.
- Zwaan for the most impressive dance production.
- Zwaan for the most impressive dance performance.
- Gouden Zwaan for the dancer or choreographer working in the Netherlands who has made a major contribution to Dutch dance with his or her career. The Golden Swan (Gouden Zwaan) has no nominations and is not awarded annually.
Dance jury 2021-2022
The Dutch Dance Jury determines the nominees and winners of the VSCD Dance Awards. This jury is also the program editor of the Nederlandse Dansdagen. She selects about ten performances that express the developments in Dutch dance and will be shown during the festival.
- Rob van Steen (chairman), director Theaters Tilburg
- Geesje Prins, programmer Amare
- Swantje Schäuble, dancer
- Marcelle Schots, journalist
- Leo Spreksel, former artistic director
- Violien Vocks, programmer Parkstad Limburg Theaters
- Joery Wilbers, director De Domijnen Sittard
- John Agesilas, Summer Dance FOREVER, Foundation Hip Hop Academy and teacher AHK
VSCD Dance Jury Young Swan 2021-2022
- Liesbeth Wildschut (chairman), dance scientist
- Fritz de Jong, dance critic Parool
- Erik Kaiel, choreographer
- Mouna Laroussi, dance theater maker and performer
- Nicky van Rossum, programmer Theater Orpheus, Apeldoorn
- Janneke Schmeitz, Schrittmacher Festival and dance programmer Parkstad Limburg Theaters
About the price
The winners will receive a sculpture made by choreographer and visual artist Toer van Schayk.
The VSCD Dance Awards are made possible by the Podium Gift Card, which is issued by the Foundation for Theater and Concert Visits. The SPTC is our loyal and unconditional industry support partner for the VSCD awards. As a sponsor, it also offers the guarantee in 2021 that the prizes can be awarded.
De Nederlandse Dansdagen worden mogelijk gemaakt door: