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Rotor

Performance collective Rotor company creates physical, visual performances about the meaning and meaninglessness of life, exploring the boundaries of the human body. The collective was formed during Hidde Aans-Verkade and Koen van der Heijden’s graduation show at the AHK’s Mime School. Their collaboration emerged from a shared fascination in our magical ability to lose ourselves in fantasy through the body; for exploring the extremities of the physical human body: the myth of Sisyphus.

In 2017 they created The Place To Be, a performance for which they received the 3Package Deal Award from the Amsterdams Fonds voor de Kunst and Bureau Broedplaatsen leading to a tour in Het Debuut by Rudolphi Producties. In early 2018, Rick Busscher joined the team as producer.

Schweigman& supports Rotor in developing their work as an independent company, supporting them in co-production with partners and with international residencies and collaborations. Rotor is currently researching a new production for 2020.

Performer in Own work
Hidde Aans-Verkade
Val The Place To Be (2017) Rushing Faces (2019)
Koen van der Heijden
Val The Place To Be (2017) Rushing Faces (2019)
Rick Busscher
The Place To Be (2017) Rushing Faces (2019)