Hans van Manen

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Hans van Manen
Hans van Manen (1986).jpg
Hans van Manen in 1986
Hans Arthur Gerard van Manen

(1932-07-11) 11 July 1932 (age 86)
OccupationBallet dancer, choreographer, photographer

Hans Arthur Gerard van Manen (Dutch pronunciation: [ɦɑns ˈɑrtyːr ˈɣeːrɑrt fɑˈmaːnə(n)];[1] born 11 July 1932) is a Dutch ballet dancer, choreographer and photographer.[2]

He studied under Sonia Gaskell and Françoise Adret. Van Manen wrote many ballets. He worked for the Dutch National Ballet from 1973 to 1985.

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Hans van Manen Festival[edit]

The Hans van Manen Festival was dance festival staged by the Dutch National Ballet in Amsterdam in 2007 as a celebration of the 75th birthday of Hans van Manen.[3]

Joining the Dutch National Ballet were guest artists from the Bayerisches Staatsballet, the Kirov Ballet and Nederlands Dans Theater. Performing during the gala event were ballerinas such as Uliana Lopatkina, Lucia Lacarra, Igone de Jongh and many others. The event took place at the Het Muziektheater, Amsterdam.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ In isolation, van [vɑn].
  2. ^ Hans van Manen, Netherlands Institute for Art History, 2016. Retrieved 8 June 2016.
  3. ^ "Hans van Manen". operaballet.nl. Dutch National Opera & Ballet. Retrieved 21 June 2015.

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