Didy Veldman trained at the Scapino Academy in Amsterdam. She has danced with Scapino Ballet, Ballet du Grand Théâtre de Genève and Rambert Dance Company, working with international choreographers such as Jiří Kylián, Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin, and Christopher Bruce amongst others. She began choreographing in 1987 and continued to develop her choreography throughout her dancing career. In 1993 she founded Alias Company with Guilherme Botelho. Their creation En Manqué won two major choreographic awards. In 1994 she left Alias to join Rambert Dance Company as a dancer and choreographer. She received the Choo-San Goh & H. Robert Magee Foundation Award, for Seven Deadly Sins with Rambert in 1999. Veldman left Rambert in 2000 to concentrate on her choreographic career. She has created a variety of works for Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal, Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Cullberg Ballet, Royal New Zealand Ballet and many others.
Contemporary Program Guest Choreographer • July 8-14