Edo Wijnen in Citizen Nowhere. Choreography by David Dawson, music by Szymon Brzōska, piano Barbara Drazkowska. Sasha Mukhamedov appearing in the film. Made in Amsterdam 2 (Christopher Wheeldon, David Dawson, Alexei Ratmansky, Krzysztof Pastor) Het Nationale Ballet, shot during general rehearsal on 9.2.2017 in Dutch National Opera & Ballet Theatre.
Edo Wijnen is currently a Soloist with Dutch National Ballet (HET Nationale Ballet). Edo was born in Deurne, Belgium. He studied at the Royal Ballet School in Antwerp. Edo has won several major awards, including de Youth America Grand Prix, first prize at Dance Europe and the Prix de Lausanne. He started dancing with Dutch National Ballet in 2010 as Aspirant and in 2015 he was promoted to Soloist.
David Dawson, (born 1972) is a British choreographer. Born in London, David Dawson began to dance at the age of 7 and received his early training at Rona Hart School of Dance and the Arts Educational School. He graduated from the Royal Ballet School, where he was trained in dance and choreography. In 1991 he received the Alicia Markova Award, won the Prix de Lausanne and was offered a contract by the Birmingham Royal Ballet. In 1994, he joined the English National Ballet as a soloist. A year later moved to Amsterdam to perform in Dutch National Ballet. Subsequently, he joined Ballett Frankfurt. Dawson ended his dance career in 2002.
Photo by Jack Devant ballet photography © with kind permission of the Dutch National Opera and Ballet Theatre, special thanks to Laura Mönch, Roos van der Steen and Richard Heideman.