Marijn Rademaker (Benois-2018 nominee) and Timothy van Poucke (Dutch National Ballet) in Two and Only (Moscow premiere) to the music by M. Benjamin, choreography by Wubkje Kuindersma. Benois de la Danse 2018, World Ballet Stars and Nominees to the Prize concert, shot on 5.6.2018 in the Bolshoi Theatre, Moscow.
Marijn Rademaker is currently Principal with HET Nationale Ballet. As a young boy, Marijn Rademaker (1981, The Netherlands) was talented at sports, eventually his parents enrolled him in ballet lessons. Following his training at the National Ballet Academy in Amsterdam and ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem, he graduated from the dance course of the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague in 2000. On graduating, he joined Stuttgarter Ballett, where he was promoted to principal in 2006 after his highly successful debut as Armand in The Lady of the Camellias. In 2011, Marijn made his debut as a guest artist with Dutch National Ballet as Prince Florimund in The Sleeping Beauty. Since January 2015 he is principal at Dutch National Ballet. He also works with the Dutch National Ballet’s junior company and main company as a ballet master.
Timothy van Poucke is currently member of corps de ballet with HET Nationale Ballet. He was trained at Nationale Balletacademie Amsterdam. Joined Junior Company in 2016, Élève (2017), Corps de Ballet in 2018.
Photos by Jack Devant Ballet Photography with kind permission of the Benois de la Danse and Bolshoi Theatre, special thanks to Nina Kudriavtseva-Loory.