Rachel Beaujean


Rachel Beaujean
Ballet master


Rachel Beaujean joined the Dutch National Ballet in 1977, becoming a soloist in 1981, ballet mistress in 1997 and head of the artistic department in 2003. Since September 2017, she has served as associate artistic director.
Beaujean completed her education at the Royal Conservatory in The Hague. She has danced in various works by George Balanchine, William Forsythe, Martha Graham, Éduard Lock, Rudi van Dantzig, Toer van Schayk and Ted Brandsen, as well as numerous roles in the classical repertoire. She gained renowned especially as an interpreter of the choreographies of Hans van Manen, whose muse she was for many years. As a répétiteur, one of her tasks is to teach van Manen's choreographies to the Dutch National Ballet, as well as to other companies all over the world.

Beaujean has collaborated with Ricardo Bustamante to create her own version of La Sylphide for the Dutch National Ballet and a revised production of Paquita.

She is a member of the board of the Dutch Dance Festival and of the Toer van Schayk and Hans van Manen foundations.

Awards and recognitions:
Golden Dance Theatre Award, VSCD, Association of Theatre and Concert Hall Directors (1993)
Award of Merit, Stichting Dansersfonds '79 (1995)



Performances

2018. September 12.2018-09-12
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 13.2018-09-13
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 14.2018-09-14
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 15.2018-09-15
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 15.2018-09-15
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2018. September 23.2018-09-23
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. September 30.2018-09-30
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 1.2018-10-01
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 7.2018-10-07
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 16.2018-10-16
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 19.2018-10-19
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. October 20.2018-10-20
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. November 11.2018-11-11
New York Tour - LOL
2018. November 17.2018-11-17
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. November 18.2018-11-18
National Tour - Classical and modern
2018. November 24.2018-11-24
National Tour - Classical and modern
2019. February 25.2019-02-25
Threestyle
2019. February 26.2019-02-26
Threestyle
2019. February 28.2019-02-28
Threestyle
2019. April 5.2019-04-05
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2019. April 6.2019-04-06
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2019. April 7.2019-04-07
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2019. April 13.2019-04-13
GIF (Girls in Focus)
2019. April 13.2019-04-13
GIF (Girls in Focus)