Dance these days is dying in its intellectualized alphabet soupMarc Bogaerts
Title: 'Not strictly Rubens' (Royal Ballet of Flanders)
Music: Rockband Praga Khan (Film music for Basic Instinct, Sliver)
Costumes: Fashiondesigner Walter van Beirendonck
Venues: The Antwerp Opera House, Sadlers Well (London) + 30 sold out Performances
Media Presence: Creation of a MTV videoclip, a Canvas Art Channel making off, an exhibition at the Antwerp Fashion Museum
Circus and Classical Dance are basically the same since they both reach for ultimate weightlessnessMarc Bogaerts
Bogaerts has also exploded on to the newest scene in artistic productions working with "Carpe Diem" to create a street theater performance for Quicksilver "Not strictly Van Eyck."
The multiplicatoric aspect of film,video and web brought a new dimension to the world of spreading art. We became visualists instead of empiricistsMarc Bogaerts
Being interested in the discussion that today people are seeing musik instead of hearing, Marc has choreographed two films with Director Robert Groslot: "The Great Globe" and "Si le Monde." Bogaerts has also choreographed the underground cult movie "Novalis, die blaue Blume" (Director: Hevert Kipping) These films are innovative, multi-faceted and open to many interpretations.
He has also choreographed for:
The ritualism of many people moving together and serving a symbol has mesmerised audiences worldwide. Although the process of bringing the performers together is difficult these days, it is surely worth all its effortsMarc Bogaerts
Under the protection of Prince Phillip, Marc choreographed for the 100th anniversary of Scouting Worldwide "Jambe" with more than 600 performers for a crowd of 80,000 at the King Baudouin Stadium in Brussels.
Under the highest protection of Queen Fabiola and King Baudouin, Marc choreographed "Father Damiaen" in celebration of Father Damiaen's canonization, with more than 800 performers for a crowd of 60,000. The former Pope Benedictus XVI set the date for the canonization 11 october 2009, at the Saint Pieters Square in Rome. Under the highest protection under the German former first Lady Frau Herzog and Belgian Queen Fabiola, Marc directed 'Requiem' (Mozart) in St. Petersburg.
Staatstheater Mecklenbuergisches Schwerin "Dracula"
Also productions like: Kiss me Kate,My Fair Lady,Sound of Music,Fiddler on the Roof.
With following orchestras and Conductors productions were realised were I was director or choreographer:
"La divisione del Mondo"
Director: Philippe Arlaud
"Four Seasons" Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci
*Same production also for Komische Oper Berlin/ Southern Ballet Company (usa),
Orkest Komische Oper Berlin, Orlando Symphonic
Deutsche Oper Berlin
Music: C. Orff
Director: G. Friedrich
"Festa Theatrale " Performances: Prinzregententheater München, Konzerthaus Berlin, Philharmonie Köln,
"Stabat Mater" Theater Ingolstadt
*Same production for: L'orchestre de Chambre de Waterloo: Ulysse Waterlot
"Pur ti miro"
Performances: Stuttgart, Lörrach, Bosen, Meran, Trento.
Music: Max Lang
Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci
"Amahl and the Night Visitors"
Deutsche Oper Berlin
"L'histoire du Soldat"
Deutsche Oper Berlin
Hans-Otto theater, Potsdam
Koninklijk Ballet van Vlaanderen
Marc Bogaerts works worldwide to reinstall the values that the ancient Greeks once gave to sport. His ongoing project "S.P.O.R.T." brings all forms of Sport Art and Ecology/Innovation together and creates complete new ways to look at sport.
Promotion videoclip for Special Olympics with actor Pascal Duquenne and Giulia Tonini (Royal Ballet of Flanders
He also conceptualizes for DEU/ISU and many American and Canadian Olympic ice-skaters for both national and international competitions. Bogaerts also worked extensively with former German champions Kati Winkler and Rene Lohse.
The Chairman of VZW Symbiose Marc Bogaerts has extensive experience in working internationally with youth volunteers on cultural social projects :
Creating a ballet “Four seasons” for the Potsdam Sans Soussi Festival with Australian volunteering performers coming from the international youth exchange program
With the Golovin Ballet (Toulouse, France) creating art works with street kids on the subject of racism
With Nautica Dance Company (Greece) for the Athens Festival creating with various youth groups of volunteers work on the lost values of the Greek culture
created for the 2010 Sport price Awards (Warsaw) in the televised production from the youthsportgroup Ocelot a wheelchair act.
With Companhia de Danza Lisboa (Portugal) creating with Lisbon youth volunteers and professional dancers work raising awareness about mental disability issues
Creating a theatre production “Sleeping Beauty” on young woman discrimination issue in Romania with participation of 30 young volunteering performers from the Actors School in Cluj-Napoca
“Requiem” Mozart- European Youth project (set of creative workshops for unprivileged children) under the highest protection of Queen Fabiola, King Baudoin and Frau Herzog (Former Germany first Lady )
With Ballet des Stadttheater St-Gallen (Switzerland) and the local youth group of volunteers creating “My family” on the values of the family
Marc Bogaerts Day was created by the Mayor of Orlando, Florida for his drug awareness work with volunteering youth in collaboration with the "Say No to Drugs Week" established by Nancy Reagan
Convinced about stagnation of modern dance after the death of Limon and Graham, forseeing new development in contemporary and classical dance, Bogaerts developed a methodical-pedagogic system (Starting at age 12), that combines the Vaganova method with Limon technique and emphasises on the knowledge he acquired working for many Olympic Training centres worldwide.
He taught this system at
And many of their companies.