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"turning opera upside down"

Led by Artistic director Idan Cohen, Ne.Sans is a home for the research and creation of work that seeks to deepen and re-connect opera and dance. 

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'I Capuleti e i Montecchi', Vincenzo Bellini.

Directed and Choreographed by Idan Cohen.

Conductor: Omer Meir Wellber.

Teatro Massimo, Palermo, Italy​.

November 2023. Photos: Rosellina Garbo

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'Hourglass', A dance performance and concert creation set to the complete Piano Études of the celebrated composer Philip Glass.

Choreographed by Idan Cohen, performed live by award-winning pianist Leslie Dala.

November 2022. Photos: Chris Randle

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'Take This Waltz' Celebrating the music of Leonard Cohen. Staged by Idan Cohen, featuring the Canadian bass-baritone Daniel Okulitch, described as “flat-out brilliant” by Opera News, dancer/musician Ted Littlemore and a classical chamber ensemble of Cello, violin, and accordion. Photo: Chris Randle

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'Orfeo ed Euridice' C.W. Gluck. In Collaboration with Vancouver Opera and The Dance Centre, Vancouver, Canada.

Director and Choreographer: Idan Cohen.

Conductor: Leslie Dala. 

December, 2021. Photos: Tim Matheson

I Capuleti e i Montecchi
Orfeo ed Euridice
Etude in Solitude

Ne.Sans Opera & Dance acknowledges that it is situated on the unceded traditional territories of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We are grateful to create on these lands.

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