"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.
'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
'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
'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
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.