Lieven BaertHistorical Dance
Director, Institute for Historical Dance Practice in Ghent (Belgium).
Lieven Baert is a professional choreographer, dance teacher, performer and theatre director.
Over his 30-year-long career, he has been dancing, choreographing and directing early dance productions in Germany, Austria, Spain, Italy, Sweden, the UK and Netherlands, Japan, Mexico, Russia and the USA. He was guest teacher at the Stockholm University and is teaching since 2003 Historical Dance at the University of Madrid Rey Juan Carlos.
He is choreographer since 1997 of the ”Landshuter Hochzeit 1475“ Germany’s largest historical festival.
Since 2003 he is also permanent stage director for “The Brussels Operetta theatre “
He also works on outreach and youth programs for the Royal Ballet school of Belgium and the Royal Opera of Flanders.
Further information about Lieven Baert can be found at:
About The Class
Renaissance dance class
16/17th century Italian style – Balletto TIRSI e CLORI from Claudio Monteverdi performed for the first time in 1616 in MANTUA Italy. The balletto will ba danced on a new historically informed choreography set by L. Baert.
Level Of Skills RequiredFor intermediate and advanced dancers in late 16th century Itlaian style
What to wearEverybody should bring comfortable clothes (T-shirts, trousers, leggings, etc.) and soft dancing shoes. During the class-work, ladies should not wear skirts, but trousers. At the concluding performance, a Baroque costume, or a token costume in the style of the period should be worn. Some ladies could wear male costumes (breeches, broad-sleeved shirts, waistcoats, semi-high thick heel shoes). Also bring with you clothing items which could be lent to the other dancers, please.
Maximum number of students20
Teaching LanguagesEnglish, German, French, Italian, Dutch
Active Participants – Historical dance - 16th/17th century
- Olga Pavlišová
- Zdeněk Linka
- Kamila Bleierová
- Milena Gabrielová
- Veronika Kočí
- Zdeněk Pospíšil
- Marta Krumphanzlová
- Monika Svobodová
- Kristýna Petříčková
- Jarmila Černá
- Marie Čížková
- Miroslava Khunová
- Eva Skopalová
- Irena Suldovská
- Dana Mareková
- Markéta Hugová
- Pavel Černohous
- Hana Nezvedová
- Gabriela Machalová
- Gianmarco Armellin