ARTISTIC MANAGER of the Bachelor of Dance study program


Caroline Harder was appointed artistic manager of the Bachelor of Dance study program of Codarts in 2010. From 2007 to 2010 she was the co-ordinator of this study program.

Harder undertook her own dance training at Rotterdam Dance Academy, as it was previously known. From 1988 to 2007, she danced with the Dance Works Rotterdam company, where she blossomed into an important dancer. The many choreographers with whom she collaborated in this period include Ton Simons, Käthy Gosschalk, Rick Kam, Tere O'Connor, Merce Cunningham, Nanine Linning, Doug Elkins, Amanda Miller, Hans Tuerlings, Mark Haim, Jacobo Godani, Bruno Listopad, Pascal Touzeau, Stephen Petronio, Ana Buitrago, Samuel Wuersten, Anouk van Dijk, Leine & Roebana, Paul Selwin Norton and Rafael Bonachela.

In 1995, she won the Zilveren Theaterdansprijs (Silver Theater Dance Prize) and in 2007 she received the Gouden Zwaan (Golden Swan) - a special prize for a dancer or choreographer, working in the Netherlands, who has contributed an impressive or conspicuous achievement during his or her career.

From 2005 to 2006, Harder followed a study program to be a coach for professionals. In the same period she undertook psychology and dance survey research in London, New York City and Toronto.

Harder has been a member of several committees, boards and juries in the world of (dance) art.

Caroline Harder, coordinator of the Bachelor of Dance programme, specialisation Dancer, addresses them. Behind her Mia Kokhuis, chairwoman of the Corrie Hartong Fonds.




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