March 21, 2009
The Swiss Heinz Spoerli receives the German Dance Prize 2009 at the Essen Aalto Music Theatre.
In addition Marijn Rademaker, Principal Dancer of the Stuttgart Ballet, is the recipient of the German Dance Price ´Future´
by Horst Koegler
copyright @2009 by Horst Koegler
It is a bit like the General Meeting of the United Nations in New York. The place, however, is not Manhattan, but Essen, capital of the German Rhine-Ruhr industrial district (and home of the famous Folkwang School of Arts, established some eighty years ago under the directorship of the legendary Kurt Jooss, creator of the “Green Table”).