Nanine Linning was born in Amsterdam and studied at the CODARTS dance academy in Rotterdam. In 1999, she assisted William Forsythe and Dana Caspersen for their dance film From A Classical Position. After working with the Scapino Ballet in Rotterdam and the Dance Company Theatre in Osnabrück, she was artistic director and chief choreographer of the “DanceCompany Nanine Linning” at the Theatre and Orchestra Heidelberg from 2012 to 2018. For the piece Bacon, Nanine Linning received the Golden Swan recognizing the best dance production in the Netherlands in 2006. She has been nominated twice for the theatre prize “Der Faust”: in 2012 for her choreography Voice Over and in 2013 for ZERO. In cooperation with the artistic duo “Les Deux Garçons“, she created the interdisciplinary dance piece Requiem, including over 90 participants. In 2014, she worked as a director for Philip Glass’ Echnaton, a co-production the Music Theatre Heidelberg and her dance company. During the 2018/19 season, Nanine Linning is engaged as artistic director for the dance program of the Festspiele Ludwigshafen.
DUO For 16 dancers and 9 musicians will be her first production and house debut at the Bayerische Staatsoper in July 2019.
(Status: January 2019)