Pittsburgh Goes Dutch

Dance Works Rotterdam/André Gingras

The arts in Pittsburgh are enjoying the Dutch touch in 2012. As the birthplace of pop art giant Andy Warhol, modern dance pioneer Martha Graham, and Pulitzer Prize winning playwright August Wilson, Pittsburgh is no stranger to artistic innovation.  This year the city is collaborating with more than 75 Dutch artists to present the Distinctly Dutch Festival, through May 20.

One of the greatest concentration of Dutch artists to be seen this year—anywhere—the Distinctly Dutch Festival will showcase the dance, theatre, music, visual art, film and literature of the Netherlands.  This three-month, interdisciplinary cultural festival will offer something for everyone: dance premieres by Jiří Kylián & Michael Schumacher and Dance Works Rotterdam/ André Gingras, multi-media theatrical performances by PIPS:lab, and concerts including Dutch Women of Jazz and the percussive rhythms of Drums United, among many others…

To learn more, read the IQ article published in Out Traveler.

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