This year the Eurovision Song Contest takes place in our beloved city of Rotterdam! Many Codarts students, teachers, alumni and staff are involved to make this huge event a great success. Think of working as a stand-in, playing for the delegations in the official side event, or simply being a Eurovision fan. In this short video series we will show you in 3 episodes the personal experiences of Shalisa, Ralph and Hans. Enjoy!
On Sunday the 18th of April Peter Somuah was declared the winner of the Erasmus Jazz Prize 2021. The prestigious award for up-and-coming jazz talents was organized for the 25th time by Codarts Rotterdam, the Friends of Codarts Foundation and Nedspice. The award proved to be a great stepping stone for a number of successful jazz musicians, including Jan van Duikeren, Bart Wirtz, Louk Boudesteijn, Rik Kraak and Stephanie Francke. The final was presented by chairman Joost Patočka and could be followed through a livestream from de Doelen.
To give students financial breathing space in this difficult corona time, the government is proposing to halve the statutory tuition fee rate for 2021-2022.
The Havo/vwo voor Muziek en Dans (HMD), the preparatory high school of Codarts, is very proud of its dance students Sven Guijt (class 5 havo) and Boris Oostlander (class 6 vwo) and of its former dance student Mats Winkelman (now first-year student Codarts).
From March 8 – 14, a national no meat week is organized in the Netherlands (https://weekzondervlees.nl/). Do you eat meat every day or do you sometimes skip a day? You don’t have to eat meat to be healthy and eating no meat at all is better for the climate, the environment, and for the animals themselves! Why not try this vegetarian recipe by our sports dietician Sandra Buijing this week?
We are proud to announce that the RASL minor ‘Re-imagining Tomorrow through Arts and Sciences’ has been awarded third place (and a cheque of no less than 500,000 euros) at the Dutch Higher Education Premium.
What’s it like, studying in times of Corona? We have asked our students. This time: Charlotte Veenstra.
Charlotte Veenstra (23) from Tiel is a first-year student of the study programme Dance in Education and she also studies ‘Health and Life Sciences’ at the Vrije Universiteit. Recently, she obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Medicine. In addition to studying, she works on a Covid-19 ward. ‘I love dancing and I’m very glad to have started at Codarts.’
Diversity is one of the core values of Codarts. Teacher, artistic director and researcher Arlon Luijten tells you about diversity within his job at Codarts. ‘Diversity is part of my daily life’.
Self-management is one of the core values of Codarts. Teacher, artistic coach, internship coordinator and shows and events director Thomas Falk tells you about self-management within Codarts. ‘Self-management is about researching and challenging yourself’.
Connectivity is one of the core values of Codarts. Crossover producer Christine Cornewell tells you about connectivity within Codarts. ‘Connectivity is basically my practice’