The Bear plays at Amsterdam's Canals Festival

The Dutch National Travel Opera (De Nationale Reisopera) produced the Bear for their Resident Artist Program (RAP). The performance premiered at the M-Lab (music laboratory) as part of the Canals Festival (Grachtenfestival) in Amsterdam. Maarten Warmerdam was responsible for the light design for this production.


Musical director: Alistair Lilley
Director: Oliver Mears
Scenogrophy and kostuums: Simon Holdsworth
Light: Maarten Warmerdam

Resident Artists

Popova: Rea Kost
Smirnov: Alexander Robin Baker
Luka: Norman Patzke

Further information about the performance and the RAP project can be found at the site of the Nationale Reisopera.