ROLE MODEL

Deviation ought to be the norm.

from: Parool, 15 maart 2018, Fritz de Jong

The central message of the youth dance performance Role Model is that role models don't exist. Or actually, that the role model does exist, but that it is you. Six dancers show their audience that deviation ought to be the norm and that you should rely on your own strength and talents.

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Directors Nicole Beutler and Magne van den Berg work their way, along many side roads, towards a sparkling finale in which the six young women demonstrate that they can be whoever or whatever they may wish to be. While in doing so, they cast themselves convincingly as the role models that, we had just concluded, do not exist.