About Nederlands Dans Theatre 1: Sehnsucht Schmetterling

One of the world's most innovative contemporary dance companies, Nederlands Dans Theatre 1 are known for combining virtuoso classical technique with intriguing visual sets and themes. They return to Sadler's Wells for the first time since celebrating their 50th anniversary in 2009, bringing two works never before seen in the UK. 

Created by Spanish British duo Sol Leon and Paul Lightfoot, Sehnsucht is a piece that relates to the German word meaning "longing" or a kind of "intense missing", Taking the concept as their inspiration , Leon and Lightfoot have created an evocative new work that looks at the binding, transformative power of love.

Nederlands Dans Theatre 1: Sehnsucht Schmetterling Performance Dates & Times

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Important Information

Contains nudity.

Sadler's Wells

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Where is Nederlands Dans Theatre 1: Sehnsucht Schmetterling?

Rosebery Avenue London EC1R 4TN
  • Nearest Bus stop: Rosebery Avenue 19, 38, 341. Upper Street 4, 43, 56, 153. Pentonville Road 30, 205, 214, 394, 476
  • Parking: Bowling Green Lane (8mins)
  • Nearest Night Bus: Rosebery Avenue N19, N38, N41, 341. Upper Street 43. Pentonville Road 205, 214, N73
  • Nearest Tube: Northern
  • Directions:

    (5mins) Take Upper St towards the City Road crossroads. Continue straight and turn right into Rosebery Avenue, where the theatre is 100m down on the right.

  • Nearest Station: King's Cross St Pancras


  • Air conditioned
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair accessible