Tiemen Bormans


The Belgian dancer Tiemen Bormans graduated from the Royal Ballet School in Antwerp in 2017. As a student he already danced with Opera Ballet Vlaanderen in Marcia Haydée's Doornroosje and Yuri Grigorovich's Spartacus. From the 2018-2019 season, Bormans has been part of the OBV company, where he has danced in works by Pina Bausch, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui and William Forsythe, among others. In the 2021-2022 season, Bormans performed in Giselle by Akram Khan and danced in the world premiering creations Palmos by Andonis Foniadakis and Futur proche by Jan Martens. In 2023 he danced in Akram Khan's Creature, One Flat Thing, reproduced by William Forsythe and the creation New Ballet mécanique by Richard Siegal.

Repertoire at OBV

  • Doornroosje (Marcia Haydée after Marius Petipa)
  • Spartacus (Yuri Grigorovich)
  • Kaash (Akram Khan)
  • Als niemand me ziet (Jonas Vlerick)*
  • Ma Mère l’Oye (Jeroen Verbruggen)*
  • Faust (Jean-Christophe Maillot)
  • Les Noces (Edward Clug)
  • The Heart of August (Édouard Lock)*
  • Selon désir (Andonis Foniadakis)
  • Memento Mori (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Workwithinwork (William Forsythe)
  • Fall (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • Boléro (Maurice Béjart)
  • Bach Studies (Benjamin Millepied)*
  • Cantus Firmus (Jeanne Brabants)
  • Mea Culpa (Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui)
  • RASA [after La Bayadère] (Daniel Proietto)*
  • Giselle (Akram Khan)
  • Le Sacre du printemps (Pina Bausch)
  • Palmos (Andonis Foniadakis)*
  • Futur proche (Jan Martens)*
  • Creature (Akram Khan): Captain
  • Palindrome - Chamber movement, perspectives on Bach (Claudio Cangialosi)*
  • Vier muren - Chamber movement, perspectives on Bach (Nicola Wills)*
  • One Flat Thing, reproduced (William Forsythe)
  • Ten Duets on a Theme of Rescue (Crystal Pite)
  • New Ballet mécanique (Richard Siegal)*

*originated the role

Update: October 2023

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