Ed Wubbe has been artistic director of the internationally renowned Scapino Ballet Rotterdam for more than 25 years. Under his creative leadership, the ballet company has produced shows such as Holland and Le chat noir. His pieces are often a reflection on the news. To mark the seventieth anniversary of Scapino, Ed Wubbe and his team developed Ting, his most ambitious show to date. Apart from dancers, circus artists also took part. Dutch pop group The Nits provided the live music. The film follows Ed Wubbe for more than a year, leading up to the première in the Ferro Dome, a former gasworks in the port of Rotterdam. 
Jan Louter provides a unique glimpse behind scenes and inside the head of Ed Wubbe. It’s clear in everything that the process of creation is leading to a Gesamtkunstwerk. Choreographer, dancers and artists inspire and influence one another all the time. Or, as one of the dancers aptly puts it: "You go beyond yourself." A beautiful portrait of one of Rotterdam’s most energetic and inspired makers.

With on Tue 31 Jan at 20:00 a special screening. Preceding the film the Scapino Ballet will dance a special Ed Wubbe choreography. After the film, a live performance by Dutch band Nits. 

International title
The World of Wubbe
Filmmaker
Jan Louter
Premiere
World premiere
Country
Netherlands
Year
2017
Medium
DCP
Length
75’
Language
Dutch, English
Producer
Juul Kappelhof
Production Company
Miroir Film
Sales
Miroir Film
Cinematography
Roel van 't Hoff
Editor
Matte Mourik
Sound Design
Willem Schneider
Music
The Nits