Teddy shouldn’t smoke is an interdisciplinary dance company founded in 2009 that is fascinated with the human body and how it can be directed subconsciously by psyche. From its own dance studio in the cultural biotope Time Window in Rotterdam, Teddy shouldn’t smoke initiates performances in which all art disciplines are used and that can best be described as contemporary gesammtkunstwerken. The artistic heart of the company is founder and choreographer Marijke de Vos and for each project Teddy collaborates with one or more artists from other disciplines.
The team of Teddy shouldn’t smoke consist of Marijke de Vos (artistic leader/choreographer), Hedi Legerstee (bookings, business support) and Andrea van Bussel (production, business support).
Stichting Teddy shouldn’t smoke is founded in 2017.
President: Piet Rogie
Secretary: Daniela Schelle
Treasurer : Bart van Kampen
Time Window is a community of 50 independent artists, based in Rotterdam. They share a space and develop new collective working methods.
They regularly do big and small events.
Time Window is made by Stichting Transistor and all makers, with support from Stichting Bevordering van Volkskracht and DKC Rotterdam.