Teddy shouldn’t smoke is the Rotterdam dance company of choreographer Marijke de Vos. Full of humor and irony, but always on the cutting edge, Teddy confronts you with the dark side of your psyche.
Special locations are the stage for Teddy’s raw and dynamic modern dance performances. That is where expressive and explosive dancers move on the field of tension with different art forms. Teddy brings gruesome identity crises to life. Do you dare to look?

The team of Teddy shouldn’t smoke consist of Marijke de Vos (artistic leader, choreographer), Annique Nahumury (costumes, Terror Kittens), Chabelle van der Pauw (production) and Hedi Legerstee (bookings, management).

Teddy shouldn’t smoke is founded in 2017 and is part of W70.CLUB at Weena in Rotterdam. 

Team Teddy shouldn’t smoke

Marijke de Vos
– artistic director, choreographer
Chabelle van der Pauw
– production

Annique Nahumury, Terror Kittens
– costumes
Hedi Legerstee
– bookings, business management


Stichting Teddy shouldn’t smoke is founded in 2017.

Safaa Khelifati – chair
Remco Went – treasurer
Thamar Kempees – secretary 

Doelstelling van de stichting: Het bevorderen van belangstelling voor- en beoefening van kunst en cultuur. Het doen plaatsvinden van optredens (op uiteenlopende locaties). Het verbinden van mensenonderling door kunst en cultuur.

Jaarverslag 2022

Jaarrekening 2022

Beleidsplan 2023-204

The board of Stichting Teddy shouldn’t smoke is unpaid.

Mailing address:
Gordelweg 176 B
3038 GE  Rotterdam

Chamber of Commerce number:
VAT number: NL857.62.54.33.B01

Stichting Teddy shouldn’t smoke subscribes to the Governance Culture Code, the Code of Diversity & Inclusion, and the Fair Practice Code, and actively implements these principles. Both the management and staff adhere to the Collective Labor Agreement for Theatre and Dance (CAO Toneel en Dans).

Stichting Teddy shouldn’t smoke is in possession of an ANBI status. 

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