They created ‘LiNK’ and ‘John Doe’ for Nederlands Dans Theater 2 program ‘Up & Coming Choreographers’ after which they debuted with their work ‘The Grey’ for their regular programming. In 2019 they created ‘Take Root’ for Nederlands Dans Theater 1, which received a nomination for the Swan Award for ‘best dance production’. Their latest work, ‘Baby don’t hurt me’ created for Nederlands Dans Theater 1 around the themes of identity, sexuality, gender and love was met with critical acclaim. After which they continued to create ‘Eye Candy’ for Rambert Dance Company, ‘The little man’ for Nationaltheater Mannheim, ‘I’m afraid to forget your smile’ for the Hessian State Ballet, ‘Heart Drive’ for Ballet BC and ‘Mommy, Look!’ for Ballett Theater Basel.
Throughout the years they have collaborated with composers, designers /visual artists, directors and brands on multidisciplinary projects. Such as Dior, Amos Ben-Tal, Tom Visser, Fabienne Vegt, Fabiana Piccioli, Ry X, Lykke Li, Asaf Avidan, Joep Beving, The Blaze, Bakermat, Anna Zak & Fat Joe, Noa Kirel, Rahi Rezvani, Jordan Wolfson, Isamaya Ffrench, Theo Lindquist, Benjamin Hardman, Robbie Lawrence, Samuel Bradley, András Ladocsi, Marsell, Replay, Escada, Scotch & Soda, Hudson’s Bay, Paco Rabanne among others.
They have been featured or had work published in various news papers and magazines such as Vogue, The Wallstreet Journal, Purple Magazine, Elle Magazine, L’Officiel, L’Officiel Hommes, Numero, Grazia, HUF Magazine, Boys by Girls Magazine, Dance Magazine, Masters Magazine, Ssaw Magazine and more.
Dance has been a corner stone in the ‘van Opstal’ family, as all siblings are professional dancers and continu to make an impact in the dance world. Both Myrthe and Xanthe have enjoyed successful careers with both Nederlands Dans Theater and Batsheva Dance Company. ‘Beat the Dutch’ followed them for a year resulting in the documentary ‘Same Difference’ which was broadcasted on Dutch national television.