JOONA HALONEN / TIGHT
Fri 26.1. at 19
Sat 27.1. at 19
A ritualistic performance creates paradoxical events with an associative and experimental and be closer to oneself.
The jigsaw of choreography evokes emotions as well as numbness, in which I draw my first breath in order to hear my own heartbeat. The performance is set between lines in order to emancipate the echo which reveals the logical and absurd energies of existence in the world.
TAIKABOX / BORN OLD
Vinttikamari, Oulu Theatre
Tue 27.3. at 10
Tue 27.3. at 13
Wed 28.3. at 13
Wed 28.3. at 18
Thu 29.3. at 13
Thu 29.3. at 18
Born Old is an interdisciplinary performance created specifically for children aged 3 to 10. The piece uses movement, song and projection to bring to life some of the characters from Finland's ancient epic, Kalevala.
Fri 6.4. at 19
Sat 7.4. at 19
TANELI TÖRMÄ / CLASSICAL BEAUTY
In his solo Classical Beauty the dancer-choreographer Taneli Törmä (FI/DK) is hunting for one of his dreams - to dance his way to become a classical ballet male soloist. This dream is something that he could not have done alone anymore. In the solo, he needs to modify his dream in order for it to come true.
IMA IDUOZEE / THIS IS THE TITLE
On a blindingly white dance floor This is the Title unfolds with fluid elegance. The work questions the relation between our individual choices, the norms set by our environment and the boundaries that we ourselves build. After it´s Helsinki premier, This is the Title has toured in 14 countries across Europe, Asia and North-America.
SIMON BEYER-PEDERSEN / RE:ACTION
Fri 27.4. at 19 premiere
Sat 28.4. at 19
Thu 17.5. at 19
Fri 18.5. at 19
Sat 19.5. at 19
Reaction or take action can express how we handle different levels of ourselves in multiple situations and interactions. A mixture of smaller, experiences, free inventions, absurdities and improvisations where anything can happen, anything is possible and likely not. There are no secrets, no inconsistencies, no scruples, no law.
MILLA VIRTANEN & JAAKKO TOIVONEN / LAST SUPPER
Aquarium of Torni Buildning aka Festaario
Thu 7.6. at 20
Fri 8.6. at 20
Sat 8.6. at 20
Thu 14.6. at 20
Fri 15.6. at 20
Sat 16.6. at 20
Artists Milla Virtanen and Jaakko Toivonen take you to a journey in between truth, lies, life and death.
The performance celebrates Milla Virtanen's 10th Anniversary as an artist.
SIBIRY KONATÉ / SAVIRUUKKU
Wed 14.3. at 19
Thu 15.3. at 19
Saviruukku, Claypot, discusses the current thematics of humanity through contemporary dance and traditional African dance: how do I find my place in Finland while preserving my roots?
OULU THEATRE FESTIVAL FOR YOUNG AUDIENCES
RACE HORSE COMPANY / YMPÄRI ÄMPÄRI
Wed 2.5. at 18
Thu 3.5. at 12
AURINKIBALETTI / KAUNOTAR JA PETO