Category: DANCE-THEATRE

ICE HOT 2018

ICE HOT Reykjavík is happening December 12th – 16th 2018. ICE HOT Nordic Dance Platform is the largest event in contemporary dance in the Nordic region. Every second year, the event draws hundreds of presenters and professionals to one of the Nordic capitals to see the best Nordic contemporary dance of the previous 2 years, …

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DISA KROSNESS

Disa Krosness is a freelance choreographer and dance artist based in Stockholm. Humour, musicality and accessibility defines her work, and she often collaborates with other artists in different artistic fields. Empathy is an important ingredient in her work. By creating strong visual images, using references to pop-culture and adding a touch of nostalgia, Disa conveys …

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Iceland Dance Company

Iceland Dance Company (IDC) is the national dance company of Iceland. Established in 1973 and with its home base in Reykjavik City Theatre, the company tours both in Iceland and internationally. IDC has given numerous outstanding performances in major international dance theatres and at festivals in Europe, China, Canada and the United States. IDC is …

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Don Gnu

DON GNU – Physical Theatre is an artistic collaboration that focuses on dance and physical theatre, both on stage and screen. We use a direct, expressive and very physical language and often have a great impact on young audiences. The company’s name – and the basis for collaboration and artistic development – is built around …

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:DANISH+

:DANISH+ is a showcase, presenting the very best of contemporary Danish performing arts for children and young people to theatre representatives from around the world. The showcase is, as Jeremy Boomer Stacey, Executive Director – International Performing Arts for Youth puts it: “..a very focused opportunity to see Danish work for young audiences.” The showcase …

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Lene Bang Org.

Working in collaborative partnerships my aim is to develop the arts! That happens through production of concrete cultural projects, distribution of performances and development of artist. Lene Bang Henningsen (DK) is a creative producer and senior advisor working from the recently established platform Lene Bang org. Her passion and curiosity has led to various partnerships …

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Lena Josefsson & Kompani Raande-Vo

Lena Josefsson’s work is a grand epic drama of humankind’s fragile existence, created with a moral pathos seldom seen on a dance stage. The concept is simply brilliant: Look at humankind! One sees the defenceless and lonely, but also the fantastic and beautiful. You. I. – Dagens Nyheter From her childhood in former Zaire, Josefsson …

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Th’Line

Th’Line has developed an intriguing way of balancing humour and seriousness to challenge conventions and comment weaknesses and cultures in society. Th’Line are carelessly mixing references from different dance genres and playing rudely around with clichés and taste. They are known for having a strong connection with the audience and how they intimately unveil their …

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Christina Tingskog

Christina Tingskog’s performances are appreciated for their wit, warmth, audience interaction and compelling physicality. She challenges her young audiences with topics beyond the usual, for example Einstein’s theory of relativity, quantum mechanics and astrophysics transformed into poetic, humorous, expressive dance. Her works convey the fun of thinking and are based on how logical thinking and …

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Marika Hedemyr

Marika Hedemyr is a Swedish artist combining choreography and philosophy in the context of public spaces: in other words she works with bodies, ideas and our contemporary urban society. Her work is characterized by mundane situations in a twisted reality, precision, humour and physicality. Hedemyr’s current focus is to create performative art in public spaces, …

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