Category: DANCE

Taneli Törmä / LOCATION X

LOCATION X is a Nordic performing arts company, based in Copenhagen, Denmark. The company started by Taneli Törmä in 2011, produces international contemporary dance, dance film and multidisciplinary collaboration works for stage and site-specific locations. In 2018 LOCATION X created and curated DANCE ALL YEAR LONG modify residency projects for guest artists. First edition was …

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Simone Grötte

Simone Grøtte is a contemporary choreographer from Lakselv in Northern Norway. Her work is strongly influenced by her indigenous Sami background and living and working in the arctic region, where these elements are woven into a modern expression in the theme, scenography and music. Her projects explore questions revolving around identity and belonging, with an approach …

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Alan Lucien Øyen / winter guests

winter guests is an international touring company performing works by Alan Lucien Øyen from Bergen, Norway. They tell stories of the contemporary world with words, video, music and movement. The works are often based on real life experiences, including original text, transcribed recordings and improvisations. Alan is one of the most exciting artists from Norway …

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ICE HOT 2018

ICE HOT Reykjavík, Nordic Dance Platform, will be held December 12th – 16th 2018. This is the fifth ICE HOT platform. This biannual networking and showcase event has been held in four of the Nordic capitals, starting in Stockholm in 2010, then Helsinki 2012, Oslo 2014 and last in Copenhagen 2016. Only Reykjavík remains to …

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H2DANCE

H2DANCE is choreographer/ performer duo Hanna Gillgren (SE) and Heidi Rustgaard (NO). Their work sits in between performance and dance and can be characterized as interdisciplinary, often taking a humorous approach to serious subject matters. Recurring themes in their choreography are group behaviour, conformity, power balance and manipulation. The notion of the group versus the …

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SPARROW DANCE

Sparrow Dance, led by choreographer and dancer Esther Wrobel, creates performances that combine aerial dance with dance, acrobatics and a playful approach towards our perception of reality. Fly Trap A pyjama drama for the whole family, created as a tribute to play and fantasy. It’s a magical and surreal world of aerial dance, video animations …

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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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VIRPI PAHKINEN

Choreographer and dancer Virpi Pahkinen’s works are full of secrets; she can be a warrior of the spirit, a spectral gardener or a shaman in metamorphosis. She offers dance as an incantation and creates a meditative atmosphere with her original choreography. She is well known for her stunningly chiselled shapes and almost otherworldly moves. Pahkinen has been …

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