Susanna Leinonen Company

And The Line Begins To Blur
photographer: Sakari Viika

Trickle Green Oak
photographer: Heikki Tuuli

Trickle Green Oak
photographer: Suomen Kansallisooppera & Heikki Tuuli

Touch of Gravity
photographer: Heikki Tuuli

Kaira
photographer: Sakari Viika

Chinese Objects
photographer: Sakari Viika

Blinded Mind
photographer: Sakari Viika

Susanna Leinonen is one of the most internationally acclaimed Finnish choreographers. Her group, Susanna Leinonen Company, has toured in over 20 countries in several festivals and venues such as The Place, Julidans, Dance Biennale Tokyo and Beijing Dance Festival. Leinonen has also created commissioned works for major dance companies such as GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, the Finnish National Ballet and Danish Dance Theatre.

Susanna Leinonen Company was formed in 2001. With her unique and articulate choreopraphic style, Susanna Leinonen combines contemporary dance with classical ballet, producing expressive and physical movement. Her works generate graphic and surrealistic visions, resulting in surprising and breath-taking dance experiences. Leinonen collaborates with composers and top video, light, set and costume designers, creating fascinating and aesthetic theatre events.

Susanna Leinonen Company is supported by the Ministry of Education and Culture and has been appointed as one the Key Projects in Finnish Cultural Export.

The company is available for touring with several pieces created for 2-7 dancers.

AVAILABLE WORKS 2017

Susanna Leinonen Company’s repertoire currently consists of Trickle Green Oak (2003), Chinese Objects (2005), Kaira (2006, 2013), And the Line Begins to Blur (2009), Blinded Mind (2011), Touch of Gravity (2014) and SEE | OBEY (2015).
New premiere Reclaimed Dreams (working title) available for touring from September 2017.