Tag: Made In the Nordic Countries 2015

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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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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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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Tero Saarinen Company

Tero Saarinen’s works have captivated audiences and critics in 40 countries, including at BAM & The Joyce (New York), Chaillot & Châtelet (Paris), Southbank Centre (London), Movimentos Festival (Germany), New Zealand International Arts Festival, and Saitama Arts Theater (Japan), and in commissions for e.g. NDT1, Batsheva, Lyon Opéra Ballet and the National Dance Company of …

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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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WE GO

WE GO is a band and dance company founded in 2004 by choreographer/dancer Kirstine Kyhl Andersen and composer/guitarist Niels Bjerg with an international ensemble of seven musicians and dancers. They investigate possibilities of embodying musical functions and transform them into unique experiences of choreographed concert-performances. Their dancing concerts have been presented at both theatres and …

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Charlotta Öfverholm

”After 25 years they have nothing more to prove. Only the strong longing to be themselves, to mold what means the most to shake the world wordlessly, bottomless and carefree”. Since 1995 we create raw physical dance theatre with depth, irony, brutality and humor. We produce tour friendly productions with few and strong artists which …

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the Royal Swedish Ballet

“Honouring our past while nourishing the future” The Royal Swedish Ballet, one of the oldest ballet companies in the world, has a strong foundation in the classical repertoire as well as a capacity for and curiosity in contemporary dance. With a repertoire including ballets by some of the world’s most renowned choreographers we actively commission …

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