Taneli Törmä / LOCATION X

Taneli Törmä – LOCATION X is an award-winning choreographer and performing artist, with international and interdisciplinary experience. As a teacher, performer, fundraiser, idea maker and curator he focuses on developing the performing arts towards a more diverse, intercultural, multi-perspectial and innovative form. Taneli Törmä’s/LOCATION X’s works have been shown in more than 20 countries. They have been selected twice for the Aerowaves – Dance Across Europe. Alongside his own work, LOCATION X has also initiated the program DANCE ALL YEAR LONG, a mobile customized dance platform offered for different cities. The goal of LOCATION X is to create new bridges for contemporary dance and to find new audiences and collaboration partners for it – a platform for curating new perspectives and views about dance. Taneli Törmä’s works are often immersive. He is driven by the interest to create situations and experiences, that will carry a specific feeling and movement towards the public – always moved by the question on who is dancing and how and where we can dance today in our everyday lifes? 

UPCOMING 2019/2020

DISTORTION – gogo dance performance
By Taneli Törmä & Esa Mattila
World premier 04th of September 2019 in L1DanceFest, Budapest, Hungary

OPEN YOUR HEART – disco dance performance.
By Taneli Törmä & HIlde I Sandvold
World premier 31th of October 2019 in KFUM – Dansehallerne, Copenhagen, Denmark

AVAILABLE PROJECTS 2016 – 2020

DISTORTION – Gogo dance performance. (2019)
By Taneli Törmä & Esa Mattila
World premier 04th of September 2019 in L1DanceFest, Budapest, Hungary

OPEN YOUR HEART – Disco dance performance. (2019)
By Taneli Törmä & HIlde I Sandvold
World premier 31th of October 2019 in KFUM – Dansehallerne, Copenhagen, Denmark

CLASSICAL BEAUTY – Classical ballet performance. (2016)
By Taneli Törmä
Taneli is hunting for one of his dreams – to dance his way to become a classical ballet male soloist, with profound honesty, playfulness and some unexpected help. 
Selected for Aerowaves priority list  2017.
Presented over 9 countries together with over 200 different kids in 2016-2019.
World premier 26th of May 2016

COVER (2018) – A merger of choreography and sound installation. (2018)
By Taneli Törmä, Kasper Hansen, Søren Lyngsø Knudsen, Laura Folch,  Esa Mattila, Petri Tuhkanen.
DANCE ALL YEAR LONG – residency program for dance (2018-2020)
12 months long a customizable residency program for dance, offered for different cities.
-Odense Denmark – collaborating with 24 different venues and with 25 different dance artists/groups in 2018-2019.
-Kokkola Finland – collaborating with 12 different venues and with 12 different dance artists/groups in 2020.