The gala lifts the festival spirits through the roof!
This glamorous evening, composed by our artistic director Riku Lehtopolku, brings together Finnish and international stars and shows the many faces of dance from ballet to contemporary and swing dance. The gala is a Kuopio Dance Festival classic full of masterful interpretations by brilliant artists.
Duration to be annouced. Interval in the program.
Tickets 35-66,50€ incl. service fee (order fee from 1,50€ will be added)
I have a dream – the iconic phrase by Martin Luther King inspired the title of Salia Sanou’s creation D’un Rêve.
With New Creation, Beltrão punches a hole through the thick fog of authoritarianism and uses art to drive change.
Through the Grapevine is a quirky pas de deux between two men. Performers Alexander Vantournhout and Axel Guérin show their bodies, stripped of all frills.
LUMEN immerses spectators in an introspective and visual experience where darkness gradually fades to become white, blinding light.
KAMMERBALLETTEN will perform works by e.g. Paul Lightfoot and Juliano Nuñes, interpreted by the world-class musicians of Trio Vitruvi and dancers who have starred the Royal Danish Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and Nederlands Dans Theater.
The gala is a Kuopio Dance Festival classic full of masterful interpretations by brilliant artists.
It's about time the children had a gala of their very own during Kuopio Dance Festival – come and meet the young talents of the Ballet School of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet and breaking wizards in a performance full of joy for the whole family!
Cristianan Morganti returns to Kuopio with her new work Behind the Light – an ironic and light catharsis of a choreographer and dancer overcoming an existential and artistic crisis during and after the pandemic
To celebrate its 50th anniversary this year, Helsinki Dance Company invited choreographer Anton Lachky to create a world premier for them to mark the special occasion.