Founded in 2008, Hofesh Shechter Company is a boundary-breaking dance company that produces exceptional work, created by Artistic Director Hofesh Shechter, and plays in cities all around the world. The company are resident at Brighton Dome and Shechter is an Associate Artist of Sadler’s Wells.
Hofesh Shechter’s repertoire for the company includes Uprising (2006), In your rooms (2007), The Art of Not Looking Back (2009), Political Mother (2010), Political Mother: The Choreographer’s Cut (2011), Sun (2013), barbarians (2015), Grand Finale (2017) and SHOW (2018).
2018 marked the company's tenth anniversary and saw the continuing international tour of Grand Finale; a revival of Hofesh’s production of Gluck’s Orphée et Eurydice at La Scala, Milan, co-directed with John Fulljames, and a UK and international tour of SHOW, performed by our apprentice company, Shechter II. East Wall, our four-year talent development project, culminated in a large-scale spectacle of dance and live music at the Tower of London, in partnership with East London Dance, Historic Royal Palaces and LIFT, and BBC Two presented our first dance film, Hofesh Shechter’s Clowns, which was broadcast in September as part of the Performance Live strand to exceptional and extensive new audiences for the company’s work.
Duration approx. 100 min. (interval)
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Hungarian contemporary dance duo Zoltán Grecsó and Betarix Simkó will arrive to Kuopio.
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Jorma Uotinen, Artistic Director of Kuopio Dance Festival, will say goodbye at au revoir gala.
Kuopio Dance festival celebrates 50th anniversary. Two galas will be held at the Kuopio Music Centre.
Excerpts from the school's spring performance named program includes classical ballet and contemporary dance
Dance Camp for Boys has been part of the course program over thirty years.
Stage jury will choose the on stage-performers and festival audience will see the programs during the week.