Dance Schools On Stage -concept has been popular part of the festival since 2011. Chosen by application process, selected dance schools and groups can perform to the festival audience. Each group will get individual feedback from dance professionals.
WEDNESDSAY 10 th of June 15.00
Dance Actions, Tampere Dance Actions Street Kids
Hämeenlinnan tanssi- ja Liikuntakeskus Jade Juniors
Pirkan opiston tanssikoulu, Nokia Nykytanssi/jazz jatkotaso
Studio De Danse, Seinäjoki De Danse Etoiles
Suvi Salmi Dance Company, Tampere SSDC Juniors
Tanssikoulu Tanssitiimi Oy, Turku Nyky keskitaso
Estonian Dance Agency, Tallinna, Viro ETA Dance School
THURSDAY 11th of June 15.00
Kajaani Dance, Kajaani Kajaani Dancen Erikoiskoulutus 4
Kuopion Tanssistudio, Kuopio Ek 3
Lappeenrannan Tanssiopisto Baletin 1. luokka
Tanssikoulu Tankka, Pori EK Q
Tanssistudio Jami, Imatra Tanssiryhmä Jami
FRIDAY 12th of June 15.00
Kuopion konservatorio, Kuopio Nykytanssin syventävä 1
Lahden Tanssiopisto, Lahti Klassinen baletti edistyneet
Musiikkiopisto Arkipelag, Kaarina Danceg1rls
Soisalo-tanssikoulu, Varkaus Nykytanssi 5
Tamara Rasmussen Opisto, Helsinki Aktivistit
Duration approx. 60 min. no interval.
Gala program is full of virtuosity of dance bringing several different performers and groups on stage.
Choreographer, acrobat and dancer Yoann Bourgeois is a marvel across the world. He searches for the ”suspension point” in delicate virtuoso arrangements that defy gravity’s limits with unique grace.
Threshold concentrates on experience, how to move without moving through the space. Le Patin Libre defies traditional figure skating rules and creates something whole new.
Story, story, die. presents current theme of to be liked and accepted. It deals with our desire to give a best possible view of ourselves and eventually our craving for being loved.
Last part of the family trilogy, Kind, takes us into the world of a child. In Kind, we enter a distant and out of joint universe littered by somber fairy tales and magic
Digging in the idea of infinity as a ceaseless loop and with a constant interest in the joy of repetition, this work aims to draw our attention to the perception of time, memory and lived experiences, a series of infinite opportunities for time and space to be compared.
[frames] from Iiro Näkki is contemporary dance as its’ purest, stripped away from performativity and certain message. Instead, it expresses, reveals and contains meanings.
In Corps Noir, Aurélien Bory captures the energy of a dancer to the canvas in a fascinating way. Dancer’s body heat leaves a temporary imprint and fades away again.