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Show photographer Uupi Tirronen

Dance House Helsinki Opening Gala 2.2.

  • Date

    2.2-2.2.2022

  • Time

    20:00

DANCE HOUSE HELSINKI OPENING CEREMONY

Watch the Opening gala on Yle Areena.
The broadcast is available for viewing until 2.2.2023.

Yle will broadcast the opening gala of Dance House Helsinki from the Erkko Hall. The event is organized without audience.

You can expect spectacular dance performances along with exploring the new cultural centre. The performers include some of Finland’s best dancers and dance groups, such as Tero Saarinen Company, Tsuumi Dance Theatre, Helsinki Dance Company & Kinetic Orchestra, Pimeä hedelmä feat. Amanda & Lydia as well as a greeting by nine dancer choreographers to Dance House Helsinki under the direction of Reija Wäre

The gala will be hosted by Markku Haussila. The live broadcast will be reported by Liisa Vihmanen and Tiia Lappalainen. During the intermission, there will be greetings and surprise visitors from the field of dance.

Television director Tiina Siniketo

Dance Theatre Tsuumi: excerpts from TANSSIKIELTO

Direction

Antti Lahti

Choreography

Antti Lahti and the working group

Lighting design

Juho Itkonen

Costume design

Taina Natunen

Set design

Sari Paljakka

Sound design

Antti Puumalainen

Music

Viidakkolaulu – säv. san. Jäppilä, Wikstrand, Sulle salaisuuden kertoa mä voisin – säv. san. Godzinsky, Laine

Music arrangement

Jussi Nikula, Hannu Oskala, Ville Rauhala, Johannes Salomaa

Dancers

Anni Horsmanheimo, Reetta-Kaisa Iles, Sampo Kerola, Salla Korja-Paloniemi, Samuli Nordberg, Riikka Puumalainen

Musicians

Pekka Seppänen, Jussi Nikula, Hannu Oskala, Ville Rauhala

Production

Dance Theatre Tsuumi, Dance theatre Minimi, Kuopio City Theatre

Premiere

30.9.2020 Aleksanterin teatteri, Helsinki

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Helsinki Dance Company & Kinetic Orchestra: excerpt from Gravity

Choreography

Jarkko Mandelin

Choreographer's assistant

Suvi Nieminen

Scenography

William Iles

Costume design

Elina Kolehmainen

Sound design

Janne Hast

Dancers

Sanni Giordani, Jyrki Kasper, Anni Koskinen, Kalle Lähde, Heidi Naakka, Mikko Paloniemi, Justus Pienmunne, Oskari Turpeinen

Premiere

11.11.2021 Helsingin Kaupunginteatteri

PIMEÄ HEDELMÄ x Amanda & Lydia

Choreography and performance

Kaisa Nieminen, Vanessa Virta, Amanda & Lydia

Music

Olli Tiikkainen

Text

Kaisa Nieminen, Vanessa Virta

Costume design

Joona Huotari

Lighting design

Ville Virtanen

Premiere

Suvilahti Summer Theatre 2021

Tero Saarinen Company: excerpt from Transit

Choreography

Tero Saarinen

Music

Sebastian Fagerlund (Water Atlas)

Sound design and electronic music

Tuomas Norvio

Video

IC-98 (Visa Suonpää, Patrik Söderlund)

Light design

Minna Tiikkainen

Costume design

Teemu Muurimäki

Rehearsal directors

Satu Halttunen, Henrikki Heikkilä

Dancers

Jenna Broas, Elina Häyrynen, Oskari Kymäläinen, Mikko Lampinen, Natasha Lommi, Emmi Pennanen, Sofia Ruija, Saida Solla

The work, premiered in Sweden as a Nordic co-production, had its Finnish premiere at Helsingin Juhlaviikot 2021.

Ketju - A greeting by nine dancer choreographers to Dance House Helsinki

Direction

Reija Wäre

Dancers

Alpo Aaltokoski, Akim Bakhtaoui, Johannes Hattunen, Gody Otieno, Marika Peura, Sofia Ruija, Mia-Mari Sinkkonen, Jaakko Toivonen, Jasmir Vesander

Composition and music production

Ilari Heinilä, Jukka Nylund

Musicians

Jukka Nylund, Amy Burgess, Jussi Koski-Laulaja, Ilmari Apajalahti & Ilari Heinilä

Lights and visuals

Saku Väänänen

Text

Uuno Kailas, “Karavaani” (1926)

Premiere 02.02.2022 in Dance House Helsinki

Nuoriso

Choreography

Reija Wäre

Rehearsal director

Yasmin Janatuinen

Composition and music production

Ilari Heinilä, Jukka Nylund

Lights and visuals

Saku Väänänen

Dancers / DCA Dancers

Kaisa Teperi, Alma Äijö, Yasmin Janatuinen, Anina Janatuinen, Eerika Ilmivalta, Estella Helanto, Milka Salokangas, Sini Janhunen, Essi Kuukasjärvi, Pihla Viitanen, Isabel Ahola, Milja Lipponen, Anna Churchill, Saara Jussila, Maija Koskinen, Annie Sutton, Amelia Ahtiainen, Mimi Kerman, Emmi Herkama, Ksenia Malkova, Frida Närvänen, Lumikukka Savolainen, Minni Karumo, Anniina Taponen, Juulia Kujala, Saara Lappalainen

Premiere 02.02.2022 in Dance House Helsinki

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