For the first time in the company’s history we are visiting Ukraine! This week the cast and crew of There are going to be part of Zelyonka Fest Сontemporary Dance Festival in Kiev. We are really excited to show this particular production in this area of Europe right now. After the performance in Kiev, There moves on to the place where the journey started 15 years ago: New Baltic Dance in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Do you remember the satisfaction of fixing things?
The lovely weight of a screwdriver in your palm?
The self-assured smile when skimming a user manual?
Well…those days are gone.Jo Strømgren
As reality is tangering theatre, illusion seems to become the new truth.
Perhaps this is where puppets can help us.
After all they are the masters of illusion.Jo Strømgren
One of the most interesting new film projects in NorwayRushprint
The Hospital is physical theatre at its very best: daring, dark, unpredictable and charged with compressed intensity. The skill and courage of the performers is breathtaking.The Guardian, UK
14 years later THERE still offers a great amount of theatrical magic.Adresseavisen, Norway
Tempo, timing and interactions are gleefully precise, and the performance is filled with energy and enthusiasm.NRK Kulturnytt, Norway
Human and multifaceted, lighthearted and ironic, narrative with a dancer’s expression of character.Julius Ferraro, Phindie, USA
A treat for the eyes and a wonder of human movement.The Bogotá Post, Colombia
A complete and utter success. I’d see it again in a heartbeat.The Gazette, Canada
There is a fast pace to the show and it leaps merrily through time and place. It also gives you plenty to think about, which makes it far more than just a comedy about the theory of evolution." (5 out of 6 stars)Politiken, DK
A jaw-droppingly impressive production, an explosive performance, a heartrending story of love, misguided patriotism and betrayal: ‘The Writer’ is an excellent example of the immense possibilities of contemporary puppet-theatre. (5 stars)Venue, UK
Stylish, stylized, alternately graceful and gauche, bleak and bemused, laced with often inscrutable layers of metaphor and meaning.Philadelphia City Paper, USA
Upcoming tour dates
|May 3 2016||THERE||New Baltic Dance, Lithuanian National Drama Theatre, Vilnius, Lithuania||Info|
|May 19 2016||CZTERDZIEŚCI||International Poznan Fair, Poznan, Poland||Info|
|May 20 2016||CZTERDZIEŚCI||International Poznan Fair, Poznan, Poland||Info|
|May 27 2016||The Kitchen||Spring Festival/Zebu, Copenhagen, Denmark||Info|
|May 28 2016||The Kitchen||Spring Festival/Zebu, Copenhagen, Denmark||Info|
|Jun 18 2016||CZTERDZIEŚCI||International Poznan Fair. MALTA festival, Poznan, Poland||Info|
|Jul 2 2016||The Hospital||La Fabrika, Prague, Czech Republic||Info|
|Jul 3 2016||The Hospital||La Fabrika, Prague, Czech Republic||Info|
|Sep 7 2016||CZTERDZIEŚCI||International Poznan Fair, Poznan, Poland||Info|
|Sep 30 2016||CZTERDZIEŚCI||Regionalne Centrum Kultury, Pila, Poland||Info|
Touring in 56 countries
Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Estonia, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Iceland, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jordan, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Macedonia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Palestine, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Scotland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Åland Islands
Among the many festivals and venues we have visited through the years, we can mention:
Jacob’s Pillow, USA • Sydney Opera House, Australia • Nordwind Festival, Berlin, Germany • CINARS, Montreal, Canada • Festival Internacional Cervantino, Mexico • Edinburgh Fringe Festival, UK • NET Festival, Moscow, Russia • Seoul Performing Arts Festival, South Korea • Centro Dramático Nacional, Madrid, Spain • FringeArts Festival, Philadelphia, USA • Dublin Fringe, Ireland • 4+4 Days in Motion, Prague, Czech Republic • Festival Les Borealis, Caen, France • BITEF Festival, Serbia • Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival, Palestine