The movement and structure of ballroom dance in the context of contemporary dance. The performance represents ballroomdanceactivims. It stretches ballroom dancing by rearranging its duration, concepts and aesthetics.
Baaallrooomdaaance offers a humorous approach that breaks the rules related to competitive dancing and plays with it's pursuit of perfection. Sanna Hento's solo brings to light the role of a woman in competitive dancing and turns it upside down.
Choreography: Satu Aavanranta (formerly Tuomisto) and Sanna Hento
Dance: Sanna Hento
Sound design: Satu Aavanranta and Sanna Hento
Initial text: Satu Aavanranta and Sanna Hento
Reader of the initial text: Erik Hento
Durance: noin 55 min
Supported by Arts Promotion Centre Finland and the city of Helsinki
27.10.2023 at 19 Kulttuurikeskus Stoa (premier)
28.10.2023 at 19 Kulttuurikeskus Stoa
29.10.2023 at 15 Kulttuurikeskus Stoa (meeting with the artists after the performance)
19.-20.11. Tanssikuu-festival, Pori
Images: Juha Nurmi