Romeo & Juliet at Stoa March 5th – 12th 2017

Encounter of contemporary circus and contemporary dance, tragedy and acrobatics on stage! Works by two internationally well known artists, Susanna Leinonen and Sanna Silvennoinen, will take the viewer into the world of physical virtuosity.

Susanna Leinonen Company: Romeo & Julia

Susanna Leinonen Company presents a new version of the 2012 premiered Romeo & Julia before it heads to the Dance Salad Festival in USA. Choreographers Susanna Leinonen and Jouka Valkama have created a rendition where two families and two ways of movement meet and become one. The work combines death and love as well as dance and moving picture – composing a visual and physical interpretation of the beautiful story of Romeo and Julia.

Choreography: Susanna Leinonen ja Jouka Valkama
Dancers: Tiia Huuskonen, Jouka Valkama, Sanni Giordani, Atte Kilpinen, Aksinja Lommi, Elisa Tuovila
Music: Sergei Prokofjev
Sound design: Kasperi Laine
Costumes: Erika Turunen
Light design: Hanna Käyhkö
Video: Jouka Valkama

Duration 30 min
Premiered 30.11.2012 Stoa, Helsinki

Circo Aereo: Mano

Mano e tono, a hand and a sound. With the motion, the silent body of an acrobat bends, pauses and falls. Circus artist Mika Kaski and musician–composer Tapani Rinne combine their talents in this piece where meandering soundscapes follow the path of the acrobat rising to the highs.

Director: Sanna Silvennoinen
Performers: Mika Kaski, Konsta Mikkonen, Tapani Rinne
Music: Tapani Rinne
Sound design: Konsta Mikkonen
Light design: Juho Rahijärvi

Duration 35 min
Premiered 10.9.2014 Cirko – Center for New Circus, Helsinki

Performances at Stoa
Sun 5.3.2017 klo 15
Wed 8.3.2017 klo 19
Fri 10.3.2017 klo 19
Sun 12.3.2017 klo 15

Total duration 65 min (+intermission)

25 € / 15 €

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