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24.4.2019 klo 19:00 - 20:00

Nasty is a strikingly topical work that centers on the expectations, limitations and attacks targeted at our bodies. The piece presents an unvarnished vision of our world, where evil hides in the structures of the society but also in ourselves: we pass along the injustice and cruelty we have experienced.

Susanna Leinonen Company’s works are known for their extremely skillful and demanding movement. This time choreographer Susanna Leinonen and her ensemble have chosen to examine our bodily limits , as well as how constantly being looked at and under conflicting demands and expectations shape the female body and experience. In the center of the work are dancers and their bodies as tools of artistic work. In Nasty, the highly trained physique becomes a machine that stretches, bends and creaks to fulfill its full potential. But the question remains: who gets to define that potential?

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Choreography Susanna Leinonen
Music Arvo Pärt, Max Richter
Costumes Sari Nuttunen
Lighting design Harri Peltonen
Dancers Emmi Hakala, Tiia Huuskonen, Maria Nurmela, Tatiana Urteva ja Elisa Tuovila
Duration 1 h
Venue Åbo Svenska Teater (Eerikinkatu 13, Turku)
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19:00 - 20:00
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Åbo Svenska Teater
Eerikinkatu 13
Turku, 20100 Suomi
02 277 7378


Åbo Svenska Teater
Susanna Leinonen Company