GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, one of the foremost contemporary dance companies in Europe and the largest in the Nordic region, Göteborgsoperans Danskompani is truly a company of today.
With access to legendary choreographers as well as some of the most interesting new generation of dance makers and artists, the dancers of Göteborgsoperans Danskompani contribute towards new expressions and the generation of new exciting art forms. The company is made up of 39 dancers from 17 countries and is directed by Adolphe Binder.
Our artistic vision and work is about taking aesthetic and physical risks, as well as breaking down the barriers to our public and those between dance and other art forms, between art and life.
GöteborgsOperans Danskompani brings together choreographers and artists from a broad spectrum, to form new, creative means of expression. The dance company takes aesthetic and physical risks to break barriers – between stage and audience, between dance and other forms of art, between art and life. Our goal is to further hone the contours and to present an unparalleled dance company to the world.
There are many worlds within us. Worlds to flee to, worlds to dream about, worlds to learn to cope with for survival. In the 2014/2015 dance season, we will be exploring this Magic Land.
Each dance season has its own theme – a theme that stands on its own and also links back to what has gone before. The dramaturgy is composed of pertinent topics that capture and explore the transformations, fears and dreams of the present.
Last season's theme, Mind & Spirit, concerned the fact that the reality we imagined we are living in has proven to be much more diverse. We really can’t be sure of anything.
Now we are taking that thought a step further – if what we believed was true turned out to be an illusion, what then does it mean if we change perspective? What do we discover if, instead of looking from the inside out, we look from the outside in? Which realities do we carry within ourselves? How can our inner worlds and a new perspective help us progress through life?