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Dance. 3xBoléro is a collection of three dance and musical variations based on Maurice Ravel’s classic work, Boléro.

A collection of three dance and musical variations based on Maurice Ravel’s classic work

Three publicly acclaimed Nordic choreographers are behind the two newly created works and the third, which has been performed before. The retiring Cullberg Ballet’s artistic director, Johan Inger, created Walking Mad in 2001 for Netherlands Dance Theatre NDT.//

”A complete success” Frankfurter Allgemeine
“It’s definitely worth keeping an eye on this company” Frankfurter Allgemeine
“A tremendous hit. A knockout evening” Dagens Nyheter
“A night that leaves the audience smiling happily” Svenska Dagbladet
“Three Boléro interpretations is a brilliant idea” Svenska Dagbladet

Watch a movie from the performance.

OreloB is Kenneth Kvarnström’s first creation after finishing as director of Dansens Hus. Alexander Ekman belongs to the younger generation of choreographers. After a successful career as dancer he has been engaged as a choreographer by, amongst others, the NDT. Episode 17 is his first larger work performed in Sweden, and is a form of mangainspired musical parody.


  • Genre: Dance
  • Season: 2008/2009
  • First show: 6 Nov 2008
  • Last show: 24 May 2009
  • Location:
  • Length: 2 h 10 min incl interval
  • Introduction:1 hour before performance, on the Small stage. Limited number of places.

Walking Mad

Composer   Jukka Rintamäki (inspelad musik)
Choreography, Set & Costume Design   Johan Inger
Music   Bolero av Maurice Ravel och Für Alina av Arvo Pärt
Recorded music   GöteborgsOperans Orkester
Conductor   Finn Rosengren
Light   Erik Berglund


Choreography   Kenneth Kvarnström
Costume Design   Helena Hörstedt
Set & Lighting Design   Jens Sethzman

Episode 17

Choreography, Set & Costume Design   Alexander Ekman
Musical Arrangement   Bernard Matracki
Lighting Design   Joakim Brink
Music   Violin Dieter Schöning, Viola Emil Jonasson