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Dance on tour 2015/2016

  • Dance
  • 14 jun 2016, On tour.

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GöteborgsOperans Danskompani is one of the most attractive companies in Europe. This international company constantly throws itself into new works, created by new and legendary choreographers who dare to enter the unknown and question genres.


Spirit, 30 April 2016
St Pölten Festspielhaus – Sankt Pölten, Austria

Mongrel, 6–8 May 2016
Barcelona, Spain

Noetic, 12–13 May 2016
San Sebastian, Spain

Noetic, 1–4 June 2016
Paris, France


Meet two masters from different generations. Noetic, a creation by Belgian Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui can contain everything from deep spirituality to comedy. The thing that interests him most is what happens between the dancers, rather than the movements of the individual dancer. Larbi’s roots are in the cultures of both Morocco and Central Europe. His artistic identity has been influenced by many years of involvement in the Belgian dance company Les Ballets C de la B, whose work belongs among the most exciting things to have happened within dance in recent decades.


Choreography – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui
Original music – Szymon Brzóska
Set Design – Antony Gormley
Costume Design – Les Hommes
Dramaturgy – Adolphe Binder
Lighting Design – David Stokholm
Assistant Choreographer – James O’Hara, Elias Lazaridis, Helder Seabra


Musician – Shogo Yoshii
Singer – Miriam Andersén

Noetic, trailer


Saburo Teshigawara is one of the world’s most prominent choreographers. He has been awarded the foremost honours both in his own country and internationally. Faithful to the culture of his homeland, Teshigawara is minimalist – everything he creates is aesthetic, beautiful and pared down. It is also spiritual and subtle. The music accompanying Metamorphosis consists both of newly composed electronic music, and choral work with a capella singing.


Choreography, Set, Costume, Light Design – Saburo Teshigawara
Assistant Choreographer – Rihoko Sato
Assistant Light Designer – Hiroki Shimizu
Assistant Set Designer – Kazuomi Kurosawa


Original Music and Sound Design – Tim Wright
Olivier Messiaen: O Sacrum Convivium
Maurice Ravel: Soupir. Transcription for choir.

Metamorphosis, trailer


Spanish Marina Mascarell’s Mongrel is poetic, political, intimate and explores the meaning of “The Stranger”. Who is the stranger, and why don’t we welcome the strangers into our lives? 

By not staying too long in any one place, Marina Mascarell has created her own style without being overly influenced by other artists. After a dancing career which has included NDT 1 and 2 and Cedar Lake in New York, she now works as an international choreographer. Her works are available at companies such as Scapino and Geneva Ballet and in the spring of 2016 also at Skåne's Dance Theatre. Marina Mascarell is also active as resident choreographer at Korzo Theater Productions in The Hague.

Mongrel, trailer

Past dates

Spirit, 6–7 September 2015
Beethoven festspiel – Bonn, Germany

Spirit, 22–23 August 2015
Weimar Kunstfest – Weimar, Germany

Spirit, 22-23 May 2015
Hellerau – Dresden, Germany

Spirit, 7–10 May 2015
DE SINGEL – Antwerpen, Belgium

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