PERFORMANCE CANCELLED: COUNTING TIME SATURDAY 3.12.

Counting Time performance on Saturday 3.12. is cancelled.

Tickets booked for the performance are valid for the upcoming performances 7.-11.12. and 11.1.-4.2.

Tickets can be refunded via Lippupiste website until 15.12.2022: https://web.lippu.fi/palautus/

Dance Theatre MD will be in touch with all those who have already booked tickets for the performance.

Our ticket sales is open Mon-Fri at 12-16 by email and phone: liput(a)tanssiteatterimd.fi / p. +358 50 556 6025.

 

PERFORMANCE CANCELLED: COUNTING TIME THURSDAY 1.12.

Counting Time performance on Thursday 1.12. is cancelled.

Tickets booked for the performance are valid for the upcoming performances 3.-11.12. and 11.1.-4.2.

Tickets can be refunded via Lippupiste website until 15.12.2022: https://web.lippu.fi/palautus/

Dance Theatre MD will be in touch with all those who have already booked tickets for the performance.

Our ticket sales is open Mon-Fri at 12-16 by email and phone: liput(a)tanssiteatterimd.fi / p. +358 50 556 6025.

 

Dance Theatre MD ticket sales office will be closed during 15.-23.10.

We are on our autumn leave during 15.-23.10. and our ticket sales office at Hällä Stage will be closed.

You can send your ticket reservations by email liput(a)tanssiteatterimd.fi of message +358 50 556 6025.

Tickets for our performances can be purchased via Lippupiste www.lippu.fi/tanssiteatterimd

We will be open again on Monday 24.10. at 12-16.

 

PERFORMANCE CANCELLED: Fri 14.10. at 7pm: Pori Dance Company & Dance Theatre Minimi S T R E A M

Performance is cancelled. We will publish the new date as soon as possible.

Tickets booked for the performance are valid for the upcoming performance.

Tickets can be refunded via Lippupiste website until 31.10.2022: https://web.lippu.fi/palautus/

Dance Theatre MD will be in touch with all those who have already booked tickets for the performance.

Our ticket sales is open Mon-Fri at 12-16 by email and phone: liput(a)tanssiteatterimd.fi / p. +358 50 556 6025.

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S T R E A M is a non-narrative and sceneless return to the body in the era of information. A contemporary dance piece for 5 dancers uses the real time film streaming, used in everyday life, to bring details of dance closer than ever before. The camera picks up the details within movement that are invisible to the eye, from a single sweat drop to a light touch.

In the middle of the flowing movement of the skillful group, a parallel world of small moments is revealed-

The piece creates a parallel world for itself through live-streaming being a zeitgeist of the human in the world, where technology replaces words in everyday life. By the means of video art and contemporary dance, the piece searches for ways to experience information overload as an aesthetic experience – by creating a nature relationship to the virtual world.

Choreography Iiro Näkki
Performers Olli Lautiola, Meri Tankka, Riku Lehtopolku, Minttu Pietilä, Riikka Tankka
Sound design Toni Randell
Lighting design Anssi Ruotanen
Video design Mikko Lampinen
Production Pori Dance Company, Dance Theatre Minimi

Duration 45 min

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TICKETS
29,50 € Basic
20 € Pensioner / children age under 17
15 € Student / Unemployed / dance and theatre professionals

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Group tickets (min 5 persons)
20 € Basic
15 € Pensioner / children age under 17
10 € Student / Unemployed / dance and theatre professionals

Ticket reservations and group tickets: liput@tanssiteatterimd.fi / 050 556 6025

Photo Petra Tiihonen

We are on our summer holidays on 17.6.-26.7.

We are on our summer holidays on 17.6.-26.7.Tickets for the autumn performances are available at Lippupiste www.lippu.fi/tanssiteatterimd

 

We wish you a sunny and warm summer – see you in Autumn season!

 

Lauta-Board, kuva Ville Oinonen

Open call for the Creative Europe mobility project Rail2Dance — applications deadline 15 June 2022

The Rail2Dance partners Städtische Theater Chemnitz – Ballet in Germany, Dance Theatre MD in Tampere, Finland, Plesni Teater Ljubljana in Slovenia, and Norrlandsoperan in Sweden invite dance artists who work and live in the respective Tampere (FI), Ljubljana (SI), Chemnitz (DE) and Sweden to participate in two Rail2Dance Residencies, Mobility Phase (Touring) and a Symposium.

The partner organizations will together select in total 5 artists from the collaborating cities / countries to be part of this long-term project due to the following timeline:
1. Residency Ljubljana (SI) – 04.09 – 13.09.2022
2. Local Action Research – Oct./ Nov. 2022 & Mar./Apr. 2023
3. Touring – Performing & Sharing – End of May –> Beginning of July 2023
Tampere – Vaasa – Umeå – Malmö – Nuremberg – Chemnitz – Maribor – Ljubljana
4. 2-day Symposium Chemnitz – Sept 2023

During a later phase an open call will be published to involve additional dance artists from each participating country for a short-term involvement in Rail2Dance.

Deadline for application: 15th June 2022
Announcement of selected artist: 30th June 2022

READ MORE AND APPLY HERE.

 

 

 

 

Photo Aaron Howells

 

 

 

Dance Theatre MD 25 years – read our anniversary brochure online

Dance Theatre MD celebrates a quarter century of contemporary dance in Tampere

Our brochure for the 25th anniversary year 2022 is now available online in Issuu -service. You will also find info in English in the brochure.

Have a look at the brochure in HERE or click the picture below.

Founded in 1997 when two Tampere-based dance companies, Mobita (1972) and Dansco (1988), united, Dance Theatre MD has been a staple of downtown Tampere for 25 years. Originally located in the landmark Frenckell building, a former paper mill, MD found a fabulous new home just a couple of blocks down the citys main street in 2002, when a local movie house vacated the glorious Hällä venue, a lovely place with a wonderful sense of the past.

During our first quarter century we have provided our audiences with a total of 107 productions including 84 originals, 23 collaborations with theatre and opera companies and other artists, 18 family-friendly shows and two performances for young adults. And we will keep on providing contemporary dance for all ages, grounded in movement, blooming with emotion. We will keep on putting smiles on people’s faces and bringing tears to their eyes.

Our 25th anniversary is highlighted by four premieres. Beginning March 9, Samuli Roininen revisits the mysterious black prisms of his 2019 work Ghost Visitors in a solo installation called Ghost Drafts. March 26 marks the premiere of Mari Rosendahl’s Igloo, a kid-friendly contemporary dance piece that takes us on an exhilarating adventure in Antarctica with Buzika the penguin and friends. Hitting the stage on August 27, Panu Varstala’s Human-namuH is a solo piece for Anniina Kumpuniemi, who also celebrates her 25-year career as an artist. Wrapping up the big year, Petri Kekoni’s Counting time premieres on November 26.

Of course there’s more than the premieres. A jubilee exhibition at Werstas Museum’s Komuutti venue opens on November 1. Packed with posters, photos and videos from two and a half decades, the exhibit will be running until January 8, 2023. MD’s spring lineup also features two kids’ favorites available streamed at keikalla.fi, My Friend Little Fuzzy Buzzer and The Adventures of Sam the Frog. Streams are available 1.2.-31.3.2022.

My Friend Little Fuzzy Buzzer and Adventures of Sam the Frog streams available 1.2.-31.3.

Since we had to cancel the performances of My Friend Little Fuzzy Buzzer and Adventures of Sam the Frog in February we will stream the performances via keikalla.fi website.

Streams are available in February and March 1.2.-31.3.2022.

Buy stream tickets.

Keikalla.fi is a website that offers culture experiences online. Customers need to create an account for the website before watching the stream. After your purchase your ticket, you get an access code to the show with instructions on how to proceed. Ticket code is valid for 7 days after activation.

My Friend Little Fuzzy Buzzer | Photo Harri Hinkka

Performances cancelled in February

Due to the covid-19 situation we have decided to cancel all the performances in February.

Tickets for Adventures of Sam the Frog (8.-10.2.) can be postponed to performances in May (4. & 6.5. at 10am).

Tickets for My Friend Little Fuzzy Buzzer can be exchanged for IGLOO performances in March-April (29.3.-12.4.). Unfortunately we do not have any more performances comping up for My Friend Little Fuzzy Buzzer.

All tickets can also be refunded via Lippupiste website until 28.2.2022: https://web.lippu.fi/palautus/

We will also stream the performances in February. More info about the streams is available in the end of January.

We have been in touch with all those who have already booked tickets for the performances. Our ticket sales is open Mon-Fri at 12-16 by email and phone: liput(a)tanssiteatterimd.fi / p. +358 50 556 6025.

 

Guest performance Nasty by Susanna Leinonen Company will be postponed to June 2022

Guest performance Nasty by Susanna Leinonen Company will be postponed from January to June 2022.

New date for the performance is Wednesday 8.6.2022 at 7 pm. Tickets booked for the earlier performances are valid for the performance in June.

Tickets can be refunded via Lippupiste website until 31.1.2022: https://web.lippu.fi/palautus/

Dance Theatre MD will be in touch with all those who have already booked tickets for the performances.

Our ticket sales is open Mon-Fri at 12-16 by email and phone: liput(a)tanssiteatterimd.fi / p. +358 50 556 6025.

Photo Julián Venado