Alpo Aaltokoski Company: Uoma

Alpo Aaltokoski Company’s latest work Uoma will be shown in the Metsäpurosali of Maunula House on May 28-June 5, 2022. The work was made a year ago, in the spring of 2021, but due to the corona situation, the performances had to be canceled. Now the work finally gets its audience at Maunula House. After the early summer performance season, Uoma will also be seen at the Pyhäjärvi Full Moon Dances Festival in July.

Performances at Maunula House:
Sat 28.5. 7 pm Premiere
Sun 29.5. 2 pm
Mon 30.5. at 7 pm
Tue 31.5. at 7 pm
Fri 3.6. at 7 pm
Sat 4.6. at 7 pm
Sun 5.6. 2 pm

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With Uoma Alpo Aaltokoski wants to take part of question about dancer’s age. Inperforming art and exceptionally in dance thereis no age variant and age is not seen on stage. Often people things that older cannot createnew. Aaltokoski wants to emphasize that itdepends on person itself. Sometimes thoughtsneed time to work. 

In dance change from age affiliate strongly onmovement, because often persons movementbecome slower in older age. Slowdown is noneed to see as lower quality, but as change withnew dimensions. With life history person oftensees more connections between things, whichalso influence of being and movement.

Work group:
Choreographer: Alpo Aaltokoski
Dancers: Marjo Kuusela, Tuovi Rantanen, Johanna Ikola
Music: Lea Pekkala (cello), Joonas Widenius (guitar)
Sound design: Johanna Storm
Lighting design: Alexander Salvesen
Production: Aino Favén
Costume design: Liisa Pesonen

Maunula House
Metsäpurontie 4, 00630 Helsinki
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Also follow the Facebook event for Uoma, where the artistic group tells what “uoma” really means.

Uoma - Tanja Ahola
© Tanja Ahola
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