Searching for freedom and presence within a group choreography.
“All-in-all, the working process for this piece has been unforced and free, as can be seen from the end result. I have tried to keep my work free and open with regards to the theme – expressions of different ways of being. Being happens and is realised all the time, consciously and unconsciously, independent of our own hopes or aspirations.
As the choreographer of the piece I have had a special need to allow myself and the whole work group freedom from the demands of saying something so called important. In the accelerating competition for people’s time, souls and money that is typical of our time, I want to offer this same freedom to the audience too. I hope that the work would create an atmosphere that would convey the importance of uncomplicated and “simple” ways of being as we dance in the spirit of the title: being is everything.” – Alpo Aaltokoski
Choreography: Alpo Aaltokoski
Dance: Otto Akkanen, Anne Hiekkaranta, Johanna Ikola, Sampo Kerola, Tuovi Rantanen
Light and set design: Matti Jykylä
Sound design: Aake Otsala
Costume design: Marja Uusitalo
Graphic design: Kirsti Maula
Production: Alpo Aaltokoski Company & Stoa the Cultural Centre of Eastern Helsinki