Navigatio

Production info

Our history is stored in the body memory, the unique present and the possibility of tomorrow. Dance performance Navigatio refers to fundamental human needs: search for a spiritual cohesion and feeling at home also when far away. Alpo Aaltokoski celebrated his 30th artist anniversary in year 2016 and performed himself this mesmerizing solo.

The musical composition, performed live, is influenced by Flamenco and Latin American musical styles and played with string instruments such as ronroco and tres guitar.

Team:

Choreography and dance: Alpo Aaltokoski
Music: Jussi Jaakonaho, Joonas Widenius
Light design: Kalle Paasonen
Costume design: Marja Uusitalo
Scenography: Anders Karls
Photos: Stefan Bremer

Premiere: May 4, 2016 at Alexander Theatre, Helsinki, Finland

Press reviews

Dance Europe / Donald Hutera

”Aaltokoski’s every shape and physical articulation captures attention.”

Helsingin Sanomat newspaper

“Aaltokoski is an artist with each and every cell in his body. His proud, mystical physicality and presence are impressive. You just can’t help but look at this man.”

Performance history

Premiere: May 4th 2016, Alexander Theatre, Helsinki, Finland
2016 other performances: May 5, 6, 7, 12, 13

16.2. and 18.2.2017, Alexander Theatre, Helsinki
16.9.2017 Culture Center Akustiikka, Ylivieska
1.10.2017 Nuorten tanssi 2017, Tampere

1.10. Hällä-stage, Tampere

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