Spring Forward Festival

Festival 24.4–27.4

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The 4th Aerowaves Spring Forward festival takes place in Umeå, Sweden, hosted by NorrlandsOperan as part of the European Capital of Culture celebrations. Presenting the best in young and emerging work by dance makers in Europe today: 25 companies from 21 countries in just four days. Join the rollercoaster ride!


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Spring Forward 2014 is produced by Aerowaves, NorrlandsOperan and made possible by Umeå2014, European Capital of Culture and the Swedish Arts Council.

Supported by: Camões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua in Portugal/TAP Portugal - Med vidöppna armar (PT), Embassy of Ireland in Sweden (IE), Goethe Institut (DE), Italian Culture Institute "C.M. Lerici” (IT), The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (IS), Swiss Arts Council - Prohelvetia (CH), Tjeckiska Centret (CZ), The Kier Foundation (AUS), Instytut Adama Mickiewicza (PL), Embassy of Portugal in Stockholm (PT).

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THE PROGRAMME
Spring Forward contains nine public bills with one to three performances each. “Aerowaves Encore” are pieces by companies who have previously presented work during Spring Forward and are back by popular demand. Ticket price is 50 SEK/bill and if you buy them through Ticnet.se, there is an additional service fee (10SEK).

Magnetic North

MAGNETIC NORTH
Thu 24 April, 20.00–21.30
NorrlandsOperan, Act 1 Teatern, Act 2 Black Box

Elle Sofe Henriksen, Sápmi/Norway
Beatnaga ii galgga gulgii geahcˇcˇat - trio 35m

Nomo Daco, Sweden
Embrace – trio 55m

 

Dawn

DAWN
Fri 25 April, 18.00–19.25
Midgårdsskolan, Valhalla

Annick Pütz, Luxembourg
Hüllen - solo 33m

Hodworks, Hungary
Dawn - quartet 40m
(Aerowaves Encore)

 

Whirling

WHIRLING
Fri 25 April, 20.00–21.20
NorrlandsOperan, Act 1 Konsertsalen, Act 2 & 3 Teatern

Claudia Catarzi, Italy
Qui, ora (here and now) - solo 20m

Recollective
, Russia
Repose - duet 25m

Eléonore Valère Lachky Company, Belgium
Whirling - quintet 18m

 

Boys who like to play with dolls

BOYS WHO LIKE TO PLAY WITH DOLLS
26 April, 14.00–16.00
NorrlandsOperan, Black Box

Nomo Daco/Tove Skeidsvoll, Sweden
Duo - live solo and film 20m

Nora Elberfeld, Germany
You're from the 70ies but I'm a 90ies bitch - trio 40m

Tereza Ondrová & Peter Šavel, Czech Republic
Boys who like to play with dolls - duet 36m

 

Step right to it

STEP RIGHT TO IT
26 April, 16.30–18.00
Midgårdsskolan, Valhalla

Margrét Sara Gudjónsdóttir, Iceland
Step right to it - quartet 40m

Ramona Nagabczynski, Poland
New (Dis)Order - trio 40m

 

Skin me

SKIN ME
26 April, 20.00–22.10
NorrlandsOperan, Teatern

Simone Truong, Switzerland
Is this the beginning of it all, again? - trio 40m

Clément Dazin, France
Bruit de couloir - solo 30m

Csaba Molnár, Viktória Dányi & Tamara Zsófia Vadas, Hungary
Skin Me - quintet 40m

 

Dig my jockey

DIG MY JOCKEY
27 April, 14.00–16.00
NorrlandsOperan, Black Box

Antonin Comestaz, The Netherlands
Out of the Grey - trio 20m

Gala Moody & Michael Carter, Spain
One Final Evolutionary Note – duet 35m

Anna Maria Häkkinen & Jarkko Partanen, Finland
Dig my jockey / Live version - quartet 40m

 

Eggshells

EGGSHELLS
27 April, 17.00–18.20
Midgårdsskolan, Valhalla

Harry Koushos, Greece
Man II - duet 17m

Lander Patrick, Portugal
Cascas d'OvO (Eggshells) - duet 40m

The dog days are over

THE DOG DAYS ARE OVER
27 April, 20.00–21.00
NorrlandsOperan, Teatern

Jan Martens, Belgium/The Netherlands
The dog days are over - octet 60m
(Aerowaves Encore)