The course by Jenni-Elina von Bagh focuses on opening our physical imaginations through free-association tasks in various expressive registers performed together and in small groups. The workshop plunges into an exploration of the relationship between the body and space, time, other human beings, language, sound and inanimate materials.

The course also explores the themes of von Bagh’s upcoming performance A Prologue premiering in February 2020

Wednesdays 9.10.-6.11. at 18-19.30
Instructor: Jenni-Elina von Bagh
Place: Zodiak studio C4
Duration: 5 times / 7,5 h
Participation fee: 175 € / koko kausi, 70€ / jakso
Enrolment by 24.9.
This course is full. You can sign up for the waiting list here.

Jenni-Elina von Bagh is a Helsinki-based choreographer and performer. Her latest works as a choreographer include Posthuman Days (Zodiak 2018), A Life – Nomadic Melodrama (Kallio Stage/TEAK, Helsinki, 2017) and Papers and Pens (TEAK, Helsinki, 2016).

Von Bagh has graduated as a Master of Arts in choreography from the Theatre Academy in spring 2018. As a dancer, she has worked extensively with high-profile domestic and international dance artists. In 2000–2006 she worked in Sweden with Kenneth Kvarnström & Co. and in productions by Örjan Andersson, Helena Franzen and Margaretha Åsberg. In 2003 and 2004 she danced in the Skånes Dansteater. In 2006–2015 she worked as a freelancer and in Helsinki Dance Company with international and top Finnish names including Jyrki Karttunen, Ikuo Kuroda, Jozef Fruzeck, Linda Kapetanea, Ina Christel Johannesen and Deborah Hay.

Jenni-Elina von Bagh’s latest performance A Prologue premieres in Zodiak on 25 February 2020.

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Availability is limited, so sign up in time! Welcome letters and invoices are sent to participants’ email address immediately after registration closes. If you do not find the course letter or the invoice in your email please also check the junk mail folder.

Enrolment is binding. Cancellations must be communicated on the last enrolment day by 6pm the latest by email to Please check this course's last day of enrolment from above. With the exception of injuries and illnesses certified in writing by a doctor, cancellations made later than the deadline are subject to full course fee. An administrative fee, 10 % of the course fee, will be charged from all cancellations.

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For further inquiries, please contact Tiia Kekäläinen,, p. 041 319 8722 (weekdays from 11 am to 4 pm).