Photo: Teo Paaer

Zodiak Laboratory: Teo Ala-Ruona

Zodiak Laboratory is Zodiak's residency concept. In January 2023 the Z-Lab residency artist are Teo Ala-Ruona and their working group.
Fri
Zodiak Studio C4
Z-Lab
Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Jenni-Elina von Bagh: As time goes by

The starting point of the performance As time goes by, by choreographer Jenni-Elina von Bagh, is dense and philosophic, but the artistic outcome gives value to lightness and play. It sticks and stays with a sensation of troubled times and extrudes a…
Thu
Premiere
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Zodiak Stage
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Exhibition poster

Choy Ka Fai: The Wanderer: Metal, Water, Earth (2021-2022)

During Side Step Festival 2023, the MUU Helsinki Contemporary Art Centre at the Cable Factory is presenting The Wanderer: Metal, Water, Earth (2021-2022), by choreographer Choy Ka Fai.
Fri
Venue: MUU Helsinki Contemporary Art Centre
Other event
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Choy Ka Fai: Yishun is Burning / Photo: Dajana Lothert

Discussion | Choy Ka Fai & Tang Fu Kuen

Choreographer, artist Choy Ka Fai and curator, dramaturg Tang Fu Kuen will meet in a discussion about the performance Yishun is Burning, and about Choy Ka Fai's extensive artistic research into shamanism, dance and rituals in Asia.
Sat
Venue: Cable Factory's Konttori café
Discussions
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Navy Blue Faces, Screenshot from a video.

Navy Blue Faces

A video installion by Oona Doherty & Luca Truffarelli. The installation will be seen as a loop at Dance House Helsinki, before the festival performances taking place there.
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Sat
Venue: Dance House Helsinki, basement foyer
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Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Photo: Dajana Lothert

Choy Ka Fai: Yishun Is Burning

Shamanism meets Voguing meets Yishun. For Yishun is Burning, choreographer Choy Ka Fai adapts Singaporean ritual dances for a transcendent, queer solo on a multimedia stage.
Sat
Tanssin talo, Pannuhalli
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Photo: Timo Wright / Side Step Festival 2020

Side Step Saturday Parties

On both Saturday's of Side Step Festival 2023 the evening continues after the last performance at Cable Factory's Konttori.
Sat
Sat
Venue: Cable Factory's Konttori café
Other event
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Screen shot from the film.

Andrea Zanoli: OVERTOUR

Andrea Zanoli's documentary that follows choreographer Silvia Gribaudi's work with women over 60.
Tue
Venue: Cable Factory's Konttori café
Other event
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Screen shot from the film.

Oona Doherty & Luca Truffarelli: Hope Hunt filmed

A film by Oona Doherty and Luca Truffarelli.
Tue
Venue: Cable Factory's Konttori café
Other event
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Photo: Sinje Hasheider

Oona Doherty: Navy Blue

Using her distinctive and visceral choreographic style, award-winning choreographer Oona Doherty creates an unsettling atmosphere for her first work for the big stage, Navy Blue.
Wed
Tanssin talo, Erkko-sali
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Photo: Tjumur Dance Theater. In the photo Doctor Dance.

Eleanor Bauer, Chris Peck: BAUER HOUR & A PECK SEC

BAUER HOUR & A PECK SEC (feat. Doctor Dance and Professor Peck) is a talk show, variety show, shit show, parlor show, all or none of the above and also an experiment.
Wed
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Fri
Kaapelitehtaan Konttori
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Photo: Julie Hrnčířová

Harald Beharie: Batty Bwoy

Harald Beharie’s Batty Bwoy is a dance solo which doesn’t start with a question, or a critique, but from a place of play and desire, entangled in violence and charming cruelty. Batty Bwoy is a corporal fiction, inseparable from queer blackness.
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The performance includes nakedness.

Zodiak Stage
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Photo: Fabio Sau. In the photo: Kuvassa: Andrea Rampazzo, Siro Guglielmi, Silvia Gribaudi & Matteo Marchesi.

Silvia Gribaudi: Graces

Graces, by Italian choreographer Silvia Gribaudi, is a sculptural, pop piece that investigates the various shades of a concrete and insolent beauty, one that can overturn all beauty standards. Graces shines with virtuosity and humor, the joy of the…
Fri
Sat
Tanssin talo, Pannuhalli
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Photo: Urban Jörén. In the photo: Marco da Silva Ferreira.

Cullberg, Jefta van Dinther: On Earth I'm Done: Mountains

Mountains is the first part of the archaic-futuristic diptych On Earth I’m Done by Jefta van Dinther for the Swedish dance company Cullberg. In Mountains, Van Dinther tackles the question of how to be and stay in love with our ever-changing world.
Sat

The performance includes loud noises.

Tanssin talo, Erkko-sali
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2023
Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Sanna Blennow, Mikko Niemistö: SOMETHING AND NOTHING ABOUT DARKNESS

The collaboration between Sanna Blennow and Mikko Niemistö is a dream about leaving the mundane repetition of everyday life, a proposal to merge and to get lost in the limbo. It embraces nothingness and the animal inside of us, venturing to the dark side.
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There is a small amount of so called "pay what you can" tickets available for each performance date. The PWYC tickets can be bought in advance via this link.

With this gesture we wish to guarentee that no one is turned away for lack of funds.

Zodiak Stage
Performance
Photo: Kaisa Syrjänen

Mia Jaatinen, työryhmä: RIEHA

RIEHA is a bodily celebration of collective boisterousness. The performance rumbles, roars, and guides the group of performers towards a ecstatic state of embodiment.
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There is a small amount of so called "pay what you can" tickets available for each performance date. The PWYC tickets can be bought in advance via this link.

With this gesture we wish to guarentee that no one is turned away for lack of funds.

Zodiak Stage
Performance
Photo: Venla Helenius

Elina Pirinen: Mortal Tropical Dances

How to share the earth-shattering power of life? Award-winning dance artist and music maker Elina Pirinen’s long-awaited new symphonic creation Mortal Tropical Dances will fill the large stage of Dance House Helsinki with special dances arising from our…
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Premiere
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Tanssin talo, Erkko-sali
Performance
Photo: Tuukka Ervasti

Sonya Lindfors: ONE DROP

ONE DROP is a summoning of ghosts, an autopsy of the Western stage and an operetta. It continues Sonya Lindfors’ series of works dealing with power, representation and Black body politics.
Sat
Premiere
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Wed
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Tue

There is a small amount of so called "pay what you can" tickets available for each performance date. The PWYC tickets can be bought in advance via this link.

With this gesture we wish to guarentee that no one is turned away for lack of funds.

Tanssin talo, Pannuhalli
Performance
Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Jenni-Elina von Bagh: As time goes by

The starting point of the performance As time goes by, by choreographer Jenni-Elina von Bagh, is dense and philosophic, but the artistic outcome gives value to lightness and play. It sticks and stays with a sensation of troubled times and extrudes a…
Thu
Sat
Sun
Wed
Mon
Tue
Wed

There is a small amount of so called "pay what you can" tickets available for the performances. The PWYC tickets can be bought in advance via this link.

With this gesture we wish to guarentee that no one is turned away for lack of funds.

Zodiak Stage
Performance
Photo: Soili Huhtakallio

Zodiak Laboratory: Soili Huhtakallio and working group

Zodiak Laboratory is Zodiak's recidency concept. In May 2023 the Z-Lab artists are Soili Huhtakallio with their working group.
Fri
Sat
Zodiak Studio C4
Z-Lab