Photo: Siri Haapanen

Zodiak Laboratory: Burning bridges

Zodiak Laboratory is Zodiak's residency concept. In January 2024 the ZodLab residency artists are Burning bridges aka Pipsa Enqvist & Camilla Rantanen.
Thu
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Zodiak Studio C4
Z-Lab
Kuva: Tuukka Ervasti

Sonya Lindfors: something like this

something like this is a performance that looks at the possibilities of the stage and hip-hop culture to serve as a platform for telling diverse stories, taking over space, empowerment and communality.
Thu
Canceled
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Other event
Zodiak-nuoret 2021–2025
Photo: Haliz Yosef

Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir: Boundless Ominous Fields

This performance work by Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir aims to activate the archaic and energetic transgenerational archives of both performer and spectator.
Thu
Premiere
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The performance on Fri, Feb 2, will take place as planned, despite the strike in public transportation.

Zodiak Stage
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024

Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir, Susan Kozel: CATALYSTS – Somatic Resonance

CATALYSTS – Somatic Resonance is an installation exhibition of somatic states from the performance work of Icelandic choreographer Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir. The exhibition takes place in collaboration with MUU Helsinki Contemporary Art Centre.
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Venue: MUU Helsinki Contemporary Art Centre
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Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Audience at the 2023 Side Step Festival / photo: Rosaliina Elgland

Side Step 2024: The Side Programme

Side Step Festival's additional programme gives you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the works and the artists' work. The Side Programme, which is framing the preformance works in the programme, will be hosted by festival curators Jenni-Elina von…
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Discussions
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Photo: Lucas Canavarro

Davi Pontes, Wallace Ferreira: Repertório N.2

Repertório N.2,  by Davi Pontes and Wallace Ferreira, is the second part of a choreographic experiment to think of dance as a practice of self-defense. NOTE the new performance times.
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Sat

NOTE the new performance times. The changes are due to the strikes affecting air trafic. More details can be found in News.

Has nudity and proximity to audience.

Foyer of Dance House Helsinki
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Kuva: Vojtěch Brtnický, courtesy of Tanec Praha

Silvia Gribaudi: GRAND JETÉ

GRAND JETÉ is a choreographic project by Silvia Gribaudi with the MM Contemporary Dance Company, italian company directed by Michele Merola. PLEASE note the change of date.
Sun

A smoke machine is used in the performance. Flashing lights are present in some scenes.

Tanssin talo, Erkko-sali
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Photo: Dajana Lothert / Tanz im August

Agata Siniarska: null&void

null&void, by Agata Siniarska, seeks to tell the stories of wartime mass destruction from the ground - from the perspective of landscapes, matter and non- humans and their constantly neglected voices.
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null&void contains depictions of war. Moreover, there are passages with strobe lights, intensive light effects, darkness and high volume.

Zodiak Stage
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Photo: Eva Würdinger

Florentina Holzinger: TANZ

A sylphidic reverie in stunts with excessive attentiveness to the self. TANZ by Florentina Holzinger at Dance House Helsinki’s Erkko Hall.
Wed

The performance contains: strobe lights, explicit nudity, blood, needles and hooks, self-harming body acts.

Tanssin talo, Erkko-sali
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Photo: Märta Thisner

Cullberg, Halla Ólafsdóttir: Sylph

In her first work for Cullberg, choreographer Halla Ólafsdóttir takes inspiration from the mythological creature the sylph, an ethereal being with the power to shape-shift.
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The performance includes: flashing lights, theatre haze, loud noises, blood. The performance includes scenes with close physical proximity with audience members.

Tanssin talo, Pannuhalli
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Photo: July Weber

July Weber: The Devil's Hour

Seductive dances are at play in The Devil’s Hour, a dance piece by choreographer and dancer July Weber for four dancers, set to composer Laure M. Hiendl’s Ray Ray of Light.
Fri
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Contains strobe lights and theatre haze, and few moments of louder screaming.

Zodiak Stage
Performance
Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Audience at the 2020 Side Step Festival / photo: Timo Wright

Side Step 2024: The Final Club

Side Step Festival's Final Club will take place on Sat, Feb 10, in Kaapelitehtaan Konttori cafe. The programme for the evening includes the panel discussion Impossible Radicalism,  Sara Grotenfelt's Magic Show, and a gig by the up and coming artist…
Sat
Tapahtumapaikka: Kaapelitehtaan Konttori -kahvila
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Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Photo: Helen Korpak

Sara Grotenfelt, Selma Reynisdóttir: HOPP

Once upon a time there was a very long skipping rope… Sara Grotenfelt’s and Selma Reynisdóttir’s first collaboration is a performance about rope skipping.
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Premiere
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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
Drawing: Aino Lintunen

Zodiak Laboratory: Anne Naukkarinen & working group

Zodiak Laboratory is Zodiak's residency concept. In March 2024 the ZodLab residency artists are choreographer and visual artist Anne Naukkarinen together with her working group.
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Zodiak Studio C4
Z-Lab

Esa Kirkkopelto: Satan Is Dead

What will be left when even Satan is dead? – This affective mess we’re living in!
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Premiere
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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: David Degasper

Alen Nsambu: NEON BEIGE

NEON BEIGE is a new stagework, by choreographer Alen Nsambu and the working group, which centers a marginalized imagination and experience as a premise to create a performative collage.
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Premiere
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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: Haliz Yosef

Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir: Boundless Ominous Fields

This performance work by Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir aims to activate the archaic and energetic transgenerational archives of both performer and spectator.
Tue
Wed
Fri
Sat
Sun

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
Yumi collective

Zodiak Laboratory: Yumi-kollektiivi

Zodiak Laboratory is Zodiak's residency concept. In May 2024 the ZodLab residency artists are the members of Yumi collective.
Thu
Fri
Zodiak Studio C4
Z-Lab
Photo: Sinem Kayacan / Zodiak

Tanssivintti x Zodiak: Spring performance 2024

Young people will fill the Zodiak Stage in the Dance School Tanssivintti’s Spring performance, featuring Tanssivintti’s Intensiivit group and the Young Dancers group, a joint project between Tanssivintti and Zodiak.
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Premiere
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Zodiak Stage
Other event
Photo: Joonas Kilappa

Will Funk For Food: A Fistful of Funk

In June 2024, one of the most prestigious street dance groups in Finland, Will Funk For Food (WFFF), will create Finland’s first full-length performance based on the street dance style locking.
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Premiere
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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.

Tanssin talo, Pannuhalli
Performance