Photo: Sinem Kayacan, senior course 2023

Senior course 1A / Anni Rissanen

Anni Rissanen’s Senior Course 1 is divided into two groups, each with identical content. Group A meets on Monday mornings from 10AM to 11:30AM.
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Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Zodiak Studio C4
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Photo: Sinem Kayacan, senior course 2023

Senior course 1B / Anni Rissanen

Anni Rissanen’s Senior Course 1 is divided into two groups, each with identical content. Group B meets on Monday mornings from 11.45AM to 13.15PM.
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Venla Helenius

Indulge the Movement - Contemporary Dance for All / Elina Pirinen

Elina Pirinen’s course invites you to explore embodiment, physicality, movement, mentality, and thinking through a phantasmatic lens. This exploration unfolds through various improvisatory and durational practices that sensitise the anatomy, as well as…
Tue
Tue
Tue
Tue
Tue
Tue
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Sinem Kayacan

Indulge the Movement - Contemporary Dance for All / Matilda Aaltonen

Matilda Aaltonen leads a course focusing on our senses, particularly sight, touch, hearing, and kinaesthetic senses. Throughout the course, we heighten our awareness of these senses and their observations, allowing them to shape our movements.
Wed
Wed
Wed
Wed
Wed
Wed
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Yozy Zhang Garvey

Ravings / Simo Vassinen

During the three-day mini-retreat in the heart of winter, we delve into altered states of consciousness, shape thinking through our bodies, and explore vibrant co-existence using various methods such as movement, meditation, writing, question incubation,…
Fri
Sat
Sun
Zodiak Studio B2 and Zodiak Studio C4
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Photo: Eva Schmidhuber, teoksesta Pervasive Magnetic Stimuli (tanssija Suet-Wan Tsang)

FULL DROP into the Body- Exploration of altered states of being / Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir

This workshop is an introduction to the sensation and state-oriented practice Full Drop into the Body. A practice which Icelandic choreographer Margrét Sara Guðjónsdóttir has been developing since 2010 alongside and in service of her performance works…
Sun
Mon
Zodiak Studio C4
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Sivuaskel-festivaali 2024
Photo: Sinem Kayacan, senior course 2023

Senior course 2A / Maria Nurmela

Maria Nurmela’s Senior Course 2 is divided into two groups, each with identical content. Group A meets on Monday mornings from 10AM to 11:30AM.  
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Sinem Kayacan, senior course 2023

Senior course 2B / Maria Nurmela

Maria Nurmela’s Senior Course 2 is divided into two groups, each with identical content. Group B meets on Monday mornings from 11.45AM to 13.15PM.  
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Kuva Rocío Wabiza, esityksestä Ratones Colorados o Broken Voices

Indulge the Movement - Contemporary Dance for All / Minja Mertanen

The course Our Inner Nature led by Minja Mertanen focuses on natural elements and movement through imagination. Each class begins with attuning to our bodies, identifying their wishes and needs. We then explore our inner movement through physical…
Tue
Tue
Tue
Tue
Tue
Tue
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Elina Keckman

Indulge the Movement - Contemporary Dance for All / Jyrki Karttunen

In this course, led by Jyrki Karttunen, it is possible for each participant to deepen their ways of feeling and observing movement and dance, and to find new perspectives to them.
Wed
Wed
Wed
Wed
Wed
Wed
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Ole Walter Jacob

Mini-workshop series: Hybridity in Dance / Daniel Sarr

Sarr's miniworkshop focus on technique, musicality and groove and also contain elements that Sarr brings from his research into the history and origins of jazz dance.
Thu
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Thar Be Dragons

Perception and Reality: An Immersive Exploration Through Movement and Self- Expression / Thar Be Dragons

“Perception and Reality” is an explorative movement-based workshop led by Thar Be Dragons’ artistic directors, Ryan Mason and Annamari Keskinen. This immersive journey delves into the intricate connections between memory, personal perception, and our…
Sat
Sun
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Jana Unmüßig

Choreographic Research Platform (CRP) @ Zodiak

The Choreographic Research Platform (CRP) @ Zodiak invites artists, artist-scholars, and scholars who access and navigate their work through the notion of choreography to come together to speculate on the potential and critical cracks of choreography. CRP…
Sat
Sat
Sat
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Sinem Kayacan, senior course 2023

Senior course 3A / Mikko Hyvönen

Mikko Hyvönen’s Senior Course 3 is divided into two groups, each with identical content. Group A meets on Monday mornings from 10AM to 11:30AM.
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Mon
Mon
Mon
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Mon
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Sinem Kayacan, senior course 2023

CANCELLED Senior course 3B / Mikko Hyvönen

Mikko Hyvönen’s Senior Course 3 is divided into two groups, each with identical content. Group B meets on Mondays from 11.45AM to 13.15PM.
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Mon
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Julson Moser

Indulge the Movement - Contemporary Dance for All / Samuli Emery

During Samuli Emery’s course, we engage in movements that awaken our entire existence, from head to soul and gaze to toes. Our aim is to evoke joy, surprise, trust, mystery, epicness, and other powerful states of feeling and being.
Tue
Tue
Tue
Tue
Tue
Tue
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Miikka Pirinen

Indulge the Movement - Contemporary Dance for All / Esete Sutinen

During Esete Sutinen’s course, we explore movement with music, gaze, space, and silence.
Wed
Wed
Wed
Wed
Wed
Wed
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: The School of Visual Theatre, Jerusalem, 2022

Mumbles and Traces / Sonja Jokiniemi

This workshop is a parallel doing to the creation by Sonja Jokiniemi premiering at Zodiak Centre for New Dance in Autumn 2024. Some elements, questions and topics of the work are expanded and explored together with the workshop participants.
Sat
Sun
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Paul Valikoski

Summer Workshops: Milla Koistinen

In this workshop led by choreographer Milla Koistinen we work with tools and movement principles, which enable detailed, effortless, energetic and inventive ways of moving.
Mon
Tue
Wed
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Katri Naukkarinen

Summer Workshops / Anna Mustonen

Choreographer Anna Mustonen gives a summer workshop for dance professionals and students studying the profession. The workshop is about dancing with sensitivity to the body, music and fellow dancers.
Mon
Tue
Wed
Zodiak Studio C4
Course
Photo: Dimitri Kalaitzidis

CANCELLED Summer Workshops: little loco(motion) / los little guys

The little loco(motion) workshop is led by los little guys, a group formed by the dance artist Erik Elizondo and Dimitri Kalaitzidis. In this workshop we will focus on elements of physical investigation based on the study of movement improvisation to…
Thu
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Zodiak Studio C4
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