Working towards a more inclusive and sustainable future
Throughout our 25 years of existence, Tero Saarinen Company’s art and actions have been based on fundamental humanist values, equality and respect for all. Despite this, we have acknowledged a need to further understand and dismantle many forms of systemic oppression within our field – and organization. Therefore we at TSC have started actively educating ourselves, in order to go towards more inclusive and sustainable future.
New work in collaboration with the Finnish National Opera and Ballet
Our collaboration with the Finnish National Opera and Ballet and composer Esa-Pekka Salonen continues with a new creation in celebration of FNOB's centenary year! Saarinen's choreography, Wedge, will premiere on the Main Stage of The Finnish National Ballet in Helsinki, in May 2022. Wedge will end a triple bill titled 'Made in Finland', showcasing three internationally acclaimed Finnish choreographers: Johanna Nuutinen, Kenneth Kvarnström and Tero Saarinen. Saarinen's choreography to the Cello Concerto by Esa-Pekka Salonen will be interpreted by dancers from the Finnish National Ballet and TSC, performing together with the Orchestra of the Finnish National Opera. Dance, sound and light will be wedged together in the interface between chaos and order, defenselessness and safety, and the experience of the transience of existence. The costume design is by TSC’s trusted designer, Erika Turunen, and the lighting and set design by Joonas Tikkanen. Ticket sales for the Triple Bill start in August 2021. Season ticket holders can book seats starting 5 May.
Due to new restrictions in the Helsinki area, the Almi Hall season of Third Practice was cancelled. All ticket holders will be contacted via email as soon as possible. The silver lining is that a high-end multi-camera video production will available online globally from 19 March to 6 April! Tickets (from 15€) available from Tiketti. The filming is produced in collaboration with dance film forerunner Thomas Freundlich.