The 4th Aerowaves Spring Forward festival takes place in Umeå, Sweden, hosted by NorrlandsOperan as part of the European Capital of Culture celebrations. Presenting the best in young and emerging work by dance makers in Europe today: 25 companies from 21 countries in just four days. Join the rollercoaster ride!
If you can´t be in Umeå – join Spring Forward online:
1. Watch the live stream for free on Saturday 26 th at ArtStreamingTV. Broadcast time: 14.00–22.00. (Sweden is 1hr ahead of GMT).
2. Follow the festival and share your thoughts on Twitter: @AerowavesEurope @artstreamingtv #springback. Leading dance critics Donald Hutera, Sanjoy Roy and Margareta Sörenson will mentor nine dance writers to test online flash formats. Expect rapid-fire responses, opinions and reviews online from Friday evening onwards. Join the cnversation whereever you are!
3. Read the latest reviews over the weekend: aerowaves-springforward.org.
Spring Forward 2014 is produced by Aerowaves, NorrlandsOperan and made possible by Umeå2014, European Capital of Culture and the Swedish Arts Council.
Supported by: Camões - Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua in Portugal/TAP Portugal - Med vidöppna armar (PT), Embassy of Ireland in Sweden (IE), Goethe Institut (DE), Italian Culture Institute "C.M. Lerici” (IT), The Icelandic Ministry of Education, Science and Culture (IS), Swiss Arts Council - Prohelvetia (CH), Tjeckiska Centret (CZ), The Kier Foundation (AUS), Instytut Adama Mickiewicza (PL), Embassy of Portugal in Stockholm (PT).
Spring Forward contains ten public bills with one to three performances each. “Aerowaves Encore” are pieces by companies who have previously presented work during Spring Forward and are back by popular demand. Ticket price is 50 SEK/bill and if you buy them through Ticnet.se, there is an additional service fee (10SEK).
Thu 24 April, 20.00–21.15
NorrlandsOperan, Act 1 Teatern, Act 2 Black Box
Elle Sofe Henriksen, Sápmi/Norway
Beatnaga ii galgga gulgii geahcˇcˇat – trio 35 min.
Nomo Daco, Sweden
Embrace – trio 30 min.
Fri 25 April, 20.00–21.20
NorrlandsOperan, Act 1 Konsertsalen, Act 2 & 3 Teatern
Claudia Catarzi, Italy
Qui, ora (here and now) – solo 17 min.
Repose – duet 25 min.
Eléonore Valère Lachky Company, Belgium
Whirling – quintet 20 min.
Sat 26 April, 11.30 & 12.00
Sun 27 April, 11.30
Aoife McAtamney, Ireland
Softer Swells. Solo, 20 min.
Free of charge, fetch a ticket at the ticket office!
BOYS WHO LIKE TO PLAY WITH DOLLS
Sat 26 April, 14.00–16.00
NorrlandsOperan, Black Box
Nomo Daco/Tove Skeidsvoll, Sweden
Duo – live solo and film 20 min.
Tereza Ondrová & Peter Šavel, Czech Republic
Boys who like to play with dolls – duet 36 min.
Nora Elberfeld, Germany
You're from the 70ies but I'm a 90ies bitch – trio 38 min.
Sat 26 April, 20.00–22.10
Simone Truong, Switzerland
Is this the beginning of it all, again? – trio 40 min.
Clément Dazin, France
Bruit de couloir – solo 30 min.
Csaba Molnár, Viktória Dányi & Tamara Zsófia Vadas, Hungary
Skin Me – quintet 40 min.
DIG MY JOCKEY
Sun 27 April, 14.00–16.00
NorrlandsOperan, Black Box
Antonin Comestaz, The Netherlands
Out of the Grey – trio 20 min.
Gala Moody & Michael Carter, Spain
One Final Evolutionary Note – duet 35 min.
Anna Maria Häkkinen & Jarkko Partanen, Finland
Dig my jockey / Live version – quartet 40 min.
THE DOG DAYS ARE OVER
Sun 27 April, 20.00–21.00
Jan Martens, Belgium/The Netherlands
The dog days are over – octet 60 min.