Spring Forward Festival

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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.

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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).

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THE PROGRAMME
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).

Magnetic North

MAGNETIC NORTH
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.

 

Dawn

DAWN
Fri 25 April, 18.00–19.30
Midgårdsskolan, Valhalla

Annick Pütz, Luxembourg
Hüllen – solo 37 min.

Hodworks, Hungary
Dawn – quartet 40 min.
(Aerowaves Encore)

 

Whirling

WHIRLING
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.

Recollective
, Russia
Repose – duet 25 min.

Eléonore Valère Lachky Company, Belgium
Whirling – quintet 20 min.

Aoife McAtamney

SOFTER SWELLS
Sat 26 April, 11.30 & 12.00
Sun 27 April, 11.30
NorrlandsOperan, Konsertsalen

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

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.

 

Step right to it

STEP RIGHT TO IT
Sat 26 April, 16.30–18.00
Midgårdsskolan, Valhalla

Margrét Sara Gudjónsdóttir, Iceland
Step right to it – quartet 40 min.

Ramona Nagabczynski, Poland
New (Dis)Order – trio 40 min.

 

Skin me

SKIN ME
Sat 26 April, 20.00–22.10
NorrlandsOperan, Teatern

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

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.

 

Eggshells

EGGSHELLS
Sun 27 April, 17.00–18.10
Midgårdsskolan, Valhalla

Harry Koushos, Greece
Man II – duet 17 min.

Lander Patrick, Portugal
Cascas d'OvO (Eggshells) – duet 40 min.

The dog days are over

THE DOG DAYS ARE OVER
Sun 27 April, 20.00–21.00
NorrlandsOperan, Teatern

Jan Martens, Belgium/The Netherlands
The dog days are over – octet 60 min.
(Aerowaves Encore)