NI’JA WHITSON: UNDER THE WATER AND IN THE DARK

A person moving in a dim space with fluorescent light cable over their shoulder.

Theatre Academy Helsinki has organised a lecture series titled ‘Decolonising Embodiment’ held on Zoom during the autumn 2021. The last lecture on Wednesday 8.12.2021 at 18.00 (EET) is opened to the public in co-operation with the University of Huddersfield (UK) and The Center for Everything (FIN).  The lecturer is Ni’Ja Whitson. Ni’Ja Whitson is a […]

C O N T E M P O R A R Y R A V E

Contemporary Rave is a combination of a rave, a dance class and consciousness dancing all over the walls. It’s a rave in a dance studio. It’s consensual touch, the best dance floor in the city and a rave for your 30 best friends that you just don’t know yet. The night has a precise structure, […]

Blindfold Jam

The next blindfold jam is on Sat 27. 11. 2021.  Sight as a sense defines greatly all our action – and also how we experience dance. And still most of dance is something totally different – experiencing movement, feeling the movement and sensing oneself, others and the world we are immersed in. In this blindfold […]

Playdate

Playdate experiments with immersive art and artistic games. These new bastards of art and pop culture cross-breed f.e. immersive theatre, installations, BDSM and new technologies in order to bring game worlds right under your skin. Playdate is a club and an interdisciplinary playground for the arts which gives you an opportunity to try out raw […]

lim

lim premiered on Saturday 6. 3. 2021. lim is a prologue for a new planet. it’s a planet in a state of in-between – in a state where we don’t yet know what comes next. lim is not anymore part of the old, collapsed planet, but it’s also too new to have been born for […]

Remote Jam

Remote Jam is a version of the dj jam in exceptional circumstances. dj jam uses contact improvisation as the base for connection. Remote Jam improvises the connection by the music played by the dj and tuning in and dancing together. SCORE FOR THE JAM 18 – 18.30 Arriving to Zoom 18.30 – 19 Facilitated tuning […]

Immersive Theatre Workshop

The workshop teaches theory and especially practice of immersive and participatory performances. Immersive performances are usually understood as performances that immerse the audience in the stage setting of a performance, but understood in a larger context it means performances that challenge the traditional position of the audience in a performance. Participatory performances point to a […]

The International AI Party

The AI Party was realised in Finland in 2018 and in Sweden and Norway during 2019. The Finnish, Swedish and Norwegian versions of The AI Party were briefly brought together online in 2020. The Nordic co-operation was supported by Nordic Culture Fund, Nordic Culture Point and Statens Kulturråd. Original concept: The Center for Everything (FIN), […]

DJ Jam

dj jam combines music played by a dj and a contact improvisation jam. a sensitive dj watches the crowd as closely as an improvising musician watches an improvising dancer. contact improvisation was born in the 70’s to experience dance in a new way and CI jams were born to share this experience. dj jam is […]

The Sensory Cocktail Bar

The Sensory Cocktail Bar is a performance concept that was originally developed as part of Experience Park Turku 2011 that itself was part of the official program of European Capital of Culture in Turku 2011. Later it has been realised f.e. at Flow Festival in Helsinki, Finland and at Mono Festival in Lund, Sweden. In […]