Theatre Productions


GNOMOS (premiere 4th of Dec 2018)

Gnomos is a tango theatre performance with live music for whole family. It tells about nature’s importance, mischievous selfishness and true companionship. The main characters of the show are two forest gnomes Villiina ja Vihmo.

Idea, choreography, dance, realization:
Marjo Kiukaanniemi & Timo Hakkarainen
Assistant director: Gonzalo Orihuela (AR)
Live-music and sound design: Harri Kuusijärvi
Duration: 45 minutes

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Photos: Jari Forstadius Photography

 

ULTIMO (2017)

HOW WOULD YOU TAKE YOUR LAST STEPS?

Ultimo is a strong tango theatre performance with live music. The piece describes the last moments, movements and feelings of  a man who is already accompanied by the death and his assistant. 

Idea, choreography, dance, realization:
Marjo Kiukaanniemi & Timo Hakkarainen
Assistant director: Gonzalo Orihuela (AR)
Live-music and sound design: Harri Kuusijärvi
Duration: 45 minutes

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Photos: Jari Forstadius Photography

 

TANGO IMPULSO (2016)

Tango Impulso is an improvised Argentine tango performance where the live music and the movement are both created in the moment. 

Idea: Marko Puro
Live music: Marko Puro - piano & vocal, Tapani Heikinheimo - cello
Dance: Marjo Kiukaanniemi & Timo Hakkarainen
Duration: 20 -45 minutes

 

 
 

Photos: Milka Pajukallio

 

CHESS PIECE (2014)

OPPOSITES NEED EACH OTHER TO EXIST

This duet drills into playing thematics, strategies and rules with cunning and mischievous touch, but also by brute strenght if needed. The characters on the board are brought to life by mime. The movement vocabulary is a mixture of argentine tango and partnering techniques of contemporary dance.

Idea, choreography, direction, dance, realization: 
Kiukaanniemi & Hakkarainen
Music: Johanna Juhola & Hannu Oskala
Duration: 35 minutes

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Photos: Pikku-Ukko, Paola Evelina

 

TROLL TANGO (2013)

A TANGO ADVENTURE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Troll tango is a colourful, wordless story about a friendship between a human boy and a troll girl, which is carried on by means of argentine tango, mime and live music. Troll tango encourages it's audiences to accept indifferences and experience the power of dancing together.

Idea, choreography, dance, realization: 
Kiukaanniemi & Hakkarainen
Direction: Kiukaanniemi
Live music, dance: ensemble (7 performers) 
Duration: 45 minutes

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Photos: Teemu Hakkarainen, Veronica Goldsmith