Theatre Productions


Photos: Jarski, Harald Geller, Valentina Escardó

 

GNOMOS (2018, 2014)

Gnomos is a tango theatre performance with live music for whole family. It will have its premiere in Espoo in November 2018. The short version of Gnomos was born in 2014 and has been performed in milongas and tango events worldwide. In the upcoming full-length show the main characters are the same two Finnish forest gnomes Villiina&Viljami.

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

video clip (Gnomos -short version)

 

Photos: Jari Forstadius Photography

 

ULTIMO (2017)

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. 

How would you take your last steps?

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

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ÚLTIMO PRESS PHOTOS (HR 53MB) 

 

Photos: Milka Pajukallio

 

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: Pikku-Ukko, Paola Evelina

 

CHESS PIECE (2014)

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 and clowning. 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: Teemu Hakkarainen, Veronica Goldsmith

 

TROLL TANGO (2013)

Troll tango is a colorful dance theatre piece for the whole family. It is a 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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