World premiere: 19th January 2020 at Dansens Hus in Oslo.
We go back to basics, back to the body. The Body Essays are dance essays, or rather; danced essays. We want to sense our way into a placewhere we can explore the tension between the intimate and the cultural; to experience these overlaps, let them instigate curiosity, and a need to investigate further. The essays are gravitations – physicalinquiries – with which we aim to create a certain body poetics, based on our thirty years as collaborators and individual performers and creators. The performance might be accompanied by
Performance dates: 19th – 22nd January 2020 Venue: Dansens Hus, Oslo
Collapsing Distance synthesizes a number of themes which have permeated Siri & Snelle’s productions since their founding in 1992. Feminine aggression and forbidden feelings explored earlier (e.g. The Closet, 2013, and Grums, 2014) will be revisited through a collective investigation with other artists.
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Sam Mithchell is currently in the second year in the M.F.A. program for Dance Theatre at UC San Diego. He has danced with Santa Barbara Dance Theatre, Malashock Dance, Patricia Rincon Dance Collective, Johanna Meyer and Sommer Ulricksonn as well as other numerous artists, poets and musicians. Sam, who is Yaqui Indian, was recently invited to […]
– OK, Siri. We’ll start with a quick bio – should we just get it over with? Fine; I was born and raised in Porsgrunn), and started dancing when I was 12. That’s when I decided to become a dancer – and that I did! – What was it about the dancing […]
– Well, then it’s your turn Snelle – I’m sure you have lots of stuff you want to get off your chest. First I have to say, though, that I think you are incredibly good at lots of different kinds of things. You start this whole interview with flattery? – No, it’s […]