Susanna Leinonen Company will perform at the San Francisco International Arts Festival from May 19 to 20 and at the Seattle Dance Festival from June 2 to 4, 2012. The company will perform the piece Chinese Objects. From Seattle the company will travel to the Indonesian Dance Festival, where it will perform the piece Blinded Mind. In July Susanna Leinonen Company visits George Town Festival in Malaysia.
At the end of April the company will visit Jyväskylä and Kuopio in Finland. The tour will start a co-operation with the city theatres.
Blinded Mind, which premiered in 2011, is a piece for six dancers. It plays with contrasts and oppositions. The work combines cinematic narration, strong and unique movement language of Leinonen, costume design by Erika Turunen and music by Kasperi Laine. As a new dancer will be seen Sam Vaherlehto.
The duet Chinese Objects from the year 2005 dives into the world of subconcious through physical movement. Chinese Objects was commissioned by the Royal Swedish Ballet in 2005 and it has also been performed by the Dansk Danseteater.
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