Lapitskaya, Cingolani, Hamilton: Jane’s Solstice

Contemporary dance

Performance of dance, voice and text

International group of dance artists will come to Caisa’s stage to present their newest work of dance, voice and text. Interlacing of unique moments and poetry of the immediate, Jane’s Solstice brings to light the subtle aspect of dance and text. The whole essence of the piece is articulated and developed in this transformation from the invisible to the visible, from the implicit to the explicit.

From the bottom of darkness we smell glimmer
From the bowels of the earth we hear peaks calling us to climb
We crown our gods on even days
And dethrone them on odd ones
We’ll get somewhere
If time only has mercy on us
And there we’ll celebrate and sing our pagan songs…

Concept, dance, text: Vera Lapitskaya, Paolo Cingolani, Julyen Hamilton

Production: NotaBene art group, Caisa cultural center

Duration: 55 min

Tickets 10/15€

About working group:

Vera Lapitskaya is a dance artist born in Russia and currently resident in Helsinki. Since 2009 she has been working as a solo performer as well as in collaboration with other artists in Finland and internationally. She is interested in composing dances and texts instantly in close relation with live music and objects.

Paolo Cingolani is an Italian dancer specialized in the art of improvisation and instant composition. His work is characterized by a specific training on intuition as the first tool to create dance and text in performance. He mostly works as independent artist, making performance and projects with other artists, dancers, musicians and visual designers. Since 2012 he is a member of Allen’s Line company of Julyen Hamilton.

Julyen Hamilton, born and brought up in England he trained in London in the 1970’s, a time of radical experimentation, he has been an exponent of innovative performance since that time. He has been making and performing dances for 40 years throughout the world. Since the 80’s he has performed constantly in close collaboration with many of the highest quality musicians and artists from all over Europe. He is regularly invited to teach in major training centers throughout the world, his pedagogy centering on the elements of space, time, voice and dramaturgy. He is a director and choreographer of Allen’s Line company.

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