News

19 March 2020 11:26

Coronavirus effects on TSC operations

We are doing everything in our power to help slow the spread of the pandemic. In line with Finnish Government guidelines, we have switched to remote working and all TSC Studio activities are suspended until 13 April. Sale of tickets for the Helsinki premiere season of Third Practice in June continue as normal. We are closely following official guidance.
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12 March 2020 11:43

Residency Artists Broas & Nyberg's Premiere to be Streamed Online

Developed in the first ever residency at Tero Saarinen Company, dance artist Jenna Broas, spatial designer and artist Fabian Nyberg and composer-musician Martin Granö's creation fusing animated video with dance, Truths That Never Were, will be streamed live from TSC Studio on Friday 20 March at 19:00 (GMT +2) due to the coronavirus pandemic. All shows have been postponed and we are looking at alternative dates.
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17 February 2020 10:13

Saarinen's key works on Mezzo

TSC's works are again being featured on Mezzo TV. The global culture channel will show recordings of Morphed and Borrowed Light from 25 February to 20 March, 2020. Both works, filmed at Chaillot and directed by Louise Narboni, were first broadcast on the channel in 2018. Mezzo broadcasts its content, focused on classical music and dance, in 60 countries to 28 million subscribers.
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10 February 2020 14:35

Helsinki Premiere of Third Practice in June 2020

TSC will present its new creation Third Practice at the Finnish National Opera's Almi Hall on 10 - 17 June, 2020. Choreographer Saarinen’s latest brings new dimensions to opera pioneer Claudio Monteverdi’s revolutionary music. The composer’s breathtakingly beautiful madrigals are incarnated on stage by tenor Topi Lehtipuu, virtual soprano Núria Rial, musicians from Helsinki Baroque Orchestra plus Tero Saarinen Company dancers. Tickets on sale now!
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30 January 2020 11:22

New creation with Sebastian Fagerlund and IC98

Tero Saarinen is working on a new creation, Transit, set to premiere on 3 October, 2020 in Sweden. The creation for 16 dancers is set to the music of contemporary composer Sebastian Fagerlund, to be combined with the sound design of Tuomas Norvio. Thematically Saarinen is exploring the alarming loss of biodiversity. The set design centres on an animated film installation by internationally recognised visual artist duo IC-98, Patrik Söderlund and Visa Suonpää. Lighting design is by Minna Tiikkainen. Transit is produced as a Nordic co-production and will be premiered by Skånes Dansteater in Sweden. The creation will be available in TSC’s own touring repertoire from 2021.
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29 January 2020 11:17

Saarinen to work with actors in new Hamlet rock musical

Tampereen Työväen Teatteri will create a new rock musical rendition of Hamlet. As part of director Otso Kautto's artistic team, filled with a number of big Finnish names, Tero Saarinen and David Scarantino will help the actors find a new identity via their physical existence. "The aim is not to do choreography as such, but more to help the actors channel their character via physical form. Their movement will manifest a mindset that stems from all the contradiction and violence that Hamlet sows around him.", describes Saarinen. Premiere in Tampere, Finland, on 3 September.
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20 December 2019 12:38

TERO Morning Classes in Taiwan and Helsinki

Tero Saarinen Company's popular morning classes for professionals will continue in 2020. David Scarantino will teach TERO-technique in Taiwan on 12 - 21 January, as part of the Ehrstrand Dance Collective Winter Workshop at Seed Dance Company. At our brand new TSC Studio in Helsinki, regular TERO Morning Classes for professionals will run from Feburuary 17 to March 27. Online registration open now!
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11 November 2019 09:46

Tero Saarinen's live music creations take over Europe and Asia this fall

Tero Saarinen Company has toured extensively after moving to its new space at the Cable Factory in June. This season’s 18 performances of choreographer Saarinen’s works reached 14 000 spectators in Bruges, Brussels, Helsinki, Hong Kong, Seoul, St. Petersburg, Stuttgart, and Yokohama. The three critically acclaimed creations presented this fall, Breath, Zimmermann Trio and Vortex, differ much in style and form but all feature live music in a pivotal role.
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10 November 2019 15:29

Shaksfin to represent TSC in Asia and Oceania

Tero Saarinen Company has begun collaboration with Shaksfin Asia. Hannes Nimpuno and Jack Lin will represent TSC in Asia and Oceania. Established in 2000, Shaksfin is one of the leading producers of performing arts in the territory and perhaps best known for their work with music. Current dance roster includes Sasha Waltz & Guests, Hofesh Shechter Company and now, Tero Saarinen Company.
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11 September 2019 15:10

Vortex in South Korea and Japan

Tero Saarinen’s Vortex, commissioned by the National Dance Company of Korea in 2014 will once again re-enter the renowned company’s repertoire. Vortex will first have a run in South Korea, this time at the LG Arts Centre on 3-5 October. The NDCK will then tour in Japan with the work: performances at KAAT Kanagawa Arts Theater will take place on 25-27 October.
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