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11 September 2019 15:10

Tero Saarinen's 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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28 May 2019 07:49

New TSC Studio available for residencies and rentals

Tero Saarinen Company will relocate to the Cable Factory: a 200m2 dance studio as well as TSC office and technical storage facilities are under renovation. The new TSC Studio will also be rented out as well as used for residencies and demo performances. The space is equipped with a Harlequin spring floor, simple lighting pipes and sound system.
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7 May 2019 16:00

Breath back on tour!

Tero Saarinen and accordionist extraordinaire Kimmo Pohjonen will tour in Stuttgart, St. Petersburg, Helsinki and Hong Kong next season. The world-renowned artists’ duet intertwines live music, dance and visuals into wild forms and mythical images, infused by Beckett-inspired absurd humour. Tickets for the pair’s home season at the Alexander Theatre in Helsinki just went on sale. Early bird pricing -20% available until 2 June.
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30 April 2019 14:45

2018 Annual Report Published

Tero Saarinen Company's turnover in 2018 was 1,1 million euros. It had activities in 7 countries on 3 continents. TSC performances had 21 000 spectators, averaging at 800 per show. Its 100 audience outreach and training events had 4300 participants. TSC's permanent staff of 9 was complemented with 63 freelancers and service providers. The Annual Report is only available in Finnish.
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26 April 2019 10:13

Saarinen's key works on Mezzo

TSC's works are again being featured on Mezzo TV in May. The global culture channel will show recordings of Morphed and Borrowed Light on 5 - 23 May. 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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18 April 2019 14:24

TSC to tour with Helsinki Philharmonic

Tero Saarinen Company and the Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra will perform in Brussels and Bruges with Tero Saarinen's choreography Zimmermann Trio. The tour is part of the Cultural Programme for Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU.
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28 February 2019 16:13

TSC moving to the Cable Factory

Tero Saarinen Company will relocate to the Cable Factory. A 200 square meter dance studio as well as TSC office and technical storage facilities are under renovation. The opening of the new TSC space is planned for summer 2019.
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2 January 2019 09:35

New TSC creation with Helsinki Baroque Orchestra

Third Practice draws from Monteverdi’s radical heritage. Twelve TSC dancers and HeBO musicians are joined on stage by tenor Topi Lehtipuu and the virtual avatar of Catalonian soprano Núria Rial. Work-in-progress open rehearsals in Helsinki at Finnish National Theatre in May. World premiere at Teatro Amilcare Ponchielli, Rassegna di Danza & Festival Monteverdi in Cremona, Italy, on 29 May 2019. Finnish premiere at Kuopio Dance Festival in June.
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13 December 2018 16:07

TERO Repertoire Intensive in February 2019

TSC’s winter intensive 2019 focuses on Tero Saarinen’s choreographic work. Set to take place on week 8 (winter break in Helsinki), the 5-day course gives a comprehensive overview of TERO Technique and the philosophy behind it. This year’s winter intensive’s special emphasis is in the technique’s transformation into choreography.
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7 December 2018 08:00

Significant acknowledgements for TSC management

TSC Artistic Director Tero Saarinen and Managing Director Iiris Autio received high acknowledgements for their work on Finland's Independence Day. The President of the Republic of Finland awarded Saarinen with the Commander of the Order of the Lion of Finland and Autio with Knight of the Order of the White Rose of Finland.
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