Author Archives: Kari Hoaas

“HEAT” (2018)

Now I see that I will never find the light unless like the candle I am my own fuel consuming myself.– Bruce Lee HEAT is a research in what total devotion and dedication might be and mean physically, mentally, emotionally and … Continue reading

“Wounds – three movements on restriction and support” a new work commissioned by Norwegian College of Dance, premiere Descember 4th, 2017

“Wounds – three movements on restriction and support” a new work Kari created for The Norwegian College of Dance 3rd year BA contemporary dance class of 2018 to music by Kronos Quartet. Premiered at Sentralen, Oslo December 4th, 2017. Photos: … Continue reading

“HEAT” work-in-progress showing June 30th, 2017 at Mediterranean Dance Center, Svetvincenat, Croatia

  Kari Hoaas and dancers Ida Haugen, Antero Hein and Hanna Filomen Mjåvatn will share their research and work with the new peoject “HEAT” with the local community in Svetvincenat, Croatia at Mediterranean Dance Center, Friday, June 30th at 9pm. Showing of … Continue reading

“HEAT” new project under development 2017-2018

Kari has embarked on developing her new project “HEAT”. Together with dancers Ida Haugen, Antero Hein, Thais Hvid and Hanna Filomen Mjåvatn, she started out researching her new ideas at a choreographic research residency provided generously by Mediterranean Dance Center … Continue reading

“HEAT” – Choreographic research residency, Croatia, June 2017

Kari Hoaas is developing a new performance project – HEAT – in a choreographic research residency at Mediterranean Dance Center in Svetvincenat, Croatia, June 24 – July 1st, 2017 Together with dancers Ida Haugen, Antero Hein, Thais Hvid and Hanna … Continue reading

“The worst view in the world” Short documentary video: impressions from the company´s recent experiences on tour in the Middle East, April 2017

As a company we deeply value learning about local political situations and cultures, and meeting the local communities while on tour. We bring these experiences with us, into the work in the studio and performances. We travel to many corners of the … Continue reading

“Bak disse murene vet jeg det er et hav” comission for Norwegian College of Dance, premiere June 17th, 2017 at Riksscenen, Oslo

On June 17th Kari´s new work created for the BA contemporary dance graduating class of 2017 at The Norwegian College of Dance will premiere at Riksscenen in Oslo. The work, “Behind these walls I know there is an ocean” was … Continue reading

“Be Like Water” tour to Jordan and Palestine, April 2017

“Be Like Water” will tour to Jordan and Palestine this April with performances and workshops at Amman Contemporary Dance Festival and Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival. Upcoming Performances: April 21st, 2017 – performance and workshops, Amman Contemporary Dance Festival at Royal … Continue reading

“Be Like Water” workshop at Firkin Crane Dance Center, Cork, Irland. February 2017

For one week from February 13th – 17th, Kari Hoaas will hold an intensive workshop with professional dancers and movers at Firkin Crane Dance Center in Cork, Irland. Together they will explore her philosphy of movement and choreographic methods developed during … Continue reading

January 5th – 13th, Kari Hoaas in New York with Norway Now

Kari Hoaas Productions is selected to participate with Norway Now, the Norwegian delegation of artists selected to present they´re work for American producers at Scandinavian House during APAP and festival week. The delegation is supported by the Norwegian Ministry of … Continue reading