Author Archives: Kari Hoaas

“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

“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

“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

“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

Tbilisi International Festival of Theater 2016 Documentary film, Featuring “Be Like Water”

Tbilisi International Festival of Theater has just released this documentary film about the 2016 festival, held in Tbilisi, Georgia in October, featuring footage from our performance of “Be Like Water” at timecode 22.43.  All photos from our performance of “Be … Continue reading

Documentary Film featuring “On the desperate edge of now” at Open Look International Contemporary Dance Festival 2016, St. Petersburg, Russia

Open Look International Contemporary Dance Festival has just released this film documenting the 2016 Festival held in St. Petersburg, Russia in July 2016. “On the desperate edge of now” was part of the festival, documentation and performance footage from the … Continue reading

TV Interviews and photos “Be Like Water” tour Azerbaijan and Georgia. September 2016

TV interviews when we performed “Be Like Water” at Yarat Contemporary Art Center, Baku, Azerbaijan. Photos from performances of “Be Like Water” at Tbilisi International Festival of Theater in Tbilisi, Georgia. Photocredit: Beka Javakhishvili