“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

Be like water (2015)

“The ocean is roaring, the dancers roll over each other, try to get up, grabbing each other, supporting, fighting, hugging, struggeling against each other. The scene is overpowering. Thoughts go to drowning refugees in the Mediterranean, or to John Akomfrahs video work … Continue reading

One (2013)

“heartfelt and loaded with raw movement… Her physicality was tender and beautiful to watch,.. ” – Emma Wilson for lovedancemore.org, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. A solo performance for and by choreographer and performer Kari Hoaas, created in recognition of … Continue reading

On the desperate edge of now (2013)

Awarded “Best performance of the program new prize 2015” – by Georgian Theatre Critics Association at Tbilisi International Festival of Theater “Fragile masterpiece” – dancecritic Lars Elton for Budstikka, Bærum, Norway “Calm and raw. From quite melancholy to muscular explosiveness, … Continue reading

Daybreak (2010)

By acknowledging a continuously faster moving world; a place where we no longer have time for each other even when we are together; Daybreak seeks to confirm a belief in the tender pricelessness of the here and now. Choreography/direction: Kari … Continue reading