Author Archives: Kari Hoaas

“HEAT – the distant episodes” (2020)

“Kari Hoaas adapts her post-apocalyptic dance party, HEAT, to empty office spaces in Oslo.” — The New Yorker (January 25th, 2021) “The  most dance-centric selections come from Norwegian choreographer Kari Hoaas….Shot in a single take in visually striking locations–a former … Continue reading

CANCELLED – “HEAT #5 rising in Oslo” at Kulturkirken Jakob, November 12th, 2020

HEAT is a performative installation and practice. It is a dance performance, it is a rave. It is a transformation merging scenic dance and social dance and higher and popular culture, individual and group. Together we aim for the extatic, … Continue reading

“Be Like Water” at Cafe LaMaMa Live: La MaMa MOVES! Online. July 7th, 2020 at 7pm

On July 7th at 7pm EST we will take part in LaMaMa. MOVES! online live stream of “Be Like Water – the distant episodes #3 and #4ths ” followed by discussions and artist talks. Café La MaMa Live: La MaMa … Continue reading

“Be Like Water – the distant episodes” (2020)

Be Like Water – the distant episodes is a series of digital dancehaiku´s created in response to the isolation and uncertainty we are all facing as humans in the wake of the Covid-19 crisis. As danceartists we can no longer share … Continue reading

SIDF Virtual – Live Interview with Kari, May 5th 2020

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic Seattle International Dance Festival has launched its new Virtual Festival 2020. To launch the digital program artistic director, Cyrus Khambatta, sat down with Kari to chat about how she creates dance, works with her dancers … Continue reading

CANCELLED due to COVID-19 “Be Like Water” to Oslo, New York and Seattle, USA in May and June 2020

“Be Like Water” will tour to New York city and La MaMa MOVES festival in May and Seattle International Dance Festival in June with performances: May 14th, 2020 at 7pm Riksscenen, Oslo, Norway May 21st, 2020 at 7pm La MaMa MOVES Festival, … Continue reading

Kari Hoaas presentation AR@K Symposium, March 10th 2020

Kari will present her perforamtive lecture presentation Obstacles as opportunities at AR@K – Artistic Climates Symposium at Christiania University College on March 10th, 2020. Please check here for more information and registration:https://www.kristiania.no/om-kristiania/kalender/symposium-ark20-artistic-climates/  

Norway NOW in New York. January 10th – 14th, 2020

Kari Hoaas is happy to be selected to present her work at Norway NOW in New York 2020. Kari will be in New York from January 10th – 14th. Catch her presentation about her current and upcoming artistic research, performances … Continue reading

“Wounds – three movements on restriction and support.” Reworked with 3BA Dance, Norwegian College of Dance, November 20th, 2019

This fall Kari has reworked her 2017 piece “Wounds – three movements on restriction and support” with the third year BA Contemporary Dance majors at The Norwegian College of Dance. Upcoming showings at Sentralen.More information here.Wednesday November 20th at 16.30, … Continue reading

PAMS 2019, Seoul, Korea 7th – 10th October 2019

From October 7th – 10th choreographer and artistic director Kari Hoaas will be at PAMS 2019 in Seoul Korea. Learn about KHPs current projects at Nordic PITCH or grab her at Nordic NIGHT or email her directly to make a … Continue reading