Author Archives: Kari Hoaas

“HEAT – the distant episodes” at LaMaMa MOVES! New York, Online January 20th and 26th, 2021

HEAT – the distant episodes #6 GROW, #7  WISH, #8 LOT and #9 RISE will be presented at LaMaMa MOVES! Dance festival ONLINE, New York, January 20th and 26th at 7pm EST. Tickets pay as you can here La MaMa presents … Continue reading

Preview “Heat – the distant episodes” at LaMaMa Moved! Dance Festival by Forbes, December 30th, 2020

Forbes preview of “HEAT – the distant episodes” coming up at La MaMa Moved! Dance Festival Online link to article here

“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

“HEAT #5 rising online from Oslo 2020” Live stream November 12th, 2020

Live Performance recording available as Video on Demand at TicketCo as long as Oslo remains in lockdown. In HEAT #5 rising in Oslo the dancers Alexander Aarø, Ida Haugen and Jens Jeffry Trinidad are joined by third year BA in … 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/