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Open Call to join a performance piece For this dance, I will take the lead

Picture: Saara Autere

We look for people to share their experience of how it feels to be too much led by other people.

For this dance, I will take the lead -performance consists of pieces of music, chosen by the participants. The performance consists of songs and music pieces chosen by the participants. During the songs the participants lead the audience to move in the space. 

The performance reflects the experience of not being able to influence enough one´s own life.  In what kind of situations and in which areas of life this feeling takes over? What does the feeling of no control tells about our society and about the relationships between people? Artist Tellervo Kalleinen helps each of the participants to plan how their experience can be transmitted for the audience - for the duration of one piece of music.

If you are interested, do apply! The piece doesn´t require previous experience from dance or performing. The participation includes a private planning meeting with Tellervo Kalleinen, two rehearsals and three performances. 

The performances are 27 (preview), 28 and 30 November 2019 in Mad House in Kalasatama, Helsinki. The performance space fits 20-30 persons and it is small and intimate. Catering is offered. There is no fee for participation. 

Send your application until 16 October to mukaan@madhousehelsinki.fi
Tell in your own words a little bit about yourself and about the experience you would like to share in the performance, maximum length A4. Please leave your contact information as well.

Tellervo Kalleinen is an award winning contemporary artist, whose practice is based on creative collaboration. She has organised participatory art works since 2003. Her movies, exhibitions, events and performances have been shown all over the world. www.tellervo.net 

Information about the performance

Short video about the piece (in Finnish)