ANNAMARI KESKINEN

Education

1995 - 2001   Finnish National Opera Ballet School

2001 - 2004   Finnish National Opera Ballet School Vocational training

Choreography

2020   comissioned work for SEAD/Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance/ new piece for 25 dancers / chor. Annamari Keskinen

2020   ”Leidenschaften”/comissioned work for Staatstheater Braunschweig/ piece for seven dancers / chor. Thar Be Dragons

2019   "To piece together the elements ”/ soolowork for Ryan Mason/ chor. Thar Be Dragons

2019   ”Instinkte”/ africologne festival Cologne/ work for actors and immigrants/chor. Annamari Keskinen

2018   ”EI” / commisioned work for Staatstheater Kassel/ piece for nine dancers and a actor/ chor. Thar Be Dragons

2018   ”Dying animals don’t feel sorry for themselves” / site -specific work for KAIKU club in Helsinki with live music/ chor. Thar Be Dragons

2016   ”Ikimono” co-produced together with Staatstheater Kassel/ Tif/ chor. Annamari Keskinen

2016   ”Bergstein garten” research project /Shawbrook Dance/ work for four dancers and one musician /chor. Annamari Keskinen

2014   ”Pet” /Choreographische werskstatt Staatstheater Kassel/ a duet/ chor. Annamari Keskinen

Work as a freelance dancer

2020   ”Kehys” Valtteri Raekallio corp.

2019   ”Muistikuvia” Valtteri Raekallio corp/Zodiak

2018   ”Dying animals don’t feel sorry for themselves” Thar Be Dragons

2018   ”Yleisö”Valtteri Raekallio Corp.

2018   ”Oneiron” Valtteri Raekallio Corp.

2017   ”rite of spring” Johannes Wieland/Staatstheater Kassel GER

2017   ”Global Blues” research project, trauma based work / Nicole Nagel GER

2016   ”Ikimono” Staatstheater Kassel GER

2016   ”Lore” Helder Seabra BEL

2015   ”Gold by Bronze Stephanie Tiersch GER

2015   ”Ultima Thule” Catherine Young IRE

2014   ”Channel Rose” Eleesha Drennan UK

2014   ”Cold Bright She” Shannon Gillen GER/USA

2012   ”Kireru” Rootless Root

2009  ”Trust off” Taneli Törmä/location X DK

 

Work as full time company member

2010 - 2014   Staatstheater Kassel / Johannes Wieland

work by Johannes Wieland - ”golddigger”, ”supernova”, ich bin du”, ”traffic", ”sheherazade”, ”traffic”, ”sie alle werden angfangen zu weinen. alle”, ”white noise tragedy”, ”leises tweifeln von ganz weit hinten rechts”, roadkill

guest choreographers - Giving birth to 1000 year of sorrow/RootlessRoot, ”Lego love”/ Chris Harring, ”Alpenglühen”/Michael Langeneckert, ”No lands end”/ Stephanie Tiersch, ”Stardust” Helge Letonja

2008 - 2009   National Dance Company of Wales (Diversions)

guest choreographers - Andonis Foniadakis, Stijn Celis, Stehen Petronio, Stehephen

Shorpshire, Roy Gambell More

 

2007 - 2008   Rafael Bonachela Company (UK) - ”Square map Q4”

2004 - 2007   IT Dansa (ES)// Catherine Allard

 

guest choreographers: Alexander Ekmann, Jiří Kylián, Gustavo Ramirez, Uri Ivgi and Johan Greben, Stijn Celis and others

 

 

Teaching experience

2019   SEAD/Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance

2019   Sdwig Studio two week laboratory in Saint Petersburg

2019   b12 international workshop festival in Berlin 6 days/Thar Be Dragons

2019   Tanssille Ry morning classes
2018   b12 international workshop festival in Berlin 8 days/Thar Be Dragons

2018   Thar Be Dragons workshop in New York

2018   Thar Be Dragons workshop in Helsinki
2018   Staatstheater Kassel Germany profi training
2018   assisting Valtteri Raekallio for the piece”sinä minäsi kanssa sinuiksi, minä sinäsi kanssa minuiksi”/ Tampere conservatory

2018   Teacher in dance school Tannssila

2018   Guest teacher at Iwanson school of contemporary dance in Munich Germany

2017   b12 international workshop festival in Berlin 8 days /Annamari Keskinen

2017   Dock 11 Berlin profi training

2016   Staatstheater Kassel Germany profi training
2016   b12 international workshop festival in Berlin 4 days /Annamari Keskinen

2016   Guest teacher Shawbrook Summer school in Ireland
2015   Staatstheater Kassel Germany profi training

2013   Johannes Wieland audition Staatstheater Kassel (teaching repertuar)

2011   Johannes Wieland audition Staatstheater Kassel (teaching repertuar)

2008   National Dance Company of Wales audition (teaching repertuar)

2007 - 2008   Profi training National Dance Company of Wales UK

 

RYAN MASON 

Education

2007   California Institute of the Arts - Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance and Choreography

 

Choreography

 

2019   Staatstheater Braunschweig – ‚Leidenschaft’, triple bill 

2019   SpringboardX / Gibney Dance NYC - Guest Choreographer / Guest Teacher

2019   HSPro Hubbard Street – Guest Choreographer for 50 dancers, Chicago                                                         2018   Staatstheater Kassel - ‚anarchy of the body’ - THAR BE DRAGONS

2018   ‚Dying Animals Don’t Feel Sorry For Themselves’ - THAR BE DRAGONS, Helsinki FI

2018   Sozo Visions in Motion - ‚division by zero and the meaning machine’

2017   Springboard Danse Montreal - ‚consider your options!’, Montreal CA

2017   TRAK Dance Ensemble - ‚nomans land’, Salzburg AU

2017   CalArts/RedCat Los Angeles - ‚[crash]  [landing]’, Los Angeles USA

2016   München Gasteig Blackbox - ‚through the windshield’

2015   Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (SEAD) – ‚exithere,

2014   Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (SEAD) – ‚The Waiting Room’

2012   Staatstheater Kassel/TiF - ‚Anne Frank’

2009  Staatstheater Kassel/TiF - ‘honey cake horse’ - Battlegrounds: Choreografische Werkstatt 

2008  Kassel Fridericianum – ‚PG-13’ - Inside Out Late Night: Choreografische Werkstatt 

2007  RedCat Theater - ‘moonrocks’ CalArts Spring Dance Concert Los Angeles

Rehearsal Director

 

2019                     Staatstheater Braunschweig - rehearsal director for Winterreise Spring 2019

2012 - 2014         Staatstheater Kassel - rehearsal Director, /Tanztheater Johannes Wieland

2012 – present   Prüfungsvorsitzender - an der staatlichen Berufsfachschule für zeitgenössischen                                                           Bühnentanz - Sozo Visions in Motion, Kassel

 

 

Professional Dance Work

 

2019                'Kehys - Frame' - Valtteri Raekallio / Raekallio Corp.

2018                'Dying Animals Don’t Feel Sorry For Themselves’ - THAR BE DRAGONS, Helsinki FI

2009 - 2012    Staatstheater Kassel -Dancer - Johannes Wieland

2007 - 2009   José Limón Dance Company - NYC

2002 - 2003   Peter Pan U.S. National Broadway Tour - starring Cathy Rigby

2001 - 2002   Jesus Christ Superstar U.S. National Broadway Tour

1992 - 1993    Annie Get Your Gun U.S. National Tour

 

Teaching/Workshops

 

2019 - present   Anton Bruckner University Linz – Faculty

2019                     b12 - Berlin dance workshop and festival THAR BE DRAGONS

2018                     NYU Tisch – Guest Faculty

2018                     Staatstheater Kassel – Guest Teacher

2018                     b12 - Berlin dance workshop and festival THAR BE DRAGONS

2017                      b12 - Berlin dance workshop and festival

2017                      Staatstheater Kassel – Guest Teacher

2016                      b12 - Berlin dance workshop and festival 

2016                      California Institute oft he Arts (CalArts) – Guest Teacher

2016                      Staatstheater Kassel – Guest Teacher

2015                      Guest teacher - SEAD Salzburg

2015                      Staatstheater Kassel – Guest Teacher

2014                      Guest teacher - SEAD Salzburg

2014 – 2018          Iwanson School of Contmeporary - Faculty 


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