Them two

“Nopeat ja elegantit elävät rytmiin. Kulkevat hihoineen minne haluavat, venyttäen oletettua. Pudottavat nautinnon mihin vaan, niin kuin haluaa.”

The fast and elegant live to the beat. Proceed in their sleeves where they want,
stretching the supposed. Dropping pleasure wherever, as they want.

A strong, self-willed and pleasureful duet by two women plays with stretching the
boundaries of elegant demeanor. Music drives the women leaving their sleeves
jiggling. The artwork celebrates pleasure and being carried away by rhythm. It infects also
the spectator with energetic excitement and desire to take part to the dancing.

The piece has been performed in theatrical venues as well as restaurants and

Choreography: Elina Häyrynen and Terhi Kuokkanen
Costume design: Jaana Kurttila
Sound design: Elina Häyrynen and Terhi Kuokkanen
Dance: Elina Häyrynen and Terhi Kuokkanen
Production: Off/Balance
Funding: Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Dance Center of Central Finland and City
of Jyväskylä
Premiere: 30.8.2019, Wine Garden -festival, Jyväskylä
Duration: 15min

Photos: Jaana Kurttila and Matti Häyrynen

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House Party

“People are mostly layers of violence and tenderness wrapped like bulbs, and it is difficult to say what makes them onions or hyacinths.”
– Eudora Welty