Beauty and the Beast
Is it a dance? Is it a show? Is it a play? Is it a band, a concert? Forget minimalism and everything you know about good taste. It is life and death. It is love. It’s a place where beauty meets beast in a world where everything is possible. Forget Madonna, Prince, Elvis, Beyoncé, Whitney and Britney. Halla and Amanda never needed their lastnames and now they take on the greatest mononymes in dance history and blow you away. You’ll want to lean forward and then back in your chair. You feel safe, but you know that you are part of something dangerous. They don’t do hatred and contempt, they use love as a weapon.
- About Amanda Apetrea
Amanda Apetrea is dancer and choreographer based in Stockholm. She has an MA from DOCH. In 2004 she co-founded the O?FA-collective, which is a feminist performance art collective with 22 members. Amanda has co-created and performed in “VGTP!”, “O?FA: Va?rkonsert”, “The lesbian and philosofie” and “O?FA: Butler” at venues such as Arvika Festival, Biennale in Lund, QueerQultfestivalen, Ficks at F12, EuroPride, Paradiso Festival, Elverket, Uppsala Stadsteater and Riksteatern.
- About Halla Ólafsdóttir
Halla Ólafsdóttir (IS) is based in Sweden working as dancer and choreographer. In 2010 she has been touring her piece “It’s definitely the spiritual thing” in Europe. She was a part of INPEX editorial team for the production and making of the book “The Swedish Dance History” at the ImPulsTanz festival 2010. She recently worked as a choreographer and dancer with Dorte Olesen for the piece “The Bad The Good The Ugly”.
Created and performed by: Halla Ólafsdóttir, Amanda Apetrea. Featuring: Lisen Rosell. Master of Light: Chrisander Brun. Opening act: Emma Tolander, fri; Jessyka Watson-Galbraith, sat.
- Beauty and the Beast
- Amanda Apetrea & Halla Ólafsdóttir
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