Biennale programme 2020

Filtered on: Performance

a place

a place

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

In MELO Collective’s latest performance a place the space is shared by the audience, dancers, musicians, singers and students.

Dance

Lower secondary school

Upper secondary school

For pupils with learning disabilities

FUNKTION

Anchors Away

Anchors Away

Performance

Three little people with big dreams of sailing.

Dance

Theatre

Family

Bounce!

Bounce!

Performance

The jury's choice international

Bounce! happily discusses the failure, an universal experience, an unexpected start for a new way of living.

Dance

Lower primary school

Middle school

Djurens karneval

Performance

In Djurens karneval (Carnival of the Animals) a magical universe full of imaginative creatures awaits.

Dance

Middle school

DNA - dansa nära anhörig

DNA - Dansa nära anhörig

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

Four duets between four actors and their real mothers. It is a performance about distance, closeness, food, limitless love, sorrow, loss and renewal.

Dance

Theatre

Upper secondary school

Fisken och Bintou – Flickan som fick alla att lyssna

Performance

A performance based on a traditional Senegalese tale about children’s right to be heard and respected. Includes live music, singing and interaction with the audience.

Musical theatre

Preschool

Lower primary school

Middle school

The school as venue

Förhör

Förhör

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

Sara hasn’t been to school for over a month. She is tormented by anxiety, which grows so strong that she vomits if she is trying to get anywhere near the building

Theatre

Lower secondary school

Upper secondary school

Four Go Wild in Wellies

Four Go Wild in Wellies

Performance

Four Go Wild in Wellies is a whimsical adventure featuring bobble hats, scarves, tents that have a life of their own and, of course, lots of fun in wellies!

Dance

Preschool

For pupils with learning disabilities

FUNKTION

Future Beats

Future Beats

Performance

The jury's choice international

The earliest rhythm can be perceived as ritualized everyday occurrences: Calm and attention, satisfaction and protest, hunger and fulfillment.

Musical theatre

Preschool

Family

Gregarious

Gregarious

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

Two sublime circus artists. The best of friends and the biggest competitors. Fiercely they struggle to be best, fastest, strongest.

Circus

Family

Hemligt

Hemligt

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

A performance that aims to, together with the audience, approach the most private - the diary - and examine our innermost feelings and thoughts.

Theatre

Middle school

Hopp och hinder

Hopp och hinder

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

About discovering, mastering and living out your inner hobbyhorse. Three hobby horse riders are born in a hockey rink where the hockey sticks quickly transform into three lively horses.

Theatre

Preschool

Lower primary school

Hugo

Hugo – elak, blodtörstig och jättefarlig

Performance

Having been a tightrope walker, he is of course no ordinary crocodile, and loves to knit and bake. He wants nothing more than to receive guests in his neat little house.

Theatre

Mime

Preschool

Lower primary school

The school as venue

Into the Roots

Into the Roots

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

Some of us left home of our own free will, while others were forced into exile. The performance portrays the nostalgia which we, for better or worse, associate with everything that comes from our roots.

Dance

Lower secondary school

Upper secondary school

Listening Party

Listening Party

Performance

The jury's choice international

It's a teenage party and they cry if they want to.

Dance

Middle school

Lower secondary school

Upper secondary school

Mitt kalas!

Performance

I Mitt kalas! firar Jago sin födelsedag. Jago älskar att fylla år, inte minst för att man som födelsedagsbarn får bestämma över alla andra.

Theatre

Preschool

The school as venue

NE NE NE (NÄ NÄ NÄ)

NE NE NE (NÄ NÄ NÄ)

Performance

Ne Ne Ne is a playful dance theatre exploration of a meadow in a forest. There is a tea cup and a fish and an umbrella hanging from the trees, and underneath the trees there might be caterpillars and perhaps also even a bear.

Dance

Rabbinens katt

Rabbinens katt

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

A music and puppet show about a cat that starts talking and the consequences of it.

Puppetry

Family

Riddare av tusen äventyr

Riddare av tusen äventyr

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

An unreal campsite, a girl hike and a collective dream. PotatoPotato creates a show based on the Swedish Girl Scout movement.

Theatre

Lower secondary school

Shakespeares hjärtslag

Shakespeares hjärtslag

Performance

Shakespeares Hjärtslag (Shakespeare’s Hearbeat) is based on William Shakespeare's play Pericles. Using a number of selected scenes and rhythmic lyrics, music and songs from the the children/young people are invited to participate.

Theatre

For pupils with learning disabilities

FUNKTION

Snubben lättar på sitt hjärta

Snubben lättar på sitt hjärta

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

What is masculinity? Are there different types of masculinity? A stage performance in which we can follow a group of guys who try to understand themselves, each other and the world.

Theatre

Lower secondary school

Upper secondary school

So Sorry

So Sorry

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

A dance collage of popular culture, packaged in pink plastic. A playful, intense collage of pop culture’s expression and dance.

Dance

Upper secondary school

Sound Symphony

Sound Symphony

Performance

Sound Symphony is a new, highly interactive, sensory performance, made especially for young audiences on the autistic spectrum and with profound and multiple learning difficulties. A playful journey through music, sound and silence.

Musical theatre

For pupils with learning disabilities

FUNKTION

Stora drömspelet

Performance

Kliv in i drömmens egendomliga, fantasifulla och roliga värld!

Theatre

Stranden

Stranden

Performance

Stranden is based on the poem "Dover Beach" written by Matthew Arnold and the audience is invited to the scenery where the poem takes place, a poetic beach café by the sea.

Theatre

For pupils with learning disabilities

FUNKTION

The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and his Narcissistic Mother

The Ballad of the Apathetic Son and his Narcissistic Mother

Performance

The jury's choice international

This high-energy performance exposes the inherent narcissism that is at the centre of motherhood and how this becomes a burden to the child embarking on adulthood.

Dance

Theatre

Middle school

Lower secondary school

Upper secondary school

English

The Boat

The Boat

Performance

A young woman appears in your neighborhood. With great difficulty she drags a wooden boat through the streets. A dreamlike scene. She seems lost, tired and perhaps hungry as well?

Work in progress

Tråkmånsafton

Tråkmånsafton

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

A circus show about the most boring day of the year, the Humdrum Day.

Circus

Preschool

Lower primary school

Vi vet var du bor

Vi vet var du bor

Performance

An electronic opera about freedom of expression. What is your teacher up to when he/she’ s not at work?

Musical theatre

Lower secondary school

Upper secondary school

The school as venue

Vilka är ni?

Vilka är ni?

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

Both humorous and serious. A theatrical performance for all the family. The audience encounters characters from the plant and animal kingdoms of the forest in an absurd and poetic performance.

Theatre

Lower primary school

Middle school

Vill ha hund

Performance

The jury's choice Sweden

Playful paws, kisses from a wet nose, soft cuddly fur.

Puppetry

Preschool

Family