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Teoksen Närproducerat markkinointikuva. Kuvassa: Sandrina Lindgren, kuvaaja: Jussi Virkkumaa.

Närproducerat – cooking as dance

A dance solo performance inspired by the dynamic movements of cooking. What does everyday movements and dance have in common? In this solo, mundane actions in the kitchen are used as part of a choreography that does not stop until the food is on the table. Human in motion, music, cooking pots and steaming food form the ensemble of a domestic micro-spectacle that reflects on the greatness in the small. As an audience you are part of a small group and dinner is included in the ticket price. The menu will be prepared as vegan, but unfortunately we are not able to adapt it to other food restirictions or allergies. The performance takes place in the beautiful kitchen at Kahvila Koroinen at Korois outside Turku city center, Koroistentie 2.

Concept, dance, choreography and menu: Sandrina Lindgren
Music and sound: Teemu Korpipää
Artistic advice: Sofia Molin, Ishmael Falke, Janna Haavisto and Ville Kurki
Graphic design and photo: Jussi Virkkumaa
Communications and marketing: Pia Puustelli
Production: Grus Grus Theater
Collaborators: Regional Dance Centre of Western Finland and Elävän kulttuurin Koroinen ry

The performance is without speech and aimed at adult audiences.

Buy your tickets at Tiketti. Only advance sale.

Performance times: 7.5. (fully booked), 8.5., 9.5., 14.5., 16.5., 17.5., 18.5., 26.5. and 27.5. always at 19.00

Performance is supported by The Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Taike), Arts Council of Varsinais-Suomi, Svenska Kulturfonden and Stiftelsen Martha och Albin Löfgrens kulturfond.

Food’s ingredients

The menu are kept secret until the performance, but here is a list of the food’s ingredients:

Dried Finnish peas, carrots, celery, yellow onion, marjoram or oregano, yellow mustard powder, dijon mustard, sugar, punsch, white wine vinegar, olive oil, smoked paprika powder, apple cider vinegar, cayenne pepper, vegetable bouillon cubes (without natrium glutamate), yeast, salt, wheat flour, tofu, garlic, soy sauce, maple syrup, spinach or arugula, fresh tomatoes, parsley, sunflower seeds, almond flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, light baking syrup, oat milk, canola- or sunflower oil, tahini, date syrup, cinnamon, balsamic vinegar, strawberries, cream.

Note that small changes in the choice of ingredients may occur. The food is suitable for both vegetarians and vegans, unfortunately we can not make specific adjustments to other diets.

Safety precautions related to coronavirus:

To ensure the safety of the audience in the current corona situation the performances will be open only to private groups of max. 5 persons. The performance takes about one hour and the meal served after the performance can be enjoyed either on the spot or as a take away. We recommend that everybody use masks during the performance. Every visitor is required to be in good health and not showing any symptoms.

Video: Jussi Virkkumaa, music: Teemu Korpipää.

Video: Rosa Huuska, Regional Dance Centre of Western Finland.