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New realisation challenges both children and adults

– Classical fairy tale of Thumbelina gets a fresh treatment in Liisa Risu´s choreography

Helsingin Sanomat 9.3.2015 Jussi Tossavainen


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Liisa Risu´s incomparable dance work Valon paino refers to avantgarde and reaches to the future

– The five female dancers have refined their instruments to the top

Helsingin Sanomat 23.9.2015 by Maria Säkö

“… During the performance the audience gets to move freely and examine the four different areas in which the sound and light sources, wind machine, blankets and electrical cords are visible and they open – besides the technique of the performance – also multisensory experience.


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Stage Experiment defends itself from interpretations

Hufvudstadsbladet 24.9.2015 by Jan-Peter Kaiku

“In her new work Liisa Risu uses music that is not played during the performance. The outcome is complex, interesting and demanding.”

“The other year was Liisa Risu´s Soiva / WKL one of the the absolutely most interesting and nurturing performances I´ve seen.”


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The movement of sonic fields – Liisa Risu´s Valon paino in Zodiak 21.9.2015 by Sini Mononen


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Silent Bach avalanches in to a sports hall

Helsingin Sanomat, 9.12.2013, by Maria Säkö

“Despite the silence in Liisa Risu’s work the spectator hears the music inside one’s own head.”


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Soundless ode to Bach

Teatteri & Tanssi 1-2014, by Henna Raatikainen

“… I started to hear movement. I no longer thought of Bach or the venue but started to see the notes on the musical score. The experience was earthmoving.”


Music that dances, by Liisa Kontunen

”Terhi Vaimala, Ninu Lindfors, Jonna Eiskonen, Vera Nevanlinna ja Satu Halttunen glided from part to part with seamless skills. The movement language forms continuously chancing organisms in which synchronized movement is so delicately recurrent that it seems almost instinctive.”


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