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Tsuumi Dance Theatre is a Helsinki based professional dance theatre with 25 years of experience. The company finds its unique strength in exploring folklore and creating new artistic ways to bring it on stage. Tsuumi Dance Theatre is a collective of professional dancers, choreographers and musicians. Tsuumi’s works consists of contemporary dance, Finnish folk dance, theatre and live music.


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Gritty B

Gritty B is a dance-filled trip to girlhood and back, tinged with bass frequencies. Relying heavily on movement and sound, the piece is built on stage by two dancers and an electric bassist. Gritty B dives critically but joyfully into a time of disco nostalgia, a time when we still had diaries and toilet walls instead of social media.

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A Couple of Humans tanssiteos

A Couple of Humans

Performance that combines physical and visual theatre and reflects on humanity from the perspectives of communication and interaction.

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The dance continues where the words of the song end, and the movement tells the story of a universal feeling.

Poiju is a retreat on stage that has emerged from the intersections of old Finnish schlager and folk tunes and fused them into a modern stage work.

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Linnanjuhlat – this year you are also invited!

Linnajuhlat is an experiential performance based on the iconic Presidential Palace’s Independence Day celebrations, which combines theater, dance, party fun and taste experiences. Finally, everyone who wants to get an invitation!

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Attic – relationship reflective duet

A choreography for two dancers reflecting on time and relationships. The work is touching, delightful and serious at the same time.

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A performance about culture of prohibition and a manifesto about citizens’ rights to dance freely where, when and how ever they want.

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A dance piece for two performers, a dancer and a musician, that aims to physicalize the mental landscapes of those who left their homes or homelands due to wars or persecutions.

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We Called Her Bertha

A hypnotic stage piece performed by two dancers and a double bassist.

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Hiuskarvan varassa event

A multi-year, rotating event that changes with the performance venues, Hiuskarvan varassa will be experienced for the first time in the summer of 2023 in Kuopio. In its first event, the Roskakatos collective recycles Tsuumi Dance Theatre’s works MARTAT and We Called Her Bertha as well as the free field productions lollollollollollollol, Matriarkka and OMPELUSEURAT into an eventful entity in a common landscape.

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