Our history is stored in the body memory, the unique present and the possibility of tomorrow. Dance performance Navigatio refers to fundamental human needs: search for a spiritual cohesion and feeling at home also when far away. Alpo Aaltokoski celebrated his 30th artist anniversary in year 2016 and performed himself this mesmerizing solo.
The musical composition, performed live, is influenced by Flamenco and Latin American musical styles and played with string instruments such as ronroco and tres guitar.
Premiere: May 4, 2016 at Alexander Theatre, Helsinki, Finland
Choreography and dance: Alpo Aaltokoski
Music: Jussi Jaakonaho, Joonas Widenius
Light design: Kalle Paasonen
Costume design: Marja Uusitalo
Scenography: Anders Karls
Photos: Stefan Bremer
”Aaltokoski’s every shape and physical articulation captures attention.”
Dance Europe / Donald Hutera
“Aaltokoski is an artist with each and every cell in his body. His proud, mystical physicality and presence are impressive. You just can’t help but look at this man.”
Helsingin Sanomat newspaper