Photo: Oksana Skornyakova Photo: Oksana Skornyakova Photo: Oksana Skornyakova Photo: Oksana Skornyakova Photo: Oksana Skornyakova

Laboratory of the movement in Arkhangelsk

Samovarteateret’s dancer and choreographer Nikolay Shchetnev was in Arkhangelsk at 18th – 25th March 2018, leading a workshop about contact improvisation.

In addition with the workshop “Laboratory of the movement of borders” which was a process that was a starting point to find material for the performance - an opening show for the Arctic Art Forum in Arkhangelsk on November 24-25, 2018.

Laboratory was organized by Arctic Art Institute (Arkhangelsk, Russia) with local young dancers and actors from Dance Platform, Dance School “M-Art”, Drama Theatre, Dance Ansamble “Druzba, Theatre ES SENTIA and others.
Laboratory in Arkhangelsk was held at Dance Platform. Photos by Oksana Skornyakova (Arkhangelsk, Russia).
The project is supported by Barentssekretariatet (BarentsKults reisestøtteordning) and Samovarteateret (Kirkenes, Norway).

More about Laboratory in Arkhangelsk – 1 part (Russian language) here:

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