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Gunilla Heilborn, Sweden
This is Not a Love Story | Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs) 
Oct 13-14 2016


This is Not a Love Story is a tale of two reluctant heroes – Kowalski and Vera.
 
At least those are their names in one of the scenes. With a disarming simplicity, they switch between dance and  scattered questioning: Who did what? When? Where? And  why? Is there any specific period in the history that I should  focus on? Have you ever worked in the fishing industry?
 
A delicate search for context and connections, which always seem to be slightly beyond our reach, the journey becomes not about the destination, but the transformation and reflection along the way. The journey keeps starting over. Again and again as in a choreographic road movie.
 
Gunilla Heilborns’ unique approach to combining text, movement, video and imagery, always spiced with dry  humour and filmic timing, has established her reputation as one of Sweden's most interesting performance and film artists.
 
Contains strobe lighting.
 
Cast and Creative Team:

  • Staging by Gunilla Heilborn
  • Cast: Johan Thelander, Kristiina Viiala
  • Choreography and Text: Gunilla Heilborn in collaboration  with Johan Thelander, Kristiina Viiala
  • Set and Costume Design:  Katarina Wiklund
  • Lighting Design: Miriam Helleday
  • Music: Kim Hiorthøy
  • Sound Design: Johan Adling

Co-production: Gunilla Heilborn, NorrlandsOperan, Göteborgs Dans och  Teaterfestival with the support of the EU’s culture program through NXTSTP and Dansens Hus.

Supported by the Swedish Arts Council, the Culture Committee of Stockholm and the Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
 
Information and Tickets:
 
  • Venue: Project Arts Centre (Space Upstairs)
  • Dates: Oct 13 – 14, 7.30pm
  • Tickets: €20 – €25
  • Duration: 55 mins. No interval.
Talking Theatre: Oct 13, postshow. 
With Gunilla Heilborn and members of the company.
 
Reviews:
 
'A huge feel-good experience.' -  Cecilia Djurberg, Kulturnytt  Cultural News, Swedish Radio

 

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