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How do you hear a dance, how do you feel a dance? Steps and rhythms, the flow of air, touch, breathing, the rustling of clothes and hissing of the floor – all the things involved in experiencing a space through the body without the dominance of visual perception!

The performers dive into the unforgettable world of sensory sensations and experiences together with the audience.

The main target audience is 0 to 6-year-old visually impaired children with an adult, but the performance is suitable for others too. Audience members with normal vision can try out different visibility limiting glasses and scarves during the performance.

Duration approx. 50 min.

See photos from the making of the Tuntu performance on Auraco’s Facebook page.

Tuntu was awarded at the FITC - Festivalul Internațional de Teatru pentru Copii festival in Bucharest in 2018.

Concept: Päivi Aura
Music: Heli Hartikainen, Sami Kurppa, Michael Ferrie
Dancers: Oskari Turpeinen, Maria Autio
Lighting: Pasi Pehkonen
Costumes: Piritta Kämi-Conway
Picture: Keanne van de Kreeke

A cooperation of Dance Theatre Auraco, Annantalo and Dance House Helsinki. Cooperation expert Riitta Lahtinen EdD, audio describer. The performance is part of the Small Size, Performing Arts for Early Years project of EU’s Creative Europe programme.

Past performances

28–29 Mar 2018 Maison de quartier Camille Claudel, Villiers-le-Bel, France
22–24 Mar 2018 Visages du Monde, Cergy, France
2 Feb 2018 O’Donoghue Centre, NUI Galway, Ireland
12–15 Nov 2017 Annantalo, Helsinki, Finland

Photos: Tuomo Härkönen