Helsinki Meeting Point

a place in Helsinki for improvisation and instant composition

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HMP Practice Session #9

The HMP practice session number 9 took place on Saturday 22.11. at 12-15 at Reprum theatre and was led by Kaisa Kukkonen and Giorgio Convertito.

This time the focus was on the communication between dancers and musicians improvising together on stage. Like what is it? What happens there?

As our guests we had the students and teachers of Laponia Improvisations, a school of improvisation based in Helsinki.

And notice the new reharsal space!
Reprum, Hämeentie 33, 3 krs, 00500 Helsinki

Call, if you can´t find us: 041 436 1793

Welcome! Because #9 is the last HMP Practice Session of the year 2014!

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The Helsinki Meeting Point Extended Edition 2014 @ Hurjaruuth 13.12.2014

The Helsinki Meeting Point was proud to present the third Extended Edition performance!

The third HMP Extended Edition presented a completely new lineup of performers, three dancers, three musicians and a light designer who met together before the performance, and had time to get to know each other, discuss their views on improvisation as well as scores and ideas for the performance, making for a very special version of the established HMP format.

Moritz Cartheuser – electric guitar
Mikko Innanen – saxophone
Heini Nukari – dance
Outi Pulkkinen – voice
Sten Rudstrom – dance
Terhi Vaimala – dance

plus Terhi Hienonen on lights.
The venue: Hurjaruuth Dance Theatre, Cable Factory, Helsinki.

On Saturday 13th of December at 17.00 there was an open discussion about improvisation with the professional artists and the audience in the Hurjaruuth foyer.
Participation to the discussion – free of charge.

Entrance to the performance 10 €, cash only.

The Helsinki Meeting Point is a production by Giorgio Convertito and Kaisa Kukkonen and is supported by Koneen Säätiö – Kone Foundation

Extended edition, picture