Choreographer   dancer   performance artist

HEIDI SEPPÄLÄ

The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your existence is an act of rebellion. (Camus)

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March 19, 2020

Heidi has been invited to create work for students of Ramallah Ballet Centre in Palestine from September 2019 onwards. Her new colourful position includes work from innovating 

a professional development programme for the youth in Ramallah, and creating a Christmas 

show for the end of the season.

A video of activities in Ramallah Ballet Centre can be seen in:

 



January 17, 2019

As a part of her visit to U.S.A to research dance in prisons, Heidi is teaching professional dance classes and performing with the ABQ Dance Exchange in a local outdoor festival Tasty Thursday.

Teaching:
3.8.2018 10-11:30 Maple Street Dance Studio, ABQ
10.8.2018 10-11:30 Maple Street Dance Studio, ABQ
 

Performance:
16.8.2018 Roosevelt park 18:00

December 1, 2018

Heidi has been awarded Individual Membership of International Dance Council, CID, UNESCO, by the nomination of the founder of Ramallah Ballet Centre and alumni of ASHOKA Shyrine Ziadeh.

 

CID is the official umbrella organization for all forms of dance in all countries of the world.

It is a non-governmental organization founded in 1973 within the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, wher...

July 31, 2018

This is a little dance video which happened in U.S.A when new class material for Albuquerque dance exchange was supposed to happen. It comes with an existential thought-process which can be read from a blog in bedandbulk. 

 

February 1, 2018

As a part of her MA research, Heidi is spending a summer doing fieldwork in the Juvenile Justice system of Albuquerque, New Mexico. Her field will be two youth prisons, where The Keshet Centre for the Arts is providing daily dance classes for the inmates. The research questions are centred around the healing power of dance in corrections, redicivism and methodology of the Keshet...

June 1, 2017

Heidi will embark on a journey of discovery, artistic and spiritual progress in development and furthering understanding in dance around the world. She will start two year long journey in Choreomundus Consortium -  Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program in Dance Knowledge, Practice, and Heritage. It is a consortium of four universities namely, University of Clermont Auvergne, France...

February 17, 2017

A new work "Spiritual Cabaret" by Heidi Seppälä and Outi Valanto will be premiered in Dschungel Theatre's Work-in-progress night. The next performance will be in a mixed bill of Tanz.Coop's Tanztag celebration in Festsaal Des Bezirksvorstehung Alsergrund. Performances will also celebrate birth of AKAT Dance Collective.

Dschungel APR14 2017 7:30pm
TanzTag17/Festsaal Des Bezirksvo...

June 15, 2016

Directed and Produced by MATEUS

Performance Heidi Seppälä & Gina Battistich

DOP Ray Wassef

Assistant Director Katharina Schaar

Costume Design Jasmin Hagleitner Amina Daschil

Special Thanks to Philipp Hezoucky

Editing Cristobal hornito Hook Films

Filmed at Schmiede

February 3, 2016

Heidi is delighted to have been aproved for Arbeitsplatz Wien´s residency program with her new solo project. She will embark for a movement research about female roles and expectations, aiming for a work-in-progress showing in April. The residency of Arbeitsplatz lasts 4 weeks during February and March.

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