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)

NEWS

August 25, 2015

The Helsinki Meeting Point is presenting the work of an IMMERSIVE LISTENING research project where six improvising artists spend three nights in a cabin near the wilderness and return straight to Helsinki to perform.

The research question is how being in the wilderness affects improvisation, and the focus is on ways in which we relate to each other (and to improvisation itself)...

August 14, 2015

After 3 months on the road creating Indifferent Light, Heidi and Andi will join Schmiede art lab in Hallein, Austria, to find  a way to present their videos and create a dance performance.

 

More about Schmiede: schmiede.ca

 

 

 

May 1, 2015

The title of the seminar and the play "What struggles do we have in common?" addresses the urgency of reconsidering the cultural field as a battle ground -- where different forces of politics, aesthetics and ideology confront each other. The play concentrates on the recurrent conflict between artists and intellectuals who have chosen, out of a perceived necessity, to carry on the...

March 1, 2015

A massive Nomadic Village Residency journey will take place from May 2015 up until August 2015. Artists from all over the world with a mobile lifestyle or nomadic ways of working, will gather together in Italy and embark on three and a half months of journey through former Yugoslavian countries creating their own works. There will be 3 Nomadic village settlements in art centers i...

October 12, 2014

 

Sadly, Heidi won't be teaching for Step Into Dance in 2014-2015, as her work commitments for the year are taking her around Europe and Thailand from September 2014 up until September 2015.

 

Yet another wonderful Step Into Dance's yearly teacher training week took place in RAD 1.9-6.9.2014, where Heidi was lucky enough to partake before flying to Thailand the day after.

 

Also her L...

August 18, 2014

Heidi will be breaking away from the world of contemporary dance for half a year, to choreograph and dance for Finnish dance company Sinsisters in their pilot-season in Phuket's famous Seduction club, which will turn into a crazy circus during high season 2014-2015. Expect high couture show-dance, aerial acrobatics and cheeky dwarfs.
 

Heidi´s main projects will be a choreographed...

August 5, 2014

Heidi has been invited to perform in the famous theatre ship's Club Azart Cabaret in Donostia, Spain. She will be flying to Donostia straight after her residency in Austria to investigate possibilities of future collaboration with the ship's theatre company.

7.8.2014 Update:
After a sweaty full house at ship's cabaret, reading Finnish poems of rabbits and performing a grim dance s...

July 16, 2014

During the 2 weeks of residency in the mountains of Austria Heidi will be combining her artistry with the villagers in order to re-create the Legend of Lorelei.

The initial plan is to use a skywalk struckture as a stage, with a twist of hanging both the dancer and speakers underneath the stage in the air. The performance combines dance, climbing, sound, spoken word, installation a...

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