Petri Kekoni
Choreographer, Artistic Director
petri@kekonico.fi

Contact
Petri Kekoni Company
Maria Jotunin tie 10 F
00400 Helsinki, Finland
+358(0)505717579kokokokokokoko

 

Petri Kekoni CV

Date of birth 4.10.1967
Place of birth Kuopio, Finland
Married, five children

Most important works as a choreographer

 

2018 Erratic Block (Solo work in progress)
2017 Kekoni 10 Festival:
Revised productions of the works: 
Theses of the Deed and
Variations of foreign origin 
2016 The Stop – Dark Matter of Art
2015 Non-Linear – Jätkäsaari
2014 Non-Linear – Dance Mass
2013 Miniatures – Humans in small scale
2012 Closer to the heart
2011 Theses of the Deed
2010 Green armchair
2010 Falling earth
2010 Consciousness of space
2009 Variations of foreign origin
2008 Why we can´t be in this moment
2007 Absolute
2005 Glow of dimness
2004 I walk slowly in the wind
2003 Tempest-03
2002 Green armchair (first version)
2001 Falling earth (first version)
2000 Dipolos

Other works as a choreographer in opera productions

2018 Faust, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Finland
2003 Rasputin (E.J. Rautavaara), Finnish National Opera
1999 Faust, Savonlinna Opera Festival, Finland
1998 Magic Flute, Finnish National Opera
1996 Insect Life, Finnish National Opera

Recent guest performances

2016 Ice Hot Nodric Dance Platform, More, More, More -program / Copenhagen, Denmark
2016 Through three stops at Kokkola Winter Dance Festival / Kokkola, Finland
2015 Through three stops at Dance Current / Tampere, Finland
& Full Moon Dance festival / Pyhäjärvi, Finland
2014 Miniatures at APAP program curated by Cinars organization in Ice Storm Festival / New York, The USA
2013 Kuopio Dance Festival / Finland
2012 Barker Theatre, Turku / Finland
2012 Full Moon Dance Festival / Pyhäjärvi, Finland
2011 Danzalborde - Dance Festival / Valparaiso, Chile
2011 Full Moon Dance Festival / Pyhäjärvi, Finland
2011 Finnish National Opera Contemporary Dance Festival / Helsinki, Finland
2010 No ballet international choreography competition / Ludwigshafen, Germany
2010 Tanssin aika Festival / Jyväskylä, Finland
2010 Kekoni Festival, Revised productions of "Falling earth" and "Green armchair" / Helsinki
2008 Dance Flow Festival / Tampere, Finland
2008 Kuopio Dance Festival / Kuopio, Finland
2007 Nordic Music Days / Norrköping, Sweden
2006 Solo Dance Theatre Festival / Stuttgart, Germany
2006 Dance Flow Festival / Tampere, Finland
2004 Full Moon Dance Festival / Pyhäjärvi, Finland

Grants & acknowledgements

2013-2017 Arts Council of Finland, 5 years state artist grant for dance
2010 No Ballet Choreography Competition, 2nd price (Germany, Ludwigshafen)
2007-2011 Arts Council of Finland, 5 years state artistic grant for dance
2004-2006 Arts Council of Finland, 3 years state artistic grant for dance
2002 Arts Council of Finland, 1 year state artistic grant for dance

Education

1992- 1997 The Theatre Academy of Finland, Master of Arts in Dance and Choreography
1990 - 1992 Raatikko Dance School
1988 - 1989 Orivesi Institute, studies in architecture

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