Petri Kekoni
Choreographer, Artistic Director
petri@kekonico.fi

Contact
Petri Kekoni Company
Maria Jotunin tie 10 E 51
00400 Helsinki, Finlandkokokokokokoko

 

Petri Kekoni CV

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

Most important works as a choreographer

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)
2001Falling earth (first version)
2000 Dipolos

Other works as a choreographer in opera productions

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

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, renewed productions "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

2012-2016 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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