"Instead of accepting the death of civilization, we must fight for a civilization that is truly civilized" (Mann & Wainwright, Climate Leviathan: A Political Theory of Our Planetary Future (2018)
Sometimes it really feels like it's hard to find yourself and your place in a constantly changing volatile world, but it's even harder to stay honest with yourself in this chaos. Fine5 Dance Theater's new production "EUTOPIA" examines the metaphor of a place, a place where being in would give a positive experience. A space where the body meets the spirit, feeling with thought, the past with the present, and the door to the future opens. Your own personal space in the changing time-space of the clash of civilizations. It's not crazy off the earth jumping, escaping into a fairy tale or diving into a virtual world, it is a place where memories and the present meet and are physically recognized. “EUTOPIA” is an empathic time spent together compressed, planned, choreographed, experimental, rehearsed from start to finish, danced, discovered and always recreated as new.
Fine5 Dance Theater celebrates its 30th birthday in 2022. The theater without its own home has presented productions on the stages of several theaters and festivals both in Estonia and abroad. In the 90s, Fine5 Dance Theater performed its productions several times in the Russian Theater and even in the restaurant "Astoria" located in the basement of the theater building. Now, in the fall of 2022, the Vene Teater (Russian Theatre in Tallinn) will open an experimental performing arts stage in the premises of the former "Astoria" (later nightclub "Klubi Teater"), which is open to art projects, integrative cooperation between the Estonian and Russian cultural spaces, and international top culture. "EUTOPIA" is the first play created especially for the experimental stage of the Russian Theater.
The play "EUTOPIA" is a collaborative project between Fine5 Dance Theater and the Russian Theater.
Dance and choreography: Tiina Ollesk, Renee Nõmmik, Helen Reitsnik, Simo Kruusement, Richard Beljohin, Michelarcangela Radatti (Italy)
Music: Aleksandr Žedeljov aka FAERSHTEIN (Russian Theater)
Lighting artist: Airi Eras
Costumes: Kalle Aasamäe
Cooperation partner: Russian Theater Supporter: Cultural Endowment, Ministry of Culture, City of Tallinn
Aare Rander, "Kaose positiivsus ja metamorfoosi resonants", Sirp 30.09.2022