Body of Curiosity

A pilot project

“Body of Curiosity” – aim to create possibilities for in-depth research and contextualization surrounding presenting choreographic work for children on tour.

The 2019 pilot includes a Nordic/Baltic tour and 26 presentations of “Matsalen” / “The Canteen”, a work by choreographer Björn Säfsten for Regionteater Väst.

The work will be presented in Copenhagen, Klaipeda, Helsinki and Stockholm 22. October – 6. December 2019.

This initial tour and its surrounding activities will lay a foundation for the shaping of a dynamic partner network.

Project Credit

Pilot: Body of Curiosity

Network partners: 

Dansehallerne, Copenhagen, Denmark 
AssociationFish Eye Production, Lithuania
Annantalo, Helsinki, Finland
Regionteater Väst, Borås, Sweden

Implementing partners: 

Nordberg Movement, Stockholm, Sweden
Lene Bang Org., Copenhagen, Denmark
Säfsten Production, Stockholm, Sweden

Presenting partners/venues involved 2019:

Dansehallerne, Denmark, UCC – University College Copenhagen, Denmark, Association Fish Eye Production, Klaipeda, Lithuania 
Annantalo, Helsinki, Finland, Dance House Helsinki, Finland (residency partner). Dansens Hus Stockholm, Sweden
DIS / Dance in Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Stadsteatern Skärholmen, Stockholm, Sweden

Supported by

Nordic Culture Fond. Säfsten Produktion is supported by Kulturrådet and Stockholm Stad

Regionteater Väst remit comes from Västra Götaland Region and Uddevalla Municipality

Lithuanian Council for Culture and Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Lithuania, Klaipeda City Municipality.

The idea for this project was originally initiated by Säfsten Production 







Short film intro to Matsalen / The Canteen