Photo: joerg-letz.com
Photo: joerg-letz.com

Valtteri Raekallio (b.1982)

-freelance dance artist based in Helsinki, Finland

Valtteri Raekallio has performed in over 60 productions in 37 countries. He has appeared in contemporary dance performances, opera and theatre productions and films. Valtteri is working as a dancer for Ina Christel Johannessen / Zero Visibility Corp. for the productions The Guest (2015) and Terra 0 Motel (2014).

Valtteri Raekallio´s choreographic work reaches from multi-disciplinary, immersive site-specific works such as Novelleja unohdetuista huoneista / Short Stories from Forgotten Rooms (2015), Edustaja / The Representative (2014), Where Does the Light Go? (2013) to stage work Esitys – A Performance (2016) and Rehearsal on Love (2015) and dance films of different approaches, most recently Cold Storage (2016), Fear is a habit (2014),  Sub Terra (2014) and Waiting Song (2013).

Raekallio´s next own choreographic work Neuromaani is commissioned by Helsinki Festival co-produced by Zodiak – Centre for New Dance and  will premiere on August 20th 2016.

Valtteri Raekallio is currently working under a three-year grant from the Finnish Cultural Foundation.