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Valtteri Raekallio (b.1982)

-freelance dance artist based in Helsinki, Finland

Valtteri Raekallio has performed in over 70 productions in 40 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 Frozen Songs (2017), The Guest (2015) and Terra 0 Motel (2014).

Valtteri Raekallio´s choreographic work reaches from multi-disciplinary, immersive site-specific works such as Neuromaani (2016), Novelleja unohdetuista huoneista / Short Stories from Forgotten Rooms (2015), Edustaja / The Representative (2014), Where Does the Light Go? (2013) to stage work Oneiron (2018), Frigid (2017), 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).

In  2017  Raekallio was awarded the Uusimaa Cultural Prize and a five-year Finnish State Grant for Artists. He is an Aerowaves Twenty 18 artist.

Oneiron is selected for the Ice Hot Nordic Dance Platform in Reykjavik 12.-16.12.2018. Hope to see you there!

Raekallio´s next own choreographic work YLEISÖ/AUDIENCE will premiere November 15th 2018 in Helsinki. Stay tuned for more information…