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Valtteri Raekallio (b.1982)

-freelance dance artist based in Helsinki, Finland

Valtteri Raekallio has performed in over 60 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 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).

Raekallio´s next own choreographic work Oneiron will premiere in January 2018 in Helsinki.

Beginning 2017, Raekallio is awarded the five-year Finnish State Grant for Artists.