Raekallio Corp. is an independent dance company based in Helsinki, Finland, presenting the work of choreographer/director Valtteri Raekallio. The company was awarded the Finland Prize in 2019.
Valtteri Raekallio has performed in over 70 productions in 40 countries, and has appeared in contemporary dance performances, opera and theatre productions and films. He is also an internationally recognized teacher in high demand at dance workshops and universities. He received the award for City of Helsinki Artist of the Year 2019.
The company Raekallio Corp. produces Valtteri Raekallio’s immersive site-specific works, as well as stage productions designed for international touring and dance film projects. In 2018, his work was seen at Aerowaves Twenty18 and the Ice Hot dance platform in Reykjavik. Raekallio's recent touring works include Recollections (2019), Oneiron (2018), A Performance (2016) and Rehearsal on Love (2015).
Raekallio Corp. produces unique multidisciplinary, immersive site-specific works such Neuromaani (2016), which took over 100 rooms in a disused hospital in Helsinki. Neuromaani was commissioned by Helsinki Festival and co-produced by Zodiak – Centre for New Dance. Neuromaani sold-out 26 performances.
Orher site-specific works of the company include Audience (2018), Short Stories from Forgotten Rooms (2015), The Representative (2014) and Where Does the Light Go? (2013).
Raekallio and his company are supported by Kone Foundation, Arts Promotion Centre Finland and the Finnish Cultural Foundation and the city of Helsinki.
Raekallio Corp. produces the artistic work of choreographer Valtteri Raekallio. Official name of the association is POHJOINEN LIIKE RY (Y-tunnus: 2562687-8)
Board of the association POHJOINEN LIIKE RY in 2019: Valtteri Raekallio (chair), Thomas Freundlich, Jari Renko, Eino Santanen, Riku Lievonen and Otso Vainio. Auditor: Merja Snellman.
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