"Iceland Dance Company" tag
Erna Ómarsdóttir.© Saga Sigurðardóttir. (Click image for larger version)

5 Questions to Erna Ómarsdóttir, Iceland Dance Company director, about the company and their latest touring bill – Sacrifice

Iceland Dance Company are about to present the UK premiere of Sacrifice at London’s Royal Festival Hall – so an excellent time to catch up with Erna Ómarsdóttir, their choreographing director…

Janine Koertge and Dan Langeborg in OreloB.© Ingmar Jernberg. (Click image for larger version)

GoteborgsOperans Danskompani – Nordic Cool season – Washington

The most successful piece from Göteborg’s troupe was OreloB (Bolero spelled backwards), created by Finnish choreographer Kenneth Kvarnström as part of the program titled 3xBoléro – a dance-triptych which interprets Ravel’s Bolero from three different perspectives.

Hannes Þór Egilsson and Emilía Benedikta Guðmundsdóttir in The Swan.© Golli. (Click image for larger version)

Iceland Dance Company – Til, The Swan, Grosstadtsafari – Washington

The Swan (2008), a duet created by the company’s artistic director Lára Stefánsdóttir, turned out to be the most intriguing and theatrically effective dance on the program.

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