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In the picture: Unto Nuora (left), Inka Tiitinen, Ville Sormunen, Harri Kuorelahti, Kaisa Torkkel, Tove Wingren, Kai Lähdesmäki, Kirsi Karlenius, Sofia Hilli, Janne Marja-Aho
Photo: Sakari Viika

The Tunnel

Choreographer Raatikainen, Arja
First Performance 8.2.2001
Place of First Performance Helsinki City Theatre, Studio Elsa
Finnish premiere 8.2.2001
Style Contemporary Dance
Duration (min) 60
Scenography Tülay Schakir
Costume designer Sari Salmela
Lighting Designer Tülay Schakir
Sound designer Juha Tuisku
Description The Tunnel is the sequel to Raatikainen’s popular Comments (Kommentteja). A human being is looking for happiness, both alone and as a member of a group. The piece combines aspects of dance, theatre and even opera, and apart from being humorous it is also sensitive and genuinely touching. Tülay Schakir’s fantastically colourful and comprehensive visualisation underlines the work’s message; the danger of losing our humanity in the dizzying rush of technological progress.
Companies Helsinki Dance Company
Dancers Hilli, Sofia (2001)
Karlenius, Kirsi (2001)
Lähdesmäki, Kai (2001)
Tiitinen, Inka (2001)
Wingren, Tove (2001)
Marja-aho, Janne (2001)
Sormunen, Ville (2001)
Nuora, Unto (2001)
Kuorelahti, Harri (2001)
Torkkel, Kaisa (2001)