It is a performance about connection and connectivity, as well as finding the right distance in order to (be)come closer.
Rūta Ronja Pakalne works as an independent artist in performing arts, has graduated of a BA program in dance and choreography at Latvian Academy of Culture (Riga, Latvia), studied at dance school P.A.R.T.S. (Brussels, Belgium.), one year of MA studies in dance/theater at Latvian Academy of Culture (Riga, Latvia), currently studying at Baltic Film, Media, Arts and Communication school, MA in Audiovisual Media: Television and Documentary film. She has been traveling and teaching in Latvia, Estonia, Iceland, Belgium and other places in recent years. She has always been interested in how to combine dance and film arts, by looking closely into micro movements of each detail that we share. Rūta works mainly on discovering the mover’s own authentic body awareness and personal imprint, in context of their experience, based on past, present and future happenings.
Laura Kvelstein has worked as a dancer in Fine5 Dance Theatre and participates as a freelance dance artist in various projects in Estonia and abroad. From time to time Laura is invited to share her knowledge in the form of workshops or classes at different festivals or on other occasions. At the moment she is most interested in promoting touch as an essential but often neglected aspect in increasing our quality of life.