Dance House Helsinki is a worldwide unique concept that combines new and old architecture in Cable Factory Helsinki. The space, full of vibrant, active and international dance culture, will open its doors in 2020.

Cheerful and happy

The core of Dance House Helsinki is based on versatility, which is seen in its actions and content.

Adventure

The activities of Dance House Helsinki are about learning and constantly searching for and finding new things.

Together

The success of the Finnish dance field requires collaboration. Dance House Helsinki wants to develop and take forward the culture of doing things together.

Towards future

Dance House Helsinki aims to cherish Finnish dance culture and take it towards new forms and audiences.

Project schedule

  1. Planning

    Planning begins

    The main target for 2016 is to finish the master plan of Dance House Helsinki’s building project.

  2. Implementation design

    Implementation design begins. Organization chart and job descriptions to be specified. Services and agreement conventions to be refined.

  3. Building

    Building begins. Director and core team to be recruited.

  4. Preparing the repertoire

    Preparation of the first season’s repertoire and continuing recruitment.

  5. Doors open

    Dance House Helsinki will open its doors in the autumn.

News

News

Dance House Helsinki combines simplicity, surprises and playfulness

Dance House Helsinki will open its doors in 2020 at the Cable Factory in Helsinki. The architectural look of the house has now been published and it is called “Kite”.  The chief architect of the dance house is Teemu Kurkela from the award-winning architecture office JKMM Architects. Architect Pia Ilonen from Architecture & Design Talli Oy is responsible for the protection of Cable Factory as a responsible building designer.

 

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European Dancehouse Network

36

dancehouses around Europe

22

different countries

2020

Finland’s first Dancehouse will be opened in Helsinki

150000

Target of visitors a year

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