Initially inspired by the essay Everyone is Going Solo Together by writer Jeffrey Gormly and Maria Svensson’s own solo practice after working with choreographer Deborah Hay, Going Solo Together is an inclusive solo dance festival which takes place in Örebro (SE) annually with the aim to bring dance artist and likeminded together. The festival started in 2014 and have run for three successful years to date. In 2017 the festival will take place in Ireland for the first time, please scroll down the page for more information.
An example of participating artists to date: Ayesha Mailey, Zoe Ramsey, Jayne Doherty, Kelly Quigley and Antonina Sheina from Echo Echo Dance Theatre Company. Mohlavyr and Toby Gunn, Oskar Rask, Netta Lepistö, Ellinor Ljungkvist, Kazue Ikeda and students from Kävesta Folkhögskola. In 2016 the festival was successfully hosted by Teater Martin Mutter.
Photos by Hans Finckh
Going Solo Together is supported by Region Örebro Län.
In October 2017 the festival will premiere in Ireland with Nick Bryson of Legitimate Bodies Dance Company as co-director. Aonarach Le Chéile / Going Solo Together will be an inclusive and unique coming together with solo performances from (inter) national and local artists and workshops at the highest level in Dingle, County Kerry.
More information and a full programme to come shortly.
Aonarach Le Chéile / Going Solo Together is supported by the Arts Council, Kerry County Council, Ealaín na Gaeltachta and An Lab.