Cutting Edge

Cutting Edge is visual stage magic and physical theatre performance for three performers. The visual inspiration for the show are the historical paintings, images and myths about decapitations.

Direction: Kalle Nio
Performers: Inês Campos, Vera Selene Tegelman & Jukka Tarvainen
Light design: Jere Mönkkönen & Joonas Tikkanen
Set design: Kalle Nio & Taneli Rautiainen
Set & prop construction: Taneli Rautiainen
Stage mechanics: Jere Mönkkönen, Taneli Rautiainen & Joonas Tikkanen
Sound design: Samuli Kosminen & Kalle Nio
Music: Samuli Kosminen, Inês Campos, Vivaldi: Juditha Triumphans, Charlemagne Palestine: Ssingggg Sschlllingg Sshpppingg
Stage technicians: Taneli Rautiainen & Johannes Hallikas
Costumes: Kaisa Rissanen & Mila Moisio
Dramaturg: Henriikka Himma
Videos: Kalle Nio
Texts: Kalle Nio, includes cuttings from Wikipedia, Roman Polanski, Frances Larson, Nicholas Terpstra, Oscar Wilde, Richard Clark
Production: Kalle Nio / WHS
Supported by:
Helsinki Festival / Helsingin Juhlaviikot
La Brèche, Pôle National des Arts du Cirque de Basse-Normandie, France
Trident – Scène Nationale de Cherbourg-Octeville, France
Mala performerska scena / Festival novog cirkusa – Zagreb, Croatia
Kumu Art Museum, Estonia
Cirko – Center for New Circus, Finland
Teatro São Luiz, Portugal
with support from:
Alfred Kordelin Foundation
Kone Foundation
Finnish Cultural Foundation
Arts Promotion Centre Finland
With support from the Fondation d’entreprise Hermès within the framework of the New Settings programme.
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