Weld Company is aiming to rediscover and revaluate the old institution of Dance Company and is updating the Company form through a collective work conducted by one of Weld clearly given structure with room for spontaneous, individual wishes and needs. Dancers and choreographers from different backgrounds share a common, daily and physical practice. The Company will work with invited choreographers, self made works and instigate the Swedish dance history. The members contribute with and are involved in selecting the content.
Weld Company could be seen as an enabling structure where new constellations and ideas become. The main focus is on the space freed to practice the art form. To become the dancing body, the dancing community and through this pose questions about dance and choreography today.
Weld Company proposes different scenarios for presentation. Besides the traditional dance contexts, nationally and internationally, the company will “parasite” on existing structures or work in the gaps between the unestablished and established . For invited guest choreographers, the work could be an opportunity to challenge oneself, to reconsider an older work, or to share an ongoing process.
Photo: “Anita Emthén / Danspodden Isadora http://www.isadorapod.com“