SOUTAJAT ( Rowers)

Puumala, Nestorinranta, lake Saimaa summer 2021



A summer theatre performance and an atmospheric time travel to the lake Saimaa through thousands of years. The performance was performed and watched from rowing boats.



Soutajat was the first part of a trilogy which takes place in lake Saimaa 2021-2023, exploring the history, present and future of the ecosystem.


— WORKING GROUP


Dramaturgy and script: Essi Rossi

Director: Joel Neves

Choreographer: Veera Lamberg

Sound designer: Janne Masalin

Scenographer: Milla Martikainen

Scenographic design and building: Pertti Martikainen

Performers:

Saaristoryhmä's actors Merja Härkönen, Aino Keijonen, Erkki Luukkonen, Tuula Luukkonen, Riitta Pellava, Ilmari Pulli, Tuomo Reponen, Martti Venäläinen and Keijo Viskari




https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=82WU46BkdnI&feature=emb_logo