LATEST (15-18.02.18) is an invitation to discover Estonian contemporary performance and the mood of young Estonian artists at the eve of the country’s centenary, as well as the collaboration potential of Latvian and Estonian artists. The central event of programme is the new production collectively devised by a group of Latvian and Estonian artists - director Valters Sīlis, visual artist Kristina Norman, choreographers Karolin Poska and Joanna Kalm, composer Toms Auniņš, set designers Epp Kubu and Austra Hauks, dramaturg and director Kāris Krūmiņš, inspired by the history of Livs ethnical group during the establishment and re-establishment of Latvian and Estonian states. Guest performance programme will accompany the premiere featuring work by Juhan Ulfsak, Iggy Lond Malmborg, Kangro-Ulfsak-Epner.
The project is initiated and co-produced by New Theatre Institute of Latvia and Kanuti Gildi SAAL and is part of Latvian and Estonian Centenary programme supported by Latvian Ministry of Culture and Estonia 100 programme.
Kanuti Gildi SAAL
Kanuti Gildi SAAL was the first independent production house and performing arts centre in Estonia opened in 2002. It has been devoted to independent artists and companies in all performing arts fields ever since the beginning. Prepared to take risks, Kanuti Gildi SAAL would like to put the artistic process at the centre of its work bringing the spectators into contact with current developments in the performing arts. The aim is to create situations where everything can happen. Between artists and also between artists and audience. Acting both locally and internationally. SAAL's artistic director is Priit Raud.