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  • Name:

    Milkywhale

  • Created by:

    Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir

  • Icelandic title:

    Milkywhale

  • Director:

    Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir

  • Set design:

    Magnús Leifsson

  • Costume design:

    Magnús Leifsson

  • Music:

    Árni Rúnar Hlöðversson

  • Lighting design:

    Jóhann Friðrik Ágústsson

  • Choreographer:

    Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir

  • Performers: Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir
  • Producer:

    Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir

  • When and where premièred?:

    @Reykjavik Dance Festival 24th August 2015

  • Webpage: www.milkywhale.com
  • Artform:

    Performance concert

  • Production type: Dance
  • Audience (suitable for?):

    all audience

  • Use of text:

    Text is used in songs

  • Language of text:

    english

  • Length:

    50 minutes

  • Excerpts from reviews:

    "In my expert, scientific opinion, Milkywhale basically won Iceland Airwaves" Reykjavik grapevine

    Milkywhale was without a doubt the climax of Melkorka's music happenings, fresh and entertaining work that will hopefully be staged in many places" MÁ - Morgunblaðið Newspaper

    **** Fréttablaðið Newspaper

    Milkywhale won the DV culture prize in Iceland 2015 and was chosen as one of the dance performances of the year in Morgunblaðið newspaper.

  • (Awards, other accomplishments etc.):

    Milkywhale can be performed in a blackbox or in a club/concert venue

  • Is the production available for tour?:

    Yes

  • Has the production toured?:

    Yes

  • Info on recent tours:

    Milkywhale will be performing at the Roskilde Music Festival in 2016. The performance has also been performed in various venues in Reykjavik.

  • Number off people on tour:

    4

  • Number of performers on stage:

    1

  • Stage/venue requirements:

    A blackbox or a concert venue

  • Outdoor?, unusal setting (club, venue):

    Milkywhale can be performed in a blackbox or in a club/concert venue

  • Founded year? By? Members? Contact?:

    Milkywhale was founded in 2015 by performer Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir and composer Árni Rúnar Hlöðversson

        • What is it?: Milkywhale is a brand new music project by choreographer Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir that dismantles the boundaries between a concert and a performance. Together with musician Árni Rúnar Hlöðversson they have created a series of pop songs, a visual trip through soundscape and choreography. This epic concert features trivial things like love, trampoline exercises, whales and white animals.

                              Trailer: https://vimeo.com/139113953

                              Full performance: https://vimeo.com/139155220 (password: trampoline)

                              Milkywhale at Iceland Airwaves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GjVaCVjw55w