Things to do
June Performance: One’s got company!
June 1-3, Thu-Fri 19:30 Sat 16:00 and 19:30; Bispebjerg Torv 1, Cph NV; 40-125kr, dansekapellet.kk.dk; 40 mins
As philosopher Søren Kierkegaard said: “To dare is to lose your footing once in a little while – not to dare is to lose oneself.”
Back by popular demand, Uppercut Dance Theater presents its second modern interpretation of this famous quote through break dance and poetic contemporary movement.
The first show, ONE, earned choreographer Stephanie Thomasen a Reumert Talent Award in 2013, and Thomasen, performing along with four fellow dancers and accompanied by beats from DJ Turkman Souljah, is sure to bring back the heat.
The Strongest I & II
June 1-4, Thu-Sat 16:00, Sun 19:30; Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; 100kr, teaterbilletter.dk; 70 mins
Among the English-language offerings at CPH Stage is this interpretation of August Strindberg’s 1889 production, which takes us to a crossroads to consider women, history and the repercussions of words. (AM)
The Society of Lost Souls
June 2-10, 20:00; Kongens Nytorv 9, Cph K; 200kr, kglteater.dk; 90 mins
Talented choreographer Jo Strømgren challenges the traditional perceptions of ballet with Corpus, the Royal Danish Ballet’s dance laboratory, and explores the morbid question: what happens after life ends? (AM)
Story Party Copenhagen
June 3, 17:00; The Japanese Tower at Tivoli, Vesterbrogade 3, Cph V; eventbrite.com
Whether you’re looking to meet someone, share or just hear some hilarious tangled love mishaps, this world-travelling production encourages storytellers to connect and laugh through the crazy world of dating. (AM)
Copenhagen Summer Dance
June 20-24; Polititorvet 1, Cph V; danskedanseteater.dk
The Copenhagen Police Headquarters provides the stage for this week of free open-air dance performances by a variety of contemporary Danish dance companies. Just bring a picnic, blanket and some friends! (AM)
May 28 & June 25, 16:00-20:00; Teaterøen, William Wains Gade 18, Cph K; contact email@example.com to perform
Artists stage 15-minute performances of any style/genre in English, Danish or without words. May’s theme is ‘longing’ and June’s is ‘rebirth’. And yes, tapas are served. (BH)