Zodiak – Center for New Dance is a progressive dance organisation in Helsinki and the most significant production house of contemporary dance in Finland. The mission of Zodiak is to produce, present and promote works of high artistic quality and innovation. Zodiak provides a creative environment and collegial platform for independent dance artists and groups.
Zodiak organises exchanges and residential stays via its participations in networks, such as Studiotrade:
Studiotrade is a European collaboration and residency network for choreographers, producers and dance organisations. Founding members include: Silke Z./resistdance. and Studio 11 (Germany), Zodiak – Center for New Dance, Pavilion Dance (UK), Digital Dance (UK), Stéla (France), Compagnie Humaine (France), Vo’Arte (Portugal), Arts Printing House (Lithuania) and Legitimate Bodies Dance Company (Ireland). Artistic directors of the network are choreographers Silke Z. and Harri Kuorelahti.
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Zodiak has functioned primaly at the Cable Factory, with a 100-seat auditorium, rehearsel space and office.