SPRING 2022 WORKSHOPS

While we wait for the start of the next Production (which will take place in the fall of 2022), we have spring time for other specific activities! In the spring of 2022, Viikki speksi will organize workshops open to everyone, where you can try activities related to speksi with a very low threshold. 

ATTEND THE WORKSHOP

SHOW DANCE LESSON 1 (open level)

Time: Wednesday 23.2. at 20-21

Place: Unisport Kluuvi, hall K3 ( Yliopistonkatu 4)

Director: Karla Matis

Register here:   https://docs.google.com/forms/showtanssitunti1

Description: A low-threshold, show-focused dance class. Suitable for both beginners and those who have danced longer. The class includes a warm-up, easy muscle conditioning and stretching, a little dance technique and a dance sequence and final warm-up. The same dance sequence is practiced four times. The next times are 2.3, 9.3. and 16.3. at 20-21 in the same hall. You register for these separately. You can participate in one or more dance lessons. You need indoor sports clothes, a water bottle and a good attitude. At the entrance to the lobby, say that you are coming to the Viikki speks workshop, and the recipient will let you in. 

SHOWDANCE LESSON 2  (open level)

Time: Wednesday 2.3. at 20-21

Place: Unisport Kluuvi, hall K3 (Yliopistonkatu 4) 

Director: Karla Matis

Register here:  https://docs.google.com/forms/showtanssitunti2

Description: A low-threshold, show-focused dance lesson. Suitable for both beginners and those who have danced longer. The class includes a warm-up, easy muscle conditioning and stretching, a little dance technique and a dance sequence and final warm-up. The dance series performed in class has been practiced in the previous class. The series is repeated in class, so you can still participate even if you haven't attended the previous classes. The same series will be continued on 9.3. and 16.3. You register for these separately. You can participate in one or more dance lessons.  You need indoor exercise clothes, a water bottle and a good mood. At the entrance to the lobby, say that you are coming to the Viikki speks workshop, and the recipient will let you in. 

KONTAKT-IMPRO  (open level)

Time: Saturday 5.3. from 14 to 16

Place: Unisport Kumpula (Väinö Aueri katu 11)

Director:   Léda Vesmanen

Register here:   https://docs.google.com/forms/kontakti-impro

Description: In the workshop, movement is improvised in interaction with others. The workshop is based on exercises used in dance and theater. The workshop is suitable for anyone interested, regardless of previous experience and future plans. The purpose is to explore the possibilities of joint movement and safe physical contact in pairs and in groups. The workshop can hopefully give the participants some ideas for future projects on interactive movement. You need indoor sports clothes, a drinking bottle and a good mood. At the entrance to the lobby, say that you are coming to the Viikki speks workshop, and the recipient will let you in. 

SHOWDANCE LESSON 3  (open level)

Time: Wednesday 9.3. at 20-21

Place: Unisport Kluuvi, hall K3 (Yliopistonkatu 4)

Director: Karla Matis

Register here:   https://docs.google.com/forms/showtanssitunti3

Description: A low-threshold, show-focused dance lesson. Suitable for both beginners and those who have danced longer. The class includes a warm-up, easy muscle conditioning and stretching, a little dance technique and a dance sequence and final warm-up. The dance series to be performed in class has been practiced in the previous two classes. The completed series is repeated in class, so you can still participate even if you haven't attended the previous classes. The last time the same series will be practiced on 16.3. You register for it separately. You need indoor sports clothes, a drinking bottle and a good mood. At the entrance to the lobby, say that you are coming to the Viikki speks workshop, and the recipient will let you in. 

SHOWDANCE LESSON 4  (open level)

Time: Wednesday 16.3. at 20-21

Place: Unisport Kluuvi, hall K3 (Yliopistonkatu 4)

Director: Karla Matis

Register here:   https://docs.google.com/forms/showtanssitunti4

Description: A low-threshold, show-focused dance class. Suitable for both beginners and those who have danced longer. The class includes a warm-up, easy muscle conditioning and stretching, a little dance technique and a dance sequence and final warm-up. The dance series to be performed in class has been practiced in the previous three classes. The completed series is repeated in class, so you can still participate even if you haven't attended the previous classes. You need indoor sports clothes, a drinking bottle and a good mood. At the entrance to the lobby, say that you are coming to the Viikki speks workshop, and the recipient will let you in. 

PAINT & WINE

Time: Friday 18.3. at 5 pm -->

Place: Pupu cluster (Mechelininkatu 3D)

Director: Anna Korkeamäki

Register here:   https://docs.google.com/forms/paint

Description: In a relaxed and fun workshop, you get to be inspired by colors and paint your own work in a creative way. If you wish, you can enjoy wine or other refreshments along with painting (please note that the wine is at your own expense). If you wish , you can bring your own painting supplies . In the workshop, common watercolors and painting paper are also available.  When you arrive, ring the buzzer at the door that says Pupu, and we will let you in. At the same time, a Jallumaistelu evening is organized in the adjacent space. You can participate in two workshops at the same time if you wish. 

WALKING TASTING

Time: Friday 18.3. at 19 -->

Place: Pupu cluster (Mechelininkatu 3D)

Director: Alli Hagman and Sohvi Leminen (aka Jalluvastaavat)

Register here:   https://docs.google.com/forms/jallumaistelu

Description: What is the difference between a one-star and a three-star jallu? What ingredients make the best jalludrink? Come to the trail tasting workshop to find out! Bring your own jalpero and lantraus drink or pay a small participation fee on the spot.  When you arrive, ring the buzzer at the door that says Pupu, and we'll let you in. At the same time, a wine and painting workshop is organized in the adjacent space. You can participate in two workshops at the same time if you wish. 

IMPROVISATION / ACTING WORKSHOP (open level)

Time: Thursday 31.3. at 18-20

Place: Pupu cluster (Mechelininkatu 3D)

Director: Eetu Sopanen

Register here:   https://docs.google.com/forms/impropaja

Description: The workshop includes traditional improvisation and theater exercises. The purpose is to have fun together and get to do acting exercises without any pressure or expectations. You can participate in the workshop without any previous exhibition or improvisation experience.  When you arrive, ring the buzzer at the door that says Pupu, and we will let you in.

COMMERCIAL DANCE LESSON  (open level)

Time: Saturday 2.4. from 14:00 to 15:30

Place: Unisport Kumpula (Väinö Aueri katu 11)

Director:   Madeleine Lackman

Register here:   https://docs.google.com/forms/commercial

Description: A low-threshold commercial dance class that is suitable for both beginners and those who have been dancing for a long time. This commercial dance class imitates hip hop and music video style dancing. The class includes a warm-up, easy muscle conditioning and stretching, a little dance technique and a dance sequence. You need indoor sports clothes, shoes, a drinking bottle and a good attitude. At the entrance to the lobby, say that you are coming to the Viikki speks workshop, and the recipient will let you in. 

COMMERCIAL HEELS DANCE LESSON  (open level)

Time: Saturday 2.4. from 15:30 to 17:00

Place: Unisport Kumpula (Väinö Aueri katu 11)

Director:   Madeleine Lackman

Register here:   https://docs.google.com/forms/commercialheels

Description: A low-threshold commercial heels dance lesson, where you get to know working and walking in high heels from the point of view of commercial dance. Suitable for both beginners and those who have danced longer. The class includes a warm-up, easy muscle conditioning and stretching, a little dance technique and a dance sequence. You need indoor sports clothes and a drinking bottle and, if you want, high heels. High heels must support the ankle (e.g. strap fastening around the ankle/ankle boots) and be clean for indoor use. At the entrance to the lobby, say that you are coming to the Viikki speks workshop, and the recipient will let you in. 

Questions about workshops, specs or something else? Ask away, we'll be happy to answer! Questions can be sent to  hallitsi.viikkispeksi@gmail.com