Category Archives: E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities


[Fragile] (2014)
photo Ciprian Gheorghe, design Radu Manelic

Tickets at „Bilesu paradize” online and in stores.

17 June
Zirgu pasts, 19.00
Agne Ramanauskaite, Paulius Tamole, Mantas Stabacinskas (Lithuania)
Zirgu pasts, 21.00
Olga Zhitluhina, Janis Redlihs (Latvia)
Dance film „Un atkal par to pašu”

18 June
Secret location,19.00
E-Motional: Rethinking dance presents
Cosmin Manolescu (Romania)
Inadvisable for persons under 16
Having bought the ticket, You will receive the indication of […]


photo Ciprian Gheorghe, design Radu Manelic
Thursday, June 18, 19.00/ Secret location (part 1)
Friday, June 19, 21.00/ BETANOVUSS (part 2)
Cosmin Manolescu (Romania)
(part 1: 90’, part 2: 120’)
E-Motional: rethinking dance presents
Inadvisable for persons under 16
Performance by: Cosmin Manolescu
Created in collaboration with: Giselda Ranieri, Tanja Andreeva, Cosmin Manolescu
Producer: ?tefania Ferched?u
Associate producer: Laura Orlescu
Light design: Cosmin Manolescu
Production: […]

Call for dancers/ performers: Contemporary dance co-production – I say to you: sing!

Purpose of the call
Contemporary dance co-production led by Latvian choreographer Olga Zitluhina.
Who can apply?
–         dancer or performer;
–         30-65 years old;
–         country of origin: Latvia, Portugal, Romania.
–         ability to play musical instrument;
–         to know other dance styles besides contemporary (folk, step, hip hop, social, etc.).
What to do to apply? 
Send by e-mail
–         Very short […]

Fragile – mapping bodies: a dance production directed by Cosmin Manolescu [Call for performers]

Fragile – mapping bodies [working title] is a new dance project to be created by Romanian choreographer Cosmin Manolescu in 2014-2015. The project is developed under the co-production strand of the European programme E-Motional: rethinking dance, and under the label of the Serial Paradise Company/ Gabriela Tudor Foundation, in partnership with the Association of Professional […]

HA is changing!

February 18-20th workshop in culture management Motion Toolkit shaked Latvian contemporary dance community. Workshop was led by two great experts Ghislaine Boddington (Great Britain) and Cosmin Manolescu (Romania). In interactive way they invited the participants to get to know different methods, what helps to build the organization or run projects and keep the creative energy […]

Illusions in Riga

September 14th, 2012 18.00  in Arts Center Totaldoze, Riga, Latvia
International group of artists explore illusions in Riga
Interdisciplinary artistic research process in Riga, Latvia (Spetember 1st – 14th, 2012)

Within two weeks, an interdisciplinary and international group of artists met in Riga to create their vision about the city and illusions in it. There were three dance […]

Lynnette Moran (Ireland) in residence in Riga, Latvia.

Irish Director, Performance Maker and Creative Arts Producer Lynnette Moran is in residence in Riga between August 21st – September 3rd, 2012, developing a project in collaboration with Irish Dance Artist, Emma O’Kane, as well as six local artists who have joined them in the studio and ten international artists contributing online. The final presentation […]

Residents’ meeting.

E-MOTIONAL Bodies & Cities in Riga again.
On August 20th, 2012, 19:00 p.m. there will be presentations of residents in frames of E-Motional Bodies & Cities, connected to Latvia during the summer 2012. The presentations will be on floating platform BETANOVUSS. Liadain Herriott from Ireland and Kristine Vismane from Latvia will share their creative works during […]

Meeting Liadain Herriott during the residency in Riga.

On August 13th, 2012 Irish choreographer and dancer Liadain Herriott invited Latvian dance community to meet on her residency place – BETANOVUSS.
Photos by Daiga Rutka

Liadain told about herself, about how she perceives dance at this moment, what are the first details in Riga she notices, how she guides the creative process during these two weeks, […]