4 on behalf of a whole

In the theatrical 4 on behalf of a whole, the dancers tell the audience what they are doing, while exploring the space and performing dance phrases, often repeatedly. This unusual assignment given by the choreographer to her dancers, regularly leads to amusing situations, whereby the dancers seek intimacy with the audience.

Inari Salmivaara was initially invited by Krisztina de Châtel to create a short piece for the Inc program. The result, 4 on behalf of a whole, elicited great praise from the press: ´A surprising and convincing symbiosis of text and dance´ (Trouw) and ´… with 4 on behalf of a whole, Inari Salmivaara has created both an aesthetic and ingeniously composed piece´(Haagsche Courant.)

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