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Creation by Damien Jalet

“An outstanding masterpiece by GöteborgsOperans Danskompani” Göteborgs-Posten

“Vertiginous, death-defying dance” GT/Expressen

About Skid

The stage floor in Damien Jalet’s Skid is on a 34-degree incline. The human relationship to gravity and the resistance and abandonment bound to it is what sets the dancers in motion. This new landscape of physical possibilities creates a chain reaction of physical and emotional events – dangerous, humorous, moving.


Choreography Damien Jalet
Music Christian Fennesz
Additional music Marihiko Hara
Set design Jim Hodges and Carlos Marques da Cruz
Costume design Jean-Paul Lespagnard
Lighting design Joakim Brink
Assistant choreographer and guest dancer Aimilios Arapoglou


World premiere 7 November 2017, GöteborgsOperans Danskompani

Dancers 17
Length 45 min

Agents, programmers for venues and festivals

For access to the programme, press photos or a video of the entire performance, please send an email request to danskompani@opera.se

Skid trailer

Rehearsals for Skid

Nya bilder till 2018 uppsättningen

In photo:  GöteborgsOperans Danskompani|Photographer:  Lennart Sjöberg