Åben Dans Regional Theatre, Musicon, Roskilde Municipality
Arne Cermak Nielsen, Rune Veile, Sara Buhl Bjelke, Simon Hou-Vangsaae Reseke
Åben Dans is a theatre for experimental dance and performance, located in the experimental Roskilde district Musicon also known for “Ragnarok” -museum of rock, pop and youth culture.
The theatre consist of a big and a small performance box, a box for backstage and staff and a ballroom, which is open for after parties, events and dance lessons. The vision is to join all aspects of dance in one complex: From the professional high-end guest performer to the emerging talents.
The House of Dance is a simple composition of four the boxes each with a specific materiality. The composition creates a void for a lobby and a enclosed outdoor area for street performances and informal gatherings with direct access to two the ballroom and the small performance box. On top of that, there’ access to the roof from the staff & backstage box and the big performance box.