Hela säsongens program


14 & 15 sep 2017

Cristina Caprioli
A Line_up

A fake musical that demands your attention

The choreographer Cristina Caprioli is known for the clarity, stringency and precision of her works. Ten dancers line up in a row to dream and fear a different formation. Odd figures off balance, they lean and fall into a catchy tune, each and everyone one heart-breaking story amongst several, each and everyone one disassembled choir. Departing from the Broadway musical “A Chorus Line”, “A Line_up” is showbiz in disguise, singing and dancing in and out of tune, made and undone by a delight of disorder. Groove as pitched entertainment, a musical that doesn’t look like a musical but has more swag then the most.

I create within our time’s choreographies, and am fascinated by the genre of musicals. And although I am critical of all types of “entertainment” in terms of fast consumption, conventional narratives and sentimental glitter, I am always amazed by the entertaining power of musicals.“ – Cristina Caprioli

The performance premiered at Norrlandsoperan in April 2017.


Article in SR’s Kulturnytt (Swedish)





Practical information

Running time: 105 min (no interval)
Stage: Main stage

Season packages

The show on the 15th of September is included in our Fridays deal. Get a 30% discount.

Post show talk 15 Sep

With the choreographer Cristina Caprioli and Lena Hammergren; professor in theatre and dance studies at Stockholm University and DOCH.


Dramaturgy and movement material Cristina Caprioli
Artistic re-design and performed by Anja Arnquist
Dario Barreto Damas
Philip Berlin
Ulrika Berg
Linda Blomqvist, Louise Dahl, Frederic Gies, Pavle Heidler
Madeleine Lindh
Louise Perming
Sunna Ardal Rosengren
Text Philip Berlin
Cristina Caprioli
Frederic Gies
Pavle Heidler
Madeleine Lindh
Louise Perming
Johan Jönson (Gäst)
Newly written music Yoann Durant
Sunna Ardal Rosengren
Remaining music Seinabo Sey (Hard time/Pretend)
alva noto (Meta Phaser & Sora/Xerrox vol. 2)
Roll the Dice (Blood In Blood Out)
Lighting design Tobias Hallgren
Costume ccap
Graphic design Eleonora Bergendal/La Strada Studio
Photo Håkan Larsson (poster)
Alexander Kenney (publicity photo)
Project coordinator, rehersal assistant Anna Grip
Administrative coordinator Masha Taavoniku
Supported by Statens Kulturråd
Stockholms stads kulturförvaltning
Thanks to Johan Jönson och Ellen Söderhult


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