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PROJECT: “Energosound”

November 13, 2017

15 September 2017 m. Klaipėda, Lithuania Four creators of music and contemporary dance – Kristijonas Lučinskas, Donatas Bielkauskas, Viktoras Rubežas, Rūta Butkus will present a sound and motion project “Energosound”. This project is a part of an international art festival “Platforma”.

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CONTRACT: a year in Zhejiang Conservatory of Music

October 23, 2017

Ruta Butkus has signed a contract and is about to leave Lithuania for Zhejiang Conservatory of Music. The choreographer will be giving a contemporary dance course at the newest dance department.

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MUSIC VIDEO: Anchorsong – “Mother”

September 21, 2017

Dance choreography and performance in a music video ‘Mother’ by Anchorsong.

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PERFORMANCE: „Recreation area. Touch“

September 7, 2017

8 September 2017, 20h @ Art Factory “Loftas” opening of the art exhibition “Open Gallery”. Body floats subtly provoking among points, lines, objects, walls and other bodies in the territory.

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COLLABORATION: ATMATA with Benas Sarka

June 20, 2017

Dance performance ATMATA dance by Benas Sarka (LT) and Ruta Butkus (LT), sound by Liudas Mockunas (LT).  

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WORKSHOP: @Zhejiang Conservatory, China

June 3, 2017

In May 2017 Ruta Butkus participated in International dance teachers seminar „Insights of China – the Belt & Road“ where for a week she was giving contemporary dance lessons for students of Zhejiang music conservatory.

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WORKSHOP@KAAY FECC festival in Dakar

June 2, 2017

In May 2017 Ruta Bukus held a contemporary dance workshop during the KAAY FECC dance festival in Dakar (Senegal).

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PERFORMANCE: “TOWERS OF MELANCHOLY” by Aira Nagineviciute

May 19, 2017

In May 2017 Ruta Butkus joined the dancers in a performance of Aira Nagineviciute “Towers of Melancholy” at the 9th KAAY FECC festival in Dakar (Senegal). Music: Vladas Dieninis Set design: Arunas Adomaitis    

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DANCE @ the concert “12 Pocket Symphonies” by Sven Helbig

April 13, 2017

Ruta Butkus will perform her dance piece at the concert “Pocket Symphonies” performed by Klaipeda chamber orchestra and composer Sven Helbig.

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Project: Market@Rupert, Vilnius

April 2, 2017

In March 2017 Ruta Butkus collaborated with Byzantia Harlow (UK) on the multimedia project “Market” for Vilnius Rupert residency program (LT).

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PROJECT: “A surprise body” by Francesco Scavetta

March 10, 2017

In March – April 2017 Ruta Butkus danced @ Open show ‘A surprise body’ by Francesco Scavetta (IT), Sweden.

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Motion presentation “one more”

April 11, 2016

23/05/2016 19h
Lithuanian national drama theatre Second stage
Duration: ~ 1h. Free entry.

Will present motion of a happy life.

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INTERVIEW: art zine ’7 meno dienos’

August 12, 2015

Thank you, Milda Brukštutė, for the conversation. Read full interview here.

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PREMIERE: performace ’6th finger:’

December 13, 2014

31/01/2015 19 h @Menų spaustuvė, Vilnius.
Buy a ticket here.

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Sound and motion performance MA in Amsterdam

October 30, 2014

Next sunday (11.09) in Amsterdam, sound and motion performance MA will be performed as a part of four interactive performances of motion, sound and multimedia – interACTA.

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Dance lessons

October 11, 2014

Ruta Butkus gives contemporary dance lessons:
- for LMTA Oskaras Korsunovas theater students on Mondays and Wednesdays.
- for the actors of VU Kinetic theater on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 PM.
- at Vytis Jankauskas dance theater studio for the beginners on Mondays and Wednesdays from 8 PM. (Konstitucijos av. 25).
- Contemporary dance association lessons for professionals on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 AM. (@Menų spaustuvė).

Drop a mail if interested ruta@comma8.lt

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In production: performance ’6th finger:’

September 7, 2014

- when I started living in an incubator,
after the in vitro fertilisation.

premiere is planned for the end of January – beginning of February 2015.
more information is coming soon.

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Viewing: dance movie ‘Racing W.Rabbit’

July 24, 2014

dance movie “Racing W.Rabbit” – in a cinema camp “Cinema and body” program: 27/07/2014 14H.

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Premiere: dance movie

March 15, 2014

dance movie „Racing W.Rabbit“ 20th of June, 22.30H @The national gallery of art, Vilnius Part of one night culture festival “Kultūros naktis”.

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