Every house has a door

21st Century Performance

Upcoming Performances:

Mad House Helsinki

January 18 & 19
15 / 10 / 8 €

In this international collaboration, choreographic poetry, video work, and elaborate hand-made costumes by Essi Kausalainen provide starting points for a circuit of language and gesture around common interests of inter-species communication, human-plant and human-animal relations, and the slow progress of the snail.


Every house has a door was formed in 2008 by Lin Hixson, director, and Matthew Goulish, dramaturg, to convene diverse, inter-generational project-specific teams of specialists, including emerging as well as internationally recognized artists. Drawn to historically or critically neglected subjects, Every house creates performance works and performance-related projects in many media. The company is based in Chicago and presents work for local, national and international audiences.

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