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No Tomorrow (2017)



“No Tomorrow” is a ballet for six dancers and six guitars. It is a reflection of the beauty, inner strength, and art of the dancer. The primary inspiration is found in Vivant Denon’s novelle “Point de Lendemain”; A lusty, hyperpoetical work of prose dating back to the late 18th century. This may come across as a Calvin Klein show but it is rather an homage to the coming of age and the idea of the real lover in those mysterious times.

Bryce Dessner, known from the band The National and as a composer of music for TV and films such as The Revenant, has written the music exclusively for “No Tomorrow”.

“No Tomorrow” has been highly praised by both critics and audience alike. Iceland Dance Company won the Icelandic Performing Arts Award for the piece, which has been touring Europe the past two years as a part of Iceland Dance Company’s performance festival SACRIFICE.



Bora Bora, Valdemarsgade 1, 8000 Aarhus C
May 9 at 19:30
May 10 at 17:00
Duration: 30 minutes


Ticket price: (Standard) 130 Kr., (Young people under 30) 80 kroner.
Note that you get a 25 % discount if you buy three tickets or more for SPOR festival.


Concept and choreography: Ragnar Kjartansson and Margrét Bjarnadóttir

Music: Bryce Dessner

Performers: Aðalheiður Halldórsdóttir, Anais Barthe, Elín Signý Weywadt Ragnarsdóttir, Halla Þórðardóttir, Heba Eir Kjeld and Lovísa Ósk Gunnarsdóttir.

Light design: Björn Bergsteinn Guðmundsson

Musical direction: Kjartan Sveinsson

Costumes: Helga I. Stefánsdóttir

Make-up: Fríða María Harðardóttir

Light Technician: Pálmi Jónsson

Rehearsal director: Kata Ingva

Artistic director of Iceland Dance Company: Erna Ómarsdóttir

Thank you Benedict Andrews, Ingibjörg Sigurjónsdóttir, Pauline De Lassus and Lilja Gunnarsdóttir

The song “No Tomorrow” written by Bryce Dessner, Ragnar Kjartansson and Ingibjörg Sigurjónsdóttir, based on the writings of Vivant Denon, Sappho and Paul the Apostle.

The piece is created and staged in close collaboration with the performers.

Supported by Oticon Fonden.

Presented in collaboration with Bora Bora.