PA× stands for Performing Arts Multiplied. PA× is founded by Kyrie Oda and Love Hellgren. With their base in Gothenburg, Sweden, they work internationally to create and facilitate performing arts. PA× has been invited to perform in United Kingdom, Norway, Greenland, Mexico, Lithuania and Japan.
PA× has recentlybeen supported by:
Göteborgs Stad, Kultur i Väst, Konstnärsnämnden, Danscentrum Väst, Katz Judiska Kulturfond, Sugihara Museum, Embassy of Japan in Sweden and Lithuania, and AURA Dance Theatre
Kyrie has been active as a choreographer and a dancer in Japan, Europe and USA since 2006.
Since she moved to Sweden in 2017 she has danced with Eva Ingemarsson, Regionteater Väst, Gun Lund, and Embla Dans och Teater. Previously she has danced with Bavarian State Opera (DE), Krystof Warlikowski (PL/DE), Kitt Johnson X-Act (DK), AURA Dance Theatre (LT), Tino Sehgal (DE), Nonne Svalholm (DK), Michael Mao Dance Company (US), H.T. Chen Dance Company (US) among others.
Kyrie graduated from Belhaven University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance in 2006.
Love has been choreographing parallel to his career as a dancer.
He danced with the companies AURA Dance Theatre (LT) and Kamea Dance Company (IL).
He has also been freelancing in UK and Germany in various projects.
The last few years he has danced for Hotel Proforma (DK) EMBLA Dans och teater (SWE), Merce Cunningham Trust (US) amongst others
Love is educated at The Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance.
Since moving to The Netherlands in 1999, Kusuda has created a vast series of outstanding choreographies, profiling him as one of the most poetic choreographers in Dutch dance.
Kusuda's work stems from a highly original imagination and aims for a communication with his audience precisely by finding a connection with their imaginative powers.
SOVIJUS is a Lithuanian music duo consisting of Mindaugas and Ramunas. They have been collaborating with PA× since 2015 on several projects.