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A House, A Cow, A Woman

2015
An installation, a performance and storytelling for grown-ups.
Solo/drawings/film/object/text by Efva Lilja. Original music by Per-Henrik Mäenpää.
Duration 3 hours, of which performance 55 minutes.

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Hi, How are you?

2013
A commission for the Weld Company Stockholm. Six dancers. Duration 20 minutes.

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Man to Man

2011
12 man, radio-controlled boats, film, original music by Per-Henrik Mäenpää. Light design by Mats Andreasson. Performed in swimmingpool. Duration 55 minutes.

Between Now and Then

2010
A piece for Dansens hus' main stage and the fundraising for the children of Haiti, March -10. Text, choreography and dance by and with Efva Lilja. Manipulated rain by Tommy Zwedberg. Duration 15 min.

Mass Manna

2009
A piece for Ensemble Musica Vitae and one dance/acrobat solo performer. Original music by Jonny Axelsson, light design Mats Andreasson. Original performance at the Concert hall in Växjö. Conductor Staffan Larsson. Duration 30 minutes.

A Subversive Declaration of Love

2009
A work for the International Poetry Festival in Visby, August 2009. Dance, poetry, film by and with Efva Lilja. Duration: 70 minutes.

Burst Before We Break

2008
A piece for the inauguration of ELIA Biennal, the Concert hall in Gothenburg. Developed in collaboration with composer Staffan Mossenmark and 16 students from the Academy of Music and Drama in Gotheburg and Danshögskolan/University College of Dance in Stockholm. Duration 25 minutes.

Pathfinder

2007
Solo by and with Efva Lilja. Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson. First performance at Weld, Stockholm, duration 20 min.

Holds No Memory

2006
Solo for Ana Sanchez-Colberg. Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, duration 20 min. Produced by Theatre EnCorps and The Place, London.

Film by Chris Clow

Rumble Fish

2006
Solo for Irena Purschke Bronett at the opening of the new stage at the University College of Dance, September 2006. Music Erik Steen, light design Mats Andreasson. Duration 10 min.

For Better, For Worse

2005
Sixteen Dancers. Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson, Laser and Pyrotechnics: Michael Israelsson, Underwater Film: Johan Candert, duration 45 min. Large stages/settings.

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Smiling at Death!

2005
Four Dancers, Two Singers, Thirteen Amateur Dancers – all between 65 and 90 years of age. Original Music: Jonas Bohlin, Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson, Laser: Michael Israelsson, Set Design: Torbjörn Johansson.This performance piece constitutes the third part of the stage presentation of the research project Movement as the Memory of the Body, duration 35 min. Large stages/settings.

Using the Eye in the Middle of the Head

2004
Two Dancers, Original Music:Tommy Zwedberg, Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson. This work forms part of a research project Movement as the Memory of the Body. Medium-sized stages, schools, duration 35 min.

Memory

2004
Solo, Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg. The Solo serves as a first study for the research project Movement as the Memory of the Body, duration 10 min. For all types of stages and schools.

Fire Place

2003
Six Dancers, Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Stage Design: Bengt Larsson, A work for public spaces Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson, Costume Design: Malin Arnell, duration 3x11 min. Commissioned by Moderna Museet in Stockholm.

The Outmost White

2003
Solo Dancer, Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Lighting Design: Ulf Englund, Costume Design: Malin Arnell, duration 50 min. Large and medium-sized stages. A presentation of the research project: The Art of Dance in a Frozen Landscape.

The Incredible You

2001
Six Dancers, Ten Musicians (Ensemble Ars Nova), Original Music: James Clarke, Lighting Design: Ulf Englund, duration 35 min. For larger stages. Du är så underbar is performed to electro-acoustic music: Rester av ord by Tommy Zwedberg, Schools and public – medium-sized – stages.

Byen Viso

1999
Six Dancers, Original Music: Thorstein Hauksson, Set Design: Jene Highstein, Costume Design Malin Arnell, Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson, Libretto: Pia Tafdrup. Duration 85 min. not including interval. For large stages.

Beyond the Pale

1998
Four Dancers, Original Music: Kent Olofsson, Set Design and Water Installations by Bengt Larsson, Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson, duration 20 min. Large and medium-sized stages, including alternative venues and senior schools/sixth-form colleges.

Den Obrutna

1996
One Dancer, from the piece UR MÖRKRET, duration 10 min. All types of stages, as well as alternative venues.

Om... Det Andra

1996
Four Dancers, Four Musicians (Stockholm’s Saxophone Quartet), Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson, duration 30 min. Large and medium-sized stages, as well as senior schools/sixth-form colleges.

Ur Mörkret

1996
Ten Dancers, Thirty-Seven Musicians (wind and percussion instrumentalists), Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson, duration 54 min. For larger stages. Developed for E.L.D. and Stockholms blåsarsymfoniker in collaboration with The Royal Swedish Ballet.

Hem, En Föreställning om Hemlängtan och Förkroppsligad Tid

1995
Six Dancers, Video Treatment and Computer Graphics: Efva Lilja/Twice a Man, Original Music: Twice a Man, duration 21 min. Public settings/stages. Also suitable for senior schools/sixth-form colleges.

Kod: Ett Bo

1995
Six Dancers, Music: Genom vatten (1994) by Tommy Zwedberg, duration 10 min. Public stages/settings. Also suitable for senior schools/sixth-form colleges.

Entre Nos Espaces/Mellan Våra Rum

1994
Seven Dancers, Stage Design: Maurice Ducret, Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Lighting Design: Mats Andreasson. Duration 53 min. For larger stages. Commissioned by the Centre Georges Pompidou (main stage) in Paris.

Fukt

1992
Four Dancers, Two Trumpeters, Improvised Music. Duration 20 min. Danced in water. Also suitable for senior secondary school students.

Brunnen

1992
Six Dancers, Set Design and Water Installations: Bengt Larsson, Original Music: Bo Rydberg. Duration 85 min. For large stages.

Värnamodansen

1992
Four Dancers, Music: Chuck Berry, duration 10 min. Dance restaurants and such like.

At Close Quarters (BEN)

1990
Four Dancers, Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg

Blåst, Mot Lager av det Undermedvetna

1990
Solo, Set Design (with water component) and Lighting Design: Bengt Larsson, duration ca 50 min. Large Stages.

Fast

1990
Six Dancers, duration ca 15–20 min. Preferably outdoors in pools, fountains, snow. Indoors in swimming-pools, etc.

Orda - Ögats Rum

1989
Five Dancers, Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Set Design (water is a component) and Lighting Design: Bengt Larsson. For large stages.

Ores

1987
Solo, Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Set Design: Hjördis Tegsell, duration 10 min.

Vana Språng

1987
Two Dancers, Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Set Design: Hjördis Tegsell. Duration 20 min. Also suitable for senior secondary school students.

Utlöga

1986
Six Dancers, Original Music: Tommy Zwedberg, Set Design: Mette Stausland, duration 60 min. For larger stages.

...eho... (Vem Som Än)

1985
Solo (water is a component), duration 10 min.

Bryte

1985
Four Dancers, duration 20 min. Outdoors, all environments, preferably snow and water.

(I) Skugga

1983
Three Dancers, Set Design: Anders Widoff, duration 45 min. Smaller stages /settings.

1982
Solo, Original Music: Peter Schuback, duration 60 min.