EDUCATION

2015  MA in Theatre and Drama research University of Tampere

2013  BA in Performing Arts Turku university of Applied Sciences

2010  BA Theatre and Drama research University of Tampere

 

COURSES

2014 Song of the Goat Theatre, Wroclaw, Poland, Theatre Master Classes

 

WORKS as a THEATRE DIRECTOR

2020    Kaarna (dry and hard bark), playwright Anna Krogerus, Järvenpää Youth Theatre

2020    How to preserve Cherries? Soloperformance (actress Veera Alaverronen) Theatre Mundo

2019     Ava and the Moody Trumpet, based on children book written by Anja Portin, Theatre Mundo

2019      Almost like a bungee jump, playwright Juho Gröndahl, Järvenpää Youth Theatre

2015       Adventure of the Elfs, Theatre Jano

2013      Thirst, playwright Nunu Ahtiainen, Theatre Jano

2013.     How beautiful is the land where we stand, Turku Arts Academy

 

ASSISTANT of DIRECTOR

2013kuka tahansa meistä – dokumentti, playwright Emilia Pöyhönen, assistant of director Saana Lavaste, Theatre 2.0 & Finnish National Theatre

 

WORKS as an ACTRESS

 

2016 My King,  director Veera Alaverronen, The Finnish National Theatre’s Touring Stage

2016 Are we there yet? Artist Thesis of Tuija Touhunen, Theatre Academy Dance Pedagogue Department

2014 Isabelle Eberhardt, playwright Timberlake Wertenbaker, director Tuukka Jukola, Theatre Vertigo

2014 The Party, director Veera Alaverronen, Theatre Jano

2012 The Pillowman, playwright Martin McDonagh, director Juho Golnick, Theatre Vertigo

2017   Collection of new poetry of the year, curator and reader, Finnish Poetry Association

2014 SAIMA HOO – poetry monologue at the finals of Veikko Sinisalo – young poet reader of the year competition, director Veera Alaverronen

2013 Weeping ladies, Olohuone 306,4 km² open urban art festival in Turku, May Collective

GRANTS & RESIDENCIES

2019      The Finnisch Cultural foundation, grant for mobility, DE-CONSTRUKT residency (personal)

2019      DE-CONSTRUKT residency, New York

2019 Kökar residency

2019 Turun Teatterisäätiö, Ava and the Moody Trumpet (working group)

2019 The Finnisch Cultural foundation, Varsinais-Suomi Regional Fund, Ava and the Moody Trumpet(working group)

2019 The Swedish Cultural Foundation in Finland,  Ava and the Moody Trumpet (working group)

2019 TOP Foundation, Ava and the Moody Trumpet (working group)

2018 Alfred Kordelin Foundation, Ava ja oikukas trumpetti (working group)

2015 The Finnish Cultural foundation, My King (together with director Veera Alaverronen)

2015 Arts Promotion Centre Finland, My King (together with director Veera Alaverronen)

2014 Turun Teatterikerho, Theatre Master Classes in Song of the Goat theatre (personal)

 

POSITION of RESPONSIBILITY

Finnish Poetry Association, member of the board 2018–

Member of Kulttuurivaltakunta cooperative 2016 –

TEACHING

 

Drama Teacher

Järvenpää Theater

August 2018 – present

 

Drama Teacher

Vantaan aikuisopisto

September 2018 – May 2019

 

Museum Educator

(Finland’s national writer Aleksis Kivi (Stenvall) home museum)

May 2018 – present

 

Teacher of Clownery

Kauniaisten raamattuopisto

April 2018

 

Teacher of Poetry reading

Vantaan aikuisopisto

September 2017 – December 2017

 

Teacher of Poetry reading

Helsingin työväenopisto

September 2016 – May 2017

 

Teacher of Movement & Dance

Nurmijärven kansalaisopisto

September 2016 – May 2017

 

English and Finnish language teacher for children

Semja ry

September 2015 – January 2017

 

Improv teacher

Turun Tyttöjen Talo® (House for Girls of Turku)

September 2012 – November 2014

 

Movement teacher for children

City of Turku

March 2014 – May 2014

 

Improv teacher

City of Turku

September 2014 –December 2014

 

Drama Instructor

Turun Seudun TST (association for unemployed)

January 2014 – May 2014

 

Applied Circus Teacher

University of Tampere

September 2013 – December 2013

 

Voice workshop for sensory challenged children

September 2013

 

SKILLS

modern dance, singing (alto)