PUPPETEERS IN FINLAND
PhD in theatre research
Research on puppetry for adults
katriina.andrianov (at) kolumbus.fi
Puppet constructor, puppeteer, actor
Turku Arts Academy 2005-2009
After graduating from Turku Arts Academy she has worked in the field of puppetry. Lately she has been concentrating more on building puppets, wich is her speciality. Her works have been seen for example in TEHDAS theatre, Turku City Theatre, Seikkailupuisto in Turku. many festivals and finnish TV. Lately she has been working with KREPSKOTheatre Group. She is a member of finnish puppety network Aura of Puppets.
Screen writer, journalist
Speciality: manuscripting, singing
Several Puppet theatre courses for example in Finland, Sweden, Poland
has been puppeteer and actress in several puppet theatres since 1993. Puppet theatres are Mukamas, Puppet theatre Green Apple and Puppet theatre Sampo to name a few. Started own theatre Puppet theatre Ofelia 2007.
Kindergarten teacher, puppet maker, theatre curator.
Speciality: Puppet making, set design, writing sotries and keeping workshops.
+ 358407186674, ntofelia(at)gmail.com www.nukketeatteriofelia.fi
Puppet theatre artist, secretary in Finnish Shadow Theatre Association
Bachelor of Cultural Stuedies, Drama Instructor, Degree Programme in Performing Arts, Puppet theatre
I am currently working mask actori in theatre Siperia, Tampere and preparing shadow theatre to a concert in Music Hall, Helsinki. I did participate in international shadow theatre workshop of Teatro Gioco Vita in Piacenza Italy (2016) and final performance "Shadow and its double". I have been working 10 years in projects in genre of visual theatre. 2015 I was teaching shadow theatre, masks and puppetry in "meeting at the border" communitys project for refugee teenagers and drama students. 2014 I did stage and costume design, mask, puppet and shadowtheatre scene to a new children play "Mimmi Mou Mirmajasta"
Speciality: dance, shadow theatre
+ 358-50-5737424, email: tyttimarttila627(at)gmail.com, www.toinenvarasija.blogspot.fi/
Actor FIA, puppet theatre
puppet theatre education 1990-1991
Speciality: acting with puppets, singing
www.pikkukulkuri.fi Facebook: Nukketeatteri Pikkukulkuri
Turku Arts Academy´s puppetry education 2001-2005
Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq 2007-2008
Speciality: puppets, physical theatre, writing
Puppeteer, actor, theatre puppet maker
BA -Theatre instructor, speacialised in puppet theatre 2007, University of applied sciences/Turku Arts Academy
Puppet theatre (own) Reaktori 2007- Finland
Teater Refleksion 2014- Denmark
Speciality: Juggling, playing accordeon, photography, dance/physical theatre.
+358503094004, aaporepo(at)nukkereaktori.com/ aaporepo(at)gmail.com, www.nukkereaktori.com
Works: The way back home www.madein-theweb.com/teater-refleksion/
Specialities: Juggling, playing accordeon, photography, dance/physical theatre.
Director, puppet player, puppet maker
Turku School of Art and Communications,
-puppet theatre studies 1994-1997
Pieksämäki folk high school -puppet theatre and art studies 1992-1994
2009- Royal Puppet theatre of Häme: dir., puppet maker, puppet player
2009- Nasty Puppet Promotions: Artistic dir., puppet maker
2002-2009 Art Council of Häme: regional artist of Dramatic Art(puppet theatre) Dir., puppet maker, puppet player
2000-2002 Theatre Mukamas: puppet maker, puppet player
1997-2000 Marionettteatern, Stockholm, Sweden: puppet maker, puppet player.
Speciality: puppet design, puppet making, wooden puppet carving, teaching puppetry.
Puppeteer, director of visual theatre
Turku Arts Academy: Bacherlor of Performing Arts,
specializing in puppetry 2012-2016
Speciality: Manipulation techniques, soft toys, water element,
folklore and humour.
Johanna (Jose) Salo
Puppeteer, Puppet theatre director, puppet theatre educator
Turku Arts Academy 2005-2009
Workig also as artistic director of 7-Solos International Puppet theatre Festival in Rovaniemi (every second year)
Theatre director and founder of Theatre Hevosenkenkä
Theatre Academy of Finland: Master of Arts, directing/dramaturgy
Art therapist, puppet theatre artist
Hibernia College, England: Master of Arts in art therapy 2007
Aalto University, Helsinki: Master of Arts in stage design1987
Speciality: Stage and puppet design, direction, therapeutic puppet theatre courses,art- and colour courses.
Actor/puppeteer, translator (rus-fi), puppet theatre workshop teacher, art therapy director, fouder of Puppet Theatre Group Taiga-Matto
St.Petersburg Academy of Theatre 1993-1995
University of Tampere: Master of Art (actress) 1985
Actress in TTT Theatre Tampere 1990-1997
Oulu City Theatre 1985-1990
Speciality: hand theatre
Facebook: nukketeatteri Taigamatto
Freelancer puppet theatre artist since 2007
Turku University of Applied Sciences -Degree Programme in Performing Arts: puppet theatre 2003-2007.
Performed in over 20 shows, for example few of the latest: the Tempest (2013), Romeo and Juliet (2015), Gorilla gorilla (2016). Held workshops for audiences in all ages and styles.
Speciality: puppeteering, workshop instructor (crafts, puppets, puppeteering), stage, puppet and costume design.
+358 440279840, email: virtanen.lotta(at)gmail.com. www.kuumaankanpoikanen.com
Puppeteer, director, writer, performer
Bachelor of Arts (puppet theatre) In Turku Arts Academy (2003)
Speciality: Comedian, writer, puppet maker
Shows: John-Eleanor (2011), My very special friend Baron von Munchausen (2016)
+358400691757, mail: timo.vantsi(at) gmail.com, www.tehdasteatteri.fi www.auraofpuppets.com