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Resume

TV & camera work,

stage work as a dancer and an actor,

commercials and editorials.

Selected work

PRODUCTION NAME / YEAR / ROLE / DIRECTOR (DIR.) or CHOREOGRAPHER (CHOR.) / PRODUCTION COMPANY

DANCE

Kira Riikonen - Tuukka Jukola: Cycle City, a performance combining dance and cycling, 2021, dancer, chor. Kira Riikonen, Zodiak – Center for New Dance

Reserved x Kate Moss opening show in London UK, Sep 2017, dancer, prod. Twenty6 Magazine

NYC Pride performance, Jul 2017, dancer, together with The House of Ninja (New York, USA)

 

Kiss My Dance x Dance House Finland club performances, Feb and Oct 2016, dancer, concept and dir. Brian Lobel (USA/UK), Cruising for Art -festival

 

Anne Pajunen // Anneli Kanninen is present, May 2015, dancer, concept and chor. by artists, Urban Apa festival

 

Stockholm Pride x drag artist Robert Fux opening show, 2015, dancer, chor. together with the House of Ninja

 

Trajal Harrel & friends opening show, Jul 2013, dancer, chor. Trajal Harrel, ImPulsTanz contemporary dance festival (Vienna, Austria)

 

Me dance performance, 2013, dancer, concept and chor. by self, Sommerwerf festival (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)

 

Bloody Mary drag show, 2013, dancer, chor. together with actor Christoffer Strandberg and dancer Roza Ahmad 

Dancer/model for the following artists, brands and events. 2011-2019: Marimekko, Guess, Mert Otsamo, Minna Parikka, Nike, Stockmann, Halonen, Krista Siegfrids, Benjamin Peltonen, Sanni, Minttu Vesala, LiveAid, QX Gala Helsinki, Pride Helsinki

TV & CAMERA

Pesänlikaajat - erään kohukirjan anatomia, a short film, premiere in fall 2021, reporter Anneli Sundberg, dir. Arthur Franck, Polygraf Oy


Masked Singer tv series, seasons 1-3, 2019-2021, body double and dancer, production assistant Fremantle Media Finland


Shake, a short film, 2019, waiter, dir. Aino Suni & Sonya Lindfors, Tuffi Films


Nyrkki tv series, 2019, singer, dir. AJ Annila, Zodiak Finland


Finland's Next Top Model tv series, 2012, runway and movement coach, Fremantle Media Finland


UMK/Contest for New Music tv series, 2014-2015 and 2021, dancer, chor. Reija Wäre, YLE


Salatut Elämät and Roba tv series, Tove movie, extra, 2018

STAGE

Rakastaja (The Lover) play, 21.2.2020, milkman John, dir. Essi Rossi, Teatteri Jurkka

The House of Ninja presents: Pink Like the Color of.. a performance combining ballroom and visual art, 2019, dancer and dramaturg, chor. together with work group, Pink Space x Flow Festival (Aug 2019) and Urban Apa festival (Sep 2019)

The Face of the Night - L’enfant et les sortilèges opera, 16.-20.10.2015, dancer, chor. Reija Wäre, Sibelius Academy

Woman, a feminist performance, 28.9.2016, dancer, Urban Apa festival

COMMERCIALS & EDITORIALS

Aalto Ventures Program brand commercial, 2022, interviewer, online, events, internal; distribution: Finland, prod. Aalto, casting: Helsinki Casting

Oikotie Työpaikat commercial campaign, 2021, office worker, online and stills, distribution: Finland, prod. Laaksalo Productions, casting: Helsinki Casting

 

Opera browser campaign, 2021, heavy metal nun, online and stills, global distribution, prod. TBWA, casting: Balagan Oy

Kaikille yhteinen, jokaiselle oma, a brand film for the Finnish national broadcasting company YLE, 2020, prisoner, distribution: Finland, prod. Pictures Helsinki

Suomalainen menestysresepti commercial for SOK stores, 2020, dancer, online and stills, distribution: Finland, prod. TBWA

Great Was Never Normal social media campaign, Anttitapani Official -launch, 2020, dancer, distribution Finland and Estonia, prod. Cocoa

Brand video for Fazer, 2020, a person from 1920's, prod. Drama Moving Pictures

SimeliusSimelius x Vimma editorial, 2019, dancer/model, photography and prod. SimeliusSimelius

REVS issue 2 editorial, 2012, dancer/model, photography Nana Simelius, publisher SECT ET SEPT Oy

MUSIC VIDEOS

Valittu Kansa for artist Antti Tuisku, 2019, boss human, dir. Toni Karén

Kiellettyjä Asioita for artist Emma Salokoski, 2015, dancer, dir. Veli Creative

Smell for artist duo Femme En Fourrure, 2015, dancer, dir. Miikka Lommi

Pojat for artist Sanni, 2015, dancer, dir. Miro Laiho

Amen for artist Krista Siegfrids, 2013, dancer, dir. Elias Koskimies

TEACHING

Uniarts Helsinki, fall 2021, guest teacher for runway and new way vogue for "Look What You Made Me Do" performance, dir. Gréta Kristín Ómarsdóttir, part of acting in Swedish MA programme

 

Uniarts Helsinki, fall 2018, guest teacher for runway and new way vogue for musical theater students

Susanna Leinonen Company, 2017, teaching runway and new way vogue

EuroGames LGBTQIA sporting event opening show, 2016, choreographer, prod. and script Elias Koskimies

Suurteos / Magnum Opus, part 4: Piece in A Minor, 2015, runway and new way vogue workshops for dancers, dir. and concept Anna Cadia & Anni Klein

Chorus Line 2013, Nov. 2012 - Mar. 2013, runway and new way vogue workshops for Helsinki Dance Company dancers, chor. Sonya Lindfors

Pop Slut, Oct. - Nov. 2013, runway and new way vogue workshops for performers, dir. and concept Sara Melleri

Runway and new way vogue workshops for the following dance schools, 2012-2021, in Finland: Tamara Rasmussen Opisto, VKTY ry, Dance.fi, Razzmatazz, Hip Hop House, Jyväskylän Tanssiopisto, Espoon Tanssiopisto; internationally Danshögskolan (Stockholm, Sweden), NABA (Milano, Italy), Streetground (Malmö, Sweden), Subsdans (Oslo, Norway), Dans Brynju Péturs (Reykjavik, Iceland). Also weekly classes in Finland in 2013-2016.