international

2012- LEFTOVERS FROM THE WAR
Site-specific performance for historical sites or museums. Concept, scripts, direction and performers: Nina Larissa Bassett (Denmark), Ivo Briedis (Latvia), Elin Petersdottir (Iceland) & Janne Saarakkala
* National Museum of Finland / Baltic Circle International Theare Festival, Helsinki ->  trailer -> TV-program -> review -> arvio
* National Museum of Finland / TING – Nordic Culture Festival in Helsinki
* Odsherred Kulturhistorisk Museum / OK13 Odsherred Kulturfestival, Denmark
* Corner House, the former KGB headquarters of Riga / Riga2014 – European Capital of Culture programme
2009-2011 @work Network: CIVILISATION
European Performance Research Project, cooperation between seven Performing Art Groups from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Sweden & UK. Coordinator, Director and Performer. Reality Research Centre / @work Network supported by The Nordic Council
2008- IN THE NUDE
Site-specific performance in a hotel. Concept creators, script writers, directors and performers: Nina Larissa Bassett (Denmark), Ivo Briedis (Latvia) and Janne Saarakkala (Finland). Production by TeaterKUNST, Denmark.
* Hotel Helka, Helsinki, Finland, /theatre.now –festival, Kiasma Theatre, The Museum of Contemporary Art of Finland, 2008
* Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth Hotel, Montreal, Canada, Copenhagen International Theatre show case in CINARS 2008
* Maritim Park Hotel Riga, Latvia, The New Theatre Institute of Latvia, 2008
* First Hotel Skt. Petri, Copenhagen, Denmark, TeaterKUNST, 2009
2007- REDUCTION GROUP
Member in group with Berlin-based performance artists Joy Harder and Jörn J. Burmester. Latest work:
* Japanese Living, video-series in YouTube & a performance at Performer Stammtisch, Berlin, 2012
* Tiny Open Space & Bottle Party in a private apartment in Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, 2012
2006-2007 @work Network: THE STORY OF WORK
European Performance Research Project, cooperation between five Performing Art Groups from Denmark, Finland, Germany, Sweden & UK. Member of the Artistic Steering Group, Workshop Instructor, Script Writer, Director and Performer. Reality Research Centre / @work Network supported by EU – Culture 2000, Nordisk Kulturfond, Cultural Foundation of Finland, Finland-Svenska Kulturfonden etc.
2000-2003 TEATRO, AGORA!
* Coordinator and Instructor in ”Workshop for Directors” in Nampula, Mozambique, 2003
* A BOA ALMA DA FEIRA (adaptation from Bertolt Brecht’s play The Good Soul of Sezuan) Dramaturge and Co-Director with Carlos Alberto. Also Coordinator and Instructor of Production Workshop for the performance. Co-production with Grupo Teatro Hopangalatana, Maputo, Mosambique, 2002
* Instructor in ”Community Theatre Workshop” in Maputo, Mosambique, 2001
* NADA DE ESPECIAL (Nothing Special) Performer; directed by Titta Halinen, manuscript by the group. Co-production with Grupo Teatro M’Beu in Teatro Avenida, Maputo, Mozambique, 2001
* Coordinator and Instructor in ”Workshop for Directors 1” in Maputo, Mosambique, 2000
1996 SIMBA KARATASI – a paper lion
Performer and Co-Director with Katariina Numminen; manuscript by the group. Cooperation of Theatre Academy of Finland and University of Dar-Es-Salaam part II. Performed in Tampere Theatre Festival and Helsinki Festivals
1995 COMMUNITY THEATRE PROJECT
Cooperation of Theatre Academy of Finland and University of Dar-Es-Salaam part I; workshops in Mtwara region in Tanzania
1994 SUURI TAMMI – GREAT OAK – MBUYU MKUBWA
Director’s Assistant and Performer; directed by Laura Jäntti. Joensuu Song Festivals, Finland Bagamoyo Theatre Festival, Tanzania. Performed also in Dar-Es-Salaam, Morogoro and Zanzibar in Tanzania