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Hooray! We are celebrating our 10-year anniversary in 2023! The celebrations will be themed around the future of arts.


Learn about our programme’s activities, content of studies, current events and latest publications.


The Choreography Degree Programme is an active contributor to the field of choreography. We promote the development of the artistic field, mutual and intercultural understanding and strengthening of the independence of dance art, and cooperation with other art forms.


Contact information

  • Jan-Peter Kaiku


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Read more about the studies in the choreography programme.

    • Kirsi Monni

    • Professor, Master’s Degree Programme in Choreography, Theatre Academy
    • +358405456350
    • Jana Unmüssig

    • Lecturer, Master’s Degree Programme in Choreography, Theatre Academy

Students and most recent alumni

Students and alumni at Max catalogue
    • Laura Jantunen

    • Student in choreography, starting year 2021
    • Ryan Mason

    • Student in choreography, starting year 2021
    • Maya Oliva

    • Master of Arts (Dance) 2022
    • Lydia Touliatou

    • Student in choreography, Starting year 2021
    • Tero Hytönen

    • Master of Arts (Dance) 2020
    • + 358 40 701 4207
    • Karoliina Loimaala

    • Master of Arts (Dance) 2020
    • +358 45 675 7890
    • Iina Taijonlahti

    • Master of Arts (Dance) 2021
    • +358503459897

Artistic research and publications

The first doctoral dissertation from Theatre Academy was published in 2001. MA programme in choreography has a strongly research oriented approach to choreography, that gives the student good readiness for postgraduate studies. The programme collaborates with the Performing Arts Research Center TUTKE. It is also a crucial agent in Theatre Academy’s publication series Kinesis, that focuses on research on dance.

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