Sami is a member of the Union of the Finnish Theatre Directors. Freelance theatre director, dramaturge and playwriter. Directed 58 plays in 17 different Fnnish professional theatres. Writed 28 plays for 9 different Finnish professional theatres. Dramatized 13 plays for 5 different finnish professional theatres. Acted in 20 plays in 5 different Finnish professional theatres. Composed theatre music and/or lyrics in 33 plays in 6 different theatres.
Has several professional awards including:
Award of Children and Youth Culture, Moominworld 2012
Grant, Finnish Cultural Foundation, 2009
Grant, Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation 2009
Founder, Linnateatteri Turku 2003
Founder, Osuuskunta Säätämö 2010
Founder, Pop up-teatteri 2014
Allocated grants from Arts Council of Finland,
Nine different plays 1999-2002
Allocated grants, City of Turku, 1997 and 1998
Pekka Saaristo, Turku, Finland
Pekka Saaristo appeared for the first time on a theatrical scene about 40 years ago.
Since 1969 he has worked as an actor of the city theatre in Jyvaskyla, and in 4 years he began working as a director of the city theatre in Vaasa. He worked as a director and actor in different cities across Finland.
Pekka Saaristo is the author of 17 theatrical plays. He also wrote plenty of stories, poems and aphorisms,
and he also was the author of several radio programs. Pekka Saaristo is a member of the Union of theatrical
heads of Finland and a member of the Union of playwrights of Finland.
Sergey Korotkov, Riga, Latvia
From 1995 to 2010 worked as a director of children' theatre "Ya+Ya" (Me+Me) in Odessa city.
Since 2010has been teaching of theatre acting in children's vocal studio "Pumpurini".
Igor Kutkov, St. Petersburg, Russia
Graduated from Leningrad state theatre, music and cinematograthy arts academy, named after N. Cherkasov. Has been an actor in several plays including:
"Premiere" (1994), "Sacred Fort" (1992-94), "The new theatre close to Narva gates"(1994-96 гг.), "Theatre of satira on Vasilevsky"(2001-2002) and "Burzachilo"(1997-2004).
From 2007 to 2010 worked as a chief director of puppet theatre "Petrushka" in Surgut city.