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hedda.liukkala@gmail.com

Born: 11/11/1990 in Hämeenlinna, Finland

Citizenship: Finland
Other: Valid passport, European drivers license (A, B, C)

STUDIES

2014 – 2017    École Supérieure des Arts du Cirque(ESAC) – Artiste du Cirque BA (BE)
2011 – 2015    Turku University of Applied Sciences, Arts Academy – Circus Artist (FI)

CREATIONS
Recover Laboratory
2020    One Night Only, Helsinki & Seinäjoki (FI)
              Evening Walk, Immersive art walk, Helsinki (FI)
2019    & Pyhimys: Four seasons concert tour - Jyväslylä & Tampere (FI)
2018    Underneath –Immersive art  labyrinth, Helsinki (FI)
2017    Joy of Spleen - Immersive art labyrinth, Stockholm & Helsinki (SE & FI)
2016    An Experimental Art Labyrinth, Helsinki (FI)
2016 -  Resident artist at Recover Laboratory for events and longer contracts

Other
2017    Los Viajes de Marco y Pili with Javier Jiménez for Teatro Circo Price, Madrid (ES)
             EXIT16 – Graduation  solo in collaboration with Nicanor de Elia, Brussels (BE)
2016    Un Minuto – Contemporary circus performance with Roberto Magro, Brussels (BE)
             Blowin’ - Dance Creation with Catherine Diverrès, Brussels (BE)
             Musical creation with Conservatoire de Liège, Marchin (BE)
             Catwalk to Rio – collaboration with Dragone, Brussels (BE)
             Tutti – Circus Performance with Charlie Degotte, Brussels (BE)
2015    Nameless circus production with Sylvain Honorez, Brussels (BE)
2014    Studies on the Ecology of Drama 1 – Video by artist Eija-Liisa Ahtila (FI)
             Ihmeellinen Lelukauppa – Circus performance with Heidi Aho, Turku (FI)
2013    Kirppusirkus – A circus musical for the whole family with Pertti Lehto, Helsinki (FI)
             Máttaráhká – Contemporary circus Performance with Miradonna Sirkka, Turku (FI)
             TuTut – contemporary circus performance with Sakari Männistö, Turku (FI)
2012    Rölli and the Golden Key movie – circus character in Matila-Röhr productions (FI)

2012 - 2014    Herr Emil’s Shock Circus – A Macabre Sideshow Group (FI)
2011 - 2017    Events, solos, projects and collectives while studying in TUAS and ESAC
2017 -              Performer in events, festivals and galas

SHOWS
Mitämeri - Tales of the Plastic Sea        solo show, performer, premiered 2022

Life After                                                       contemporary circus show, choreographer, premiered 2022

WORK IN PROGRESS

2021 -      Cyrophone, contemporary circus experience, performer,
2017 -     Project Okey Donkey, performance for two artists, performer

FESTIVALS & GALAS

2022    Berlin Burlesque Festival (DE)
2021    Berlin Burlesque Festival (DE)
             Prague Burlesque Festival (CZ)

2020   Croatian Cabaret and Burlesque Festival (HR)
            Betty Fvck’s Extravaganza Queer Gala for Helsinki Pride (FI)
2019   International Stockholm Burlesque Festival (SE)
2018   Brocante  - circus festival, 3 creations in 4 days with Roberto Magro, Frisanco (IT)
            Sheffield Burlesque & Cabaret Extravaganza (UK)
2017   Stockholm Fringe Festival with Recover Laboratory (SE)

WORKED WITH
Eija-Liisa Ahtila, Dragone, Charlie Degotte, Catherine Diverrès, Sylvain Honorez, Toni Kandelin, Roberto Magro, Miradonna Sirkka, Sakari Männistö, Sven Demey, Christophe Morrisset, Nicanor De Elia, Conservatoire de Liège, Inna Huttunen, Sofi Häkkinen, Javier Jimenez, Pyhimys

Saku Mäkelä, Recover Laboratory

GRANTS & AWARDS

2021         4x Corona grant from Arts Promotion Center Finland (Taike)
2020        World of Diversity Award, Croatian Cabaret and Burlesque Festival
2018        Project grant from Arts Promotion Center Finland (Taike) - Company Okey Donkey
2017        Stockholm Fringe Festival - Festival Spirit Award with Recover Laboratory

 

OTHER WORK

2019 -     Stage manager at Berlin Circus Festival (DE)

2022        Assistant stafge manager, Winter circus Hurjaruuth (FI)

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2010 - present
2010 - present
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