Theatre in Finland – Now
Network with Finns
- Theatre festivals
- Agencies, organisations and art info centres
- Toolkit for Theatre Production and Mobility
- TINFO Grant
TINFO cooperates with performing arts professionals: artists, theatre producers, programmers, dramaturges and festival managers.
TINFO facilitates artistic networks and supports international co-productions and partnerships.
TINFO provides material and advice on:
INTERNATIONAL NETWORKS AND EXCHANGE
FINNISH THEATRES AND ARTISTS
TINFO informs of contemporary Finnish touring performances and of Finnish drama in co-operation with drama agencies, playwrights and translators.
TINFO Grant for translation of Finnish plays.
TINFO co-organizes events, seminars, workshops, drama readings and showcases in co-operation with different partners in Finland and abroad.
TINFO publishes yearly theatre statistics, covering the repertory, spectator, employee and economic figures of Finnish professional theatres. Please have a look: www.tinfo.fi/en/Theatre_Statistics
TINFO coordinates theatre exchange projects as part of Finnish cultural strategy.
TINFO belongs to Finnish Art networks which covers different art information centres and export organizations, such as Dance Info Finland (www.danceinfo.fi) and Finnish Circus Information Centre (www.sirkusinfo.fi).
TINFO’s international networks: International Network for Contemporary Performing Arts (IETM), European Network of Information Centers for Performing Arts (ENICPA), International Theatre Institute (ITI) and Nordic Theatre Union (NTU).
TINFO - Theatre Info Finland is the Finnish Centre of ITI.
Ask us for information about Finnish:
* new drama in translations
* touring groups and performances
* theatre contacts
* theatre statistics
Please contact us by e-mail: tinfo(a)tinfo.fi or follow us via Twitter twitter.com/tinfotweets.
Baltic Circle – www.balticcircle.fi
Contemporary theatre, networking and workshops. In November.
Stage Festival – www.korjaamo.fi
New European theatre. Stage is a part of Helsinki Festival program. In August.
Tampere Theatre Festival – www.teatterikesa.fi/in_english or www.finnishshowcase.com
Finland’s largest and longest running theatre festival. In August.
Black and White Theatre Festival -- http://blackandwhitetheatre.net/eng/
South-Eastern festival with Russian contacts. Every May.
Bravo! – www.lastenteatteri.fi/bravo-festivaali
Biennale organized by Assitej Finland. Next time in March 2016.
Oulu Children’s Theatre Festival – teatteri.ouka.fi/festival/en/home
The Finns go to the theatre more than to ice hockey or football.
* The Finns = population of 5,5 million.
* Spectators=Theatre, dance, opera and new circus all together nearly 4 million of which drama theatre 3 million spectators.
*46 state subsidized drama theatres, 11 dance companies, nearly 100 other professional theatres or groups, the National Theatre, the National Opera, and dance and new circus groups