Theatre in Finland – Now
Network with Finns
- Theatre festivals
- Agencies, organisations and art info centres
- Toolkit for Theatre Production and Mobility
- TINFO Grant
Founded in 1979 , Theatre Academy provides the highest education in theatre and dance in Finland, training actors (in Finnish and Swedish), directors, dramaturges, lighting and sound designers, professionals in dance (choreographers and dancers), performance artists, dance and theatre pedagogues.
The University of Tampere, in addition to the Theatre academy, provides theatre education of the highest level in Finland. The studies follow the new structure of 3+2 years. The Bachelor’s degree, common to all, is completed in three years, followed by the Master’s studies of two years duration, based on the students’ own choices. It is possible to complete two university degrees in five years. Centre for Practise as Research in Theatre
The Aalto University School of Art and Design is dedicated to media,art and design and has a strong and active international presence.It is a Nordic leader and one of the most renowed in its fields worldwide.Founded in 1871, the School is a pioneer in research and education.
Academic drama research education is available in these universities.
Department of Philosophy, History, Culture and Art Studies
School of Communication, Media and Theatre
The School of Communication, Media and Theatre includes the disciplines of Journalism and Mass Communication, Theatre Arts, Speech Communication, and Theatre and Drama Research.
Faculty of Humanities: School of History, Culture and Arts Studies
Arcada University of Applied Sciences (Swedish speaking)
CIMO Centre for International Mobility, www.cimo.fi
Information on studies, training, exchange in Finland: Study in Finland
On-the-move.org is a web site dedicated to international mobility opportunities and information in theatre, dance, music and other contemporary performing arts disciplines. It is intended for artists and performing arts professionals from Europe and beyond.