Espoo City Theatre, Estonian institute in Finland and The Embassy of Estonia in Helsinki organize a topical theatre-themed discussion with Finnish and Estonian theatre experts. The discussion will be held on Thursday 11th of March via Zoom.
The topic of the discussion is strongly related to the Estonian and Finnish relationship in the theatre scene but concentrates especially to the theme of politics and theatre. How does theatre affect local policies and vice versa? How has this connection been displayed during the global pandemic, that has had a strong impact on performing arts and theatre?
The discussion will be moderated by Erik Söderblom, the artistic director of the Espoo City Theatre.
The participants are Estonian and Finnish theatre experts
Professor of Theatre Research at the University of Tartu
Estonian actor and director known for his participation to international projects and from modern Estonian theatre stages
Theatre critic, poet and the Undersecretary for Defence Planning
The artistic director of Studio Total theatre group in Finland, that have collaborated actively with Estonian theatres
Versitale Finnish vocal artist and performance maker
Professor of Theatre Research at the University of Helsinki and the leader of a research project, exploring the Finnish and Estonian theatre relations
Register by 10th of March. You will get a link to the discussion on the 11th of March by email.