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Herrala, Satu

Date of birth 5.1.1978
Profession Dancer
Dance Instructor
Choreographer
Country Finland
Email herrala.satu(AT)gmail.com
Training danceWEB Scholarship, Impulstanz Festival, Vienna, Austria 2004; Flowing 2004 - a series of movement laboratories, Theatre Academy of Finland, Continuing Education Centre 2004 (teachers including Riitta Pasanen-Willberg, Ervi Siren, Liisa Pentti, Lily Kiara, Jaana Klevering, Patricia Bardi); North Karelia College for Further Education, Outokumpu, dance programme 1999 - 2002 (teachers including Jaana Klevering, Pia Lindy, Jaap Klevering, Raisa Vennamo, Pia Karaspuro, Malcolm Manning, Soile Lahdenperä, Mirja Tukiainen, Benno Voorham, Patricia Bardi).
Courses:
Body and Earth (Andrea Olsen, Caren Mc Hose), BodySchool, Bern, Switzerland 2006; Somatique Movement course (Eva Karzag), Lonely in the Rain? Festival, Joensuu 2005; Tuning Scores (Lisa Nelson), Side Step Festival 2005; Dance technique course (Ervi Siren) 2004; Fine Tuning the Artist - an artists meeting, Ystävyyden Majatalo 2003; Real Time Composition (Marisa Grande) 2003; Flying Low technique, improvisation (David Zambrano) 2003; More Contact (Malcolm Manning) 2003; Midsummer Contact Meeting (x3) 2002, 2003; Nordic Improvisation Meeting (x3) 2002, 2003; Body and Music course (Kaarle Mannila and Johanna Ahlmark-Mannila) 2001, 2002, 2003; Creative Arts Europe Art Camp (Loreen Fajgel, Andreas Starr, Dorothee Bretz, Titta Tunkkari, Mark Garth) 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003; Dancing Spines (Malcolm Manning) 2002; workshop (Mary Prestidge, Jo Blowers), Noore Tantsu Festival, Viro 2001; Composition workshop with Susan Rethorst, Side Step Festival 2000; Sukset Ristiin Susirajalla dance camp (Ari Numminen, Petri Kauppinen, Aarne Mäntylä, Kimmo Kahra) 1996.
Engagements Cie. Willi Dorner: dancer (2006 - )
Choreographed "There is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time" (2005)
Autio Talo (2003)
Edge - huutoja reunoilta (2006)
Mennään hiljaa, Hilja (2006)
Mermaid Annabel and Sad Marjatta (2015)
Nature Dances (20.8.2014)
Project B (2005)
Solo (for two old men and one young woman) (2005)
Work as a dancer "There is a certain part of all of us that lives outside of time" (2005)
3 seconds (2006)
Autio Talo (2003)
Edge - huutoja reunoilta (2006)
Eedenin aamu (2006)
Future (2006)
Hanging Gardens (2004)
Inbetween (2006)
Kannattele! (2002)
Kaunotar ja hirviö (Vainio) (2004)
Marian päivä (2004)
Our Social Democratic Bodies (14.4.2011)
Mennään hiljaa, Hilja (2006)
MONOGRAM - signature piece (2011)
Nature Dances (20.8.2014)
Project B (2005)
Solo (for two old men and one young woman) (2005)
Stage Animals #2: Sissi, Anno 2010 (2010)
The Choreographer's Venture (2005)
Una (2006)
Vuori (2003)
Other artistic work Other work as a dancer:
The Meeting Point Helsinki, improvisation, UMO Jazz Club 2006; solo improvisations, Center for the Mariginal Arts Festival, Joensuu 2004;
School works - Keskusteluja Ajassa Kohti Hetken Ikuisuutta ja Ikuista Hetkeä (improvisational duets for a dancer and a musician, site spesific), own diploma work, 2002; Intensiiviset 12 , chor. Jaana Klevering, 2001; Senegalilainen iltamessu, chor. Johanna Halen, 2001; Luonto Tulee Sisään (site-specific), chor. Jaana Klevering, 2001; Utua, chor. Jaana Klevering, 2001; Ääntä Liikkeellä, chor. Jaana Klevering, Jarmo Kähkönen, 2001; Niin, chor. Anna-Maija Terävä, 2001; Paljain Jaloin, chor. Hanna Pihko, 2001; Rukous, chor. Kristiina Vähäsarja, 2000; Höyhen Iholla, chor. Hanna Pihko, Silva Laukkanen, 2000; SSS Autokorjaamossa (site-specific), chor. Satu Herrala, Sunniva Huglen, Saila Reiniö, 2000; Hautuma (site-specific collaborative project) 2000; Morsian (street performance), 2000; Luukut, chor. Mirja Tukiainen, 2000; Viritetyn Raudan Himo, chor. Satu Herrala, Saila Reiniö, Anna-Maija Terävä, 1999; Suomalainen Messu, folk music and dance group Valkia, 1999 - 2002; Psalmilaulujen Ilta, series of church concerts, chor. Titta Tunkkari, Satu Herrala, 1998 - 2000.

Research projects:
Female dance research group, a working group for Jaana Klevering's artistic doctoral dissertation for the Theatre Academy of Finland, performances at the Theatre Academy and at the Tanssin Haja-alue Festival, Helsinki 2004 - 2005; Co-Creators (Malcolm Manning) 2003; SAM stands (Satu Herrala, Malcolm Manning, Anna-Maija Terävä) 2003.

Work as a choreographer in theatre:
Narri vai Kuningas (summer theatre), Christian Theatre of Tampere, 2002; Joulun sankari (musical), Christian Theatre of Tampere, 2001.

Work as a teacher:
Arts education project Vimmellys at the City of Espoo's day care centers, in collaboration with Hanna Mäkelä, 2005; Composition workshop, The Body Word Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia 2005; body conditioning, University of Helsinki's Sports Services 2004 - 2006; body conditioning, Vantaa Adult Education Centre 2004 - 2005; creative dance for parents and children, Vantaa Adult Education Centre 2003 - 2005; Integration workshops, Tampere Raqs Sharqi Association 2004; improvisation classes, The Finnish Missionary Institute 2003; Enviromental project, Somatique Movement Classes, North Karelia College for Further Education's dance programme, Outokumpu 2003; creative dance for children, Children's Movement and Art School Pomppu 2001 - 2002; creative dance for children, Outokumpu Youth Association 2001 - 2002.
Grants and awards Grants:
City of Espoo's Cultural Office 2005 (for the art education project Vimmellys), Finnland-Österreich Verei 2005 (travel grant), Arts Council of Finland 2004 (artist-in-residency grant), 2005 (travel grant).
Other Information Organising the Z-open performance forums in collaboration with Liisa Pentti and Riikka Theresa Innanen, Zodiak - Center for New Dance 2005.
Other education:
University of Helsinki, study programme in logopedics, secondary subject psychology, 2003 onwards; Discipleship Training School, Youth With A Mission, m/v Anastasis 1998.