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Kauppinen, Ilona

Date of birth 5.7.1974
Profession Dancer
Dance Instructor
Choreographer
Country Finland
Training Pedagogical studies for dance teachers (35 credits), Theatre Academy of Finland 2004 onwards; Laban Centre for Movement & Dance, London 2000 - 2002; Pilates Matwork Teacher Diploma, Pilatesfoundation UK, The Place, London 2001 - 2002; Professional Diploma in Community Dance Studies, Laban Centre, London 1999 - 2000; dance programme, Pohjois-Savo Folk High School 1993 - 1994.
Choreographed Growings (2002)
Growings II (14.12.2002)
Irti (Kauppinen) (1999)
Kohti uutta (2003)
Palava taivas (2000)
Rakkauden etsijät (2006)
Sovitellen (2000)
Uneton - läpinäkyviä salaisuuksia (Kauppinen) (2005)
www.oman.fi (2000)
Work as a dancer Growings II (2002)
Huomisen hehku (1999)
Irti (Kauppinen) (1999)
Katinkullan kerääjät (1995)
Kivetyt polut (1991)
Sportorama (1999)
The Other of the Other (2000)
Unsigned Letter (2000)
Virtuality Goes Reality (2000)
Other artistic work Work as a choreographer in theatre:
Nainen odottaa, solo choreographies for Kristiina Kattelus (solo concert), Lahti 2007; Dustbusters, dir. Pancho Pääkkönen, Vaahtera Hall, Lahti 2007; The Seven Brothers 2006, dir. Maarit Peltomaa, Vaahtera Hall, Lahti 2006; Uuno Klami - Kuun poika, dir. Arimo Haltsonen, Church of Klamila 2004; The Three Penny Opera, dir. Arimo Haltsonen, music arr. Ari Ismälä, Theatre of Hamina 2004; Jos rakastat (revue), dir. Aleksander Anria, Theatre of Hamina 2003.

Other work as a dancer:
Take It in Site (film installation), chor. Ana Sofia Concalves, Laban Centre for Movement & Dance 2001; The Mater and Margarita, dir. Aleksander Anria, chor. Helena Ratinen, Jyväskylä Students’ Theatre 1998; Tää on niin tätä, chor. Anja Lappi, Pohjois-Savo Folk High School 1994; Tanssissouwi, chor. Riina Saastamoinen, Hermanni Rask, Joensuun Song Festival 1993; Kädet alas - jalat ylös, chor. Jari Karttunen, North Carelia Dance Institute 1992.
Work as a Pilates teacher:
Kuopio Dance Festival 2006; Stadia Helsinki Polytechnic 2005; Helsinki University Sports Service 2003 - 2005, Theatre Academy of Finland 2005, Helsinki City Theatre 2005; The London School of Contemporary Dance 2003; Lewisham College, Dance Department, London 2002; Laban Centre for Movement & Dance, London 2001 - 2002; Eastern Finland Sports Institute, dance teacher education, 2001.
Work as a teacher:
Acting Senior Lecturer in Dance, Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Faculty of Music, Music Theatre programme, 14.3.2006- 31.7.2007; Stadia Helsinki Polytechnic, degree programme in performing arts, workshop (contemporary dance, improvisation, composition and choreography), 2005; Theatre Academy of Finland, dance therapy programme 2005 (experiential anatomy); Kymi Dance Institute 2003 - 2004 (contemporary dance, jazz dance); Jamilahti Folk High School, music theatre programme 2002 - 2004 (contemporary dance, jazz dance, composition, choreography, improvisation, body conditioning); Loiske Festival, composition workshop, Karkkila 2003; North Karelia University of Applied Sciences, degree programme in dance therapy 2002 (anatomy); Full Moon Dance Festival, dance course for Adult women, Pyhäjärvi 2002; North Karelia Dance Institute 2001 (contemporary dance), 1992 - 1993 (jazz dance); Eastern Finland Sports Institute, dance teacher education (contemporary dance, choreology), 2001; Cherry Garden School, London 1999 - 2000 (community dance).
Grants and awards Grants:
Cultural Office of the City of Helsinki 2002, Tellervo and Juuso Walden Foundation 1999.
Awards:
Kajaani choreography competition, 3rd prize, professional students’ category, 2002.
Other Information Positions of trust:
Member of the board of Dance Health Finland 2003 – 2007; member of the board of the North Karelia Dance Institute 1999 – 2000.
Other positions:
member of the selective board, The London School of Contemporary Dance, 2002; official, Full Moon Dance Festival, Pyhäjärvi 2001, 2002.
Other education:
Physiotherapist, Jyväskylä Institute of Nursing 1994 - 1997.