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Törmi, Kirsi

Aliases Kirsi Saastamoinen
Date of birth 13.10.1970
Profession Dancer
Choreographer
Country Finland
Email kirsi.saastamoinen@mac.com
Training MA in Choreography, Theatre Academy of Finland, Department of Dance 1994-1999.
Courses: Full Moon Dance Festival, Pyhäjärvi 2003 (Astanga yoga, teacher Mammu Rankanen) 1999 - 2000 (contemporary dance); Kuopio Dance Festival 2002, (teacher Carolyn Carlsson), 2000 (teacher Katri Soini); Sukset ristiin susirajalla dance cours (2 weeks), Nurmes, 1993-1996; Keski-Pohjanmaa Institute, course on dancer's work (4 months), 1993.
Engagements Dance Theatre Minimi: dancer-choreographer (1999 - 2001)
Routa Company: Artistic director (2006 - 2012)
Choreographed -950 (26.10.2007)
AmazinGrace (15.4.2010)
El-Market Bimbo (16.11.2000)
Long live the pensioners (29.7.1999)
Hossan muinaistulet (27.8.2005)
Kierto (26.1.2012)
Ksenon (Xe) (1996)
Lippu (12.9.2003)
Mineraalin mahti (1994)
Muistojen huone (12.9.2003)
Puista (1997)
Sähkönapatanssi (7.10.2011)
Stockman (31.3.2005)
Syli (25.2.2004)
Varapääjohtajat (1999)
Work as a dancer -950 (2007)
AmazinGrace (2010)
Betonin tanssi (1998)
The land of Faravid (1998)
Helmeilyä (2002)
Henki kulkee (2004)
Historian loppu (1996)
Hossan muinaistulet (2005)
Jäämeri (2006)
Kainuulainen päiväkirja (2005)
Kyllikki's Revenge (2004)
Leonardo (1996)
Let's Play Normal (1999)
Lippu (2003)
Masa Yards 41 (1998)
Polewinds (1995)
Pirunpelto (1997)
Devils and Angels (2004)
Rakennettu Mies (2008)
Routii (2004)
Sähkönapatanssi (7.10.2011)
Seitsemän Metsästäjää Minä Minä Maassa (1996)
Tanssityttö, Joutsen, Sotilas -musical (2006)
Other artistic work Work as a choreographer in theatre etc.:
Ulysse (opera, Jean Féry Rebel), dir. Ville Sandqvist, Helsinki Festival 2000; Kumu kuuluu (music play), dir. Jukka Keinänen, Lieksa Brass Week 2001; Kolme Katariinaa, dir. Ville Sandqvist, Turku Castle 2001; Winterreise (Schubert), dir. Erik Söderblom, The Finnish National Opera, Almi Hall 2001; 12 hedelmää (multiartwork), dir. Juha-Pekka Hotinen, Helsinki Festival 2002; Sebastian tanssii jazzia (play), dir. Heikki Törmi, Ristijärvi Young Theatre 2003; Shakespeare in the Provinces Project, dir. Heikki Törmi, Kajaani City Theatre 2003 ; Terra Potatis, dir. Perttu Hallikainen, script Juha Hurme, 2004; Isin talviuni, dir. Heikki Törmi, script Anna Krogerus, Kajaani City Theatre, 2005.
Work as a dancer in theatre etc.:
Orpheus and Eurydike (opera), dir. Ville Sandqvist, chor. Juha Hietakangas, Helsinki Festival 1998; Winterreise (Schubert), dir. Erik Söderblom, chor. Kirsi Saastamoinen, The Finnish National Opera, Almi Hall 2001; 12 hedelmää (multiartwork), dir. Juha-Pekka Hotinen, Helsinki Festival 2002.
Work as a teacher:
Dance Theatre Minimi, teaching in the provinces 1999 - 2000; Degree Programme in Dance at the Pohjois-Savo Polytechnic, Kuopio 1999-2000 (contemporary dance); Kajaani Dance Theatre, Kainuu Music Institute 2001-2002 (contemporary dance); Kehon sointi Course, Full Moon Dance Festival, Pyhäjärvi 2003; The Province of Oulu, courses in creative and contemporary dance for children and adults, 2003.
Founding member of the Routa Company.
Artistic director of the Kajaani Tanssii Event 2003 - 2004.
Grants and awards Grants: Kesko 1997, Maaseudun sivistysliitto 1999, Taiteen keskustoimikunta 1999, Sleipnir -matka-apuraha 2000, Kajaanin kaupunki 2002, The Finnish Cultural Foundation, Kainuu Fund 2003 (as a part of Routa Company); The Finnish Cultural Foundation 2005, (as a part of Routa Company; Finnish-Danish Cultural Fund 2005.
Awards: 1. position in a national choreography platform 1997 (for the work Mineraalin mahti); Vuoden musiikkiteko 2000 -reward, Radio Ylen Ykkönen (as a member of the artistic team of the opera Ulysse).
Literature and articles Own articles:
"Tennissukasta t-paidaksi". TANSSI magazine. 3/2004.
”Synkän pilven alla?”. Liikekieli.com. 2005.
Other Information Regional Artist of children and youth culture of the Province of Oulu, 2002-2004.
Positions of trust: chairman of the board of the Routa – Kajaanin ammattitanssijat Assoctiation 2002-2004; member of the board of the Kajaanin Taidetalo Association 2003; member of the National Council for Dance 2004 - 2006; member of the board in Generattoori -cultural project of regional centres by Ministry of the Interior; Member of the steering committee of Regional dance center in Nothern Finland 2004-.