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Tanssin talo ry
Kaapelitehdas, Tallberginkatu 1C / 122,
00180 Helsinki
(käyntiosoite: C-rappu, 5.krs)

041 536 8034


Mikael Aaltonen
Programme Manager
+358 50 3676 705

Mikael works in the programme team, setting our programme outlines and planning our activities. He also fosters the relationships with our prominent partners.

Mikael is known as the Artistic Director of the Moving in November contemporary dance festival and the Artistic Director and Producer of the Kiasma URB Urban art festival. He has engaged widely in the fields of dance art and culture as a teacher, performer, producer, curator and expert. He holds MA degree in Dance.

Henry Ahlavuo
Marketing Manager
+358 40 1909 325

Henry’s responsibilities include marketing and communications.

He is a heavy user of urban culture, inspired by contemporary art.

Henry has studied business, communication and multimedia (AP, multimedia design).


Pia Krämer
Senior Advisor
+49 160 93117233

Pia works in the programme team. She is responsible for recognising and establishing projects and collaborations within European network.

Pia has worked in the dance field since her twenties as dancer, pedagogue, choreographer, dance movement therapist and programme director. She was a board member of the European Dancehouse Network for six years. Pia has also been a Portuguese partner for Aerowaves. She holds MA degree in Dance and Psychology.

Noora Kykkänen
Head of Marketing and Communications
+358 44 5932 460

(on leave) Noora drives the brand, communication and marketing development at Dance House.

Fascinated about learning and how people connect with each other. Noora has studied Dance Pedagogy and holds MA degree in Communications. She has 10 years of experience of communications and marketing both on strategic and hands-on level. Noora also teaches Brazilian Zouk.


Matti Numminen
+358 50 4670 276

Matti’s responsibilities include leading the operations and planning the future of Dance House. He has the overall responsibility for operations and development. As Director, Matti reports to the Board of the Association.

Matti is educated in Theatre Studies and Management (MA). He has over 10 years of experience in the production and management of performing arts. Matti is particularly interested in developing the field of the arts and finding new and innovative solutions. Art as an intrinsic value is close to his heart. He has worked for the Dance House Helsinki organisation since 2018.

Mirva Tamppinen
Office and Experience Manager
+358 41 5368 034

Mirva is responsible for the day to day office operations, rehearsal studio rental and event productions at Dance House Helsinki.

Mirva has nearly 20 years of experience working with administration and developing office operations as well as producing B2B events and exhibitions. She has a degree in Business (BBA) and Communications (MTi).


Faith Tan
Head of Programme Development
+358 40 5615 803

Faith leads the Programming team.

Faith moved to Finland from Singapore where she was the Head of Dance and Theatre programming at their national arts centre, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay. For the last 17 years she has been programming and producing dance, commissioning and co-producing new works, and initiating platforms which support artists to deepen their artistic practice. Faith holds MA degree in Arts and Cultural Management.

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