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CURRICULUM VITAE

EEVI TOLVANEN (AGE 25)

eevi.tolvanen@bastu.net

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Finnish (mother tongue), English, Spanish, Russian

EDUCATION

2011-2016 Savonia University of Applied Sciences, Music and Dance department – Bachelor of Arts, Dance teacher

2013-2014 Exchange year Dance and Choreography studies, Institut del Teatre, CSD, Barcelona, Spain

GRANTS

2018 Production grant, 4 400e, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland

2018 Artistic work grant, 10 200e, Arts Promotion Center, The Arts Council of North Savo

2018 Grant, 2000e, Arts Promotion Center

2017 Production grant, 4 000e, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland

2017 Artistic work grant, 8 500e, Arts Promotion Center, The Arts Council of North Savo

2017 Art Cafe – Story of a Body, 2000e, Suomi 100-regional grant, Regional Council of Pohjois-Savo

2017 Production grant(working group), 4800e, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland

2016 My Top 10-dance workshops, 1200e, City of Kuopio

2015 Interactive community art event, 5000e, North Savo Regional Fund, Finnish Cultural Foundation

RECENT DANCER WORK EXPERIENCE

September 2018 Future Divercities Artist lab, ANTI-festival

September 2018 Double Bubble, ITÄ-festivalSTOA

August 2018 B I L, a fusion of dance, materialism and music by five artists and a special needs group, Joensuu PARAFESTIVAL, The City Theater of Joensuu, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland, Kuopio

June-September 2018 Double Bubble, a dance duet based on contact improvisation, Dancers Eevi Tolvanen, Mirva Mäkinen, music Tuomas Juntunen, Sotku Theater, Partner Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland, Arts Promotion Center

June 2018 TDC, first full length performance 

May 2018 B I L, a fusion of dance, materialism and music by five artists and a special needs group, Sotku Theater, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland, City of Kuopio, Kuopio

April 2018 Discourse of Nakedness, ZODIAK, Helsinki, Arts promotion Center

November 2017 The Other, a trio dance performance about otherness, Choreographer Mirva Mäkinen, Caisa Cultural Center, Partners: Arts Promotion Center, Caisa Cultural Center

2017 Discourse of Nakedness, a dance piece that discusses womanhood and women’s role, Residency and performances: Public Artistic Affairs, Dock 11-Berlin, Tanssi itää -Kuopio, Yksin sateessa-festival-Joensuu, Paikallisliike-festival- Kuopio

2017 Body Installataion Loop, a fusion of dance, materialism and music by five artists and a special needs group, Theater Sotku, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland, Kuopio

2017 Art Cafe - Story of a Body, pictures of an alternative Finland from the point of view of immigrants and native Finns, Theater Sotku, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland, Kuopio

2016 Eevi and Luka, contact improv duet, Die Etage, Berlin

2016 Forest Dwellers/Metsän väki, dancer, old mental hospital of Lapinlahti, Helsinki

2015 Spherical Space, performance based on contact improv, dancer, choreographer Mirva Mäkinen. Performances: Echo Echo Festival of Dance and Movement - Irland, Publiikki – Helsinki, Circo – Helsinki

RECENT DANCE PEDAGOGUE AND DANCE COMMUNITY ARTIST EXPERIENCE

2017->  Tavis Dance Company, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland

2018 Contact improvisation workshop, Die Etage, Berlin

2018 "Commando-kitchen", interactive performance made with local youngsters, Varjofestival, City of Kuopio

2018 A Tribe, youth work, City of Kuopio

2018 Dance workshops for elderly at nursing homes and activity centers, City of Kuopio

2017 Contact improvisation workshop, Die Etage, Berlin

2017 Näe minut-kuule meidät! – See me - Hear us! - project to develop the art activities for people with special needs, Finnish Cultural Foundation-North Savo Regional Fund, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland, City of Kuopio, Savon Vammaisasuntosäätiö, Savon koulutuskuntayhtymä, Savonia University of Applied Siencies

2017 Dance workshops for elderly, Kulttuuri vanhustyön tukena (Culture supporting elderly care work), at nursing home and activity center, Partners: City of Kuopio, Kuopio

2016-2017 My Top 10 - Story of a Body, multicultural dance workshops for 12-29 -year olds part of a performance process, Partners: Arts Promotion Center Finland, City of Kuopio, Regional Dance Center of Eastern Finland, Girls House, Vamos Kuopio, Kompassi,  Setlementti Puijola, Refugee Center Tarina, Kuopio

2016-2017 Tujaus, Dance workshop for people with special needs, Partner: City of Kuopio, Kuopio

2016-2017 Girls House, dance workshops to develop and courage self expression,Partner: City of Kuopio, Kuopio

WORKSHOPS AND OTHER

2018 Festival + workshops: Inner Landscape - Mirva Mäkinen, Outokumpu Dance Department 20 years festival(FIN), Sukset Ristiin Susirajalla(FIN), Karelia Contact Festival(FIN), Artists ventilator, artists wellbeing event(FIN)

2017 Festivals + workshops: Metamorphosis(Sweden), Skiing on Skin(Finland) , Goa Contact Festival(India), Tom Goldhand, Tamás Bakó

2016 The Dance Floor:Reflection Moment, planning seminar, MOOSS,OPEK,ERASMUS+, Leuven, Belgia

2016 Cuerpo Presente: The Inner Beast - Alexander Carrillo, Berlin, Contact improvisation workshop - Ralf Jaroschinski, Helsinki, Contemporary and partner work - Jarkko Mandelin, Kuopio