Susurrus, with choreographer Renae Shadler (AU), Dansometré (Vevey), 2017. Photo by Clovis Paul.

Susurrus, with choreographer Renae Shadler (AU), Dansometré (Vevey), 2017. Photo by Clovis Paul.

 TOCCATA - for two dancing pianists, 2015. Photo by Merja Isokoski.

TOCCATA - for two dancing pianists, 2015. Photo by Merja Isokoski.

Sarastuksia (Dawnings)

Sarastuksia (Dawnings), collaboration with Dance School Tanssitiimi and Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, 2017. Sarastuksia is part of official Finland 100 Programm.

 Vaellus, chor. Susanne Linke. Turku Music Festival, 2012. Photo by Seilo Ristimäki.

Vaellus, chor. Susanne Linke. Turku Music Festival, 2012. Photo by Seilo Ristimäki.

 Sarastuksia (Dawnings) in premier 25th of February 2017,  Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art. Photo Merja Isokoski, in photo dancer Evi Oivanen.

Sarastuksia (Dawnings) in premier 25th of February 2017,

Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art. Photo Merja Isokoski, in photo dancer Evi Oivanen.

TOCCATA - for two dancing pianists - trailer by Merja Isokoski, 2015.

 Sukellus mieleeni - tanssin oman reittini, 2016. Apollo tanssii! / Tero Saarinen Company. Photo by Hanna Azevedo.

Sukellus mieleeni - tanssin oman reittini, 2016. Apollo tanssii! / Tero Saarinen Company. Photo by Hanna Azevedo.

MA in Dance Pedagogy

This is a video taster of Master's Degree Programme at Theatre Academy of University of the Arts Helsinki.
Cinematographer: Ville Tanttu
Sound Designer: Joonas Outakoski
Contributions of: Maria Nurmela, Eeva Anttila and Tero Kaunisvuo

 Toccata - for two dancing pianists 2015. Photo by Merja Isokoski.

Toccata - for two dancing pianists 2015. Photo by Merja Isokoski.

 Passion - Love according G.H. 2015. Photo by Robert Seger.

Passion - Love according G.H. 2015. Photo by Robert Seger.

 The Gray One. Judson Memorial Church, 2010. Photo by Ian Douglas.

The Gray One. Judson Memorial Church, 2010. Photo by Ian Douglas.

 RIP-Rest in Peace. Andrea O. Collective, 2010. Photo by Nilla Dassonville.

RIP-Rest in Peace. Andrea O. Collective, 2010. Photo by Nilla Dassonville.

 Closer to the wild heart. Premier in September 16th 2016. Photo by Kalle Ropponen.

Closer to the wild heart. Premier in September 16th 2016. Photo by Kalle Ropponen.

R.I.P Rest in Peace, 2011.

Sample from stop-motion animation made of 600 phographs was visually inspired by silent films of Secundo de Chomon (1871-1929). Work was made for multi-artistic installation dealing with death and grieving presented in Aboa Vetus Ars Nova museum in Turku Finland 2011. Dancer and choreographer Maria Nurmela / Dancer Salla Kärkkäinen / Violinist Laura Kokko / Animation Merja Isokoski.

 Petrushka, chor. Tero Saarinen. Tero Saarinen Company, 2007. Photo by Sakari Viika.

Petrushka, chor. Tero Saarinen. Tero Saarinen Company, 2007. Photo by Sakari Viika.

 Closer to the Wild Heart, 2016. Photo by Akseli Kaukoranta.

Closer to the Wild Heart, 2016. Photo by Akseli Kaukoranta.

 Kullervo ,  chor. Tero Saarinen. Finnish National Opera and Ballet w/ Tero Saarinen Company, 2015. Photo by Sakari Viika/FNO

Kullervo, chor. Tero Saarinen. Finnish National Opera and Ballet w/ Tero Saarinen Company, 2015. Photo by Sakari Viika/FNO

Teaser, Closer to the Wild Heart, premier 16th of September 2016.  Manifesti Factory Festival. Teaser by Tiina Palmu.

Maria Nurmela

A short film by Teemu Kyytinen 2016.

Midsummer Nights Dream, Helsinki University Theatre, Mustikkamaa 12.7.-19.8.2017.
 Susurrus, with choreographer Renae Shadler (AU), Dansometré (Vevey), 2017. Photo by Clovis Paul.
 TOCCATA - for two dancing pianists, 2015. Photo by Merja Isokoski.
Sarastuksia (Dawnings)
 Vaellus, chor. Susanne Linke. Turku Music Festival, 2012. Photo by Seilo Ristimäki.
 Sarastuksia (Dawnings) in premier 25th of February 2017,  Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art. Photo Merja Isokoski, in photo dancer Evi Oivanen.
 TOCCATA - for two dancing pianists - trailer by Merja Isokoski, 2015.
 Sukellus mieleeni - tanssin oman reittini, 2016. Apollo tanssii! / Tero Saarinen Company. Photo by Hanna Azevedo.
MA in Dance Pedagogy
 Toccata - for two dancing pianists 2015. Photo by Merja Isokoski.
 Passion - Love according G.H. 2015. Photo by Robert Seger.
 The Gray One. Judson Memorial Church, 2010. Photo by Ian Douglas.
 RIP-Rest in Peace. Andrea O. Collective, 2010. Photo by Nilla Dassonville.
 Closer to the wild heart. Premier in September 16th 2016. Photo by Kalle Ropponen.
R.I.P Rest in Peace, 2011.
 Petrushka, chor. Tero Saarinen. Tero Saarinen Company, 2007. Photo by Sakari Viika.
 Closer to the Wild Heart, 2016. Photo by Akseli Kaukoranta.
 Kullervo ,  chor. Tero Saarinen. Finnish National Opera and Ballet w/ Tero Saarinen Company, 2015. Photo by Sakari Viika/FNO
 Teaser, Closer to the Wild Heart, premier 16th of September 2016.  Manifesti Factory Festival. Teaser by Tiina Palmu.
Maria Nurmela
Midsummer Nights Dream, Helsinki University Theatre, Mustikkamaa 12.7.-19.8.2017.

Susurrus, with choreographer Renae Shadler (AU), Dansometré (Vevey), 2017. Photo by Clovis Paul.

TOCCATA - for two dancing pianists, 2015. Photo by Merja Isokoski.

Sarastuksia (Dawnings)

Sarastuksia (Dawnings), collaboration with Dance School Tanssitiimi and Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art, 2017. Sarastuksia is part of official Finland 100 Programm.

Vaellus, chor. Susanne Linke. Turku Music Festival, 2012. Photo by Seilo Ristimäki.

Sarastuksia (Dawnings) in premier 25th of February 2017,

Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art. Photo Merja Isokoski, in photo dancer Evi Oivanen.

TOCCATA - for two dancing pianists - trailer by Merja Isokoski, 2015.

Sukellus mieleeni - tanssin oman reittini, 2016. Apollo tanssii! / Tero Saarinen Company. Photo by Hanna Azevedo.

MA in Dance Pedagogy

This is a video taster of Master's Degree Programme at Theatre Academy of University of the Arts Helsinki.
Cinematographer: Ville Tanttu
Sound Designer: Joonas Outakoski
Contributions of: Maria Nurmela, Eeva Anttila and Tero Kaunisvuo

Toccata - for two dancing pianists 2015. Photo by Merja Isokoski.

Passion - Love according G.H. 2015. Photo by Robert Seger.

The Gray One. Judson Memorial Church, 2010. Photo by Ian Douglas.

RIP-Rest in Peace. Andrea O. Collective, 2010. Photo by Nilla Dassonville.

Closer to the wild heart. Premier in September 16th 2016. Photo by Kalle Ropponen.

R.I.P Rest in Peace, 2011.

Sample from stop-motion animation made of 600 phographs was visually inspired by silent films of Secundo de Chomon (1871-1929). Work was made for multi-artistic installation dealing with death and grieving presented in Aboa Vetus Ars Nova museum in Turku Finland 2011. Dancer and choreographer Maria Nurmela / Dancer Salla Kärkkäinen / Violinist Laura Kokko / Animation Merja Isokoski.

Petrushka, chor. Tero Saarinen. Tero Saarinen Company, 2007. Photo by Sakari Viika.

Closer to the Wild Heart, 2016. Photo by Akseli Kaukoranta.

Kullervo, chor. Tero Saarinen. Finnish National Opera and Ballet w/ Tero Saarinen Company, 2015. Photo by Sakari Viika/FNO

Teaser, Closer to the Wild Heart, premier 16th of September 2016.  Manifesti Factory Festival. Teaser by Tiina Palmu.

Maria Nurmela

A short film by Teemu Kyytinen 2016.

Midsummer Nights Dream, Helsinki University Theatre, Mustikkamaa 12.7.-19.8.2017.
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