Estonian Theatre Week Panel Discussion: Theatre / Politics / Pandemic
Espoo City Theatre, Estonian institute in Finland and The Embassy of Estonia in Helsinki organize a topical theatre-themed discussion with Finnish and Estonian theatre experts. The discussion will be held on Thursday 11th of March via Zoom.

The topic of the discussion is strongly related to the Estonian and Finnish relationship in the theatre scene but concentrates especially to the theme of politics and theatre. How does theatre affect local policies and vice versa? How has this connection been displayed during the global pandemic, that has had a strong impact on performing arts and theatre?

The discussion will be moderated by Erik Söderblom, the artistic director of the Espoo City Theatre.

Anneli Saro
Professor of Theatre Research at the University of Tartu

Juhan Ulfsak
Estonian actor and director known for his participation to international projects and from modern Estonian theatre stages

Meelis Oidsalu
Theatre critic, poet and the Undersecretary for Defence Planning

Anna Lipponen
The artistic director of Studio Total theatre group in Finland, that have collaborated actively with Estonian theatres

Juha Valkeapää
Versitale Finnish vocal artist and performance maker

Hanna Korsberg
Professor of Theatre Research at the University of Helsinki and the leader of a research project, exploring the Finnish and Estonian theatre relations

The registration is closed and a zoom link has been sent to all participants.
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