About Elina Pirinen
Elina Pirinen is a choreographer, dancer, singer, composer, musician, artistic director, and teacher currently living in Helsinki. Her main areas of study were dance and choreography, followed by vocals, classical and popular music, piano, and violin. She collaborates with the Zodiak Center for New Dance, the Kiasma Theatre, and the Performance Art Center in Helsinki, and besides working in dance and choreography she is also engaged in experimental chamber pop music. Pirinen’s stage work is often based on famous classical music compositions, which she uses as a springboard for her original experimental performances.