HELIN, KRISTIINA

Curriculum Vitae 1.1.2020

Female, born 1.9.1965
Address: Nesdijk 20 J, 1861 MK, Bergen NH, Netherlands
Tel. +31 616896774 (Holland), +358 50 3511972 (Finland)
E-mail: helin.kristiina@gmail.com
Skype: helinkristiina Netherlands

Descriptions and photos of the productions
https://www.kristiinahelin.com
Videos of the productions: You Tube: Kristiina Helin

Education
BA of Acting, East15 Acting School, England 1.10.1988-31.7.1990
Matriculation examination 15.9.1987 Alppila High School
Vocational Qualifications in Business and Administration
30.5.1987 Helsinki Business College
Vocational Qualifications in Business and Administration 30.5.1982 Helsinki Business College

Other studies
- Online studies, philosophy: Christianity, Hiduism and their currents in western philosophy. Francois Larulle’s philosopy 2007-
- Complete Vocal Technique CVT, Amsterdam, Holland 1.9. 2015 - 30.5.2016
- Estill Voice Training, Basic level, Amsterdam, Holland 2014
- Music theory, Käpylä Music Collage 15.9.2005-30.5.2006
- Classical singing, Käpylä Music Collage 15.9.2005-30.5.2007
- Silent singing/old music, Iegor Reznikov, summers 2005, 2006
- Singing/old music, Päivi Järviö /Sibelius Academy, University of Arts, Open University, spring 2006
- Classical singing private lessons, 1995-


- Butoh dance, Body Weather Farm/Maijuku/Min Tanaka, Kita Koma Gun, Japan, summer 1992 to spring 1993
- Butoh dance, Oguri Body Weather Laboratory, California USA, winter 1991 to spring 1992
- Acting, Odin Teatret, Cardiff Wales, autumn 1990 - 1991
- Amateur acting studies in Paris, France, 1984 (in French)
- Amateur acting studies in Madrid, Spain 1983 (in Spanish)

Languages
Mother tongue: Finnish
Other languages: English (Cambridge examination 1988) (currently speaking English at work and at home).
Spanish, German, French and Dutch, basic knowledge

Work experience
- Freelance director, visual artist 1995-
- NGO Save the Children Finland:
    Head of Corporate Relations, 1.9.2009-7.2.2010
    Head of Fundraising, 24.7.2007 - 31.8.2009
    Fundraising Coordinator, 1.2.2007 – 23.7.2007
- Freelance music theater director and producer, 2000-2006
- Tehtaankatu 19, Janitor, 2001-2002
- Helsingin Sanomat Oy, (Finnish newspaper), deliverer, 2002
- Finnish National Opera, assistant director, 1999
- University of Art, Sibelius Academy, opera training program, assistant director, 1998
- Restaurant Kasvis (run by the Green party) shop keeper, 1995
- Vihreä Keidas Foundation, (social services organization), Drug educating program worker, 1995
- Freelance actress, choreographer and teacher 1994-1998
- Trafford Oy/ insurance broker, Finland 1994
- Scandinavian Options and Futures Ltd/ broker trainee, Finland 1987
- Oy Erik Selin Ab / broker trainee Finland 1987


- Stockholm social services department, helping old people, Sweden 1985
- Hotel Marski, dishwasher, Helsinki 1985
- Helsinki City Hospital, nurses assistant, 1984
- Helsinki City children’s daycare, a caretaker, 1983

Classical and contemporary music director and/or producer
- Gulbenkian Orchestra, Gulbenkian Foundation, opera director, costume-, light and video designer, Lisbon Portugal, premiere 3.3.2020
- Gulbenkian Orchestra, Gulbenkian Foundation, opera director, costume-, light- and set designer, Lisbon Portugal, premiere 10.3.2016
- Avanti Orchestra, Helsinki Student House, Grand Hall, contemporary music director, co-sound designer, choreographer, director, Helsinki Finland, October 2014
- Venice Biennale, contemporary music director, co-video designer, Extreme Music Biennale, Teatro alle Tese, Venice Italy, 10.10. 2012
- Neue Vocalsolisten, contemporary music director, Theater 3T, ECLAT Festival for New Music, Stuttgart Germany, 21/22.7 2012
- Finnish Chamber Orchestra, Helsinki City Opera, opera director, Cello Hall, Espoo Finland, August 2006
- Sibelius Academy Symphony Orchestra, University of Arts, Sibelius Academy opera training program, opera director, Finnish National Opera, Almi Hall, Helsinki Finland, August 2004
- The Israel Symphony Orchestra, The Israeli Opera, revival opera director, Tel Aviv Israel, August 2003
- Kirkkonummi Symphony Orchestra, Helsinki Student Opera, opera director, part producer, Helsinki Festival, Aleksander Theater, Helsinki Finland, August 2002
- Zagros Ensamble, Graal Opera, founder, director, producer
Helsinki Church Music Festival, Helsinki Dom, Finland 2000-2002


Concert visualization
- Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, Helsinki Music Hall, costume designer, co- producer, Helsinki Finland, Jan. 2017
- Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, Helsinki Music Hall, video installation, Helsinki Finland, May 2016
- Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, Helsinki Music Hall, string installation, Helsinki Finland, Sept. 2015
- Gulbenkian Orchestra, Gulbenkian Foundation, video installation, costume designer, semi stage opera director, Lisbon Portugal, premiere, 6.1. 2011
- Helsinki Chamber Opera, Finnish National Opera/foyer, director, sound/singing designer, choreographer, Helsinki Finland, May 2010
- RSO, Finnish Radio Orchestra, Helsinki Festival, Finland Hall, video installation, costume designer, semi stage opera director, Helsinki Finland, August 2008
- Swedish Radio Orchestra, Baltic Sea Festival, Berdwaldhallen, video installation/costume designer/semi stage opera director, Stockholm Sweden, August 2008

Performance Art and Butoh dance
Muu ry/Art on the showcase /choreographer, producer 1993
Helsinki Railway station/dancer, producer 1993
Suomenlinna Fortress/ Dozo, butoh performance/Tenalji von Fersen/choreographer, dancer, producer, 1993
Helsinki streets/dancer, producer, 1993
Tokyo streets and restaurants/dancer, 1992
Los Angeles, Santa Monica streets and galleries/dancer, 1991

Teaching
Butoh dance, Lahti Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki 1997
Butoh, private courses, fortress of Finland, summers 1997-1998
The University of Art/Sibelius Academy, Open University, opera directing curriculum, 2007

Acting
Viirus Theater 1997
Helsinki Student Theater 1994-1995
University of Arts,Theater School/ a play by Scott Lipton/ 1994
Yle Radio 1 /role in a radio play series 1994
Yle TV 1 /Ykköstähti singing contest, host, 1994
Feature film Vääpeli Körmy/ role of the photographer 1994
Actor, advertisement companies 1994

Grants
Kone Foundation/ 2016, 2017
Finnish Cultural Foundation/ 2000, 2001
Alfred Kordelin Foundation/ 2000, 2001
AVEK/2001
Helsinki City/ 1997, 2001

Member of the Finnish Directors Union TEME 2000-2012

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