ABOUT ME

My name is Mikko Kanninen and i am a Doctor of Arts, actor, theatre director and artistic researcher. I live in Tampere, Petsamo in an old house which i seem to renovate all the time.

I have directed and acted in many theatre performances, audio theatre productions and movies. Currently i am positioned as an Artistic Director and CEO at Tampere Theatre.

As an Artistic Researcher i have been conducting research in combining cyborg theories and architectural thinking in the epistemological questions at the actors performing bodies.

I have also been a project director in many projects in The Centre for Practice as Research in Theatre T7.

Currently have been mostly active with TELEPRESENCE IN PERFORMANCE TRAINING AND PERFORMING ARTS.

I am also currently a chairman of the board at TINFO – Theatre Info Finland.

My hobbies include serious boardgaming and roleplaying, ice swimming, triathlon and making music in several bands.

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PROJECTS

TAMPEREEN TEATTERI 2020 –

  • Teatterinjohtaja. Artistic Director/CEO  (current position)

TAMPERE UNIVERSITY (2014-2020)

Online International Learning

  • Joint project with Coventry university

TINFO – Theatre Info Finland

  • Chairman of the Board

NCDP (Nordic Center for Digital Presence)

  • researcher

KULTTUURITOIMITUS

  • writing random stuff about culture, art and happenings in general
  • producing podcasts

BANDS

CIRCUS MAXIMUS -theatre

  • founder in 1997. Actor, Director, Producer and Chaiman of the Board 1997-2007

 

Affiliations, friends and other good projects:

CONTACT

I can be reached at:

Mikko Kanninen

Tampereen Teatteri/
Tampere Theatre
Keskustori 2
33100 Tampere
Finland

kanninen.mikko (at) gmail.com

ORCID-id:

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8947-0804

tel. 050-5326500

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