Technicians

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JUKKA HUITILA

Jukka Huitila is a working light and video designer, whose projects involve buildings, public spaces, events and the performing arts. Huitila is equally at ease working on intimate performances for small stages or lighting up massive edifices like the Helsinki Olympic Stadium. He has a sharp artistic sensibility which he shares generously with his collaborators, always putting the work first--he says his job is to keep honing ideas until they reach the shape that the work requires.

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Ville Virtanen

Ville Virtanen is an internationally renowned lighting, video and set designer. His first memories of the theatre date from kindergarten time: when he saw the play The Three Merry Robbers, he decided on a career in the theatre when he grew older. He has worked extensively on lighting design for various theatres, including the National Theatre since 2004, and for dance companies. He has been lighting designer and operator for Compañía Kaari & Roni Martin since 2007. He has designed the lighting for La Femme Rouge and Kill Carmen.

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Ilari Suonpää

Ilari Suonpää has worked as a sound engineer for music and dance productions, both on stage and in studio. In recent years he has collaborated with the various Finnish jazz and soul artists, folk music bands and African ensembles. In dance he is nowadays mostly concentrated on flamenco and has worked with artists such as Rafaela Carrasco, Israel Galván, Andres Marin and Miguel Poveda