BodyTalks – Questioning the importance of thinness through theatre

Written by Anna Olkinuora   Laiha on parempi ihminen asks us why is a person considered somehow better when thin. Thinner is better. It is more beautiful, desirable. Want to be successful? Get thin! Want more friends? Lose some weight! Teatteri Toivo wants to question this and speak up for those who do not fit…






Laiha on parempi ihminen – kehopositiivisia keskusteluja

Artikkelin on kirjoittanut Anna Olkinuora  Teatteri Toivon viimeisin, Laiha on parempi ihminen, pureutuu kehopositiivisuuden ajankohtaiseen maailmaan, ja kysyy miksi (vieläkin) laiha on parempi. Näyttämöllä annetaan ääni kahdelle hahmolle, jotka ovat laihtuneet paljon ja nyt käyvät läpi lihavuuteen liittyviä asenteita, stigmoja, sekä ihmettelevät miten lihava joutuu vastaamaan ulkopuolisille valinnoistaan, vähättelyn kohteeksi lääkärissä ja kuinka laihempana saa…






Hay Fever: It´s ShowTime!

Article written by Anna Olkinuora After visiting the rehearsals of Hay Fever just a couple of days before their premiere, I had high hopes for the performance. I have to say I definitely wasn’t disappointed. The whole cast was en pointe in the Thursday performance -and I am pretty sure this applied to all of…






Hay Fever: Noël Coward’s sharp comedy hits Helsinki

Text by Anna Olkinuora    Hay Fever by Noel Coward Finn-Brit Players & Passport Theatre Directed by Adrian Goldman The Finn-Brit Players in co-production with Passport Theatre get together for the second time in Helsinki. This spring, they bring us Noel Coward’s comedy Hay Fever.  I’ve been invited to the rehearsals the weekend before the…






Viaggio nel tempo con Ippolito Caffi al Museo Sinebrychoff

Articolo scritto da Gloria De Felice  Versione in Inglese: clicca qui  Avete mai sognato di intraprendere un viaggio nel tempo e di scoprire com’erano alcune città europee durante la metà del 1800, con un´attenzione particolare agli usi e costumi dell´epoca? Durante quel periodo, ormai la maggior parte dei pittori stava sperimentando nuove tecniche artistiche, visto…






Time travel with Ippolito Caffi at The Sinebrychoff Art Museum

Italian Version: coming soon I would like to express my gratitude and thanks to the curator Claudia de Brün for the excellent guide through the artworks during my visit.  Article by Gloria De Felice Have you ever wished to be a time traveller? Have you ever wondered how some cities look looked like in the mid-1800s? How…