NADJA PÄRSSINEN


EDUCATION

2006-2009 North Karelia´s Vocational Dance Department, Dancer

2015-2016 Theater and pedagogy studies, Open University of UNIARTS, Helsinki (25 credits)


CHOREOGRAPHIC WORK


  • 2019 OUR SOLIDARIC BODIES/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & workteam/ High School of Mattliden, Espoo
  • 2019 OUR SOLIDARIC BODIES/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & workteam/ Vaba Lava theatre, Narva City, East of Estonia
  • 2019 KARTOITUS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Katriina Kantola/ High School of Tikkurila, Vantaa
  • 2019 KARTOITUS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Katriina Kantola/ High School of Sotungin, Vantaa
  • 2019 KARTOITUS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Katriina Kantola/ High School of Martinlaakso, Vantaa
  • 2019 KARTOITUS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Katriina Kantola/ High School of Lumon, Vantaa
  • 2019 DEEP SKIN/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen  & workgroup/ LOKATANSSIT event in Pikkuteatteri, Lahti
  • 2019 HOME SWEET HOME/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen  & workgroup/ No Labels No Walss festival, Helsinki
  • 2019 DEEP SKIN/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen  & workgroup/ Autonomy & visibility event in Liilelaituri, Tampere
  • 2019 DEEP SKIN/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen  & workgroup/ Cultural Center Caisa, Helsinki
  • 2019 KARTOITUS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Katriina Kantola/ High School of Tapiola, Espoo
  • 2018 KARTOITUS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Katriina Kantola/ High School of Steiner School, Espoo
  • 2018 KARTOITUS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Katriina Kantola/Palamaton kynttilä festival, Tampere
  • 2018 KARTOITUS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Katriina Kantola/ High School of Vaskivuori, Espoo
  • 2018 MIRROR MIRROR SEES THEM ALL/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & workgroup/Cultural Center Caisa, Helsinki
  • 2018 DEEP SKIN/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & workgroup/ C4-space, Zodiak, Helsinki
    2018 KARTOITUS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Katriina Kantola/Vapaan Taiteen Tila, Helsinki
    2018 FIERCE AISLES OF LIGHT/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen/RaumArs residency, Rauma
  • 2017 INITIAL POINT(S)/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Virpi Velin/Gallery of Rantakasarmi, Helsinki
  • 2017 PAINO/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen/LakeStudio residency Berlin, Germany
    2017 KAIKU/Chor. Pia Lindy & Nadja Pärssinen/Höyhentämö theater, Helsinki
  • 2017 LAND(E)SCAPES/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen/ Cultural Center Caisa, Helsink
  • 2016 LAND(E)SCAPES/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen/ENCOUNTERS I event, Tampere
  • 2016 LAND(E)SCAPES/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen/Cultural Center Vernissa, Vantaa
  • 2016 LAND(E)SCAPES/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen/Old Mine Museum, Outokumpu
  • 2016 LAND(E)SCAPES/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen/Vapaan Taiteen Tila, Helsinki
  • 2016 ANMASS/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & ANMASS -workgroup/Free Art Space, Helsinki
  • 2015 LAND(E)SCAPES/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen/SKORO Finish Dance -festival, St. Petersburg/Russian
  • 2014 WANDERER/Chor. Anna Venäläinen & Nadja Pärssinen/Undergraduated theater, Helsinki
  • 2014 WANDERER/Chor. Anna Venäläinen & Nadja Pärssinen/Little theater, Lahti
  • 2014 WANDERER/Chor. Anna Venäläinen & Nadja Pärssinen/Sotku theater, Kuopio
  • 2014 WANDERER/Chor. Anna Venäläinen & Nadja Pärssinen/Art museum HAPINNES, Joensuu
  • 2014 WANDERER/Chor. Anna Venäläinen & Nadja Pärssinen/Vocational Dance Department, Outokumpu-
  • 2014 WANDERER/Chor. Anna Venäläinen & Nadja Pärssinen/Generator theter, Kajaani
  • 2013 CONTACT/Chor. Matti Haaponiemi & Nadja Pärssinen/WestFestDance festival, New York, USA
  • 2013 CONTACT/Chor. Matti Haaponiemi & Nadja Pärssinen/Undergraduated theater, Tampere
  • 2013 CONTACT/Chor. Matti Haaponiemi & Nadja Pärssinen/Movement platform space, Tampere
  • 2013 CONTACT/Chor. Matti Haaponiemi & Nadja Pärssinen/ Restaurant Telakka, Tampere
  • 2013 FROM MEMORY TO DANCE/Chor.Nadja Pärssinen/Auditorium space, Kangasniemi
  • 2012 FROM MEMORY TO DANCE/Chor.Nadja Pärssinen/ Littletheater Lahti
  • 2012 FROM MEMORY TO DANCE/Chor.Nadja Pärssinen/ Lonely in the Rain -festival, Joensuu
  • 2012 LEIPÄÄ & SIRKUSHUVEJA/Chor.Nadja Pärssinen, Maija Tuomi, Elsa Heikkilä & Helena Kekäläinen/MD theater, Tampere
  • 2011 TOUCH/Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Meri-Tuuli Risberg/Littletheater, Lahti
  • 2009 BETWEEN/ Chor. Nadja Pärssinen & Vera Lapitskaya/Kaktus festival, Helsinki

 


WORK AS A PERFORMER


  • 2019 NOCORE/Chor. Beniamino Borghi/National Museum of Finland, Helsinki
  • 2019 FUTURE DELAY/Chor. Madeline Hollander/Contemporary Art Gallery, Helsinki
  • 2019 INNERCORE/Chor. Beniamino Borghi/Museum of Loviisa part of TransFolk festival, Loviisa
  • 2018 SUOJASSA?/Chor. Anna Venäläinen/Lonely In The Rain festival, Joensuu
  • 2018 SUOJASSA?/Chor. Anna Venäläinen/Seminar by association of FinFami, Joensuu
  • 2018 SUOJASSA?/Chor. Anna Venäläinen/Art Center of Ahjo, Joensuu
  • 2018 LEIKKISANAKIRJA/Chor.Vera Lapitskaya/Region of Southern Finland (13 performances)
  • 2017 LEIKKISANAKIRJA/Chor.Vera Lapitskaya/Region of Southern Finland (9 performances)
  • 2016 ANMASS/Intensive studies with a choreographer Rosalind Crisp /Residency of Zodiak, Helsinki
    2016 AQURELLES/Chor. Silvia Verges/Cultural Centre of Vernissa, Vantaa
  • 2015 OPTIKE/Chor, Anu Sistonen/Cultural Center of Valve, Oulu
    2015 IMMERSIVE LISTENING/Chor. Laonikos Psimikakis-Chalkokondylis /Patakallio, Ahvenusjärvi
    2015 ”RADIO”/Chor. Anniina Kinnunen/ArtFare Suomi 15´ -event and UrbanApa festival, Helsinki
    2015 IMPROVISATIONS/Convener. Libero Moreddu/Vapaan Taiteen Tila, Helsinki
  • 2014 CAIDA LIBRE/Chor. Sharon Fridman & Company/HOP event, Helsinki
  • 2014 OODI JALOILLE/Chor. Linda Kuha/Cultural Centre of Rulla, Tampere
  • 2013 SOUNDPAINTING/Chor. Ceren Oran/Deltebre festival, Espanja

 


WORK AS AN MODEL IN PHOTOART


  • 2017 Virpi Velin – SOLITUDE -photographyproject, Helsinki.
  • 2016 Martu Väisänen – FEELING -photography project, Helsinki.
    2015 Valeria Archeno – photographyproject, Helsinki.
    2013 Anna-Kaisa Hartikainen – Game OR dance OR art -prhotographyprojects, Tampere.
    2013 Jyrki Soine – Reflektion-Reaktion – photographyproject, Lahti.
    2011 Jyrki Soine – OFF-VIA -photographyproject, Lahti, Tampere.

WORK AS A TEACHER


  • 2019 Välisyys workshop, Cultural Center Sähinä, October
  • 2019 Floor work & Improvisation for adults and youth, Dance school of Footlight, March & April
  • 2019 Profitraining Tampere TREenit! Ry, March
  • 2018 Profitraining Turku DansArt, September
  • 2018 INTERACTIVE BODY workshop Turku DansArt,  September
  • 2018 Profitraining Helsinki Dance Company, May
  • 2018 Profitraining Helsinki Tanssille ry, March
  • 2018 Profitraining Turku DansArt, Februrary
  • 2017 Contemporary dance classes in Alexander theatre in Helsinki, Autumn
  • 2017 Contemporary dance classes in Pohjanmaa´s dance regional center, Autumn

 


WORKSHOPS I ORGANIZED


  • 2016 Choreographic improvisation -workshop. Teacher Rosalind Crisp in Zodiak, Helsinki. Orgranized by ANMASS -workgroup
  • 2016 Physical Poetries CI -workshop. Teacher Karl Frost, Helsinki
    2015 Spectrum of contact – Dynamic Partnering -workshop. Teacher Brandon Gonzales, Helsinki

RESIDENCY


  • 2020 Liikelaituri residiency, Let the wandering talk on it´s own behalf workteam, Helsinki
  • 2020 Liisa Pentti + CO residency, Let the wandering talk on it´s own behalf workteam, Helsinki
  • 2019 Vaba Lava, Our Solidaric bodies workteam, City of Narva, Estonia
  • 2019 RIVERIA vocational school, dance department,  Our solidaric bodies workteam, City of Outokumpu
  • 2019 Cultural Center Sähinä, Our solidaric bodies workteam, City of Helsinki
  • 2018 Cultural Center Caisa, Mirror Mirror Sees Them All -workteam , City of Helsinki
  • 2018 RaumaArs – Fierce Aisles of Light -solowork, City of Rauma
    2017 LakeStudio, Weight -solowork, City of Berlin, Germany
    2016 Island of Iniö, working, Land(e)scapes soloproject, West-Finland
    2016 RIVERIA vocational school, dance department, Land(e)scapes soloproject, City of Outokumpu
    2014 RIVERIA vocational school, dance department, Wanderer -workgroup, City of Outokumpu

STUDY TRIP


  • 2017  To Na Grani contemporary dance festival in Jekaterinburg/Russian. Study trip was supported by Dance Info Finland

ASSOCIATION


  • 2019 Board member of association of Catalysti – Transcultural Artists in Finland.

GRANTS


  • 2020 Mirror Mirror Sees Them All workteam, Catalysti – Transcultural Artists in Finland & Taike – Arts Promotion Center, 4250€
  • 2020 Mirror Mirror Sees Them All workteam, Catalysti – Transcultural Artists in Finland & KONE foundation, 1500€
  • 2020 Let the wandering talk on it´s own behalf soloproject, TAIKE – Art promotion Centre Finland, 3000€
  • 2020 Let the wandering talk on it´s own behalf soloproject´s working grant, City of Espoo, 2000€
  • 2020 Our Solidaric bodies workteam, City of Helsinki 1000€
  • 2019 Our Solidaric bodies workteam, Finnsih embacy Estonia and  Jenni & Antti Wihuri fund 4500€
  • 2019 Our Solidaric bodies workteam, City of Espoo 4400€
  • 2019 Kartoitus workteam, Cultural Center of Vantaa 1900€
  • 2019 Kartoitus workteam, KARTOITUS festival, Cultural Center of Helsinki 3000€
  • 2019 DEEP SKIN workteam, Catalysti – Transcultural Artists in Finland & KONE foundation, 2380€
  • 2019 DEEP SKIN workteam, Dance  on tour -grant by association of Dance House & Theatre in Finland, 2141,36€
  • 2019 InnerCore  tanssiARTIsani worteam, SKR – Finnsih Cultural Foundation, 18000€
  • 2018 Kartoitus workteam, City of Espoo 2000€
  • 2018 Kartoitus workteam, City of Helsinki 1500€
  • 2018 Leikkisanakirja workteam/NotaBene – artgroup,  SKR – Finnsih Cultural Foundation 4000€
  • 2018 DEEP SKIN workteam, City of Helsinki, 2000€
  • 2018 Mirror Mirror Sees Them All workteam, Cultural Centre Caisa & Catalysti – Transcultural Artists in Finland, 1700€
  • 2018 Suojassa? workteam, TAIKE – Arts promotion Centre Finland 3000€
  • 2018 Suojassa? workteam, FinFami – Finnish Central Association, 1200€
  • 2018 Suojassa? workteam, ITAK – Regional Dance Centre of Eastern Finland, 4000€
  • 2017 Leikkisanakirja workteam/NotaBene  – artgroup, SKR – Finnsih Cultural Foundation (children), 14000€
  • 2017 Kartoitus workteam, City of Helsinki, 1000€
  • 2016 Kartoitus  workteam/Trash Can Collective, ENCOUNTERS II event, City of Tampere, 400€
  • 2016 Land(e)scapes workteam/ Trash Can Collective, ENCOUNTERS I event, City of Tampere, 600€
  • 2016 Land(e)scapes workteam, City of Helsinki, 1500€
  • 2014 Wanderer workteam, TAIKE – Art promotion Centre Finland, 6000€
  • 2014 Wanderer workteam, SKR – Finnsih Cultural Foundation, 8000€
  • 2014 Wanderer workteam, ITAK – Regional Dance Centre of Eastern Finland, 5000€
  • 2013 Mobility funding for Nadja Pärssinen to City of Rakvere, Estonia, KulturNord, 500€
  • 2013 Working grant (6 months) for Nadja Pärssinen, Taike – Arts Promotion Center (region of Päijät-Hämee), 9722€
  • 2013 Scholarship for Nadja Pärssinen to study in DeltebreDanca festival in Spain, City of Tampere, 1000€
  • 2012 Working grant from Memories to Dance soloproject, City of Lahti, 350€
  • 2012 Working grant (2 months) for Memories to Dance soloproject, Fund of Päijät-Hämee, 3500€
  • 2011 Kosketus workteam, City of Lahti, 600€
  • 2011 Kosketus workteam, Päijät-Hämee – Regional Dance Centre of Finland, 4000€
  • 2011 Scholarship for Nadja Pärssinen, Rosalind Crisp – Choreographic improvisation workshop, Päijät-Hämee – Regional Dance Centre of Finland, 100€