Birthplace
Finland

Training
Finnish National Ballet School

English National Ballet
Ballet Mistress since 2022

Previous affiliations
As a dancer: Finnish National Ballet; Stuttgart Ballet; Cullberg Ballet; Tero Saarinen Company. Notable roles included Clara in Nutcracker (Grigorovitch, Nureyev); Odette-Odile in Swan Lake (Bourmeister); Juliet in Romeo and Juliet (Cranko); Nikiya in La Bayadére (Makarova); and Lise in La Fille mal Gardeé (Spoerli). Also roles in the various works by Mats Ek, Ohad Naharin, Jiri Kylian, John Neumeier and Tero Saarinen.
As a guest teacher, Ballet de Lorraine (France), Cullberg ballet (Sweden), Ballet de Marseille (France), Finnish National Ballet (Finland).
As a Ballet Mistress, Finnish National Ballet.

Other info
As a choreographer she had her own production company, Dance Development, based in Luxembourg and created all together 20 dance productions during the years 2002-2017. The trio “Against the flow” won the public prize in the (re)connaissance competition in Grenoble 2013. Awards and prizes include the Philip Morris-flower; Finland prize; and Knight of the Order of the Lion of Finland.