Tiia Hämäläinen

Tiia Hämäläinen is a dance artist from Helsinki. She has graduated as a Master of Dance Performance from Theater Academy in 2005, and as a dance teacher (University of Applied Sciences) from Kuopio in 2003. Hämäläinen has worked in many positions in the field of dance, such as a dancer, teacher, instructor, and a choreographer in different contexts. In addition to her own artistic work, she is a dancer in Tanssiteatteri Sivuun Ensemble, and as a ballet and contemporary dance teacher at Helsinki Dance Institute. In her work, Hämäläinen dives into the dialogicality of dance, picture, text, and sound, and contemplates the alternation of movement and stillness, being in the moment.