Kirsi Huotari

A teacher and a director of theatre performing.

Kirsi was born in 1964 in Kajaani. She traveled around Finland and moved back to Kajaani in 2004. She has studied youth work, taken several courses in theatre work, and studied for four years in Turku Academy of Arts graduating in 1999 as a director of theatre performing. She also has a primary degree in educational science.

She has gathered a lot of job experience with working in different projects. She works mainly as a director, manuscriptor, teacher and an educator. She has also worked in a radio theatre for about six moths. Her passion is literature and theatre, the “smeltery of arts”.

After moving back to Kajaani she has worked as a teacher in Kaukametsä Institute teaching primary lessons in oral performing and music. She is also a teacher and a director in the project of creative activity for unemployed youngsters and now she is part of the Kataputli Puppet Theatre.