BIO

Born in Estonia in 1989.
Finished undergraduate dance studies in University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy in 2012.
Moved to Palestine in 2013.
Co-founded krinal|mansour (art & honey) in 2016.
Started keeping bees in Palestine in 2016.
Decided to live in both countries – Estonia and Palestine – in 2018.


DANCE EDUCATION
2008-2012 University of Tartu Viljandi Culture Academy – Choreography / Dance Pedagogy (cum laude)
1997-2008 Just Dance School (contemporary dance, ballett, jazz dance, modern dance, CI, composition, historic dances, folklore dance)
2006-2008 Capoeira Senzala Tartu

WORKSHOPS TAKEN
kabinet k (Joke Laureyns & Kwint Manshoven, (BEL)), Bush Hartshorn (UK), Farah Saleh (PAL), Sandra Noeth (GER), Horácio Macuacua (MOZ), Bruno Caverna (BRA), Sabine Maringer (AUT), Daniel Bear Davis (USA), Ayman Safieh (PAL), Fairouze Nastas (PAL), Susanna Recchia (UK/IT), Bex Tyrer (UK), Ash Bond (UK), Kathy Gade (CA), Glenna Batson (USA), Andrew Morrish (AUS), Claire Filmon (FRA), Sergei Ostrenko (RUS), Elke Luyten (BEL/USA), Cid Pearlman (USA), Jane Gingell (UK), Annemari Autere (FRA), Aleksandra Shochnikova & Sergei Golovnea (MDA), Friedmar Voigt (DEU), Sylvia Scheidl  (AUT), Contra-Mestre Moreira (DEU), Cie NGC 25 (FRA), Stopgap Dance company (UK), Siljeholm/Christopheresen (NOR)

WORKSHOPS TAUGHT

2018

  • Pilates basics for dancers, Tallinn Dance Theatre, Estonia
  • Corporeal communications, tantsuRUUM, Estonia

2017

  • Contemporary dance techniques, Sareyyet Ramallah, Ramallah, Palestine
  • Site-specific dance workshop, The Art Salon, Beit Sahour, Palestine

2014

  • Contemporary dance workshop, The Dance Theatre of Tallinn, Estonia

2013

  • Contemporary dance art for beginners, The Dance Theatre of Tallinn, Estonia
  • “Influence theatre” for young actors/directors, New Theatre Festival “De Facto”
  • Cognitive dance composition, Just Dance School, Estonia

2012

  • Stage presence and improvisation, Võru Drama Studio, Estonia

2009

  • Contemporary dance technique, Juuru village, Estonia
  • Contact Improvisation for folklore dancers, folklore dance troupe “Savijalakesed”, Estonia

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Languages:
Estonian – mother tongue,
English – advanced (IELTS 8.5/9.0),
Russian – intermediate,
Arabic – intermediate (Palestinian dialect),
Sign language – intermediate (Palestinian dialect),
German – beginner,
French – beginner

Computer skills: MS Office, basic knowledge of Pascal and HTML
Other skills: advanced level knitting, crochet, sewing; intermediate level flutist, beginner level aerial silk

1 Comment

  1. Tere Helena!

    Kuulsin Vikerraadio saates Teie intervjuud, kus kõnelesite Ramalah kaasaegse tantsu festivalist. Kas etendus “Müra” etendub sel aastal Palestiinas veel? Kui, siis millal?

    Ilusat soovides,
    Merlin

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