What is the future of ballet? Join us for a panel discussion on Sunday 5 June

5 May 2022

Is the future of ballet up to Classical purists, true-grit modernists or pluralist explorers? The Helsinki International Ballet Competition will hold a public panel discussion on the topic in the Almi Hall foyer of the Finnish National Opera and Ballet on the second day of the Final Round, Sunday 5 June at 5.30pm.

The discussion will be moderated by Jenny Jägerhorn, formerly a dancer with the Finnish National Ballet and now a journalist with Svenska Yle, the Swedish-language channel of the Finnish Broadcasting Company. The panellists are: Minna Tervamäki, chair of the board of the Helsinki International Ballet Competition Association; Javier Torres, Artistic Director designate of the Finnish National Ballet; Professor Jorma Uotinen; dancer and choreographer Johanna Nuutinen; and dancer Sofia Ruija.

Join us on the road to the future of ballet!