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Rea-Liina Brunou (1982, Kolari) is a choreographer and performer based in Helsinki. Currently she collaborates with choreographer Anna Mustonen and their children. In their project their aim is to create ways of working and performative situations where both adults and children could spend time together effortlessly. In addition, Rea-Liina runs a small gallery space Pikkupuoli in Kolari, Lapland, and has been working as a dancer at Helsinki based Liisa Pentti + Co since 2012. She is a member of Feminist Workspace Poimu association.


EDUCATION
Theatre Academy Helsinki, Master of Arts (Dance) 2009
Turku University of Applied Sciences, Bachelor of Arts (Dance) 2007

RECENT WORK AS A CHOREOGRAPHER
2019 Happy Days, with Anna Mustonen, Ehkä-production UPCOMING 2019
2018 Pedestrian Ballet – Variations, XS Vol.10-festival, Ehkä-production, Turku 
2018 Menestysteos, Part 1 – La Terre Des Chants Moroses, Ehkä-production, Turku 
2016 Pedestrian Ballet, XS Vol.8-festival, Ehkä-production, Turku
2015 Merimakkaraa etsimässä, Pieni nykytaidefestivaali lapsille, Ehkä-production, Turku
2014 Kauhriinmettästäjä – Deer Hunter, Hiljaisuus-festival, Kittilä

RECENT OTHER WORK
2019 Dance of the Year II, a video installation, Stoa, Helsinki UPCOMING 2019
2019 Eroottinen hengitysharjoitus, a radio play, with Ilona Riipinen and Miki Brunou, Oksasenkatu 11 gallery, Helsinki
2018 Mini, curating a group exhibition, Pikkupuoli gallery, Kolari
2015 Deep Tricks, a performance, with Ilona Riipinen, /teatteri.nyt, Kiasma, Helsinki
2015 Dance of the Year, a video installation, Pikkupuoli gallery, Kolari
2015 esitys, a performance, Esitystaiteen markkinat, Helsinki
2015 Alusta, a music video for Tom Lönnqvist 
2014 Kun rajat sulaa, a music video for Kemialliset Ystävät

RECENT WORK AS A DANCER
2018 The Space, choreography Liisa Pentti, Liisa Pentti + Co, Helsinki
2016 Postmoderni -kabaree, Choreography Liisa Pentti, Liisa Pentti + Co, Helsinki
2016 The Darkest Hits, directed by Maija Mustonen, Jo-Jo, Oulun tanssin keskus, Oulu
2015 The Sinking of the Titanic, choreography Liisa Pentti, Liisa Pentti + Co, Helsinki
2014 Laiva – vedenalainen varietee, choreography Liisa Pentti, Liisa Pentti + Co, Helsinki

RECENT GRANTS
2019 Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2018 Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland/Lapland
2018 Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2018 Project grant, The Regional Dance Center of Western Finland
2016 Project grant, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
2015 Project grant, Jenny ja Antti Wihurin rahasto

RECENT RESIDENCIES
2019 Pikkupuoli, Kolari, Finland
2019 Dance All Year Long, Odense, Denmark
2018 Kutomo, Ehkä-production, Turku, Finland
2015 Saari Residence, Kone Foundation, Mynämäki, Finland
2015 Kutomo, Ehkä-production, Turku, Finland