Founded in 1979 , Theatre Academy Helsinki provides the highest education in theatre and dance in Finland, training actors (in Finnish and Swedish), directors, dramaturges, lighting and sound designers, professionals in dance (choreographers and dancers), performance artists, dance and theatre pedagogues.
The results of the studies are performed on the stages of the Academy's training theatre.
The Academy also works within research and development in the fields of theatre, dance and performance.
This vastly illustrated online book is an introduction to Asian theatre and dance traditions.
The editor and main author is Dr. Jukka O. Miettinen, an internationally known lecturer and an author of several books on Asian performing arts.