Ida Backer is an actor, singer and theater educator. She studied musical theater at Lahti University of Applied Music and Drama Institute (BFA, musical theater). Ida graduated from the Theatre Academy of the University of Arts in Helsinki (MFA) in the field of theater pedagogy 2014. Her studies have deepened her interest in group processes and individual growth as connected to community. As an actress, Ida Backer has performed in musicals, song evenings and concerts. She has been a member of the Kapsäkki Music Theatre cooperative since 2008. She has also worked in the field of social clowning, touring in Estonia, Poland and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Ida teaches youth musical theater at the Vantaa Music School.
She has been studying (Inter)acting with the Inner Partner (IwIP) under Alexander Komlosi since 2011. This practice has given her much as a teacher, artist and person. She has been training as an IwIP teacher with Alexander since 2014.. She has also co-taught workshops with him at the Theatre Academy and the Swedish Theatre.
Ida wants to continue to develop herself as an actor, singer and teacher. She is looking forward to cultivating the playfulness of life in both private life and work.
Ida has been a member of Culture Current since 2015.