Alexander Komlosi

Chairman

Alexander Komlosi, MFA, PhD is an actor, teacher, and researcher.

He has performed in Finland (Teatteri Takomo, Stoa, Wasa Teatern, Kiasma Theatre, After Eight, TV, Yle) and internationally in his own work and in others’. In Finland, he has collaborated with artists like Anna Estarriola, Cecilia Paul, Hanna Raiskinmäki, Milja Sarkola, Jenni-Elina von Bagh.

He is the most experienced (Inter)acting with the Inner Partner practitioner and teacher in Finland. He has taught courses and workshops internationally (Columbia University, New York University, Yale University, Rose Bruford College, Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) and in Finland (University of Arts Helsinki – Department of Drama Pedagogy, Swedish-speaking Acting, Dance, Open University, Swedish Theatre in Helsinki).

He developed the "performative well-being" concept and coursework as part of a Finnish Cultural Foundation year-long post-doc grant at the Performing Arts Research Center (TUTKE) in 2017-8.  He is an affiliated researcher the Center for Educational Research and Academic Development in the Arts (CERADA), Uniarts. His research has focused on performance and well-being, improvisation, and movement (physical) theatre.

Currently, he isdeveloping an international improvisational workshop in Helsinki for 2022 funded by the Finnish Cultural Foundation (Uusimaa), Swedish Culture Foundation in Finland, Helsinki City, Arts Council Finland.

He is currently playing with the developing connections between movement theatre traditions (clown, bouffon, Commedia Dell'Arte), vaudville, and (Inter)acting with the Inner Partner on the contemporary stage.

Alexander is a founding member of Culture Current.

www.alexanderkomlosi.name