Board of Advisors

Culture Current’s Board of Advisors provides our organization with invaluable guidance and support. Luminaries in their fields, this diverse group of individuals gives us keen insights into a surge of cultural currents. Their frank feedback and firm backing keeps us flowing.

  • Otso Huopanie­mi – Dean — The­atre Acad­e­my, Uni­ver­si­ty of Arts Helsin­ki. Dra­maturge, for­mer Pro­fes­sor of Dra­matur­gy and Play­writ­ing, Uniarts Helsin­ki, The­atre Acad­e­my (Helsin­ki, Finland)
  • Vesa Kan­to­la – Free­lance Teacher
  • Howard Lotk­er – The­ater­mak­er; Head of Per­for­mance at Art of Place (Acad­e­my of Per­form­ing Arts in Prague); Artis­tic Direc­tor of HoME the­atre (Prague, Czech Republic)
  • Teemu Mietinnen – Human Resources and Finance Man­ag­er, Eri­ty­isa­lo­jen Toim­i­henkilöli­it­to ERTO ry (Helsin­ki, Finland)
  • Chip Per­sons – Actor, Asso­ciate Pro­fes­sor, Uni­ver­si­ty. of Col­orado – Boul­der (Boul­der, Col­orado, USA)
  • Mil­ja Sarko­la – Direc­tor, Writer (Helsin­ki, Finland)
  • Riku Saas­ta­moinen – Lec­tur­er, The­atre Acad­e­my of the Uni­ver­si­ty of the Arts in Helsin­ki, Direc­tor (Helsin­ki, Finland)
  • Hei­di Sodin­sa­lo –Lec­tur­er, The­atre Acad­e­my of the Uni­ver­si­ty of the Arts in Helsin­ki, Sound Design­er (Helsin­ki, Finland)
  • Dou­glas F. Williamson – Man­ag­ing Part­ner, Sus­tain­abil­i­ty Com­mu­ni­ca­tions and Edu­ca­tion Spe­cial­ist, Col­lec­tive Lead­er­ship Insti­tute (Berlin, Ger­many & New York City, USA)
  • Martha Wil­son –  Artist, Found­ing Direc­tor Emeri­ta and Mem­ber of the Board, Franklin Fur­nace Archive, Inc., (New York City, USA)