Carl Knif

Artistic Director

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​+358 405080870

Dancer, choreographer, artistic director and the founder of Carl Knif Company. Knif has created numerous choreographies for CKC and other organizations as well and carried out co-productions with theaters and dance houses.
Marjo Pyykönen

Managing Director

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​+358 40 5567191

Marjo Pyykönen (Master of Arts and Culture) has worked in the field of performing arts since 2011 for various dance and theatre companies. She started to work as the Managing Director of Carl Knif Company in 2018.
Pyykönen has also degrees in business administration and entrepreneurship.


Kristofer Möller

Chairperson of the Board

Reetta Aarre-Ahtio

Vice chairperson of the Board

Laura Karén

Member of the Board

carl knif

Member of the Board


Janne Hast

Sound designer

Janne Hast is a musician and sound designer from Rovaniemi and nowadays living in Helsinki
He has worked as a freelancer in different theater, dance and contemporary circus productions for more than a decade.
Jukka Huitila

Lighting designer

Karoliina Koiso-Kanttila

Costume designer

Jonna Aaltonen

Dance artist

During her nearly 25 years of international career, Aaltonen has worked in dance and theatre scene e.g. in contemporary dance, dance theatre, musical and opera productions. She has performed in more than 70 pieces and worked with over 40 choreographers in Finland ans abroad.
Satu Halttunen

Dance artist

Riku Lehtopolku

Dance artist

Misa Lommi

Dance artist

Pekka Louhio

Dance artist

Anne Pajunen

Dance artist

Anne Pajunen is a Finnish actor and dance artist working internationally. She has worked with companies like Alexandra Bachzetsis, Troubleyn Jan Fabre, Hiatus Daniel Linehan, Company Gabrielle Moleta, Jeremy Shaw and most recently at the Finnish National Theatre. She has an MA in acting (2016) from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), an MA in Dance from the Theatre Academy of Finland (2011) and a Research Cycle Diploma (2010) from Anne Teresa de Keersmaker’s Performing Arts Research and Training Studios (P.A.R.T.S.). Sessions (premiere in 2022) is her first collaboration with Carl Knif Company.
Tom Rejström


Anna Stenberg

Dance artist

Terhi Vaimala

Dance artist

Eero Vesterinen

Dance artist