EDUCATION AND QUALIFICATIONS

2007 - 2009 Estonian Academy of Arts, Scenography MA cum laude
Master’s thesis: "Postmodern eclecticism in the scenography of opera productions" 

2003 - 2007 Tallinn University - social sciences, advertising and imagology BA
Bachelor’s thesis: "Usage of image development techniques in opera"  

2005 - 2006 Tallinn University - Faculty of Natural Sciences, media studies  

1991 - 2003 Lasnamäe Üldgümnaasium (ecology) 

WORKS as a DESIGNER

May 2017 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "La traviata" Theatre Vanemuine, Tartu. Kaunas State Music Theatre -  set design and costumes

May 2017 Short-ballet „Nocturne“ at the National Opera Estonia, Tallinn – stage and costume designer (choreographer Tõnu Veiler

May 2017 Dance performance „Waiting“ Museum of Occupations, Tallinn – stage and costume designer (choreographer Indrek Kornel)

May 2016 Marina Kesler's "Undine" at the Estonian National Opera - set design and costumes

September 2015  Eduard Tubin's ballet "Kratt" at the Estonian National Opera - set design

May 2015 Giuseppe Verdi's opera "AidaTheatre Vanemuine, Tartu - stage directing, set design and costumes

October 2014 Teet Kask's ballet "GO - a Game for Two" Theatre Vanemuine, Tartu - set design and costumes

January 2014 The opening ceremony of International Green Week (Grüne Woche) in Berlin - costumes

November 2013 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera „Tsar's Bride“ at Kaunas State Music Theatre, Lithuania - stage design and costumes (director Teet Kask) 

August 2013 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera „Tsar's Bride“ at Birgitta Festival, Tallinn - stage design and costumes (director Teet Kask) 

July 2013 costume and prop design for dance numbers at the Palmse Manor Music 

June 2013 Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov's opera „Tsar's Bride“ at Endla theatre, Pärnu - stage design, costumes and image ads (director Teet Kask) 

April, June 2012  Ballet „Ohlala...Ça s’est passé comme ça“ at Russian Theatre and National Opera Estonia, Tallinn – stage and costume designer (director Tõnu Veiler) 

November 2011 Giuseppe Verdi's opera „Attila“ at Kaunas State Music Theatre, Lithuania - stage design, costumes and image ads (director Üllar Saaremäe) 

October 2011 Cabaret show "Legends of Times" with Starlight Cabaret - costumes

June 2011  Giuseppe Verdi's opera „Attila“ at Endla theatre, Pärnu - stage design, costumes and image ads (director Üllar Saaremäe) 

January 2011  Johan Strauss' operetta "Die Fledermaus" at 25 theatres at Belgium and Netherlands  - costumes and set design (director - Hans Nieuwenhuis) 

June 2010 Ballet divertissement „Underwater Kingdom“ at Russian Theatre, Tallinn – costume designer

November 2009 Christoph W. Gluck's operas „Iphigénie en Aulide“ and „Iphigénie en Tauride“ at Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie, Brussels – assistant of the lighting designer Jean Kalman (director – Pierre Audi)

September 2009 Henry Purcell's opera „Dido and Aeneas“ at Opera Zuid, Maastricht – assistant designer (director - Hans Nieuwenhuis, costumes – Robby Duiverman, lighting – Trui Malten)

May 2009 Jules Massenet's opera „Thais“ at theater Endla, Pärnu - stage design, costumes, and image ads (director Mai Murdmaa

September 2008 Exhibition „The development of Estonian Firefighting before 1940“ Museum of Internal Security – artistic conception, graphic design

May 2008 Puccini Gala in the Russian Theater, Tallinn and at theater Endla, Pärnu - set design, image, ads and publications

December 2007 Andrew Bond’s movie "Family Business" – production designer, BFMK

November 2007 Heleri Saarik’s movie "No Exit" - the idea of the script and production designer, BFMK

June 2007 PromFest Final Gala - light design

June 2007 Soloconcert of Barbara Hendricks – stage and lighting design, image, ads and publications

May 2007 Georges Bizet 's opera „Carmen“ (director Marko Matvere) at theater Endla, Pärnu - stage design and costumes, and image ads

April 2007 Võru Symphonic Music Society – Oratorium the Four Seasons - image, ads and publications

November 2006 Võru Symphonic Music Society - Oratorium the Four Seasons - Autumn - the image, ads and publications

May 2006 PromFest Spring Opera Gala – light design, image, ads and publications

February 2006 Võru Symphonic Music Society - Oratorium the Four Seasons - Winter - the image, ads and publications

December 2005 Charitable concert on the World AIDS Day - the image, ads and publications

June 2005 Pärnu International Opera Music Festival PromFest and the 4th International Klaudia Taev Competition for Young Opera Singers - web, image, ads and publications

May 2005 Anton Rubinstein's opera „Demon“ at theater Endla, Pärnu - the image, ads and publications

March 2005 Võru Symphonic Music Society - Oratorium the Four Seasons - Spring - the image, ads and publications 

Dec. 2004 Charitable concert on the World AIDS Day -- the image, ads and publications

Autumn 2004 home page of the 21st Century Orchestra

WORK EXPERIENCE

September 2012 Tartu Art School - Head of Curriculum 

June 2009 Pärnu International Opera Music Festival PromFest and the 6th International Klaudia Taev Competition for Young Opera Singers – Media manager

June 2007 Pärnu International Opera Music Festival PromFest and the 5th International Klaudia Taev Competition for Young Opera Singers – Media manager

December 2005 Charitable concert on the World AIDS Day - Project manager

June 2005 Pärnu International Opera Music Festival PromFest and the 4th International Klaudia Taev Competition for Young Opera Singers – Media manager

May 2005 Anton Rubinstein's opera „Demon“ at theater Endla, Pärnu - Media manager

December 2004 Charitable concert on the World AIDS Day - Project manager

from 2004-2009 The 21st Century Orchestra - Media manager

May 2003 The 3rd International Klaudia Taev Competition for Young Opera Singers – Member of the Team

May 2003 Giuseppe Verdi's opera „Rigoletto“ at theater Endla, Pärnu – Member of the Team

SELF-IMPROVEMENT

2010 Tartu Art School - Portfolio in Internet 

2007 St. Petersburg University of Humanities and Social Science 

2005 - 2006 Estonian Academy of Arts - Graphic Design (Kristjan Mändmaa)

2003 - 2004 Estonian Defence Forces - Centre of Staff Training and Communication

SCHOLARSHIPS AND EXHIBITIONS

2014 Solo exhibition of dance costumes at Vanemuine Theatre

2013 Solo exhibition at Saaremaa Art Studio  

2012 Solo exhibition at Tartu Art School  

2011 Stage costumes, models, drawings and production photos at the Exhibition "History of PromFest"  at Theatre Gallery in Pärnu 

2008 Shakespeare's "Hamlet" and Brecht’s "Drums in the Night" at the exhibition at TREFF Festival in Tallinn, Estonia

2007 Hansapank Development Grant 

OTHER

Languages: Estonian (mother tongue), English, Finnish, Russian, German

Computer skills: MS Office, Corel Graphics, Chief Architect, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver