My name is Mikko Kanninen and i am a Doctor of Arts, actor, theatre director and artistic researcher. I live in Tampere, Petsamo in an old house which i seem to renovate all the time.
I have directed and acted in many theatre performances, audio theatre productions and movies. Currently i am positioned as the Senior University Lecturer of Acting in ITC/Tampere University.
I have been conducting research in combining cyborg theories and architectural thinking in the epistemological questions at the actors performing bodies.
I have also been a project director in many projects in The Centre for Practice as Research in Theatre T7.
Currently mostly active with TELEPRESENCE IN PERFORMANCE TRAINING AND PERFORMING ARTS.
I am also currently a chairman of the board at TINFO – Theatre Info Finland.
My hobbies include serious boardgaming and roleplaying, ice swimming, triathlon and making music in several bands.