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THE PRODUCTION TEAM

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The people in charge of Viikki-spec's ry's annual musical theater production, spec, are responsible for the scheduled, practical and creative implementation of the production. The producer, director and screenwriter are elected annually by the board and the remaining team leaders are then elected on behalf of the board, producer and directors. The persons in charge of Production are, in addition to the creations of their own team, responsible for assembling, coordinating and grouping the team and are also in contact with the board about the progress of Production.

PERSONS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PRODUCTION OF 2021

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ANNA AFANASYEVA

Executive Producer

producers.viikkispeksi (at) gmail.com anna.afanasyeva (at) helsinki.fi

Creates an annual action plan and schedule for the completion of the production. Delegates practical tasks and monitors the implementation of the production's action plan, schedule and budget. Cooperates with the Communications Officer of the association's board and the Head of Marketing in matters of the production's communications. Responsible for cooperation with the show venue, coordinates ticket sales and responsible for the production's customer service concerning ticket sales and other possible matters.

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MATLEENA SILTAKORPI & PANU HEIKKINEN

Directors

matleena.siltakorpi (at) helsinki.fi | panu.heikkinen (at) helsinki.fi

Artistic directors of the production, responsible for the content of the play.

Receive the manuscript, adapt it to the stage, and make the necessary edits. Select the actors through casting. Act as a team leaders for the actors and arrange rehearsals for them.

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VENLA LANKINEN

Scriptwriter

venla.lankinen (at) helsinki.fi

Responsible for the completion of the script according to the production's schedules. Responsible for the content of the script, but the director has the right to adapt the script to the stage. The winner of the script competition is primarily chosen as the script manager if they wish to take the position. Additionally, the scriptwriter scripts the production's trailer each spring.

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ADA-JULIA KUNNARI & SINI RUOHOMÄKI

Choreographers

adajuliak (at) gmail.com sini.ruohomaki (at) gmail.com

The choreographer creates the choreographies of the musical numbers for both dancers and actors in the play, according to the wishes of the director. Organizes the dancer auditions and coordinates the activities of the dancers. Participates in the selection of songs together with the directors and the head of the band, vocals, lyrics and script.

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ELLEN HAASLAHTI

Assisting choreographer

ellen.haaslahti (at) helsinki.fi

The choreographer creates the choreographies of the musical numbers for both dancers and actors in the play, according to the wishes of the director. Organizes the dancer auditions and coordinates the activities of the dancers. Participates in the selection of songs together with the directors and the head of the band, vocals, lyrics and script.

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NINA VUORINEN

Head of the band

nina.vuorinen (at) helsinki.fi

Responsible for the production's song selections together with the director, choreographer, lead singer, lyric writers and scriptwriters. Responsible for the completion of music tracks on schedule. Coordinates the band's activities and is responsible for arranging the songs together with the lead singer.

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LILIA SIRÉN & PYRY PUUSTINEN

Lead singers

lilia.siren (at) helsinki.fi | pyry.puustinen (at) helsinki.fi

Organize singer auditions and singing rehearsals for singers and actors. Select songs together with the team leaders mentioned above and arranges the songs together with the Head of the band, according to the production's schedules.

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VILJAMI ROSVALL

Lyricist

viljami.rosvall (at) helsinki.fi

Responsible for the completion of the lyrics of the songs according to the production schedules. Selects members of the lyrics team based on applications. Responsible for the content of the lyrics together with the director and the scriptwriter.

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ULRIIKA KAARNA

Scenery

ulriika.kaarna (at) helsinki.fi

Responsible for the planning of the stage setting together with the director, and for the completion of the staging according to the production's schedules. Assembles the staging team based on applications and coordinates the team's activities. Works closely with costumes and hair&makeup to keep the overall look of the production coherent.

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URSULA RINTAJOUPPI & VILMA HERRONEN

Costumes

ursula.rintajouppi(at)helsinki.fi | herronenvilma(at)gmail.com

Responsible for the costume design together with the director, and for the completion of the costumes of the actors and dancers according to the production schedules. Assembles the costume team based on applications and coordinates the activities of the team. Works closely with scenery and hair&makeup to keep the overall look of the production coherent.

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IIDA SÄÄKSBERG

Makeup

iida.saaksberg (at) gmail.com

Responsible for the design of the hair and makeup together with the director. Responsible for the completion of the hair and makeup of the actors, dancers and the band according to the production schedules. Assembles the hair and makeup team based on applications and coordinates the team's activities. Works closely with scenery and costumes to keep the overall look of the production coherent.

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JOHANNA PUUTIO

Corresponding graphic artist

johanna.puutio (at) helsinki.fi

Responsible for the design and implementation of graphics related to the production and other activities of the association. Selects the graphics team based on applications. Works closely with the director, Head of Marketing and Communications Officer to keep the overall look of the production and communications coherent and in line with Viikki-speksi ry's branding.

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TUISKU HILLILÄ

Responsible technician / sounds

tuisku.hillila (at) gmail.com

Responsible for the operation and acquisition of the technology used in the presentation. Assembles a technical team based on applications and coordinates team activities. Makes lighting and sound plans together with other technicians.