Elina Valtonen

is a dance artist of a Finnish background based in Helsinki, but spends most of her time pursuing  her practice around Europe and North America. Elina graduated in 2013 from Dance Educational, Copenhagen. She has worked and performed in 12 different countries in prestigious dance scenes and festivals. In Finland she has worked with i.e. the National Opera, Mamia Company, Satu Tuomisto, Dance Theatre Raatikko, Textual Motion Company, Favela Vera Ortiz and in several freelance-workgroups. She is featured in KasheDance’s production FACING Home: Love and Redemption and as a guest artist. She enjoys sharing her passion also through teaching and by creating her own works.