Artistic Discoveries in European Schoolyards

Kristiina Jalasto

Kristiina Jalasto was born 29. January 1985 in Tallinn, Estonia. In 2004, she graduated from theatre-specialized high school and spent 2,5 years abroad after that, working as a volunteer in Brazil, UK and Mozambique. Currently, she is studying in Drama School of Estonian Academy of Theatre and Music as a dramaturg.
So far, she has written 14 plays of different length, several of them have won awards on drama competitions and in 2010, her first book with four drama texts was published. One of her first plays “If I wouldn’t exist, the world would be different” has had already two professional productions and one play called “Playlife” was staged by a school drama group. In 2011, her new play written in the cooperation with Michaela Zakutanska from Slovakia in the Platform 11+ project will be staged in Vat Theatre in Tallinn