Artistic Discoveries in European Schoolyards

Annina Rokka

Annina Rokka graduated from the Tampere University with a degree in acting in 1991 and completed a Masters Degree in Theatrical Arts in 1995. Since 1996 she has been working as an actress at Oulun kaupunginteatteri (Oulu City Theatre), in addition to participating in many different productions throughout the country on TV, musicals, children’s theatre, modern and poetic drama and international experimental theatre projects with Theatre Quo Vadis. Since the early 2000s, Annina has increasingly taken professional interest in writing adaptations, dramatizing and directing plays. Her latest text, based on her mother’s poetry, will be the basis for a play Aino ja Reino at Oulun Kaupunginteatteri premiering 21.10.2011.