Meri Pajunpää

Meri Pajunp started dancing in Finland and continued to professional studies at the Amsterdamse Hogeschool voor de Kunsten, MTD, graduating with BA in 2008. Since her graduation Meri has been working with choreographers such as Francesco Scavetta (touring the Surprised Body project 2010-2014), Sanna Myllylahti, Arno Schuitemaker, Jenni Kivel , Vera Tussing, Peter Savel, Youness Khoukhou and Sarah Bostoen among others. She is currently performing in the new production of Theo Clinkard. She has also made several works of her own and collaborations: The difficulty of …2005, Leftovers at the Waterlooplein 2006, Stupid light 2007, Hetkessä 2013 and Splitting/Maierhof 2016.

Along her career as a performer, Meri has also been teaching contemporary and partnering classes at the Helsinki Dance Company, Conservatory of Turku, Tanssille ry in Helsinki, Treenit ry in Tampere, Kutomo in Turku, Akropoditi Dance Centre in Greece, The New Space and Volksroom studios in Brussels.