Samuli Poutanen

Étoile

At the Finnish National Ballet during the season 2014-15: The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Autumn 2014): Liisa's suitor 2 (Wayne Eagling and Toer van Schayk – Pyotr Tchaikovsky), The Nutcracker and the Mouse King (Autumn 2014): The Nutcracker (Wayne Eagling and Toer van Schayk – Pyotr Tchaikovsky), The Snow Queen: Kai (Kenneth Greve – Tuomas Kantelinen), Onegin (Autumn 2014): Gremin (John Cranko – Pyotr Tchaikovsky), Kullervo: Kullervo, dancer (Tero Saarinen – Jean Sibelius), Glass Pieces: Soli couples, men (Jerome Robbins – Philip Glass), Spazio-Tempo (Jacopo Godani – 48Nord).

Education

Finnish National Opera Ballet School 1989-2000.
Further studies in New York 1999 and Pertuis, France 2000.

Engagements

Finnish National Ballet 2001-, principal dancer 2009-2012, Étoile 2012-
Jeune Ballet de France 2000.