Anders Karls

Scenographer, costume designer, artist, and a little bit of everything

Curriculum vitae

Education

Master of Arts (Art and design) – Theatre scenography
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture; Helsinki 2015 – 2018

Bachelor of Arts (Art and design) – Theatre scenography
Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture; Helsinki 2011 – 2015

University studies om physics and mathematics
Åbo Akademi University; Turku 2008 – 2010

High school – Specialisation in science, business and internationalism
TopeliusgymnasietUusikarlepyy 2005 – 2008
– Awarded MAOL ry’s medal Pro Mathematica for extraordinary skills in mathematics

Language

Swedish – Native speaker
English – Excellent
Finnish – Conversational
German – Basics

Performance design

UPCOMING: Kvinnor 3 – Åbo Svenska Teater; Vaasa / 2020 – Scenography and costumes

Toner från en trimmad förgasare – Unga Scenkompaniet; Vaasa / 2019 – Scenography and costumes, design and production

Så kom ihåg det finns fler än stadsbor, pls – Unga Scenkompaniet; Vaasa / 2019 – Scenography, costumes and props, design and production

Lassemajas detektivbyrå: Sommarmysterierna –Wasa Teater; Vaasa / 2019 – Scenography for theatre in a challenging space

Gambämark –Wasa Teater; Vaasa / 2018 – Scenography for musical in a challenging space

Moralens väktare – Smedsby UF; Mustasaari / 2018 – Scenography and costume for play

Finlands historia – Wasa Teater; Vaasa / 2017 – Scenography and costume for touring play

Navigatio – Alpo Aaltokoski Company; Helsinki / 2016 – Design and construction of scenography for modern dance solo

Indigo – Finish National Opera; Helsinki / 2016 – Design and construction of central scenic element

Adress – Theatre Academy; Helsinki / 2015 – Scenography for theatre

Algernon – Kuriton Company; Helsinki / 2015 – Scenography and costumes, for touring monodrama

Ankomsten – Uusi Teatteri; Stockholm / 2014 – Design and construction of scenography, costumes, props and light for touring children’s play

Kahdeksan askelta pituussuuntaan, kolme poikittain – Theatre Academy; Helsinki / 2014 – Scenography for theatre

Gilland’ i lönliga wijs – Theatre Academy; Helsinki / 2013 – Scenography for theatre

Nils Karlsson Pyssling – Wasa Teater; Vaasa / 2013 – Scenography, costumes and props for touring children’s play

Lumpänglar – Oravais Teater; Oravainen /2013 – Scenography for open-air theatre

Yerma – Theatre Academy; Helsinki / 2013 – Scenography for theatre

Peter Pan – Korsholms Teater; Mustasaari / 2012 – Scenography for open-air theatre

Sankarilliset – Finnish National Theatre; Helsinki / 2012 – Scenography for play in theatre education for youths

För några stockars skull – Oravais Teater; Oravainen / 2011 – Scenography for open-air theatre

Design for cinema

2028 – Film i Österbotten; Vaasa / 2018 – Costume design and production for post-apocalyptic short movie

Other experience related to performance

Workshop leader in scenography for the amateur stage – Åpscen (Vöyri) / 2018

Workshop leader in costumes for the amateur stage – Åpscen (Vöyri) / 2018

Actor in the summer theatre play Lumpänglars väg – Oravais Teater; Oravainen / 2017 & 2018

Tour leader and prop/costume manager in Gemensamma hjärtslag at Riksteatern; Sweden / 2018

Workshop leader in live action role-play – Kulturkarnevalen (Kokkola) / 2017

Tour leader and prop/costume manager in Kultakausi – Strålande tider at Riksteatern; Sweden / 2017

Supporting actor in the monodrama Algernon – Kuriton Company; Helsinki / 2015-2016

Scenography consultant for the performance Den rasansfulla – Unga Scenkompaniet; Vaasa / 2014

Course leader in practical set design – Österhankmo UF; Mustasaari / 2013

Actor in the summer theatre play Lumpänglar – Oravais Teater; Oravainen / 2013 & 2014

Actor in the summer theatre play För några stockars skull – Oravais Teater; Oravainen / 2011 & 2012

Directors assistant for the play Akta dig för älgarna Vesta-Linéa – Wasa Teater; Vaasa / 2011

Technical assistant for the play Pinocchio – Wasa Teater; Vaasa / 2010

Software skills

Microsoft Word ☆☆☆☆, Excel ☆☆, Powerpoint ☆☆, and similar software

Adobe Photoshop ☆☆☆, InDesign ☆☆, Illustrator ☆, and similar software

Adobe premiere ☆, Q-lab ☆, MadMapper ☆, Isadora ☆

SketchUp ☆☆☆, Blender ☆, AutoCAD ☆☆, LibreCAD ☆☆

Awards

Gold Medal PQ 2015 for Best Exposition in the Student Section For the installation The Other Side at the Prague Quadrennial 2015 Awarded by Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic This was a collaborative project.

1st place – Children’s Audience Award PQ 2015 For the installation The Other Side at the Prague Quadrennial 2015 This was a collaborative project.

Other notable skills

Event planning • Event producing • Experience design • Community building • Handling emotional, social and physical safety at events • Creative writing (world building, culture creation, character creation) • Creation of participatory performance.

© 2019 Anders Karls

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