Anders Karls

a scenographer and costume designer

Curriculum vitae

Performance design (last 5 years)

UPCOMING: UNNAMED – Unga Scenkompaniet / 2021 – Scenography and costume for play aimed at age group 1-3y.

UPCOMING: UNNAMED – Wasa Teater / 2021 – Scenography, costume and light design for partly interactive touring play.

Bladis Pojkan – Wasa Teater / 2020 – Scenography and costume for touring play

AYN – Wasa Teater / 2020 – Scenography and costume

Kvinnor 3Åbo Svenska Teater / 2020 – Scenography and costumes

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

Så kom ihåg det finns fler än stadsbor, plsUnga Scenkompaniet / 2019 – Scenography, costumes and props, design and production

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

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

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

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

NavigatioAlpo Aaltokoski Company / 2016 – Design and construction of scenography for modern dance solo

Indigo – Finnish National Opera / 2016 – Design and construction of central scenic element

  • During 2011-2015 I have done additionally 11 scenography and design projects in theatres such as: Finnish National Theatre, Theatre Academy in Helsinki, Kuriton Company, Uusi Teatteri in Stockholm, Wasa Teater and Korsholms Teater.

Education

Master of Arts (Art and design) – Design for the performing arts
Aalto University – School of Arts, Design and Architecture // 2015 – 2018

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

University studies om physics and mathematics
Åbo Akademi University
// 2008 – 2010

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

Language

Swedish – Native speaker
English – Excellent
Finnish – Conversational

Design for cinema

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

Other experience related to performance

Actor in the summer theatre play Under liten himmel – Oravais Teater; Oravainen / 2019 & 2020

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.

© 2021 Anders Karls

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