Ilona Jäntti

Ilona Jäntti studied circus at Circus Piloterna in Stockholm and contemporary dance at Laban Centre in London obtaining a master's degree in choreography.

Ilona has collaborated with a diverse range of circus, dance and theatre companies and venues including Shakespeare’s Globe, Royal Opera House, The Place and Darwin Centre at National History Museum in the UK, Circo Aereo and Flow Productions in Finland, Cirkus Cirkör in Sweden, Cirkus Mlejn and Cirk La Putyka in Czech Republic and La Tribu Performance in Panama.

She has been a resident artist at V&A Museum of Childhood in 2010-2012 and at Helsinki City Winter Garden since 2013. Ilona has been awarded a three-year artist grant by Arts Promotion Centre Finland for 2012-2014 and 2016-2018.