about us.

We believe theatre should be radical. #EkataReacting

We believe theatre should be uniting. #EkataFamily

Ekata Theatre is an international theatre company producing theatre in Helsinki, London and beyond. We aim to make relatable, resonant and relevant theatre across linguistic and national borders.

The company is led by Artistic Director, Erika Eva.

Welcome to Ekata Family!

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past projects.

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SHABNAM

Spoken Word piece by Saaramaria Kuittinen about friendship and social injustice. 

At Forum Box 13.-14.11.2020

VOLTTI ASFALTILLA

Written by Saaramaria Kuittinen, Voltti asfaltilla is a tale about two cleaners and their different coping mechanisms in the deteriorating working conditions.

Produced by Valtimonteatteri and Ekata Theatre. 

TURVALLISIN JA
ONNELLISIN MAA

In the midst of the polarized debates on immigration, Valtimonteatteri together with Ekata Theatre sheds light on the often forgotten and vulnerable undocumented immigrants through a new physical theatre piece “Turvallisin ja onnellisin maa” using intense physical expression.

ON MOTHER'S
DAY

A challenging, poetic and relatable piece of physical theatre about a death row inmate. 

The script by Saaramaria Kuittinen is based on seven years of conversations with convicts on death row

TÄMÄ TAVALLINEN
TARINA

Eight stories, one living room.

Saaramaria Kuittinen's play inspired by Elina Salminen's "Kesken"-poems. 

The physical direction weaves all these eight characters into one story.

UNBELONGER

When you feel you belong no where. When no space is your space.

When the rules of how to belong were written by someone else.

A riveting physical theatre piece, Unbelonger, explores the void between identities

ON MONDAY
LAST WEEK

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"On Monday Last Week is a great watch!"
-Theatre Fullstop

Adapted from a short story by award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Saaramaria Kuittinen's On Monday Last Week is about immigration, culture and self-discovery.

SURVEILLANCE

Surveillance is a new comedy play by a Singaporean playwright Stanley Seah, about the insecurity of today's world with the increasing surveillance and with technology threatening to take our jobs.

the team.

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Erika Eva

Artistic Director

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Saaramaria Kuittinen

Writer in Residence

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Xavier Velastin

Composer in Residence

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