// Ballet //
Karl Hedman is a graduate of the Ballet School of the Finnish National Opera (1958-68). He was attached to the Finnish National Ballet in 1973-96, but has also worked abroad (Gothenburg Stora Teatern 1969-71, Stockholm Cullberg Ballet 1977 and 1979-80). As a soloist at the Savonlinna Opera Festival, Kalle danced 1986-96. Kalle's choreography for the Salome Opera was performed in Philadelphia and the Finnish National Opera in 1996-97. He has worked in educational projects at the National Opera as a director 1994-96 and as an assistant practitioner for various choreographers. Kalle has taught contemporary dance training 1994-96, character dances for adults 1994-96, ballet for young people 1997 and gypsy dances in 1998 based on Sergei Golovinen's training method.
Kalle’s teaching is based on pure classical work in a camaraderie spirit and she is happy to share her knowledge with both beginners and more advanced.