Hongjia Qi, Theatre Producer
EARS on Helsinki speaker Hongjia Qi is a theatre producer born in China. He has a Master’s degrees in Intercultural Communication and Marketing from both Germany and Finland. He is currently based in Helsinki and works for the production companies ACE-Production and Cultural Gateway Finland.
Since 2012, he has been managing various co-productions between Finland and China, including the musicalPlayMe-The Musical Game (2013) with Guangdong Performing Arts Company and the family musical The King in Moominvalley (2015) with China National Theatre for Children. He has also been the producer for the Finnish national theatre showcase programme – From Start to Finnish at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe since 2014. In addition, Hongjia has brought many productions on tour in China and Europe in the past few years.