Lisa Kalkowski (she/her)
Areas of expertise and interest: performing arts, dance, theatre, foreign language learning and teaching, theatre pedagogy, museum pedagogy, performative teaching, club production, festival management, workshop facilitation, wellbeing in culture & arts, anti-racist & intersectional feminist working practices, audience outreach and networking.
Diversity training working languages: English, Finnish, German
Lisa Kalkowski is a cultural producer, theatre teacher and diversity agent based in Helsinki, Finland. Lisa studied Theatre Studies, Political Science, Museology, Theatre Teaching, Linguistics and Arts Management in Berlin and Helsinki.
Lisa currently works as the producer of UrbanApa and the Finnish Bioart Society. She is the project manager of #StopHatredNow since 2020. Lisa taught an international non-professional theatre group in Helsinki for three years.
As a Diversity Agent Lisa’s vision is to deepen the general understanding of anti-discriminatory practices in the arts field and support the implementation of knowledge and practices in education. Lisa has designed a variety of workshops with different focus points and loves to customize contents according to needs and prior knowledge of the clients.
Lisa has done DEI work with: KOM-teatteri, Yhteistuumin - Kuntien kulttuuritoiminnan yhteyspiste, Espoon ammatillisten kulttuuriyhteisöjen kevättapaaminen, Laboratory for Aesthetics and Ecology