Teppo Järvinen

Teppo Järvinen has been a scenographer since 1996. He has studied both scenography (Master of Arts, UIAH 1997) and architecture (Master of Science in Architecture, TKK 1999).

Järvinen has been working in various theatres mostly with contemporary Finnish dramas (by Reko Lundén, Juha Lehtola and Juha Jokela) – many of them world premieres, some classics (Edward Albee’s ”Who is Afraid of Virginia Woolf”, Henrik Ibsen’s ”Hedda Gabler”, Maria Jotuni’s ”Golden Calf”) and modern European drama (Lars Norén’s ”Act”, Sergi Belbel’s ”Mobile”). His latest works are musical ”Chicago” by Kander & Ebb for TTT-Theatre of Tampere and Tiina Lymi’s ”S.O.S.” for Ryhmäteatteri.

Designs for opera include Veli-Matti Puumala’s ”Anna Liisa” (world premiere), Georges Bizet’s ”Carmen”, Leos Janacek’s ”The Cunning Little Vixen”, Benjamin Britten’s ”Curlew River” and ”The Prodigal Son” as well as Tauno Pylkkänen’s ”The Wolf’s Bride”.

Teppo Järvinen has numerous designs also for television, a variety of sets from talk shows to news studios, events and concerts. Graphic design, architecture and photography belong to his field of work.