Classical Ballet / Artistic Director
Liisa Nojonen founded PDC Pori Dance Company in 1989. She has made a number of choreographies for example to dance students, professional dance groups, Pori City Theatre, Pori Opera etc. She has worked for many years as a dance pedagogue in Finland, in international festivals and courses, as a member of juries in international dance competitions and in various dance planning committees. She has been awarded and honoured for her work many times. For example, for the first place and The Golden Jazzshoe in the international choreography competition in Chicago (1992) and for the Finnish state award in the art of dance (2006). In 2009 the Minister of Culture in South Korea handed her a diploma which was granted by the Modern Dance Promotion of Korea for the period of 10 years work in promoting dance in Seoul.
- Pori Dance Company