Association Aurinkobaletin Kannatusyhdistys ry

AB Dance Company is run by Association Aurinkobaletin Kannatusyhdistys ry, which accepts any individuals, companies and organizations interested in contemporary dance as its supporting members. You are welcome to join the association: As a supporting member you will receive information of the performances of AB Dance Company in advance as well as enjoy an opportunity to purchase tickets at special prices.

Please notice: The association communicates mainly in Finnish.


The board of Association Aurinkobaletin Kannatusyhdistys ry

The board of the association consists of Leena Hiltunen (chairperson), Raija Lehmussaari, Päivi Kujansuu, Saara Malila, Urmas Poolamets, Elina Tikkakoski, Erja-Maija Roine and Leena Koulu. The secretary of the association is Sami Skantsi, Managing Director of AB Dance Company.


The artistic board

The artistic board of AB Dance Company consists of Urmas Poolamets (chairperson), Raija Lehmussaari, Marjo Kuusela, and Elina Raiskinmäki. The secretary of the artistic committee is Sami Skantsi, Managing Director of AB Dance Company.


Membership fees for the season 2020–2021

15 € (individual members) / 75 € (company and organization members)

The membership fee is decided yearly in the annual meeting held between March and May.


How to become a member

Send an open application via email to the secretary of the association ( or

Send an open application by post to the following address:

Aurinkobaletti / Manilla
Itäinen Rantakatu 64
20810 Turku

You can also fill a membership application at the ticket sales before the performances. New members are accepted by the board of the association.

For more information:

Sami Skantsi
Managing Director (acting), secretary of the association

050 470 1618

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