Mikael Aaltonen (MA) has been Programme Manager at Dance House Helsinki since 2019. Previously, he was Artistic Director and Producer of the URB Festival and Artistic Director of the Moving in November contemporary dance festival. Mikael has also curated the programmes for the ARS 06 and ARS 17 exhibitions at the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma. He was a member of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland, Performing Arts Commission in 2017–2020.