Emilia Pöyhönen is a Helsinki-born (1982) playwright and dramaturg. Her plays have been staged among others in Finnish National Theater and Tampere Työväen Theater. At the moment Pöyhönen works as writer-in-residence in Kotka City Theater. She has also worked as dramaturg in Yleisradio Finnish Broadcasting Companys Radio Theater, and KOMteksti text laboratory for new drama in KOM-theater, Helsinki. Pöyhönen has studied stage writing and dramaturgy in Theatre Academy of Finland, Degree Programme of Dramaturgy, and in Hochschule für Schauspielkunst Ernst Busch, Berlin, Germany. She has also studied sociology in University of Helsinki. Pöyhönen lives and works in Helsinki.
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