BIO

Eeva Putro is an actress and screenwriter born in Finland. She completed her MA in film and theatre acting in St. Petersburg State Academy of Theatre Arts in 2008. As an actress, Eeva Putro has performed in numerous movie and theatre productions in Finland, including several productions at the Finnish National Theatre. Work engagements abroad include such theatre works in Russia, as drama performance Äidin Kirje (2018) and a monologue Saving Mother, for which Putro has received a First Prize at the Novgorod King Festival in 2015. 


As a writer Eeva Putro has written scripts for various short films, movies and theatre plays. Among her latest works are a feature film Tove, a biopic that tells the story of Tove Jansson, which filming is scheduled to start in 2020, a feminist documentary play Pillu - Intiimi spektaakkeli performed in KOM-Teatteri in 2018. At the moment she’s writing a play based on the life and thoughts of Pentti Linkola that will be premiered in Finnish National Theatre in 2021. Eeva Putro’s short-film Buying a Dildo won the audience award at the Out Here Now Kansas City LGBT Film Festival 2013, USA.

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