Grete is the one who had the mad idea about organising a showcase at the first place. She’s the one behind creating the concept and putting thoughts down in words for people to understand, why would it be necessary to support and experience EPICIRQ. Running between whatever needs her attention, she’s there for general programme questions.
Educational programme manager
Lizeth is the one who talks black to white and has a secret charm to make everybody wish to be our partners. She’s the one organising the workshops for professionals and also making the afterparty madness come alive.
Marketing and advertisement
Jürgen is the heaven sent help for releasing the promo materials out to the public. A marketing magic man. Jürgen is making sure that we have audience in the theatre and he puts all the fancy blinking screens full of EPICIRQ posters.
Karmen is our shoulder to cry on. She lets us vent on problems and ideas, and will seek solutions with us.
Karmen also helps out with managing the EPICIRQ team
Festival godmother / black box
Kristiina helps the artists understand what is where and how is what.
She is the care taker of the black box venue´s artists. Kristiina makes the backstage feel like home, opens all the locked doors and keeps an eye on the schedule, so the festival would run smoothly.
Mathias is our visual identity guru. He makes all the things match together. All the fancy posters, fonts, logos ...you name it.
Mathias is making EPICIRQ look like EPICIRQ.
He is also full on unique ideas and solutions for the festival merch.
Festival godmother / street
Maarja helps the artists and the audience understand what is where and how is what. She is the care taker of the street venue artists. Maarja will also help you understand how to get to the main hall, where can you get a stick up your nose, and where you can purchase some of that pretty merch.
Rigger, technical manager
Eero makes sure that none of the artists would fall down from the ceiling, that all the shows have their circus equipment in the right spot and that everything is rigged in a proper way.
He is the behind-the-scenes soul of the festival and the guardian of the artists.
The fact that you can see what is happening on stage, is all thanks to Priidu. He is the creator of the light plans for the shows. The light man sitting high up ,pressing buttons at exactly on the right time.