Dr Hanna Järvinen currently works as a Senior Researcher in the Academy of Finland project How to Do Things with Performance?, 2016–2020, and as Lecturer at the doctoral programme of the Theatre Academy of the University of the Arts Helsinki, Finland. She is a docent in dance history at the University of Turku, Finland, and the author of Dancing Genius (Palgrave Macmillan 2014) as well as articles in journals such as Dance Research, AVANT, The Senses and Society, and Dance Research Journal.