Dr Leena Rouhiainen is Professor in Artistic Research and head of the Performing Arts Research Centre of the Theatre Academy (Uniarts Helsinki). Her previous artistic research has focused on dance performance, somatic practices and choreography. She has edited several volumes in dance research, e.g., Dance Spaces: Practices of Movement (2012) together with Susanne Ravn and Tanssiva tutkimus: Tanssintutkimuksen menetelmiä ja lähestymistapoja (2014) together with Hanna Järvinen. She is on the editorial board of Nordic Journal of Dance , Journal of Dance and Somatic Practices and was a member of the chair of the board of NOFOD 2008–2010 and a member of the board of the Society for Artistic Research 2015–2020.