Atte Kilpinen


Atte Kilpinen is a dance artist from Turku. Kilpinen joined the ranks of the Finnish National Ballet after graduating in 2015, where in addition to his soloist roles, he has also worked as an assistant choreographer. In 2020–2022, Kilpinen has danced at the Hamburg State Ballet, where he was promoted to soloist dancer in 2021. Kilpinen has danced in works by several well-known choreographers, such as John Neumeier, Carolyn Carlson, Alexander Ekman, Marco Goecke, Kenneth Greve, Marjo Kuusela, Jirí Kylián, Tero Saarinen, Jorma Uotinen. He has also visited various groups and theatres, such as Pori Dance Company, Jojo – Oulu Dance Centre, Turku City Theatre and Tero Saarinen Company.

Kilpinen is currently the first soloist dancer at the Finnish National Ballet.