Reija Tapaninen started her career in performing arts in theatre and dance. She danced ballet for a decade, and has worked as an actress in several professional productions. Reija found circus through her professional theatre studies, and decided to replace them with studying circus, which seemed to have more opportunities for physical- and artistic expression.
In her circus studies Reija specialized in tight wire and clownery, and she combined these two disciplines with dance and drama in her artistic diploma work "Kyrie Eleison". Reija is also talented in choreographical work; after circus studies she graduated as a master of dance in Helsinki University of Dance and Theatre.
Reija's work in Zero Gravity Company
Kissing Mimosa 2014
Will Have Sex for Love 2013
YDIN (The Core) 2011