W A U H A U S is a Helsinki-based arts collective, active in today's performance field. They create their own work in various spaces, from small experimental theatres to huge stadiums. The works of W A U H A U S take on many different forms, but are often centred around materiality, the body of the audience member and strong audio-visual concepts. The members of W A U H A U S are director Anni Klein, choreographer Jarkko Partanen, sound designers Jussi Matikainen, Heidi Soidinsalo and scenographers Laura Haapakangas, Samuli Laine and Jani-Matti Salo. Other artist are often invited to collaborate in the group’s works. The group's works have been described as ”contemporary performances that utilize popular culture, and are simultaneously entertaining as well as capable of illuminating the structures of our society”.