Sonya Lindfors is a Helsinki based choreographer, performer, curator and artistic director. She has been working as a freelancer since 2001. Lindfors is the founder and artistic director of UrbanApa arts community created in 2009. Since then UrbanApa has organized almost 40 events ranging from workshops, festivals and clubs to seminars, residencies and panel discussions offering a platform for young emerging artists to experiment, collaborate, discuss, learn and work. UrbanApa is run by a group of artists working in the fields of performing and visual arts. Sonya has been teaching dance since 2001. She has also given lectures, facilitated labs, workshops and dance classes in numerous festivals, venues and dance schools for professionals, youth and adults.