|photograph by Meder - Railey
"Without a doubt Antti
Suniala's fire performance with accordionist Anne-Mari Kanniainen is the
finest act in Sirkus Finlandia's 2009 show. Cleverly this act approaches
modern circus as musical dramaturgy is an essential part of the number."
- Jussi Tossavainen, Helsingin Sanomat 5.10.2009
"The use of live fire is
absolutely dauntless, of which we have [fire choreographer] Antti Suniala to
- Turun Sanomat 25.2.2007, review on the
Thors Hammer musical
"The [Turku Cultural Capital 2011] event was put together dashingly and was
started by the fire artist Antti Suniala. [...] Fire artist Antti Suniala gave
Turkus application for the cultural capital a blazing start."
- Turun Sanomat 3.3.2006
"Antti Sunialas solo number
with the contact staff is an evidence of the fact that an artist can use sorrow
as a powerful source for the creative work. Pictures reflected on a cloth and a
rocking chair that echoes a heavy and arduous breath are connected to the
therapeutic scene that opens the loss of a loved one to the audience. The
atmosphere and Antti Sunialas precise manipulation of the staff makes a strong
contrast which has a part of the audience weeping."
- Turun Sanomat 13.5.2006 (Viiden Tolppa,
Antti Sunialas final artistic presentation in Turku Arts Academy,
"Antti Sunialas fire staff juggling is fascinating.."
- Turun Sanomat 2.12.2005 (Mutka Matkassa,
Christmas Circus, Turku City Theatre)