Rakastajat theatre

Artistically ambitious and socially impactful content!

Rakastajat is the only independent professional theatre company in Satakunta. It has produced artistically ambitious and socially impactful content since its inception in 1991. Rakastajat was founded by actors Hilkka Ollikainen, Angelika Meusel, Kai Tanner and costumer Lizz Santos. Rakastajat theatre is known for its bold content.

In addition to its own productions, Rakastajat theatre has been involved in many visiting performances and concerts. Rakastajat theatre also organises the annual Lain§uojattomat festival for independent theatre companies, which attracts visiting performances and artists from Finland and many other countries.

For more information on Rakastajat theatre’s current programme, please visit www.rakastajat.fi
Fighting to get people off the sofas in their living rooms!
Rakastajat theatre – MADE IN PORI

Rakastajat theatre’s performance venues include Kulttuuritehdas Kehräämö and Studio Hilkka. Located in the heart of Puuvillatehdas, Kulttuuritehdas Kehräämö is a unique, atmospheric and accessible venue for theatre, events and meetings, with a catering restaurant that has a liquor licence.

  • At Kulttuuritehdas Kehräämö, you can arrange customer events, weddings, meetings and other events ranging from large parties to official events (70–400 guests). We are an agile and adaptable operator. Contact us to find out how we can adapt our venue to your needs.

    Our catering restaurant can create a menu according to your wishes and prepare the food in the theatre’s own kitchen from fresh ingredients. We can also provide assistance with programme planning when necessary.

    Contact us for more information: Restaurant Manager Jarno Santalähde, ravintola@rakastajat.fi

  • Named after the the theatre’s Grand Old Lady and founding member, deceased Hilkka Ollikainen, this theatre hall holds 60–100 seats and 30–40 seats in the theatre’s own restaurant.

    Studio Hilkka was opened in 1997. ​It is located in Valtakatu 22.

Contact information

  • Visiting address: Pohjoisranta 11
  • Post address: 28100 Pori