Simo Heiskanen studied at the Theatre Academy, Department of Dance, between 1991 and 1995. He has worked as a dancer at Finnish National Opera, Helsinki City Theatre, Dance Theatre Hurjaruuth, Espoo City Theatre and the Swedish dance company NorrDans. Simo has created choreographies for Finnish National Theatre, Helsinki Swedish Theater, Zodiak – Center for New Dance and Stoa the Cultural Centre of Eastern Helsinki, among others. Simo’s compositions have been used for example in dance performances of Sun Ballet Company and Physical Art Theatre. Heiskanen is also responsible for the visualization in many works he has created together with Tuomo Railo in their dance company Glims & Gloms.