Ville is a Director, Actor, Senior Lecturer, Doctor of Art with a broad experience in the field of performing arts. He has a Masters (1986) and an Artistic Doctorate (2013) in acting from the Theatre Academy (the academy is now part of the University of the Arts Helsinki). Ville has worked as an actor and director in drama, musical theatre, opera, and large scale outdoor events and happenings. As a pedagogue, he has experience from Africa and Palestine, too. At the Theatre Academy Ville leads the unit for Joint Studies that also facilitates the curriculum processes for the academy.