CV

Overview

Swedish yoga teacher, freelance dancer, acrobat and aerialist living and working in Antwerp from 2013 and the UK from August 2000 – 2013.

Training and Education

  • Gymnastics from the age of 5.
  • Royal Swedish Ballet school, Stockholm Sweden
  • Aerial training privately and at The Hangar, London (www.aircraftcircus.com)

Aerial Circus/Parkour

  • 2012 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony, London – aerial specialist in harness
  • Wee JAMP – 3 week tour in the Highlands and the Islands in Scotland, performances at ʻSpoffin Festivalʼ in Amersfoort Holland, ʻStudiobühne Kölnʼ Germany, ʻWatch This Spaceʼ London – acrobatics, aerial, parkour and dance
  • Madame Painʼs Boudoir Circus – shows in London and Download Festival – static trapeze solo and duet, acrobatics, acrobalance, harness,

Opera

  • The Cunning Little Vixen – dancer/acrobat – WNO, Cardiff, (revival dir: Elaine Tyler-Hall)
  • The Pilgrimʼs Progress – actor/dancer – ENO (dir: Yoshi Oïda, chor: Carolyn Choa)
  • Lʼamour de Loin – acrobat/aerialist/actor – Canadian Opera Company, Toronto (ENO)
  • Ruddigore – dancer/actor – Opera North (revival)
  • Punch & Judy – dancer/actor – Grand-Théâtre du Genève, Switzerland (ENO production)
  • Lʼamour de Loin – acrobat/aerialist/actor – Vlaamse Opera, Belgium (ENO production)
  • Skin Deep – assistant choreographer, Royal Danish Opera, Copenhagen (ON production)
  • Ruddigore – dancer/actor – Opera North (dir: Jo Davies, chor: Kay Shephard)
  • Skin Deep – dancer/actor – Opera North (dir: Richard Jones, chor: Linda Dobell)
  • Lʼamour de Loin – acrobat/aerialist/actor – ENO (dir: Daniele Finzi Pasca)
  • Punch & Judy – dancer/actor – ENO (dir: Daniel Kramer, chor: Quinny Sacks)
  • Pinocchio – dancer/acrobat – Opera North, Leeds (dir: Martin Duncan, chor: Nick Winston)
  • Nixon In China – dancer/acrobat – ENO (dir: Peter Sellers, chor: Mark Morris)
  • La Belle Hélène – dancer/actor – ENO, London (dir: Laurent Pelly, chor: Laura Scozzi)
  • Giulio Cesare – dancer/actor – Glyndebourne (dir: David McVicar, chor: Andrew George)

ENO – English National Opera; WNO – Welsh National Opera

Dance

 

  • Tivoli Hotel, Copenhagen – Harlequin & Columbine
  • Green Box Productions – Black Maria (Lilian Bayliss theatre, Sadlerʼs Wells) Independent Ballet Wales – UK tour
  • European Ballet – UK tour
  • Göteborgsoperans Balett – Gothenburg Opera Ballet, Göteborg Sweden
  • Kungliga Teaterns Balett – Royal Swedish Ballet, Stockholm Sweden

TV/Film

  • And I Awoke – harness – ʻfilms4peaceʼ dir: Ergin Cavusoglu (www.ergincavusoglu.com)
  • Brit Awards – dancer – Pet Shop Boys, Lifetime Achievement Award 2009

DVD

  • Pinocchio – Opera North
  • Giulio Cesare – Glyndebourne
  • The Nutcracker – Royal Swedish Ballet

Download

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