CV

WORK

Choreographer, maker and performer:

UPCOMING

2023 Arbetsnamn: Ekosomatiskt undersökande (premiär), Tredje Våningen, Göteborg

2022 Livmodersberättelser (work-in-progress), Kronhuset, Göteborg

2022 Dear Earthling (premiär), Inkonst, Malmö

PAST

2022 Mars, Dear Earthling (work-in-progress), Bastionen, Malmö Scenfest

2021 Dec VATTEN, Atalante, Göteborg

2021 Sept Dear Earthling (work-in-progress), Brådjupa dansfestival, Karlshamn

2020 Aug Dear Earthling (work-in-progress), Gatenhjelmska Huset, Göteborg

2020 Feb MFA Presentation Always Becoming Never Arriving, HSM, Artisten, Göteborg

2020 Jan Matter Matters (gallery installation), 13 Festivalen, Konstepidemin, Göteborg

2019 May Always Becoming Never Arriving (work-in-progress), HSM, Artisten, Göteborg

2018 Dec Always Becoming Never Arriving (work-in-progress), HSM, Artisten, Göteborg

2018 Apr Always Becoming Never Arriving (solo), Brooklyn Studios for Dance, New York

2018 Jan A study on BDSM Meditation (work-in-progress), UniArts, Stockholm

2017 Nov Always Becoming Never Arriving (solo), Djinandon, Uddebo, Göteborg

2017 Jan An Exercise (solo), PSOH, Center for Performance Research, Brooklyn, NY, US

2016 Mar that disgusting thing called intimacy, Jersey City Theater Center, New Jersey

2015 Dec that disgusting thing called intimacy, Dixon Place Theater, New York City, US

2015 Nov that disgusting thing called intimacy (work-in-progress) Movement Research, NYC, US

2015 Apr that disgusting thing called intimacy, Spring Movement Festival, CPR, Brooklyn, NY

2015 Jan-Feb that disgusting thing called intimacy,  Theater aan de Rijn, Generale Oost, Arnhem, NE

2014 June Dirty (performance installation), Pacific People, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Dec-Jun In Itself (short film), Bushwick Open Studios & Center for Performance Research, New York

2009 Dec L’ Intacte (evening-length), Theater Dusko Radovic, Belgrade, Serbia2009 Mar L’ Intacte (evening-length), Landskrona Teater, Sweden

Performer for other artists:

2019 Christmas show – Atalante, Göteborg
2019 Research for Mykorrhiza, Ina Dokmo – Mölndals kulturhus, Sweden

2018 Performer på invigningen av Göteborgs film festival

2017 Dance & Process, Julie Mayo – the Kitchen, New York

2017 “visions of beauty”, dancer and assistant to Heather Kravas – On the Boards in Seattle.

2016 Clear Night,  installation by Kim Brandt,  Pioneer Works & Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Play, thing,by Heather Kravas – Chocolate Factory, LIC, New York

2016 Hot Dark Matter, dancer/actor (soloist) – Grossfield Dance Projects, JACK, Brooklyn, NY

2016 The Stronger and Letters to Haseeba, the Scandinavian Theater Collective, Brooklyn, NY

2015 The Fastest Planet, Mårten Spångberg – Movement Research at Judson Church, New York

2015 Dancer for Stanley Love Performance Group, New York

2015 Artist-in-residency with Susan Rethorst in her studio in Philadelphia with Kayt MacMaster

2015 Dimensions Variable and Within the I – The Vazquez Gallery, Bushwick Open Studios, NY

2015 Fur and Tulle, Stacy Grossfield Dance Projects, 92Y Harkness Dance Center, New York

2014 Fur and Tulle, Stacy Grossfield Dance Projects – Dancspace Project, St Marks Church, NY

2014 Story Weavers – Dixon Place Theater, New York City, NY

2013 Costly/Where Seldom is Heard (actor) – “Can America Make It” Play Festival, Stony Point, NY

2013 Showcase – (East of Eden and Sure Thing (actor) – Pershing Square Signature Theater, NYC

PEDAGOGUE / TEACHER

2022

Juni 18-19 Helgworkshops i somatik, improvisation och performance på Brännö

Maj 31-Juni 2 Anatomical Release: Daglig träning på Danscentrum Syd

April 9-10 Kontaktimprovisation och somatik på Brännö

Mars 14-18 Somatik, improvisation och performance för årskurs 2 på Gerlesborgs Konstskola

2021
Sept-Dec Falling, softening, expanding: Somatics and contact improvisation technique
A course during three weekends at PanJal Scenstudio, Gothenburg

Sept-Dec Kroppstankar: kurs i somatisk praktik och improvisation
A course during three weekends at PanJal Scenstudio, Gothenburg

Dec 10-12 Falla, djupna, lyssna: somatik och kontakt improvisation (arrangör Kimpro Höör)
Workshop i Alexander teknik, BodyMindCentering & Eva Karczags arbete i Röstånga, Skåne

Nov 5-7 Hösthelg i kontaktimprovisation i Stallarholmen (arrangör Kimpro Stallarholmen)
Workshop i Alexander teknik och BodyMindCentering möter kontakt improvisation

Okt 8-10 Somatics, contact improvisation and performance
Helgworkshop på Brännö, Göteborg

2020-2021 Falling, softening, expanding: Somatics and contact improvisation technique
Sept-Juni A regular weekly class at PanJal Scenstudio, Gothenburg

2020-2021 Listening: Somatics and improvisation
Sept-Juni A regular weekly class at PanJal Scenstudio, Gothenburg

2020 Aug Morgonträning med temat Människa/Natur (somatics, improvisation & ecology)
Three week daily open training at Gatenhjelmska Huset, residency through Dans i Blekinge

2019 Oct The Strangeness of Encounters (Somatics and Contact Improvisation)
Workshop at Impuls Kontakt Improvisationsfestival, Barnens Scen, Malmö

2019 Oct Moving through Touch and Imagery (Somatics and dance improvisation)
One week workshop at the dance teacher program at HSM, Artisten, Göteborg

2018-2019 Teacher Assistant to Eva Karczag with a research project at the University for Music and Dance in Cologne, Germany

2018 Jan Master Class/Workshop in Meisner technique, with influences from the Alexander Technique Five hour workshop for all the acting teachers at the state art schools (Kulturskolan) in Skane, at their annual ”Länsstudiedag”. 

2018 Jan Teacher Assistant to Eva Karczag at the University for Music and Dance in Cologne, Germany
Five day workshop with year 1 and 2 Bachelor dance students in movement improvisation based on ideokinesis, body mind center, alexander technique and Tai Chi. 

2017 Nov Teacher Assistant to Eva Karczag at the University for Music and Dance in Cologne, Germany Five day workshop with year 1 and 2 Bachelor dance students in movement improvisation based on ideokinesis, body mind center, alexander technique and Tai Chi.

2017 Nov ‘The Present Body’ – a workshop in improvisation based on somatic practices influenced by Alexander technique, Body Mind Centering, Skinner Releasing Technique, Action Theater and Contact Improvisation. Two day workshop taught at Kulturskolan i Landskrona.

2017 June ‘The Present Body’ – a workshop in improvisation based on somatic practices influenced by Alexander technique, Body Mind Centering, Skinner Releasing Technique, Action Theater, and Contact Improvisation
One day workshop taught at Kulturskolan i Landskrona 

July 2016 Nordic Stage Fight Society, Pärnu, Estonia
Leading warm-ups and warm-downs influenced by Skinner Releasing Technique, Klein and Contact Improv, Teaching Contact Improvisation Master Class, Co-Teaching Theatrical Martial Arts with Simon Manns and Unarmed with Kaire Russ

July 2015 Nordic Stage Fight Society, St Mikkeli, Finland, July 2015
Leading warm-ups/downs influenced by Klein Technique, BMC, Action Theater, and Contact Improvisation, Teaching Assistant in following disciplines: Advanced Smallsword with Fight Master Jacques Cappelle, Theatrical Martial Arts with Shiobhan Richardson

Dec 2013 MFA Program at American Conservatory Theater, San Francisco, US
Teaching Assistant in Stage Combat to Fight Master Gregory Hoffman in the disciplines:
Contemporary Violence and Acting – MFA Students Year 1
Rapier and Dagger, Broadsword and Shakespeare – MFA Students Year

EDUCATION

FULLTIME PROGRAMS

2018-2020 MFA in Contemporary Performative Arts at Högskolan för Scen och Musik
Individual research project on the ethics and methods within somatic dance practice from a queer-feminist perspective (through examining Eva Karczag’s pedagogical and artistic practice and Skinner Releasing technique as well as developing my own pedagogical and artistic practice).

2011-2013 The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre, New York (2312 hours)
Acting (Meisner Technique), Shakespeare, Voice and Speech, Singing, Modern Dance, Alexander Technique, Stage Combat, Physical Theater, On-Camera/Voice Over

2009-2010 Northern School of Contemporary Dance, BPA Hons, Leeds UK
Graham, Release, Cunningham, Ballet, Choreography, Movement Studies, Critical and Reflective Studies, Contemporary Music, Repertory, Ideas And Art, Physical Education

2006-2009 Lunds Dans- och Musikalgymnasium, Lund, Sweden
Ballet, Pointe Work, Lyrical Jazz, Hip Hop, Character Dance, Modern Dance, Yoga, Repertory, Tap Dance, Dance History, Stage Project

2004-2006 Royal Swedish Ballet School, Dammfriskolan i Malmö, Sweden
Ballet, Jazz, Modern Dance

LONGTERM PARTTIME EDUCATION

Nov 2017-Ongoing In mentor-apprentice relationship with Eva Karczag: archiving her work, teaching assistant during workshops, studying her pedagogical practice (Alexander Technique, Ideokinesis, BodyMind Centering, dance improvisation and methods influenced by Trisha Brown) through regular monthly meetings in her studio in Arnhem and during workshops taught abroad Nov 2017-Dec 2019

Sept 2017-Ongoing Teacher training program in Open Source Forms (hybrid of Skinner Releasing Technique) with Stephanie Skura: block 1 in September 2017 in Wales, block 2 in Dec 2018-Jan 2019 in Italy.

Oct 2016-Ongoing Alexander Teacher Training Program at Balance Arts Center, New York, Part-time – Under the guidance of Ann Rodiger.

2013-2015 Internship with Movement Research, New York: Duties included assisting the Judson Selection Panel in Fall 2015, class registration, studio maintenance and cleaning, serving as a liason between teacher, student and off-site offices, assisting with office duties and events in exchange for free classes and workshops (see below for details). 

FREESTANDING UNIVERSITY COURSES

2021
Dansdidaktik för människor med olika funktionsförmågor, 7.5 credits
Dans och cirkushögskolan, UniArts, Stockholm, Sweden

2019
June-July The Actor and Film with Marcus Carlsson, 7.5 credits
Högskolan för Scen och Musik, Göteborg, Sweden

2018
Dec-Jan Specialisation: Performance, 7,5 credits
DOCH UniArts in Stockholm, Sweden

2017
Oct-spring Advanced Course in Klein Technique, 7.5 credits
DOCH UniArts in Stockholm, Sweden

Aug 28-Oct 5 Choreography, 7.5 credits
DOCH UniArts in Stockholm, Sweden 

Jun 19-Aug 23 ‘Methods and Forms of Writing in Relation to Artistic Practice’, 7.5 credits,
DOCH University of the Arts in Stockholm, Sweden 

2016 Sept ’Introduction to Moral Philosophy’, 7.5 credits
Lunds University, Sweden

CONFERENCES, COURSES AND WORKSHOPS

2022
Jan-Feb ‘Touch and the Pleasure of Moving’ with Eva Karczag
Hamburg Bewegunsrauwn, 8 week online series

Jan 10-15 ‘Dance and healing: exploring the healing body through dance and self-shiatsu
with Ori Flomin. Virtual Winter Melt, Movement Research, New York

Jan 17-21 Honing a Practice: Masunaga Stretches with Eva Karczag
Virtual Winter Melt, Movement Research, New York

2021
July 19-23 Flying beyond four walls: dancing in the time of solitude with Eva Karczag
Virtual Summer MELT, Movement Research, New York, US

April 23-25 Future of Contact Improv Online Conference
Earthdance, Massachusetts, US

2020
July 20-24 Touch in the Time of Distancing with Eva Karczag
Virtual Summer MELT, Movement Research, New York, US

2019
Dec 9-13 ’Wind through Bones’ with Eva Karczag and Miranda Tufnell,
Independent Dance, London.

Nov 15-17 Body IQ Somatics Festival: ’On being human in a world begging for our passion, compassion and action’, Somatic Academy Berlin, Germany.

Aug 8-14 Body Mind Centering and CI Intensive with Olive Bieringa and Otto Ramstad
Freiburg Contact Improvisation Festival, Freiburg, Germany

July 22-27 ’Day and Night’ with Eva Karczag and Peter Player
Ponderosa Dance, Stoltzhagen, Germany

Spring & fall Thinking Body (Ideokinesis) Online Course with Pamela Matt

2018
June 25-29 ’Somatics, Improvisation and the Poetics of Performance’ with K.J. Holmes
Solviksskolan, Ytterjärna, Sweden

May 24-27 ’Galw / Calling’ with Cai Tomos (somatic movement, scores and improvisation)
Felinganol Retreat Center, Wales, UK

2017
Jun 2-4 Freedom To Move Conference (Alexander technique and acting)
at Balance Arts Center, New York.
Small group sessions with Eva Karczag and Shelley Senter
Workshops with: Eva Karczag: Back and Up Revisited, Shelley Senter: ‘transmission’, Nancy Romita: Alexander’s Principles & Five Systems Affecting Balance, Kathrine Mitchell: The Art of Listening.

May 18 Workshop With Deborah Hay: The Edge is a Field: The Study of the Ensemble in Dance
Movement Research, New York (8 hours) 

March 24-25 Sub-Body Butoh Workshop with Tana Maneva
at Teater Giljotin, Stockholm, Sweden 

Jan 9-13 Joined at the Hips – Exploring the Hip Joints, with Eva Karczag
at Movement Research, New York

Jan 6-8 Freedom To Act Conference (Alexander technique in relation to acting)
at Balance Arts Center, New York
Workshops with Joan Frost: Staying with yourself while acting
Belinda Mello: Making Waves – AT and Momentum in Acting 

2016
Dec 15-16 Workshop With Simone Forti: Movement and Writing – Body Mind World 

May 21 Freedom To Move Conference (Alexander technique and dance)
Balance Arts Center, New York, workshop with Eva Karczag: Spiral 

Jan 11-15 Open Source Forms, Stephanie Skura, Movement Research, New York

Spring 2015-2017 Private lessons in Alexander Technique and Ideokinesis with Eva Karczag

Workshops through Movement Research while being an intern 2013-2015, New York:

2015
Sep 28-Oct 5 The Fastest Planet, Mårten Spångberg, 5 Days 18 h
July 6-10 Releasing Technique, w/ Jeremy Nelson 10h
July 6-10 Contact Improvisation, K.J. Holmes 10h
July 6-10 Systems And Scores, Jennifer Monson 12.5h
June 22-27 Recomposition, Claire Croizé and Étienne Guilloteau 10 h
June 3-5 System & Scores, Chrysa Parkinson 7.5 h
June 10-12 Constitution And Comprehension, Chrysa Parkinson 7.5 h
March 21-22 Pelvis: Motility & Mobility (BMC), Olive Bieringa 8 h
March 15th Process Lab, Kim Brandt 3h
Process Lab, Stanley Love 3 h

2014
Oct 20-25 Improvisation For Performers, David Zambrano 10h
Oct 20-25 Flying Low, David Zambrano 10h

Nov 2nd Process Lab, Eva Karczag & Elena Demyanenko 3h
Oct 4-19 Dance Workshop and Discussion, Mårten Spångberg 12 h
Aug 4-8 Releasing Technique, Jeremy Nelson 10h
July 28-30 ‘I Am One Who’ (GROTOWSKI), Raina Von Waldenburg 12 h
July 21-25 Composition, Donna Uchizono 12.5
July 21-25 Feldenkrais, Awareness Through Movement, Jimena Paz 10h
July 21-25 Dance Technique Class, Vicky Shick 10h
July 14-18 Composition, Kyle De Camp 12.5
June 2-5th Forsythe, Elizabeth Corbett 8h
May 14- 18 Sound And The Immune System (BMC), Ziji Beth Goren 17 h
May 4th Process Lab, Hillary Clark 3 h
April 2-4th Open Source Forms & Skinner Releasing, Stephanie Skura 9h
March 30 Process Lab Laughing Workshop, Antonia Baer 3 h
Jan 20-24th ‘Moving From Touch’, Eva Karczag 10 h
Jan 20-24th “Doing It” Composition, Ishmael Houston 12.5 h
Jan 6-10th The Ecological Body (kinesthetic anatomy), Irene Dowd 15 h

2013
Moving From Touch with Eva Karczag (3 Days, Nov 1-3) 9h

Regular classes taken as a Movement Research intern 2013-2016:
Skinner Releasing Technique with Karl Anderson
Klein Technique with Barbara Mahler
Contact Improv w. KJ Holmes, Margaret Paek, Bradley Teal Ellis, Paul Singh, Charley Mosey
“Athletics of Intimacy” with KJ Holmes/Karinne Syers
Ballet with Janet Panetta
Morning Class w. J. Mapp, L. Achugar, J. Kotze, L. Gonzalez, L.L Malvacias, K. Pourzar, M. Boule
Alexander technique (Clare Maxwell and Ann Rodiger)