Current and previous creative artists involved in productions by Nordic Projects. Nordic Projects involves Norwegian performers with strong stage personalities and the projects are primarily directed toward an adult audience.
Emilia Adelöw (SWE) works as a choreographer, founder and CEO of Nordic Projects, established in Oslo in 2005. Educated as a dancer over seven years from the Ballet Academy In Stockholm and Gothenburg and studied choreography for three years (BA) at Oslo National Academy of the Arts in Norway. Founder of NP with a broad experience in art administration, including responsibilities for management, hiring, economics, promotion and executive decisions related to each project. She have produced several productions presented in relation to choreography, stage, film, photography and commissioned new works for different venues since 2003.
Kyuja Bae is an artist based in Norway originally from South Korea. Her main focusing fields of art are theater, dance, writing, installation and performance art. She studied theater/acting/stage art at Nordic Black Express in Oslo and Norwegian Theater Academy in Fredrikstad, Norway.
Have toured around the world with performances and productions for Theatre in Germany, France, England, Sweden, Poland, India and Asia.
Ida Cybéle Jark
Trained dancer at the Art Academy in Oslo (2000-2003) and Fagerborg High School (1997-2000). Experience as a professional dancer, model and actress abroad.
Stine Fevik has a BA degree in acting from Nord-Trøndelag University College 2012. She has toured across Europe with French Compagnie Philippe Genty’s play Forget me not in 2012 to July 2014.
Born in Montreal Canada, but has since the age of seven been living in Norway. She started her dance education at the Norwegian National ballet school and later completed her education at the Oslo National Academy of Arts (2008). Since then she has been working as a freelance dancer in Holland, Germany and Norway, performing in productions with film, theater and dance. Has worked with Nordic Projects on several projects.
BA in modern- and contemporary dance from The National Academy of the Arts in Oslo ’11. Daniel is based in Oslo where he has been working freelance since graduation. He has been working with Kjersti Alveberg as her choreographic assistant for graduates at Oslo National Academy of the Arts graduation performance.
Ane Evjen Gjørvåg
Finished her bachelor degree at the National Academy Of The Arts in Oslo (KHIO) 2007. She has worked at The Norwegian National Ballet in Aida and for several Norwegian choreographers. Ane is based in Norway and has worked full time as a professional dancer internationally.
Thomas Lærgreid Gundersen
Has a Diploma in dance theatre, Laban Center, London 1994-97. Thomas is based in Norway and has mainly worked with Norwegian choreographers. Has worked with Nordic Projects on several projects.
Jorunn Kjersem Hildre
Comes from Ålesund in Norway. In 2008, she finished her modern and contemporary dance education at Oslo National Academy of the Arts.
He has a BA in Jazz dance from Oslo National Academy of the arts (KHiO). He has worked with several Norwegian choreographers. Has worked with Nordic Projects on several projects.
Established Holte Productions in 2004. Holte Prodctions produces performing arts: www.holteproduksjoner.no She has an MA (Cand. phil.) in Drama and Theatre form Norwegian University of Science and Technology 1999. Vera studied acting at the Lee Strasberg Institute and The Method Studio in London. Since 13 she has appeared in feature films TV series and stage productions: www.veraholte.no
This Canadian/Norwegian actor and dancer is educated in Europe. With a bachelors degree in dance and freelancing for three years. Leif has recently relocated to Vancouver pursuing a career in film.
Gry Anette Offstad
Graduated from Bårdar Dance Academy in 2003. Have been working in Paris, South Korea and Portugal as cabaret dancer. Teaching and performing different jazz- and contemporary styles in Norway while working as an occupational therapist.
Gitte Lill Paulsen
Finished her bachelor degree at the National Academy Of The Arts in Oslo (KHIO) 2008. Gitte has worked fulltime as a professional dancer and model in Norway and NewYork.
Bachelor in contemporary dance from Kunsthøgskolen i Oslo. After her education in Oslo, she has spent time in Amsterdam, Massachusetts and New York to learn from different choreographers and teachers, like Nancy Stark Smith.
Ella Christina Fiskum
Comes from Trondheim, has education from Oslo, St. Petersburg, and Stuttgart. She works as a dancer, choreographer and producer, and has choreographed solos and group works, and has directed opera works. She has toured in Europe, Canada, and India.
Sigrid Hirsch Kopperdal
BA in modern- and contemporary dance from The National Academy of the Arts in Oslo, and continued her studies at Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance. Sigrid is based in Oslo and has worked with choreographers such as Eva-Cecilie Richardsen, Masja Abrahamsen, Hege Haagenrud and Jana Unmussig.
Mikkel Are Olsen
Working as an actor and dancer for 20 years in a large variation of plays and choreographies.
Born in Trondheim and trained at The Ballet Academy in Gothenburg. He has done a number of musicals in Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
Stig Zeiner has his main actor with a fast in devising process and physical approach to theatrical forms. Trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London, where he has a Master degree. Previous work includes Actor / Dancer / Primary Role-recipiant in projects at institutions such as: The Norwegian Opera and Ballet, National Theatre and Oslo Nye Theater
Harald Rosenstrøm, Thompson
Studied at Rødkilde theater school in Denmark in 2005. Studied at Moscow art theater school in Russia from 2008-2012. Is an actor in the «7´studio» of the Moscow art theater. Has worked as an actor in the Moscow art theater and at Winzavod. Has since 2012 been working as an actor in the Gogol center in Moscow. Has played in several film- and television productions in Norway and Russia. Is studying at BI- business school.
He has a BA in Modern and Contemporary Dance, from National Collage of Art (Khio) in Oslo, earlier educated in Mayurbhanj Chhau at Bhartiya Kala Kendra and Kathakali from International Kathakali Centre in New Delhi. Adhana has choreographed and performed five full-length dance productions. He has worked with leading choreographers and participated in national and international dance productions in India, Norway, Japan, Singapore, UK, and USA.
Educated in modern and contemporary dance from Khio in Oslo in 2005. She has worked with choreographers such as Ingunn Bjørnsgaard, Kjersti Alveberg, DansDesign and Hege Haagenrud. She works closely with art photographers, such as Knut Bry and Tom Sandberg.
Has since 1988 contributed in different contexts within modern dance, dance theatre, theatre, musical and film. Among the nordic choreographers that he has collaborated with is Tim Rushton, Helena Franzén, Christina Caprioli and Palle Granhøj.
Cecilie Lindeman Steen
Educated as a dancer at Oslo National College of the Arts in 1982-85 and Central School of Ballet in London in 1986. The last 22 years she has been working with choreographer Ina Christel Johannessen.
Debuted as a dancer in 1987 and as a choreographer in 1989. She was offered a company membership with Jennifer Muller/THE WORKS in 1991. After 13 years in New York and 8 with THE WORKS she decided to return to Europe and her own choreography in 1998. Since her return to Europe she has participated in a myriad of productions, tried her talents as an actress and has worked as rehearsal director (and later artistic director) for Swedish based Norrdans.
Kenneth Flak, born 1975 in Norway, works all over the world as a dancer, choreographer and composer. He studied stage directing at the National Academy of Dramatic Arts in Oslo, Norway, and mime and modern dance at the Theater school in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Graduated 2002 from Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Faculty of Performing Arts as a dancer. Works as a dancer at Carte Blanche Company.
Educated dancer at Oslo National College of the Arts in 2002. Has worked as a dancer in several productions in Norway. Educates at Spinoff in Oslo, Norway.
Vilde Victoria Madsen
Educated at the Art Academy in Oslo (KHiO). Worked with several projects in Nordic Projects. Participated in Signum Axis (Dance House), Hildringstimen and see me! (Akershus Theatre), Take now my hands (the Cultural Rucksack), room in class with ODE young. Previously visited Oslo Nye Teater in Guys and Dolls and Singin’ in the Rain.
Educated in vocal arts in Oslo, Copenhagen and New York. He is a singer that sings medieval music as well as modern musicals. The last few years he has worked mainly with musicals and show music.
Graduated 2005 from Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Faculty of Performing Arts as a dancer. She has worked with several modern dance acts in Norway.
Educated at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, Faculty of Performing Arts as a dancer. Participated in the musicals “West Side Story”, “Chicago”, “Cabaret” at Oslo Nye Teater, “Fame” for 2Entertain, and “Evita” at Thalia Teater. She has taken part in several productions with Monika E. Herstad and “Echoing Green” by Katrine Bølstad and Marius von der Fehr.
Stian Andersen, Photographer
Professional photographer based in Oslo and has worked on an international market since the early nineties.
Bjørn Amundlien, film editor
Bjørn Amundlien is educated as film editor at NISS in 2002. Has worked as an editor on short films, music videos and advertising. He edited and animated The Bible witch won Norwegian Award for Best Norwegian Short Film at Bergen International Filmfestival in 2004.
Ali Parandian, Composer
Ali Parandian was born in Teheran, Iran in 1982. In the wake of the Iran-Iraq war his family moved to Norway in 1989. Parandian is currently living and working in Oslo with solo and collaborative projects dealing with sound design, composition, installation, dance, theatre and film. In 2010 Parandian completed his BA-degree in sound design from The Norwegian National Filmschool, Lillehammer University College.
Julian Skar, Composer
Educated at Norwegian academy of music and Berlin art academy with main focus on electronic music and music theatre. Composer and artistic director in the Oslo based ensemble neoN. Member of the multimedia duo Skar/Berstad duo, and the Berlin based theatre company “Office for time and space”
Inge Jørgensen, Composer
Constitutes half of the duo iapga, published by the critically acclaimed, Oslo based label Miasmah. Points of reference are ambient, hip-hop and late-nineties IDM.
Thomas Knutstad Grapic Designer
Senior level design professional focusing on the fine art culture. Hands on experience with performing arts and fine art culture working with artist identities, B2B communication, festivals and events, fashion and style. Co-founded Manual design – www.manualdesign.no – and have had positions as Designer, Art director and CEO in this company. Has worked with Nordic Projects on several projects.
Linda Petersson production assistant
Has worked for Nordic Projects in project Storm in 2014. Responsibilities involve – in collaboration with artistic director – practical implementation of the process work and performance, including marketing and press contacts.
Sindre Stølsdokken, light and stage technician / designer since 2001.
Working with light in dance and theater. Has a background including various theater and dance projects, and technical supplies for festival and event market etc. Has worked with Nordic Projects on several projects.
Markus Granqvist, Light designer
Is educated at Dramatiska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden and is part of the core of the highly estimated theatre group TUR. Markus has designed the light for several productions at e.g. Göteborgsoperan, Malmö Opera, NorrlandsOperan, The Royal Dramatic Theatre an several theatres in Scandinavia. Markus has created light design for opera, dance, performance, theatre and fashion shows.
Elisabeth Kjeldahl Nilsson, Light designer
Freelance as a lighting designer and technician for performing arts, live concerts, and events.
Christina Lindgren, Set Designer, Scenographer, Costume designer
Scenographer with a background from Oslo and Berlin. Since 1993 she has worked as a scenographer and costume designer within theater, dance and opera in Norway, Denmark and Germany, among others at Thorshovteatret and Nasjonalteatret.
Tormod Lindgren, scenographer
Scenographer educated in London and Prague. Has mainly worked with productions for heater among others, Riksteateret, Nasjonalteateret, Torshovteateret, Rogaland Teater and Grusomhetens teater with directors such as Lars Erik Holter, Lars Øyno, Eirik Nilssen Brøyn and Runar Hodne. In France he has worked as freelance scenographer with new forms of drama as well as with a large opera/theater production at Theatre du Chatelet.
Stian Sagholmen, sound technique
Sound-engineering and mixing, work for production design and all other aspects of a production.
Stig Skjelvik, industrial designer
Educated at Oslo School of Architecture. Established Skjelvik design in Oslo 2001.
Peter Løchstøer, costume designer
Fashion designer based in Oslo. Educated BAhons Fashion at Middlesex University in London, he has worked with his own fashion label since 2001. Løchstøer works mainly with fashion.
Bente Rolandsdotter, costume designer
Based in Stockholm since 2002. Avant-garde and a great interest in historical costumes, but also playfulness and an enormous fascination of modern fashion characterize her style. A bachelor degree in set- and costume design at Dramatiska Institutet, and earlier studies at both Tillskäraraakademin and Carl Malmsten´s Cappelagården is the foundation of her education.
Alexander Vaindorf, video artist
Born in the earlier Soviet Union, has been living in Stockholm since 1987. His education includes exams from Konstfack / Fri konst in Stockholm, Fine Arts at Columbia University in New York and studies at Konstakademien in Stockholm. His main medium is film and video. Vaindorf has exhibited works internationally and attended several video and film festivals.
Rudy Wolff, project assistant.
Responsibilities involve – in collaboration with artistic director – practical implementation of the process work and performance, including marketing and press contacts.
Rudi Simmons, video documentation
Educated at NISS – Nordic Institute of Stage and Studio, Film & Television. At the moment directs for TV, but got experience from different kinds of productions.
André Austvoll, Video editor
Photographer and video editor, does films with a focus on dance and movement. He has worked on projects in the United States, China and Brazil. André is educated from Laban Centre London and has an MA from the University of Surrey, UK.
Mona Ødegård, photographer
A fresh, up and coming photographer, who studied the field at Norsk Fotofagskole in Trondheim. She feels she can express herself better with pictures than words, and this has become her main motivation for being a photographer.
Carina Musk-Andersen, photographer
Freelance photographer with an extensive experience in the arts. Since 2002, she has worked as an all round photographer with a focus on live shootings, music and art. Her style is somewhere in between photography and visual arts. Customers have been Slottsfjellfestivalen, Quartfestivalen, by:Larm NEWS, Sony BMG, Premium, Ekstremsportveko, Bula, Felicia, Carbiden, Grand Island, Ida Maria, X-queen, Royalties and Blind Archery Club.
Ola Spek, production assistant
Producer, educated in media production at University West and MKFC in Sweden, Bachelor of Arts in The History of Science and Ideas at Göteborg University, Sweden. Has worked as Information Designer, Concept Designer and with different cultural projects.