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Clemmie Sveaas

Dancer

Biography

Clemmie Sveaas in action.
HeadSpaceDance performing If Play is Play... © Urban Jören

Dancer and actress Clemmie Sveaas appears regularly in the Linbury Studio Theatre, with companies including HeadSpaceDance and Bern Ballett. In the 2013/14 Season she danced Mole (Will Tuckett’s The Wind in the Willows) at the Duchess Theatre in the Royal Opera House’s first West End transfer. Other Royal Opera House appearances include in Pleasure’s Progress, Ghosts, Pinocchio and The Anatomy of a Storyteller (Arc Dance Company). On the main stage she has danced in Aida (The Royal Opera). In 2014 she was nominated for Olivier and Critics’ Circle awards for her performances in Cathy Marston’s Witch-Hunt.

Sveaas trained at the London Studio Centre. She has danced around Europe with leading companies including Phoenix Dance Theatre, Rambert, New Movement Collective and Theatre-Rites, and has collaborated with choreographers including Rafael Bonachela, Kim Brandstrup, Jane Dudley, Javier De Frutos, Scott Graham, Steven Hoggett, Arthur Pita, Luca Silvestrini, Ian Spink, Darrel Toulon, Didy Veldman, Fin Walker and Alexander Whitley, and directors including Sue Buckmaster, Matthew Dunster, Angus Jackson and Rufus Norris. She has appeared in venues including Sadler’s Wells, the Coliseum, the National Theatre, Shakespeare’s Globe, in the West End and at Chichester Festival Theatre.

Sveaas’s other engagements include The Princess (The Most Incredible Thing, broadcast on BBC4) and in Dr Dee (English National Opera), Two Gentlemen of Verona (Royal and Derngate), Swan Trilogy (Ballet Graz), Cabaret (Lyric Theatre), In the Spirit of Diaghilev (Sadler’s Wells), The Lighting Child (Shakespeare’s Globe) and Nest (New Movement Collective).

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News and features

Royal Ballet dancers and choreographers shortlisted for National Dance Awards 2013

Royal Ballet dancers and choreographers shortlisted for National Dance Awards 2013

8 November 2013

Christopher Wheeldon, Edward Watson and Natalia Osipova among those nominated.

Photos

HeadSpaceDance performing If Play is Play...

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Will Kemp as Ratty, Cris Penfold as Toad and Clemmie Sveaas as Mole in The Wind in the Willows.

Will Kemp as Ratty, Tony Robinson as Kenneth Grahame and Clemmie Sveaas as Mole in The Wind in the Willows.

Clemmie Sveaas as Young Mrs. Alving, Charlotte Broom as Mrs Alving in Ghosts.

Will Kemp as Ratty and Clemmie Sveaas as Mole in Wind in the Willows

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Charlotte Broom as Mrs Alving, Omar Gordon as Pastor Manders, Clemmie Sveaas as Young Mrs. Alving in Ghosts.

Will Kemp as Ratty, Clemmie Sveaas as Mole and Sam Archer as Badger in Wind in the Willows

Will Kemp as Ratty, Clemmie Sveaas as Mole and Cris Penfold as Toad in Wind in the Willows

Clemmie Sveaas

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance

Christopher Akrill, Charlotte Broom and Clemmie Sveaas in new work by HeadSpaceDance