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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 has performed regularly at the Royal Opera House with companies including HeadSpaceDance, Bern Ballett and Arc Dance Company. For The Royal Ballet she has danced Mole (Will Tuckett’s The Wind in the Willows) at the Duchess Theatre in the Royal Opera House’s first West End transfer, and for The Royal Opera has danced in Aida. Nominations for her Royal Opera House performances include Olivier and Critics’ Circle awards for Cathy Marston’s Witch-Hunt and a Critics’ Circle Award for HeadSpaceDance’s If Play is Play…. In the 2016/17 Season she performs in Les Enfants Terribles for The Royal Ballet at the Barbican Theatre.

Sveaas trained at the London Studio Centre and is a member of New Movement Collective. She has danced around Europe with leading companies including Phoenix Dance Theatre, Rambert and Protein Dance Company, and has collaborated with choreographers including Rafael Bonachela, Kim Brandstrup, Jane Dudley, Javier De Frutos, Scott Graham, Lucy Guerin, Steven Hoggett, Arthur Pita, Luca Silvestrini, Ian Spink, Darrel Toulon, Didy Veldman, Fin Walker and Alexander Whitley, and directors including Sue Buckmaster, Carrie Cracknell, 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 Everyman (National Theatre), Macbeth (Young Vic), The Princess (The Most Incredible Thing, broadcast on BBC4), 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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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