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 and in Javier De Frutos’s Les Enfants Terribles at the Barbican Theatre, 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….
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).