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Clemmie Sveaas

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 productions have included Pleasure's Progress, Ghosts, Pinocchio and The Anatomy of a Storyteller (Arc Dance Company). On the main stage she danced in David McVicar's production of Aida (The Royal Opera). In 2014 she was nominated for Olivier and Critics' Circle awards for her performances in Cathy Marston's Witch-Hunt at the Linbury Studio Theatre.

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 Javier de Frutos, Fin Walker, Kim Brandstrup, Arthur Pita, Darrel Toulon, Ian Spink, Jane Dudley, Rafael Bonachela, Alexander Whitley, Luca Silvestrini, Didy Veldman, Steven Hoggett and Scott Graham, and directors including Rufus Norris, Matthew Dunster, Angus Jackson and Sue Buckmaster. She has appeared in venues including Sadler's Wells, the Coliseum, Shakespeare's Globe, in the West End and at the Chichester Festival Theatre.

Sveaas's recent appearances have included 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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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.

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Clemmie Sveaas

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

HeadSpaceDance performing If Play is Play... © Urban Jören

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Will Kemp as Ratty, Clemmie Sveaas as Mole and Cris Penfold as Toad in Wind in the Willows © ROH/Johan Persson, 2012

Clemmie Sveaas as Young Mrs. Alving, Charlotte Broom as Mrs Alving in Ghosts. ©Dee Conway/ROH 2006

Charlotte Broom as Mrs Alving, Omar Gordon as Pastor Manders, Clemmie Sveaas as Young Mrs. Alving in Ghosts. ©Dee Conway/ROH 2006

Will Kemp as Ratty, Clemmie Sveaas as Mole and Sam Archer as Badger in Wind in the Willows © ROH / Johan Persson 2012

Will Kemp as Ratty and Clemmie Sveaas as Mole in Wind in the Willows © ROH / Johan Persson 2012