Dancers Music Behind stage
Marianne Haugli studied modern and contemporary dance at Oslo National Academy of the Arts. After completing her studies, she has worked with Kjersti Alveberg, performing in the production @lice — a joint project of Riksteatret and Rikskonsertene, which toured the entirety of Norway. Her CV also includes working with Dansdesign, Emilia Adelöw, Hege Haagenrud, among others. Omega and the Deer was Marianne’s first production with IBP. She also has a role in Praeambulum and in Rotating Nora.
Ida Wigdel graduated from Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 2006. She has worked with Dansdesign in four productions and with other choreographers such as Ina Christel Johannessen, Kjersti Alveberg, Hege Haagenrud and Francesco Scavetta. Together with Janne-Camilla Lyster she runs the company Haagenschmagen. She is also partly responsible for the company The Line. Ida also works as a choreographer for the theatre. Poppea was Ida’s first production for IBP and has since participated in The Sea, Omega and the Deer, Praeambulum and in Rotating Nora.
Catharina Vehre Gresslien studied modern and contemporary dance at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, and has worked freelance since 2009. She participated in the project Ut i Scenekunsten in 2011, by choreographers Kristin H. Inao and Allen Kaeja, both as a dancer and as a producer. Catharina has toured with productions created by Ina Christel Johannessen, Ingun Bjørnsgaard and Ida Wigdel, Gull Øzger, and Hege Haagenrud. She has continued to work with her own projects and had residency at Dansearena Nord, Hammerfest in 2013. She has had a role in Omega and the Deer, Praeambulum and in Rotating Nora for IBP.
Guro Nagelhus Schia studied dance Guro was born in Norway. She was educated at the Norwegian National Academy of Ballet, and was engaged with Carte Blanche Dance Theater, The Norwegian National Contemporary Company from 2002–2009, where she worked with choreographers such as Sharon Eyal, Ohad Naharin, Amanda Miller, Ingun Bjørnsgaard and Ina Christel Johannessen, among others. As a freelance she has had engagements with zero visibility corp., Kreutzer Company and Oslo Danse Ensemble. In 2009 she was awarded the Norwegian Dance Artists Scholarship.
Guro met Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui in summer 2009 and started working for Eastman in December that year, where she still works as a freelancer. With Eastman she has performed in Das Rheingold at Teatro alla Scala, Rein, TeZukA, 4D, Shellshock and Rigor Mortis. She also worked as Cherkaoui’s choreographic assistant on Labyrinth with Het Nationale Ballet, and on the Hollywood film Anna Karenina.
She had her film debut as Annushka in Anna Karenina, the movie directed by Joe Wright. Where she played against Keira Knightley and Jude Law among others.
Erik Rulin graduated from The Swedish College of Ballet in 1992. He has been a long-standing member of Carte Blanche in Bergen, where he has worked with choreographers such as Amanda Miller, Jo Strømgren, Ina Christel Johannessen and Antony Rizzi. Erik has been a principal dancer in Jo Strømgren Kompani, where he danced in A Dance Tribute to the Art of Football and The Arrival. He started working with Ingun Bjørnsgaard in 2002, when he performed in her piece 7 imperatives for Carte Blanche. He has since then contributed in several productions for IBP such as Four pieces including Sjoa & Skjåk, Bygones, Poppea, The Sea, Omega and the Deer, Praeambulum and in Rotating Nora.
Lone Torvik studied dance at the Norwegian National Academy of Ballet. Since 1999 she has taken part as a dancer during Oslo’s millennium celebration, choreographed by Un–Margritt Nordseth. She danced with the Oslo Danseensemble in the period 1999−2002 and toured with this company. Lone has had roles in Chicago at Oslo Nye Teater, in productions at the Norwegian National Theatre and for the opening of Ibsenhuset, and with the company Dansdesign. Since 2003 she has been a permanent dancerin IBP, with roles in Four pieces including Sjoa & Skjåk, Bygones, Poppea, The Sea and Praeambulum.
Mattias Ekholm graduated from Balettakademien in Stockholm in 1993. He has since then worked with choreographers such as Kenneth Kvarnström, Mats Ek, Rui Horta, Ina Christel Johannessen, and Cristina Caprioli. He worked for Carte Blanche in Bergen for 7 years. Mattias has toured all over the world and has done productions for television in Sweden. Mattias has done several roles with IBP including Poppea, The Sea, Omega and the Deer, Praeambulum and in Rotating Nora.
Matias Rønningen Studied at Den Norske Ballethøyskole as well as at Oslo National Academy of the Arts. His CV includes performances with Dansdesign, Kari Hoaas, and Panta Rei Danseteater. Omega and the Deer was his first production with IBP. He has since danced in Praeambulum and Rotating Nora.
Marta-Luiza Jankowska studied modern and contemporary dance at Oslo National Academy of the Arts. She has toured with the performance Kamuyot by Ohad Naharin, in cooperation with Batsheva Dance Company and Riksteatern in Sweden. She has also worked with Linda Birkedal / Molitrix Scenekunst, Hege Haagenrud, Christopher Arouni and Inbal Pinto & Avshalom Pollak Dance Company. For IBP she has had a role in Omega and the Deer, Praeambulum and in Rotating Nora.
Stian Danielsen graduated from Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 2009. Stian He is a dancer, teacher and choreographer. He has danced with Jo Strømgren Kompani, kfQW, Kristin Hjort Inao, The Line , Kompani Haagenschmagen and IBP. As a choreographer he has worked with the National Touring Theatre, the Norwegian Opera and Ballet and Biennale Venezia. He has a role in Golden Fleece 2016.
Other dancers who have worked with IBP are:
Irene Theisen, Halldís Ólafsdóttir, Sigrid Edvardsson, Mattis Herman Nyqvist, Torunn Robstad, Christopher Arouni, Aleksandra Sende, Lars Jacob Holm, Gry Kipperberg, Suzie Davies, Niklas Gundersen, Ella Fiskum, Johan King Silverhult, Runa Rebne, Teet Kask, Siri Jøntvedt, Caroline Wahlström Nesse, Kari Anne Bjerkestrand, Marianne Albers, Terje Tjøme Mossige and Marius Kjos.