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Diverse Nordic Voices

We are incredibly happy and proud that our amazing dancer Emilia Wärff has been selected as one of six Nordic dance artists to be a part of Diverse Nordic Voices!

The project Diverse Nordic Voices is a 2-year mentorship program for artistic development in choreographic expression in the Nordic region. It will create opportunities for artistic development on a professional level for 6 dance artists with or without disabilities; make the field of dance more accessible for a diversity of bodies of different shapes, with different prerequisites and abilities; spread knowledge to the public about the artistic processes and practices we have investigated and worked with, and strengthen dance artists with disabilities in the Nordic region by putting the spotlight on role models, creating an arena for support and exchanging and developing practices and methods.

”Diverse Nordic Voices is a wonderful opportunity to develop your own project, based on your own thoughts, together with 5 other dance artists as an inner core for discussions and exchange. Add to that a Norwegian dance festival, a Swedish institution and an Icelandic dance company and having a mentor as the icing on the cake.” – Emilia Wärff

Image from rehersals with Danskompaniet Spinn. Photo: Malin Johansson

The participating dance artists are Suzie Davies and Maria Kittilsen from Norway, Emilia Wärff and Sindri Runudde from Sweden and Aude Busson and Olga Sonja Thorarensen from Iceland. The project is run by Dansens Hus Stockholm, Iceland Dance Company and CODA Oslo International Danse Festival in Oslo.

Read more about Diverse Nordic Voices here!