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Annasara Yderstedt

Degree: BA in Dance with Practical Teacher Training from

Institutt for musikk og dans, University of Stavanger


Location: Stockholm, Sweden 


  • Program of Cultural Management Studies, Stockholm University (2018)

  • Children's Culture I, Stockholm University (2017)

  • BA in Dance with Practical Teacher Training at Institutt for musikk og dans, University of Stavanger (2010-2014)

  • Exchange semester at the Dance Department at The College at Brockport State University of New York (2013)

  • Pre-Education Programme in Contemporary Dance at Copenhagen Contemporary Dance School (2009-2010)

  • Dance Programme at Kaggeholm's Folk High School (2008-2009)

  • Music Theatre Programme at Heleneholm's Upper Secondary School (2005-2008)

Work experience

  • Coordinator at Kulturskolan Stockholm (2020-)

  • Dance teacher at Nacka Dans & Teater (2018-2020)

  • Dancer and choreographer in "The Playground" at Starke Stücke Festival, Festival Franje, Stockholm Fringe Festival, Eju meklēt!, Sommarlov 2018 Spånga-Tensta, Joint Dance Congress Panpapanpalya, FinFringe, Backakarnevalen, Bergen Fringe Festival, Abundance International Dance Festival and Ocean Dance Festival (2017-)

  • Dance teacher and Personnel Administrator at Steps Dansestudio (2011-)

  • Dancer and choreographer in "Pizzicato Opus 2" with Stavanger Symphony Orchestra at Stavanger Konserthus (2016)

  • Dancer and choreographer during the event "Lights behind Dalsnuten" at Dalsnuten (2016)

  • Facilitator for "Creative Meeting Points" at the daCi congress at Dansehallerne (2015)

  • Dance teacher at Randaberg kulturskole (2014-2015)

  • Dance teacher, Assistant and Receptionist at Steps Dansestudio (2011-2017)

  • Dancer and Assistant Choreographer in "Carmen" at Sandnes Kulturhus (2012)

  • Choreographer and Assistant Choreographer in "Danseballaden" at Dansehallerne (2010-2013)

  • Dance teacher at Hyllie Parks Kulturverkstad (2010)


  • Artist in Residence at TCG Nordica, Kunming, China (2018)

  • "Next Generation Workspace", an international research residency on the subject of performing arts for a young audience connected to the Starke Stücke Festival in Frankfurt, Germany (2016-2017)

  • "Vin & Valsen", choreographing and dancing a solo piece called "Though she be but little, she was fierce" and performing at Kulturhuset, Oslo (2016)

  • Internship with the OYO Dance Troupe in Windhoek, Namibia, creating and performing the piece "Ania-The Lost Spirit" (2015)

  • Tour with Den Kulturelle Skolesekken in Rogaland with the production "Laboratoriet" together with dancers and muscicians from Institutt for musikk og dans, University of Stavanger (2012) 

  • "Dansdemo" at Moderna Dansteatern in Stockholm (2009)

  • "Dandanat", a performance together with Swedish and Palestinian dancers and muscicians performed in Betlehem, Jerusalem and Majdal Shams (2008)

  • "Rhythm of Language", a performance with dancers from Sweden and Cambodia, performed in Phnom Penh and Malmö (2008)

  • "Fokus", a performance with Swedish dancers, performed in Sweden and China (2006)

Training & Workshops

  • Producer course with Dansekollektivet and NoDa, Oslo (2018)

  • Dance film course with Jennifer Drotz Ruhn, Stockholm (2018)

  • Alexandra Beller/Dances Summer Intensive, New York City (2016)

  • Modern and repertoire workshop with Julia Ehrstrand, Stavanger (2016)

  • David Dorfman Dance Winter Intensive, New York City (2015)

  • Ungdybwikdans, workshop with Rui Lopes Graça, Stavanger (2014)


  • Swedish (mother tongue)

  • Norwegian (fluent)

  • English (fluent)

  • Danish (working knowledge)

Grants and Scholarships

  • Cultural support, City of Stavanger, City of Sandnes and City of Haugesund (2021)

  • Cultural support, City of Stavanger, City of Sandnes, City of Haugesund and Rogaland Count Council (2019)

  • Lilian Runestam's Scholarship Fund (2018)

  • International Cultural Exchange, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee (2018)

  • Cultural support, The city of Stockholm (2018)

  • Grant For Newly Educated Artists, Norwegian Arts Council (2015)

  • The Fund for Performing Artists (2015)

  • Grant for international cultural work, City of Stavanger (2015)

  • Shipowner Tom Wilhelmsen's foundation (2014)

Other activities

  • Member of Small Size Network (2020-)

  • Member of Scensverige (2018-2020)

  • Member of Danscentrum Stockholm (2018-)

  • Member of Teaterförbundet (2017-)

  • Leader of PRODA Rogaland (2016-2017)

  • Member of daCi Sweden (2015-)

  • Member of ASSISTEJ (2015-)

  • Board member of DansiS (2015-2017)

  • Writer at (2014-2017) 

  • Member of MFO (2014-2015)

  • Member of NODA (2014-2017)

  • Member of Danscentrum Syd (2014-2017)

  • Member of PRODA (2014-2017)

  • Member of DansiS (2012-2017)

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