Annette Brandanger is a dance practitioner working as a performer, teaching artist and choreographer. 

She works primarily freelance on independent projects with a small tight network of collaborators. Her key interests of work is creating projects where physicality and communication is sentral. She often work in collaboration with other interdisciplinary art forms and is particularly interested in educational work. She likes to build bridges between education and the arts.  

Current collaborators:

The National Museum, Oslo 

Kunstbanken Gallery, Hamar

Brandt/ Laland Mohn

Nynorsk kultursentrum 

She trained as a performer at Laban Trinity Conservatoire of Dance BA Hons (97-00) and Post Grad Transitions Dance Company (2000-2001) in London. She did her pedagogy training at The National Arts Academy of Oslo (2010-11) and Mentoring certificate at the The Norwegian Academy of Music (2020-21). 

Since 2001 Annette has been working with, about, through and around dance. Dancing, exploring, researching, developing, reflecting and questioning.

Why dance?

Annette looks at dance as something all human beings do. Her way of working with dance is very much related to the mobility of the human body and how we are able to explore our possibilities of movement from within. She is interested and curious about work that allows time to create, explore, investigate, communicate, process and produce. She is in love with powerful movement, large and bold expression, chaos, simplicity and powerful use of space, filled with great attention to detail and presence in the moment.  

To read more about her teaching, click here

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Most recent productions. 

Dans deg inn, Nasjonal Museum Oslo 

Rundt Pianoet, Viken DKS

Et lite stykke kunst, Brandt/ Laland Mohn, Brandanger

UTSYN | innsyn, Nynorsk Kultursenter 

Kunst Inn i kroppen, Brandanger productions

 

Board activity

2015-2023 SANS/ Chairwoman at  SANS: Senter for dansepraksis, i skole, utdanning og forskning, Oslo, Norway

 

2009-2021 SIB/ Skisser i bevegelse, Hamar, Norway

2018/2021 FKS: Chairwoman Fellesrådet for Kunstfag i skolen, Oslo, Norway

2015-2020 NODA/ Norske dansekunstnere, The editors, Oslo, Norway

One Dance UK

Selected at dancers mentoring programme 2015/2016

CDP Career development mentoring 2016

 

Honors

Receiver of scholarship from Arts Council Norway 2020

Badge of honour

Knapper og Glansbilder / NODA DIS-kursgruppe/ 2015

Annette is based in Oslo, Norway with strong connections to her hometown Hamar and the UK.

A collection of my work 

https://annettebrandanger.blogspot.com/

Associated with Embodied practice, UK 

https://embodiedpracticeforum.wordpress.com/

CONTACT

Tel: (0047) 454 13 218

 

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