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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 movement and communication is sentral. She often work in collaboration with other interdisciplinary art forms and is particularly interested in educational work, 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


Most recent productions. 

Exploratorium, Laland Mohn/ Brandanger

Dans deg inn, Nasjonal Museum Oslo 

UTSYN | innsyn, Nynorsk Kultursenter

Rundt Pianoet, Viken DKS

Kunst Inn i kroppen, Brandanger productions


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Board activity

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

2020-2023 DansINN, Hamar, Norway

Deputy chair since 2023


2009-2023 SIB/ Chairwoman at 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



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

Associated with Embodied practice, UK


Tel: (0047) 454 13 218


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