Annette Brandanger is originally from Norway.
She trained at Laban Trinity Conservatoire of Dance, London in performance and choreography and at The National Arts Academy of Oslo, in Pedagogy.
Since 2001 Annette has been working with, about, through and around dance. Dancing, exploring, researching, developing, reflecting and questioning.
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 of the moment.
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She works primarily freelance on independent projects with a small tight network of collaborators. Her key interests of work is creating projects, working in and with the body, often interdisciplinary. She develops educational work related to choreographic ideas and principals and has received several grants in support of her projects.
The National Museum, Oslo
Kunstbanken Gallery, Hamar
Camilla Brandt/ Singer and Solveig Laland Mohn/ Actor
"Swanning around" at Royal Albert Hall
"The choreography was spell-binding: The dancers looked beautiful and the patterning and layering of the choreography worked perfectly in-the-round. Simply beautiful"
Fleur Derbyshire Fox
Director of Learning- ENB
2015-2021 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
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