BERIT EINEMO FRØYSLAND (1992)

Berit Einemo Frøysland is a Norwegian dancer based in Berlin. She graduated at Balettakademien in Stockholm in 2016 and has worked with Deborah Hay, Marina Abramovic, Satoshi Kudo, Katrina Bastian, Siciliano Contemporary Ballet, and Jeff Pedersen Productions.

 

This year, she went to Japan on the Cultural Exchange Scholarship from the Berlin Senate Department of Culture and Europe, where she performed her solo and was a guest at Co. Yamada Un. She has made dance pieces and films, projects funded and supported by the Arts Council Norway and The Fund for Performing Artists Norway. Amongst them is the piece "Petra" a solo on the Fassbinder film Die bitteren Tränen der Petra von Kant. She has been commissioned to create work for the ceremony of Rafto Foundation for Human Rights as well as art and music videos.  

 

Writing is an important part of her artistic practise and she has published texts in Norsk Shakespearetidsskrift and Journal for ny dans.

 

Photo: Underskin

PROFESSIONAL PERFORMING EXPERIENCE 

27.08.2019                 "EXIT" Deborah Hay. Akademie der Kunste, Tanz im August

4-5 July 2019              "Leib bei mir" Katrina Bastian, HZT, Berlin 

Feb-April 2019             Cultural Exchange Scholarship TOKYO

24 - 25. Jan 2019        "Petra von Kant" solo at Dock 11

8. Dec 2018                Mind the gap performance series, Oslo. 

4. Nov 2018                 Solo performance at Den Nasjonale Scene, Bergen. Raftoprisutdelingen 2018

08. July - 05.Aug.18   “The yellow wallpaper”, Jeff Pedersen Productions, Norway

Feb - March 2018      “The Method” Marina Abramovic, Henie Onstad Art Center, Oslo

Nov 2017                   ”Bio Erosion”, Satoshi Kudo, ”Unfolding Kafka festival”, Bangkok, Thailand.

Sep 2017                   “Beautiful Grotesque” Own project. Tour Eina, Oslo, Berlin

June 2017                  ”Arlequin” Siciliano Contemporary Ballet, Tanzart festival, Giessen, Germany

Nov 2016                   ”Inconsistency”, Ada studios (10 times 6), Berlin

2015                           Danish Dance Theatre 2-week internship Copenhagen 

2015                           “Staveneset.Krig”, (Physical Theatre - sight specific), Stongfjorden, Norway.

AWARDS/SCHOLARSHIPS/FUNDING

 

2018              Berlin Senate Department of Culture - Cultural exchange Scholarship TOKYO

2018              Pre-project funding Norwegian Arts Council "A study in the language games of Wittgenstein"

2017              Norwegian Arts Council  - Miscellanious grant  for artistic activity.

2016              FFUK - Fund for performing Artists, Norway. Travel and post-graduate scholarship. 

2015              The jury award at Sogndal Filmfestival for the film ”Cobweb”  

2012              The annual culture Scholarship, Lærdal region. 

2012              Fridtiov Oos price for best graduating text in Norwegian High Schools.