Next up

2 & 3 February
Vinterspår Art Festival Lindesberg

Presenting the booklet TEAR at Pumphuset in Lindesberg
11.00 - 17.00
Free entrance!


9 & 10 of March
Group 5 - Feminist Perspective at WELD Stockholm

10th of March15.00 - 18.00 open workshop for the public!
Free of admission!

Previous works

The piece SHE PUTS HER CLAWS IN YOU is about anger. With a very personal view the performers look at the different affects anger has, and by writing texts about our anger to re-enact our own experiences we can be honest about issues that matters to us.

Concept & choreography Ellinor Ljungkvist
Dancers Amanda Billberg & Ida Hellsten
Choreographic advice Gunilla Heilborn

Light design Hannele philipson & Sofia Limosa
Video documentation José Figuero
Photography Anna Ljungkvist

Thanks to Danscentrum, DOCH, Frederic Gies, Anne Juren, Sandra Noeth, Siegmar Zacharias, Mira Mutka, Anna Efraimsson, Benedict Olk & Josefin Wikström for great trust.

Premier at Danscentrum Stockholm
17 - 19 May 2018

IT´S OK TO BE SLOW is a piece based on five women´s true stories about alcohol, violence, motherhood and nightmares. Five individual solos choreographed as a group piece in which each women tells her personal story about an experience that have given impact on her life.

Presentation at ÖBKHL Örebro konsthall Sweden
18 November 2017

Concept, research & choreography Ellinor Ljungkvist
Developed & performed together with Amanda Billberg, Ida Sidenvall, Miranda Wallmon, Francesca Lindén Honegger & Julie Rasmussen
Media Anna Ljungkvist

Supported by Dance of Örebro Region, Örebro konsthall & Smart Production house Stockholm for production support.

Thanks to The Art of Sweden - TAOS and Örebro Kulturnatt, for spreading the word!

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TTHERE IS A HOLE IN MY HISTORY is a trio performance based on three women´s true stories about alcohol, relationship and sisterhood. The sadness of loosing your twin sister, the experience of going through a chock of violence and the complicated relationship to your mother.

Premier Tanzfabrik /Uferstudios Berlin 2017

Concept & research Ellinor Ljungkvist
Developed together with Simone Weber & Edith Buttingsrud Pedersen

Thanks to Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes & Tanzfabrik /Uferstudios Berlin for production support.

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NO is a project of re-enactment. Between 1939 and 1945 the Nazi forces decided to murdered a huge amount of German women of different ages based on their resistance against the Nazi Regime. Probably they were sentenced to death by The Peoples Court and executed within prison by the commandants of concentration camps, or executed straightaway by military commanders.

Premier PACT Zollverein Performing Arts Choreographic Centre NRW & Atelier - Platform for Experimental Arts Germany 2016

Concept, research & performance Ellinor Ljungkvist
Production management PACT & Atelier
Sound- and video editing Anna Ljungkvist
Voice-recording Verena Hahn

Thanks to The German Memorial Center, Atelier - Experimental Platform for the Arts & PACT Zollverein Performing Arts Choreographic Centre NRW for research- & production support.

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DISCO is a fictional love story about her that from the beginning sees her self as an unconventional and free women. She likes mostly to just go out and dance and meet new people and she has no special vision together with somebody, but one disco night she meet someone special...

Premier Theater Martin Mutter Örebro 2016

Idea & choreography Ellinor Ljungkvist
Produced & performed together with Amanda Billberg
Media Anna Ljungkvist
Light Tomas Fridborg & Johan Dahlström

Thanks to Dance of Örebro Region, Örebro Commune, Theater Martin Mutter & Smart Production House Stockholm for production support.

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TO CARRY A BITTER MEMORY, while sharing a glass of dry martini, the performers Ellinor Ljungkvist and Andrew Wass discuss the different understandings of bitterness in American and Swedish culture, reveal sad memories and analyze the habit of looping them over and over again.

Premier Tanzfabrik /Uferstudios Berlin 2016

Concept Ellinor Ljungkvist
Developed & performed together with Andrew Wass

Thanks to Martin Nachbarn for moderation at the artist talk, & Tanzfabrik Berlin & The Swedish Arts Grants Committee Stockholm for Production support.

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MOVE LIKE YOU HAVE A PURPOSE is a dance solo choreographed by Ellinor Ljungkvist. It is a choreography of exhausting and struggling movements performed in a very minimalistic scenery.

Premier Het Veem Theater Amsterdam 2015

Performed at Teatermaskinen Riddarhyttan, Doch 11 Eden Berlin, Tatwerk Berlin, Örebro Länsmuseet, Nya Teatern Örebro & DOCH - University of Dance & Circus Stocholm.

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I DWELL UPON PEOPLE is a duo performance that criticises the dance- and performance art scene´s conventions in a humorist way.

Premier HZT dance- & performance festival 2014

Performed at Nordlys Festival Copenhagen, Ravnedans Kristiansand, The Fringe Festival Stockholm & P-Noice Festival Manilla.

Idea, direction & performance Ellinor Ljungkvist
Monologue & performance Georg Kammrerer

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ACRYLIC ON CANVAS is a short film about the painter Khaled Mai Dani and his court procedure as a asylum seeking emigrating from Afghanistan in 1994. Austrian government deciding on his asylum based on his profession as a artist and his depictions of nude women in his paintings.

Shown at Uferstudios Berlin & Ljusstråk Nora, Sweden 2011

Concept Ellinor Ljungkvist
Painter khaled Mai Dani
Film recording & editing Bernhard Schorner
Photography & sound recording Martin Eller
Cover art Bernhard Schorner & Martin Eller

Grant by the Cultural County Council Örebro Sweden 2011 for international and cultural exchange of divers art forms.

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