Photo Kristina Lang-Ree
Mathilde Caeyers is a dancer and choreographer currently living and working in the North of Norway. She graduated in 2018 with a Bachelor Honours Degree in dance from The Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts.
Since graduating Mathilde has co-created the contemporary dance company Intakt and worked as the main choreographer and artistic director of the company’s first production Eksogen. Currently she is trying to establish herself within in the North of Norway, while working freelance for choreographers and festivals within the region.
August this year, in collaboration with Mari Lotherington and Torbjørn T Sandnes, she premiered LuxTempus; an outdoor performance where installation art, interactive art and dance is combined to create a visceral experience where natural light, weather, time and movement is integrated. Funded by the Covid-19 emergency funds provided by the Norwegian Arts Council.
Mathilde was recently awarded an artist grant from the Norwegian performing arts festival Festspillene i Nord-Norge and will premiere her second full length stage performance, New Religion, during next year’s festival. Furthermore she will be working on a commissioned work for electronic music festivals Extreme Chill Festival and Insomnia in collaboration with Icelandic electronic musician Bjarki.
To strengthen her connection to and influence of the professional dance scene in the North of Norway, Mathilde has become director of the Forum for North Norwegian Dance Artists and board member for the performing arts festival Vårscenefest.