Petter Jacobsson

D i r e c t o r / C h o r e o g r a p h e r

A r t i s t i c D i r e c t o r

Royal Swedish Ballet, Stockholm 1999 – 2002
Scentrifug 2005 - present

C h o r e o g r a p h e r

The nearest nearness Stockholm 2010
No mans land – no lands man Stockholm 2009. Amsterdam, Berlin 2010
Flux Gallery Färgfabriken Stockholm 2008
Happening paradise Strömstad 2008
Niagara falls University of Dance & Circus Stockholm 2008, Danse a l'ecole Chartres 2009
Untitled partner - dance and video performance, Stockholm 2007 Tokyo, Yokohama, Italy, Berlin, London
Paradise? - dance road movie/ performance, Stockholm 2006. St. Petersburg. For Skånes dansteater Malmö 2007
Nightlife – dance and video performance, Stockholm 2005
Chess the musical, Stockholm - 2002 (filmed for Swedish Television 2003)
In nooks and crannies - 2000 and 2001 Royal Swedish Ballet, Opera and Orchestra, Stockholm
Exit 2000 Stockholm
Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm:
Staden - 1998 (filmed for Swedish Television)
Orlando - 2000
The Magic Flute - 2000
Clara – 2001
Rigoletto – 2001
Die Fleidermouse – 2010 (filmed for Swedish Television)
The Inevitable - Martha @ Mother, New York – 1999
Exit – Merce Cunningham Studio theatre – 1999
TheSecret Double - 1998 the Joyce Soho New York
Under the surface – 1999 Chamberlain Dance Company, Dallas,
Twinsoul – 1997
The Charleston Ballet, Le Vegaré (with 200 children) – 1996 Vega Performing Art School Maine USA

Dance Video – Art

PostParadise 2006, Untitled Partner 2007, Flux 2008
Presented at international dance-video festivals in Basel, Barcelona, Tokyo, Breil, ADF North Carolina, Los Angeles, New York

A w a r d s

“ Choreographer of the year 2002” from the Society of Swedish Choreographers in recognition of the modernisation at the Royal Swedish Ballet
Winner of the “ GOLDMASK” for BEST CHOREOGRAPHY in 2002 (Chess)

D a n c e r

Deborah Hay Dance Company 2010 Created the solo performance Market for Dansens Hus Stockholm
Irene Hultman Dance, New York 1996-1998 Created Cascade and Nordic love part one and two
Twyla Tharp Dance Company, New York 1993-1995 Created roles in Red, White and Blues and Noir Performed on extensive American and European tours including the Paris Opera Performed in the television filming for PBS and Canal + of In the Upper Room
Sadlers Well’s Royal Ballet, London Principal Dancer 1984-1993 Created roles by Sir Peter Wright and David Bintley Worked with Sir Kenneth McMillan and Sir Frederick Ashton on revivals. Danced all the Classical Ballets and partnered Galina Samsova, Marion Tait, Leanne Benjamin, Miyako Yoshida and guest artists Merrill Ashley and Cynthia Harvey.
Participated in all the annual international SWRB tours and in “ Principals of the Royal Ballet” to the U.S.A, Canada and Italy
London Festival Ballet, London Soloist 1983-1984 Created role by Glen Tetley
Royal Swedish Ballet, Stockholm 1982-1983

G u e s t A r t i s t

CCAP Christina Caprioli Stockholm, Basel Ballet Created Romeo in Heinz Spoerli’s Romeo and Juliet, Teatro La Scala Milan, Teatro San Carlo Naples, Royal Swedish Ballet, Scottish Ballet,National Ballet of Portugal, Western Australian Ballet, National Ballet of Slovenia, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Tokyo Dance Festival, Teatro Colon Bogota, Mississippi Ballet, National Ballet Concierto Santo Domingo, Numerous gala performances including Gala for Maya Plisetskaya, Albert Hall, London

T e l e v i s i o n

Dancer in H.R.H Diana, Princes of Wales 30th birthday party – Channel 4,
In the Upper Room PBS and Canal +,
Kirov in London – BBC Documentary,
Giselle Master Class- BBC documentary
Dance is my life - Swedish Television,
Hobson’s Choice - feature Film

A c t o r

Off Broadway, New York Chernuchin Theatre - Nijinsky in the play Ballet Russe .

T e a c h i n g

Royal Swedish Ballet,
Stockholm Sarah Lawrence College
New York Rambert Dance Company
London Ballet Hispanico, New York
Vega Performing Art School, Maine

E d u c a t i o n

Susan Klein Studio 1996 – 1999
Merce Cunningham Dance Company Repertory Group, New York – 1995

Vaganova Academy – St.Petersburg 1981-1982
Royal Swedish Ballet School 1971-1981

School of American Ballet (summer school with Stanley Williams)– New York 1980-1983
Bartolin Seminar (Summer school with Toni Lander) – Copenhagen 1976-1979