To the Pointe

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Artists

Julie Schartum Dokken 

  • A Cinderella Story as the Bird 
  • Clara's Magical Dreamworld as the Sugar Plum Fairy 
  • And then...?  choreograph and dance performer
  • Existence choreography by Therese Skauge
  • If Only, solo performance

Julie has a bachelor degree in classical ballet from Oslo National Academy of the Arts. She has since graduation in 2013 been working with the Norwegian National Opera in the production of "Hoffmanns Eventyr" as well as performing in the Nutcracker with Florida Classical Ballet. She has also competed in Eurovision Young Dancers with her own solo choreography and with a group choreography from Ballet Boyz. This year she                                                                       was granted a scholarship for the Netherland Dance Theater Summer Intensive and she received a scholarship from Norway's Arts Council.  

                                                            She has been a company member since 2014.

Tony Tran

  • Clara's Magical Dreamworld as the Beast

Tony Tran graduated from Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 2012. He has since graduation been working with Stellaris Dance Theatre, the choreographers; Cecilie Sleppen Ålskog, Ingvild Isaksen, Linda Birkedal, Daniel Rodrigo, Marianne Kjærsund, as well as working on his own choreographies. He has been a company member since 2015.

Nora Martine Svenning
  • Clara's Magical Dreamworld as the Snow Queen
Nora Martine Svenning graduated from Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 2009. She has since graduation been working with Cannes Jeune Ballet, performed as the Sugarplum fairy at Sandnes Opera, as well as working with the choreographers; Sølvi Edvardsen, Tine E. Aspaas, Masja Abrahamsen, Paulo Fernandes, Sudesh Adhana and Sanna E. Ryg.  She has been a company member since 2015.

Sigmund Hegstad

  • Clara's Magical Dreamworld as the Nutcracker

Sigmund Hegstad graduated from Canada's National Ballet School in 2006. He has since graduation been working with The Royal Danish Ballet, National theater Mannheim, Ella Fiskum Danz, Kompani UT, as well as working on his own choreographies. He has been a company member since 2015.


Ingrid Eythorsdottir

  • A Cinderella Story as the Fairy
  • Clara's Magical Dreamworld as the Snow Queen
  • Variation from Raymonda
  • Existence choreography by Therese Skauge

Ingrid has a bachelor degree in classical ballet from Oslo National Academy of the Arts. She has since graduation in 2012 been touring with the Norwegian National Ballet with the production "Svanens aften" and performed in the ballet Paquita and Giselle with the Florida Classical Ballet Theatre. She has been a company member since 2013.