Solen och Nordstjärnan

Opéra-ballet in honour of Louis XIV and Charles XII

Karin Modigh stages the 2018 production at Vadstena-Akademien.
9 singers, 8 dancers, 20 musicians. Music by Desfontaines, Lully, Düben.

20 July – 8 August 2018

International Summer Academy of Baroque Dance 2018

Learning from the best. Getting inspired by nature. Sharing new horizons.
90 students from 20 countries joined us during the past four years. Welcome to our 5th year in 2018!

'The absolutely magnificent troupe from Nordic Baroque Dancers is not an adventitious or ornamental element, but contributes fully to the rhetorical efficiency of the tragedy.' 2016

'…while the Nordic Baroque Dancers cavorted according to an insanely unruly and delightful choreography by Deda Cristina Colonna...'

The Huffington Post 2015

'The meeting of the twelve French and the four Swedish dancers results in an impressive teamwork. The baroque dance has successfully returned to the Drottningholm Theatre to develop and live on.'

Svenska Dagbladet 2011

'Thanks to you! It was a wonderful week, full of sharing of knowledge, experience and dreams. And of course, full of dancing! I will not forget it, it is already part of me.'

Student at the International Summer Academy of Baroque Dance 2016


Opera production
Innsbruck 2015, Potsdam 2016 and Warsaw 2017


Choreographies by Noah Hellwig/Karin Modigh,
Marie-Geneviève Massé and Deda Cristina Colonna

Premiered on 19 August 2017 at festival Valle Baroque, Sweden

Don Juan

18th century ballet
Drottningholms Slottsteater 2011

Nordic Baroque Dancers is a Sweden-based company directed by Karin Modigh.
We work with different choreographers and project-based teams in a variety of contexts. Our vision is to nurture and broaden the view of baroque dance, and we are convinced that the 17th and 18th-century dance arts have an intrinsic value, independently of their historical context.

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