Vadstena-Akademien is looking for a young female dancer with baroque dance experience for the French/Swedish opera-ballet production “Solen och Nordstjärnan” (Le Soleil et l’Étoile du Nord), June-August 2018. Music by Desfontaines, Lully and Düben, choreography and stage direction by Karin Modigh.

Last date for application is 15 January 2018.
Dancers of all nationalities are welcome to apply. Applicants should be born in 1987 or later.

Read more about the production (in Swedish).

We are looking for a female dancer!

In Summer 2018, Vadstena-Akademien will present Solen och Nordstjärnan – barock operabalett på Vadstena slott.

We are now looking for applicants with basic experience in Baroque dance for scholarship in dance. Baroque dance requires strong footwork, musicality, balance and coordination in particular, but skills in acrobatics, acting and mime are also a plus. An intereset in entering into another era and collaborating with singers and musicians in the opera context is essential. Professional dance training and some basic experience of Baroque dance are requirements. Participating dancers receive payment in the form of a grant for all the days they spend i Vadstena. (See more detailed info below.)

We are looking for a female dancer born in 1987 or later.
Choreographer: Karin Modigh


15 june – 15 aug 2018, comprising the rehearsals and performance period in Vadstena.


Video of applicant performing Baroque dance + preferably also another video performing any dance genre.
Your reasons in brief of applying (max. half A4-page)
Last day for application: January 15th 2018
Send your application to:
If you have any questions, please contact the producer Terese Lindström,


Thanks to our donors, Vadstena-Akademien can financially support scholarship holders during their stay in Vadstena and their future education at the Academy. They receive a daily payment in the form of a grant to cover their food and accommodation.

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