Karin Modigh, artistic director

Karin Modigh, artistic directorPerforming in Armide, Queen Christina, Impeded Love and Don Juan.
Choreographer of Queen Christina.

Karin Modigh recieved her initial dance training at the University College of Dance in Stockholm, Sweden, before embarking on her quest to discover the heart of baroque dance in France under the tutelage of, among others, Marie-Geneviève Massé, Françoise Denieau, Irène Ginger and Béatrice Massin. She has also studied musicology, and theatre and dance studies at Stockholm University. Karin is based in Paris and pursuing an international career as dancer, choreographer and teacher specialized in early dance. She has among others performed with Compagnie l’Eventail/M-G Massé (Don Juan at the Drottningholm Theatre and Les Ballets de Noverre at Opéra Royal de Versailles and Opéra Comique de Paris), Corpo Barocco/S. T’Hooft (Radamisto at Händel-Festspiele Karlsruhe, Amadigi at Händel-Festspiele Göttingen and Odeo at Festival van Vlaanderen Antwerpen) and Boston Early Music Festival Dance Ensemble/C. Copeland/C. Fittante (Niobe and Almira). She has also choreographed for Vadstena-Akademien, Royal Festivals of Stockholm, Operabyrån, Nomo Daco/Umeå 2014 and Stockholm Early Music Festival. Furthermore, Karin holds a dance teacher diploma and has been teaching at the Ballet Academy and the University Colleges of Dance, Music, and Opera in Stockholm. In 2012 she received the Swedish Early Music Award for her efforts to promote baroque dance in Sweden.