Anna Elise Sørdal Klungre
Anna is a singer and composer, with her bachelor’s from the jazz department at UiS. She is active in many different ensembles in different genres, like VOK ENS, FRIENDS’ edge and her solo project with vocals and electronics.
As a musician, she enjoys exploring the voice as an instrument, and plays around with different ways of using the voice, both with and without lyrics.
Photo by Nathalie Wiberg
Laura is a flutist from Slovakia with MA in music from the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava and the University of Stavanger. Currently she is studying her post gradual study program at the University of Stavanger. Her main focus is on the contemporary flute repertoire.
Furthermore she is a founder of neo-classical / chamber pop music band Ecetera band. Laura plays on the piano there as well as composes her original songs. Besides she is one of the founders and CEO of Hvalur - Festival of Icelandic Music in Bratislava.
Hanne Kristine Jensen
Hanne is a dancer that is currently studying her last year of BA dance at The University of Stavanger. She is interested in performing arts that has a strong base in movement and physicality, while it can also be down to earth and accessible to a wide audience.
Photo by Eduardo Scaramuzza
Viljar Irtun Moe
Viljar is a freelance dance artist with a BA in performative dance from the University of Stavanger, currently based in Stavanger. Viljar’s practice focuses on contemporary dance, floor work and contact improvisation. His art combines strong physicality with a focus on presence and personal expression.
Viljar is passionate about creating art that is accessible to a broad audience and is especially interested in interdisciplinary collaborations.
Julian Sæther moved to France in 2015 to pursue his career as a circus artist and juggler. In Paris he graduated from the circus university L’Academie Fratellini and holds a Bachelor in Circus and Theatre arts. After performing in various shows and acts all over the world he moved back to Norway in the fall of 2020 to take part in Flaks juggling group in Stavanger.
He is currently working on a duo show “Melting Point” with juggler Haavard Hvidsten which will premiere 2021. His passion for juggling and the environment shines through the show which revolves around topics like plastic pollution and global warming. He hopes to inspire the next generation through his artforms consisting mainly of circus, juggling, dance, music and poetry. Julian is also working as a volunteer for the circus organization Sirkunst and is their representative in the Baltic Nordic Circus Network.
Live Skullerud holds a BA in performative dance from the University of Stavanger, graduating in 2018. She is currently creating and performing with various independent projects of her own and by others, working amongst others with Hagit Yakira Dance and Panta Rei Danseteater. In 2020, Live was the first participator in SPIRE, a mentoring program for young dance artists, led by TOU and RAS.
Live is enthusiastic about creating and performing work that can make dance more accessible for a diverse audience. Shifting between the realms of personal and universal, her own work aims to create playful and poetic dance experiences conveying ideas of identity and human interaction.
Photo by Eduardo Scaramuzza
Eduardo Scaramuzza is a Brazilian composer and percussionist, guided by the need to know new timbres, cultures, traditions and people. Based in Stavanger - Norway, Scaramuzza holds a MA in improvised Music and is one of the founders of KRA.
Eduardo has his artistic research based on multidisciplinarity and collaborative work. Currently, he is playing and creating with: Ecetera Band, Atul Project, D'Kebrada, Orun, Kunstgrilen, Røsk and Mbirofonia Duo.