Direction & choreography

Since early 90' Annika has worked professional as a director and choreographer with many different companies and organisations.
She is now working as freelance artist, as well as producing her own performances.

Annika is the founder and artistic leader of Kassandra Production - and in that connection she has produced, directed and choreographed a long number of performances.
She has presented her own creations in Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Iceland, Finland, Russia, Germany, Belgium, Latvia and USA.
She has collaborated and presented her work at Aarhus Theatre, the cutting edge festival Brigittines in Bruxelles, Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst in Oslo, the international dance festival OpenLook in St. Petersburg, Dock 11 in Berlin, Atalante in Gothenburg, the nordic dance platform ICE HOT in Helsinki, the International Ballet Festival in Riga and the prestigious Tanzplattform Deutschland in Nürnberg.

In 2007 she received the RMW cultural award and in 2008 and 2011 the prestigious working grant from the Danish Arts Foundation.


Annika began her artistic education in the visual arts and then she educated herself in the physical laboratory theatre tradition and devising, with the theatre legends Sören Larsson at Larssons TeaterAkademi in Sweden and Ingemar Lind at Istituto di Arte Scenica in Italy (1987-90).
She took a diploma program at Scut/Gitis - the state theatre school in Moscow (2000-02), led by the Russian theatre director Jurij Alschitz, with a focus on composition, the creativity of the performer and the philosophy of theatre.
In parallel, she studied choreography and dance with various companies and choreographers since 1985.

About Annika...


***** Full Body Treatment is a tour de force of sensuality; seduced you lean forward in your chair just for short after get thrown back by laughter. You both wonder and are entertained the whole way through.” – Kultunaut, about Full Body Treatment at Aarhus Theatre, 2008

**** ”Like Tears From a Star... It’s howling funny and you have surrender long ago to the to dancers... This is one of those novels you hope to find in a collection, so it’s possible to get more of this kind from the same hand.”
-, about Displacement at Dansescenen in Copenhagen, 2006