Maja Roel is a freelance choreographer, dancer and performer based in Oslo. She is graduated from School of New Dance, now Høgskolen For Dansekunst (HFDK). She is also educated from The Mime School in Amsterdam and The University of Oslo where she studied Theatre science.
Threw various formats Maja is producing her own choreographic work. In her art making she is concerned with how fiction and reality can mutual affect each other. Her intention is to make art that can bend, play and expand our reality, and she seek rooms to wonder, stretch the imagination and expand our possibilities.
She has worked several site-specific projects involving sites as an island, a helicopter landing space, several projects in moving busses and public spaces.
She is currenty working with a series of utopian dreamplays. Her project Utopia – a dreamplay from Tøyen had a premier in 2021, and was made in cooperation with Nationaltheatret and Black box Theatre and local youths.
Foto: Øyvind Eide