Ann Sofie Clemmensen

Guest Choreographer ||

 

Ann Sofie Clemmensen is a Danish choreographer, teacher and performer that for the past eight years have had her based in the United States, where she is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dance at University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Ann Sofie holds a Bachelor of Art from the Norwegian College of Dance, a first-class honor post-graduate degree from the Northern School of Contemporary Dance (UK) and a Master of Fine Art in dance from The Ohio State University (USA). Her stage and film work have been featured both nationally and internationally, including Beijing, China and Puebla, Mexico. In 2014 with funding received from the US Embassy in Copenhagen, Ann Sofie initiated a cultural exchange project between the United States and Denmark. DA[N]CE DENMARK is a performance, choreography-lab, teaching and cultural exchange program that is committed to engage with dance as a creative movement practice with many forms of expression.  

 

Dance Denmark Program Developer

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I have been fortunate to have had many travel experiences and I know first-hand how enriching it is to be introduced to a culture different than the one you grew up in. It was with that in mind that I proposed to the Department of Dance to develop a study aboard program in Denmark, and was exceedingly excited when the university approved the proposal. It is such an honor to be able to bring dance majors from Ohio State University to Denmark for a study abroad/cultural exchange program that is committed to engage with dance as a creative movement practice with many forms of expression.