Sofia Skjønneberg

Intro

Since joining the Norwegian National Ballet as an apprentice in autumn 2013, Sofia Skjønneberg has danced in Balanchine's Symphony in C, Cranko's Onegin, The Nutcracker and Kjersti Alveberg's evening-length Alveberg on Dreamt Ocean. In autumn 2014, she toured with Espejord's Over hodet under huden (Above the head under the skin).

She began studying at the Norwegian National Ballet School at the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet as a seven-year-old, appearing in several Norwegian National Ballet productions as a child. In 2013 she graduated from the Oslo National Academy of the Arts (KHiO) with a BA in classical ballet. Skjønneberg reached the final in 2010 and the semi-finals in 2012 of the Nordic Baltic Ballet Competition, and in 2013 she toured with the pre-professional To the Pointe Ballet Company, dancing the role of the bird in Cinderella.