The Choreographer

Ornilia Ubisse, 1989.

Ornilia Ubisse, born and raised in Mozambique, where she studied dance at Escola Nacional de Danca and worked as both dancer and dance teacher. Ubisse as lived in Norway since 2012, where she got her BA in dance, with specialization in modern and contemporary dance at The Norwegian College of Dance. Towards the end of her studies, Ubisse got into the Erasmus program and took the last part of her education at Anton Bruckner Privatuniversitet in Linz.
As a dancer, Ubisse has either been on tour, productions or mentor programs with such choreographers as Editta Braun, Hallgrim Hansegård, Bawren Tavaziva, Cecilie Steen, Mia Habib, Francesco Scavetta, Shanti Brahmachari, Tendai Makurumbandi, De Naive og Roza Moshtaghi.