Giljane Espen


Classical Ballet / Artistic Director

Born in Oslo. He is the head of the Norwegian National Opera and Ballet.
Graduated from the Den Norske Opera's ballet school (class Eva Haalke) in 1978 and thet at the School of American Ballet. Between 1981 and 1995 he was a dancer with the New York City Ballet. From 1994, he has been a teacher.

Won the Anders Jahres kulturpris with Mari Boine 2009

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