Anna Pehrsson danced with Stockholm City Theatre, Alias Compagnie, and Cullberg Ballet, in works by Edouard Lock, Guilherme Botelho, Jefta van Dinther, Benoît Lachambre, Deborah Hay, Eszter Salamon, Cristian Duarte, Alexandra Waierstall, Rachel Tess and Mia Habib among others.


In 2013, she received her MFA in Choreography at DOCH, Stockholm. As a freelance choreographer and dancer she continues to create and perform her own work in different constellations. She often develops her work in series, through Trilogy for Singular Bodies; Cut in/Fold out (2016), In [Brackets] (2017) and No longer, Not yet (2018), she explored choreographic methods in relation to the bodily structure of the female subject, in order to start a cycle of interrogations on the body and its relation to pressure and release with the solo Crisp. Come Now we Falling (2020), and the upcoming group piece Bodies Under Pressure (2020). 


Her work has been shown at the Dansens hus, Weld, MDT, Bonniers Konsthall, Wanås Foundation, Uppsala Konstmuseum och Tjörnedala Konsthall and in 2018 she premiered the commission Matter Moves, but You can’t Escape its Weight with Ballet Contemporaneo do Norte, Portugal.


Anna Pehrsson is an appointed curator and associated artist at artistic MARC (Milvus Artistic Research Center) in Kivik (Sweden) and at Weld, Stockholm, and continuously works as an examinator, mentor and tutor for the MA in Didactics and the MA in Choreography at DOCH. She continuously works as a rehearsal assistant in different constellations and has taught at the BA in Dance at DOCH, Ballet Academy, and Dansalliansen, all Stockholm, the Bronnbacher Stipendium in Mannheim, Germany, as well as at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, China.


Anna Pehrsson is recipient of the SITE scholarship for 2019-2020 and obtained the Dance Residency Stipend from Uppsala Cultural Unit in 2019.

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