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Silje Vereide


Silje Vereide

Silje, age 23, was born in Texas, USA, and grew up just outside Oslo, Norway. She pursued a professional career as a dance artist by studying at Oslo National Academy of the Arts and graduating with a bachelor’s degree in jazz dance in 2021. Since graduating she participated in the project Valencia Dancing Forward 2021. She then spent a year freelancing with Company Snorkel Rabbit, under the direction of Bryan Arias and Alba Castillo, in Switzerland.

Silje has also been featured in dance festivals such as Oslo Jazzdansfestival and Dans5 in Norway. During her career she has danced works by choreographers such as Jo Strømgren, Samantha Lynch, Subjazz, Gustavo Ramirez Sansano, Alba Castillo, Bryan Arias and Philip Taylor among others.

Silje joined Ballet Ireland in 2023 for the Bold Moves programme.


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