Maja Furnes

Maja from Norway is trained in ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance and finished her BA at the Oslo National Academy of the Arts (2013).

Since graduation Maja has worked in several smaller and bigger projects in Norway such as “Peer Gynt” at the Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, Oslo Dance Ensembleand a community project at the Bærum Kulturhus.

In 2015 Maja had the opportunity to work for Hofesh Shechter in his young company Shechter IIfollowed with a European-tour. After premiering in Paris, the company was rewarded the “La Grand Prix de la Critique de la Danse”. During the apprenticeship Maja had also the opportunity to perform alongside with the Hofesh Shechter Company in the Royal Opera Housein London with “Orphée et Eurydice”, which also got restaged at Teatro alla Scalain Milano 2018.

Maja is now performing “I Infinite” for Tom Dale Company.