WelcomeEnjoy a glimpse of my career so far
Picture by Maria-Thérèse Sommar
Leila Verlinden is a dance artist who has been dancing with Norrdans since 2011. She received her education at the Royal Ballet School of Antwerp. After graduating she went on to dance with youth companies in Montréal (Le Jeune Ballet du Québec) and Nottingham (New English Contemporary Ballet 2). She completed her bachelor degree at Codarts, University for the Arts and consequently joined Norrdans. Before that she was an apprentice at Scapino Ballet Rotterdam and Conny Janssen Danst.
During her years at Norrdans she has worked with numerous choreographers and performed over 800 performances in Sweden and abroad. During her years at Norrdans Leila has had the opportunity to work as a rehearsal director and company class teacher. She has been a part of the administrative team as a tour planner, tour manager and recently as dance konsultant for the region of Västernorrland. During 2020-2021 Leila was freelancing as a dance artist, teaching and dancing in both Sweden and Belgium.