Benedicte Schoyen – (Guest) Dance

Benedicte Schoyen – (Guest) Dance

Benedicte was trained at The Norwegian Opera Ballet and worked as a dancer for television and stage for several years before opening up the Santa Monica Dance Studio. Today she is the owner of Born To Play Studio and Productions in Santa Monica, and is on faculty at UCLA where she teaches ballet and jazz at the Musical Theater (Film/TV) and World/Arts/Culture program.

For the past decade, Benedicte has choreographed the Eurovision Song Contest for kids, taking her to Norway, Sweden,

Benedicte Schoyen teaching a dance workshop in Los Angeles

Denmark and Belgium. In 2008, her production company produced a dance-along fairytale DVD for kids, entitled The Music Box. Recently she directed her first theatrical cabaret at Laholmen in Sweden. Benedicte is currently involved as a producer for HipHopDanceTV.com while also working as a teacher and choreographer both in the US and Europe.