Gunilla Heilborn

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Gunilla Heilborn is a Swedish choreographer and film director. With cinematic timing and dry humour she creates performing arts of the every-day and the grey. She often deals with themes such as collective self-inflicted alienation, insecurity, idealism, nonsense philosophy and utopian ideas. Productions like Potato Country, Alaska, This is not a love story, and The Knowledge has given her a worldwide audiences at festivals such as Dance Umbrella Festival in London, Tanz im August in Berlin, July Dance Festival in Amsterdam, Dublin Theatre Festival, Ireland, Hong Kong Arts Festival, China, and many more. She received the Cullberg Prize in 2007 and got a Guldbagge for Best Short Film in 2007 for What you do. She is currently at work on The Wonderful and the Ordinary which will be premiered in steirischer herbst 2017.