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Cecilia Roos appointed Vice-Rector of research at Stockholm University of the Arts

21/12/2016

Cecilia Roos has been appointed Professor of Artistic practices with an assignment as Vice Principal of Research at Stockholm Uniarts.

The assignment means that she will be head of the development of artistic research and research education at the University. Stockholm University of the Arts will now take the next step in establishing the research environment after receiving – as the first art school in Sweden– authorisation to award artistic third-cycle degrees.

With her solid background in dance – amongst others she has trained in Berlin, Paris, London and Rio de Janeiro – Cecilia Roos is now an eminent artist, researcher and teacher, with great national and international experience. She has taken part in many artistic projects and productions all over the world; as a dancer, choreographer, artistic counselor and numerous other artistic roles.

Cecilia Roos was appointed professor of Dance Interpretation in 2008 and functioned as Head of the Dance Department, at DOCH, School of Dance and Circus during its most expansive years from 2010–2015.

Cecilia Roos will begin her assignment on 1 January 2017.

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Photo: Cecilia Roos