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Tilde Björfors | Speaker
New York 2015 ISPA Congress

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Tilde Björfors, Speaker at the New York 2015 ISPA Congress, January 13-15, 2015, Dynamic Leadership: Creating the Future. View the full Schedule of Events.

Tilde Björfors Tilde Björfors | Speaker

Tilde Björfors is the founder and Artistic Director of Cirkus Cirkör, one of the world’s leading contemporary circus companies. Tilde is also the first Professor of circus at the University College of Dance and Circus (DOCH) in Sweden. Cirkus Cirkör consists of two parts: arts and education - closely intertwined. Tilde has directed most of Cirkör’s performances, which all have toured internationally (including BAM in NYC).

Through Cirkus Cirkör, Tilde has developed a center for artistic research called Cirkör LAB, offering residencies and support for multidisciplinary artists and companies.
As a professor at DOCH she presented the research project Circus – crossing borders in art and society.

Awards

For artistic achievements; The Reumert Prize, The Publisher Natur & Kultur’s Culture Prize, the Swedish H.M. The King´s Medal of the 8th dimension with blue ribbon.
She has also received numerous awards for her entrepreneurial and progressive management style.