Professor Dance Interpretation, University College of Dance
Cecilia Roos is a dancer and researcher and she was inaugurated professor at the University College of Dance in 1st January 2008.
She has been honored with several scholarships and distinctions from among others, The Swedish Arts grants committee, The Swedish Academy, The City of Stockholm, Carina Ari foundation, Rolf de Maré and Sandrews grant committee. In the year of 2006 she was the guest of honour at the Dance Biennal in Gothenburg and was later that year rewarded with Swedish Theatre Critic’s Danceprice.
Her research deals with the practical knowledge of the dancer and ways of developing methods when working with a movement material. She has published a number of articles and are at the moment writing a book on the subject.
Cecilia Roos has had a number of commissions of trust in Swedish Arts counsil and The foundation for the culture of the future. At present she is the Chairman of the Committee for artistic research and development in the Swedish Research Council.