Katarina has been involved with improvisational dance since 1989. She teaches Contact Improvisation and other improvisational forms in Europe and the US, and since 2000 she curates the performance series Moment’s Notice in Berkeley. Katarina graduated from Gothenburg Ballet Academy, and has worked at The Gothenburg State Theater and Opera, as well as with numerous choreographers and dance companies in Sweden. Recent performance endeavors are; tours in Europe with Hoppalappa, a site-specific dance piece in Beirut, and a clown piece at The Arc, San Francisco. Katarina’s main guides in art making are vulnerability, musicality and deep play. Katarina has been involved in all initial research residencies for ETS, and provided leadership as a performer, choreographer, movement coach and visionary clown, in two project iterations: CounterPulse ARC residency, ETS @ C.I.I.S., and performed in the Bay Area Bold festival.