Mari Carrasco is a Stockholm based dancer and choreographer from Sweden/Chile. She has studied at DOCH the School of Dance and Circus, Dance New Amsterdam in New York and she graduated from Balettakademien in Stockholm in 2008. Mari started to produce her own independent work from 2009. She got her first national and international break through as a choreographer with her piece BARTOLOMEO. Together with her dancers; Elin Hallgren, Bianca Traum and Rita Lemivaara they did over 100 performances in Sweden in collaboration with RIKSTEATERN. In 2014 Mari produced a successful world tour with the same piece. BARTOLOMEO also won the PRIX D’ASSITEJ 2013. Mari’s work span from many different types of choreographic concepts and contexts. She has made commission work for NORRDANS, RIKSTEATERN, DANSSTATIONEN, UNGA KLARA and for THE BLACK BOX COMPANY. Mari works with a thinking and a physical body. Her movement language is explosive, fast and her work is characterized by an enormous intensity that is both calm and ready to explode. Mari choreographed for the end-of-year performance in 2018, and is back again in 2019 to work with this year’s cohort!