Karin Modigh is a freelance dancer specialised in baroque and renaissance dance, who works both within her own company Nordic Baroque Dancers, as well as with others. She has a penchant for dance theatre, and often integrates mime, commedia and acting into her work.


Le Destin du Nouveau Siècle

Opéra-ballet by Campra
Ensemble La Tempesta
Choreography Irène Ginger
Performed in Aubervilliers, Tourcoing and Paris 2017-2018



Opera by Lully
Nordic Baroque Dancers
Choreography Deda Cristina Colonna
Performed at Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik 2015 and Musikfestspiele Potsdam Sanssouci 2016

Imeneo, Göttingen 2016


Opera by Händel
Corpo Barocco
Choreography Sigrid T’Hooft
Performed at Händel-Festspiele Göttingen 2016

Mrs Cornelys' Entertainments

Mrs Cornelys’ Entertainments

18th century variété
The New Dutch Academy
Choreography Caroline Copeland and Karin Modigh
Text Simon Murphy
Performed at Korzo Theatre in The Hague 2015


Queen Christina – roles in dance and movement

Lecture performance
Nordic Baroque Dancers
Choreography Karin Modigh, text Camilla Kandare
Performed at the Royal Palace of Stockholm 2015

 Les Coulisses du Ballet Vénitien

Les Coulisses du ballet vénitien

Dance theatre production for all ages
Compagnie Divertimenty
Choreography Guillaume Jablonka
Performed at Opéra Comique de Paris 2015


Impeded Love

Pantomime ballet for all ages
Nordic Baroque Dancers
Choreography Ivo Cramér
Performed in Varberg, Vänersborg and Lysekil 2013

Kurtisanen & Kärleken

Love and the Courtesan

Music theatre production
Choreography Karin Modigh
Performed at Vadstena Academy and on tour in Sweden 2013-2015




Earlier productions

Music and Dance in Western and Ottoman Court, Lieven Baert/Cetra d’Orfeo, Istanbul – 27 November – 1 December 2014

Almira, Caroline Copeland/Carlos Fittante/Boston Early Music Festival – 9-23 June 2013

Renaud et Armide and Médée et Jason, Compagnie l’Eventail/Marie-Geneviève Massé, Opéra Royal de Versailles – 13 and 15 December 2012 and Opéra Comique de Paris – 21, 22 and 23 December 2012

A la cour des Archiducs Albert et Isabelle, Lieven Bert/La Cetra d’Orfeo, Bibliothèque Solvay in Brussels – 5 October 2012 and in Istanbul – 17 and 18 October 2012

Odeo / Gregesche, Corpo Barocco/Sigrid T’Hooft, Amuz – Laus Polyphoniae, Antwerp – 29 August 2012

Inspired by Dance, research project by Tormod Dalen, Norges Musikkhøgskole, Oslo – 19 August 2012

Dido and Aeneas, Steve Player/Andrew Lawrence King, Copenhagen Opera Festival – 30 July – 2 August 2012

Amadigi di Gaula, Corpo Barocco/Sigrid T’Hooft, Händel Festspiele Göttingen – 18-28 May 2011

L’Egisto, Françoise Denieau/Fondation Royaumont/Athénée Théâtre Louis-Jouvet, Paris – 19-23 October 2011

Don Juan, Nordic Baroque Dancers/Compagnie l’Eventail/Marie-Geneviève Massé, Drottningholms Slottsteater – 12-14 August 2011

Niobe, Regina di Tebe, Caroline Copeland/Carlos Fittante/Boston Early Music Festival – 12-25 June 2011

Le Visage Humain, solo performance with Magnus Andersson, Östergötlands musikdagar – 15 and 18 August 2010

Henry and the Magic Passacaglia, Helt Barockt, Nybrokajen 11, Stockholm – March 2010

Radamisto, Corpo Barocco/Sigrid T’Hooft, Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe – February 2009 and 2010

The Baroque Dances On Board, Nordic Baroque Dancers/Karin Modigh, Stockholm Maritime Museum – 4 December 2009

The seven sins of Hieronymus Bosch, Lieven Baert, on tour in Holland – 19 September – 1 October 2009

The Pirate Grandmother and the Land Ahoy, Bétina Marcolin/Karin Modigh, Bottarve theatre, Gotland – 18-26 July 2008

The Dancing Master’s visit, Kaj Sylegård, Gunnebo house and gardens – 12-13 July 2008, and on tour – April-May 2006

Rameau x 2: Pygmalion & Anacréon, Nordic Baroque Dancers/Karin Modigh, Stockholm Early Music Festival – 9 June 2007

Ballerina Naturalis or Disciplined by Nature, Nordic Baroque Dancers/Karin Modigh, Linné anniversary in Uppsala – 23 May and 14 June 2007

Dance and Music surrounding Carl von Linné, Kaj Sylegård, Malmö Baroque Music Festival at Palladium – 27 January and Kristianstad Concert Hall – 13 September 2007

Beautiful Dance, Kaj Sylegård, Musik i Väst – 15, 16 & 20 October 2007