Trained in Paris by Yvonne Cartier (soloist at Sadlers Wells) i Paris, Bétina was awarded the Solo Seal Award in London at The Royal Academy of Dancing of London, with Dame Margot Fonteyn as president of Honour of the Jury. Her mentor was Toni Lander Marks and with the help of the couple von Cotta Schönberg, she worked privately in Copenhagen with Edite Pfeiffere, who had been colleague with Vera Volkova. She prepared and took part in The International Ballet Competition at the Bolshoï in Moscow. After that followed an audition at the Royal Swedish Opera where she stayed until retirement from the Opera.
Royal Swedish Opera in Stockholm: 1985 - 2007.
She has danced a large repertoire from 17th century 1600 tals dans to modern choreographers (Per Jonsson, U.Urtinen, Egerbladh)
Lisa in "La Fille malgardée"(Sir F.Ashton), Hélena in "Midsummernightsdream" (J.Neumeier), Clara in "Nutcracker" (H.Spoerli), Pas de trois in Swan Lake, 4 little swans, fairy roles, Cat, Princessa, nymphes, peasant girl, Queen, Countess, Friend, Elvira Madigan and even Crabb are just some of the roles and interpretations she has done.
(translation soon available)She has danced at the Drottningholm Theater in ballet of the 17th and 18th century of Ivo Cramer, Regina Beck-Friis, Mary Skeaping. Sh danced in the Baroque opera "Orfeo"(Rossi) TV recorded. She was artistic adviser for the opera "Orfeo" (Monteverdi) and got the grant of The Friends of Drottningholm Theater.
Dance dramas for Church, choreographed by Susanne Valentin, a collaboration of more than 20 years.
TV produktioner, "En Herrgårds Sägen", after the story of Selma Lagerlöf, choreo.Pär Isberg.
"Maria Magdalena" recorded in the Church of Klara Kyrka where she danced the role of Maria Magdalena, text by Bishop Caroline Krock, choreo. Susanne Valentin
"Han som delade Tiden"(he who divided Time) recorded at the City Hall, she danced the role of Maria, text by Bishop Caroline Krock, choreo. Susanne Valentin.
Video film "Get it out" with Hermine von Essen and members of the Royal Swedish Ballet
Festivals: Omodernt, Swedish festival in St-Barths, Stockholm Early Music Festival, "Himlaspelet" in Leksand, Båstad Music festival, Savonlinna Opera festival, Cirkus Prinsessan, "Les Jeunes Ballets de Cournouaille", dance festival on the Ferroes Islands.
Independent artist and studio owner for TÅP studio www.tåpstudio62.com
Member of CID, International Dance Council, UNESCO organization
Coach, dance teacher
- 30 years experience of teaching all ages, all categories, ballet and body placement/holding
- Guest teacher at the Royal Swedish Ballet School
- Masterclasses in Paris, organised by La Société Auguste Vestris
Since 2005 she works at "Confidencen" The Royal Court Theater of Ulriksdal as Balettmästare.
- She danced the role of "Bétina" in "Divertimenti di Confidenza" created by Gunilla Roempke, staged by Ingela Lundh, with dancer Sebastian Michanek, Soprano Aneta Ilic from Belgrade and Belgrade Baroque Ensemble .
- She took the initiativ and organized och The International Baroque Dance Seminarium for the Tricentanery of baroque dance star Marie Sallé, 2007, with help of Confidencen, Carina Ari Foundation and The French Embassy.
- She was involved in many productions at Confidencen as dancer, assistant of choreography and choreographer.
"Orfeus e Eurydice" Gluck, 2009 och 2010, as choreographer,
Mozart´s "The Magic Flute", 2011, 2012 also her choreography, conductor Arnold Östman, staging Per-Arthur Segerström.
with the same team Mozart´s "Figaro" 2013, 2014.
"String Quartet in Dancing Motion" with colleague Hans Nilsson John Adams "Alleged Dances" with The Leonhard String Quartet.
"Bach to Salsa",
5 dances to "Les Indes Galantes" during music festival (2013)
Choreographer (see "works")
She has created many pieces in various styles and for different groups.
May 2015, choreography for the children´s ballet "When music disappeared" produced together with Victoria Power
September 2014, she put up "A dance trip through time" (En Dansresa genom Tiden) with students from The Royal Swedish Ballet School
French project with students from Lycée Francais St Louis i Stockholm and Kjerstin Dellert "Si Confidencen m´était conté", 2013.
"Mormor Pirat" under Dance festival in Västmanland, march 2011 and on Confidencen october 2011, spring 2012, spring 2013, spring 2014
for "Children and Youth festival".
She performed the role of Blåvinge in A. Strindberg´s saga "Blåvinge finner Guldpudran", with Ulla Strindberg Gotthold, music Ulrika Uhlin Segerström. Confidencen 2012
She has created several pieces for students from The Swedish Royal School.Hon skapar flera koreografier till och med elever från Kgl. Svenska Balettskolan. "Les Marchandes des Modes" Riddarfjärd school theater 2012, "les Indes Galantes" Confidencen 2013
Dance performance with pupils from the Music School, Lilla Akademien, Stockholm, 2013
"Playground" for students of the Esthetic program in Härnösand, Sweden
Collaboration with La Société Auguste Vestris in Paris, where she took part in several "Nuits Blanches" www.augustevestris.fr
- Masterclass with Beryl Morina in Paris, March 2010. "Mathilda Kschessinskaya"
- "La Nuit Blanche de Vera Volkova" June 2010 at Centre du Marais in Paris with Flemming Ryberg from Royal Danish Theater.
- "About Bournonville" with Flemming Ryberg, July 2011. Bétina organized so that 3 pupilsfrom The RSBS could participate, with the help of The Carina Ari Foundation
- Masterclass, at Micadanse, Paris June 2012
Bétina has a deep interest in the History of Dance and specially from 1750.
She has studied at The university College of Dance of Stockholm, taken many courses abroad France, USA, Italy, Danmark and studies on her own free time.
Course in "Escuela Bolera" with Carmen Cubillo från Madrid, Tåp Studio January 2014
Movement instructor and assistent to Ingela Lundh for the Nobel Prize Gala at the City Hall, Dec.2013
Studio owner, Callanetics Studio Mörby Centrum, Tåp Studio Stockholm
Dance teacher at Music school Lilla Akademien,
Pilates and Callanetics instructor
Member of the Rosicrucian Order AMORC
During several White Nights in Paris
"Déjeuner français" EuropaSpråk 2012
Hässelby Church about "Dance" 2012
Swedish Festival in St Barths, nov 2008
Baroque Dance seminarium "Marie Sallé" Confidencen 2007
Guide at Confidencen
Diploma as coach, 2011
Mattpilates instructor, 2007
Basic Studies of Medecine step 1(MVG) and 2 (MVG), Axelssons Gymnastiska Institutet
Callanetics instructor, Stockholm 1995. Cardio Callanetics instructor, Chicago, USA 2000
Courses in Renaissance and Baroque dance Sweden, France, Italy, USA
French Baccalauréat, Brest 1983