Kristin H. Inao


Kristin Inao graduated from Statens Balletthøgskole in Oslo (KHIO) and has a long track international career in dance.

Kristin danced with Carte Blanche from 1996 to 1998, performing works by Jo Strømgren, Ingun Bjørnsgaard and Ina Christel Johannessen. In 1998 she joined Batsheva Dance Company under the artistic direction of Ohad Naharin. Kristin was a prominent dancer for the company, touring large scale venues across the globe for 10 years. Kristin has danced in works by groundbreaking choreographers including: Sharon Eyal, Jiri Kylian, William Forsythe, Mats Ek and Daniel Proietto, to name but a few.

Kristin began her choreographic career with Batsheva Dance Company's annual Dancers Create, and has since choreographed her own works for Carte Blanche (NO), Noism (JP), and shorter works for festivals across Norway and abroad. 

Kristin was appointed Associate Professor in Contemporary Dance at KHiO in 2008-2014, and at Bårdar Akademiet in 2014-2019.

Kristin was appointed as Rehearsal Director for Nagelhus Schia Productions in April 2019.