Guro Nagelhus Schia
Guro was born in Norway. She was educated at the Norwegian National Academy of Ballet, and was engaged with Carte Blanche Dance Theater, The Norwegian National Contemporary Company from 2002–2009, where she worked with choreographers such as Sharon Eyal, Ohad Naharin, Amanda Miller, Ingun Bjørnsgaard and Ina Christel Johannessen, among others. As a freelance she has had engagements with zero visibility corp., Kreutzer Company and Oslo Danse Ensemble. In 2009 she was awarded the Norwegian Dance Artists Scholarship.
Guro met Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui in summer 2009 and started working for Eastman in December that year. With Eastman she has performed in Das Rheingold at Teatro alla Scala, Rein, TeZukA and worked as Cherkaoui’s choreographic assistant on Labyrinth with Het Nationale Ballet. She also performs in Anna Karenina, the movie by Joe Wright, for which Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui helmed the choreography.