Ellinor Kristina Ljungkvist is born in Sweden and is currently based in Berlin. She studies at the University of Arts | HZT Inter University Centre for Dance, Program: Contemporary Dance, Context, Choreography. Before her present state she graduated from SEAD Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance in Austria. There she received a Diploma in Ballet and Contemporary Dance.
Ellinor have worked throughout her studies with choreogrpahers as Jana Unmüßig, Jascha Viehstädt, Anna Huber, Anan Atoyama, Anna MacRea and Libby Farr to mention few. Her work has been either collaborations or solo works. Presented at occasions as Tanzquartier Vienna, Uferstudios Berlin, Örebro Art Gallery Sweden, Festival Tanz im August, Tanznacht Berlin, Akademi der Künste Berlin and Schmiede Media and Art Festival Austria.
In collaboration with the Japanese choreographer Anan Atoyama, founder of the French dance company "AToU", Ellinor got a residence at the Opéra Théatre de Saint Étienne in France 09´. Ellinor have received several scholarships such as Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes 13´ Berlin, Podium 08´ Salzburg Kultur Land, Örebro Cultural Scholarship, Young Money Support, Per Eriksson and Adolf Lindgren Scholarship.