Running Sculptures is a Copenhagen based dance company presenting the artistic work of choreographer Lars Dahl Pedersen. Since 2017, the three artists Mette Møller Overgaard, Marlene Bonnesen, and Lars Dahl Pedersen are working in collaboration focusing on sharing, developing and challenging their choreographic practices. The company produces choreographic work and engages in activities that contribute to the dissemination and knowledge of movement-based choreography and contemporary dance. Besides dance performances, Running Sculptures carries out touring, teaching and other artistic activities and collaborations between artists in different art forms. (Foto: Lars Nybøll/Dansehallerne)

The members of the board are Peter Lyth (chairman), Laura Luise Schultz and Anna Marie Krarup.

Address: Running Sculptures, C/O Udviklingsplatformen for Scenekunst, Otto Busses Vej 5A, Bygning OBV048, 2450 København SV.


Lars Dahl Pedersen was born in 1973, and has recently graduated with a MA in Philosophy with concentration in Phenomenology and Philosophy of Mind from University of Copenhagen (2016). He finished his training as a dancer and choreographer in 1999 from The Danish National School of Performing Arts and have since been involved in various projects; for instance, exploring the Avant-garde American writer Gertrude Stein in the choreographic work Always Now Slowly (2010).

Marlene Bonnesen holds a BA Diploma in dance and choreography from The Danish National School of Performing Arts. She is freelancing within the contemporary dance and performance field, working with various independent choreographers and groups such as GAZART and Running Sculptures. From 2014 to 2017 she was working in the Catalan company Ángels Margarit / cia. Mudances in Barcelona. As a constant, she is part and co-organizer of the artistic collective DANSEatelier; a physical space and a group of colleagues, friends and collaborators working together and running a shared atelier in Copenhagen. Her artistic drive has many faces and phases, and she often keeps her interest in dance and choreography alive by sharing knowledge in several teaching constellations.

Mette Møller Overgaard works as a choreographer, dancer and an artistic leader of the company MeDeHeLe dancecompany. She has a diploma from Iwanson School of Contemporary Dance in Munich, where she graduated as a professional contemporary dancer in 2009. In 2014 Mette graduated from at the Dance Partnership programme at The Danish National School of Performning Arts. At the two-year graduate programme Mette studied the combination of artistic and educational practice with a view on developing and carrying out artistic projects in which the participants’ physical, social and creatively established experiences are central.