EVE MUTSO

Bio

Eve Mutso is a freelance dancer & choreographer and former Principal Dancer of Scottish Ballet, Scotland’s national dance company.

Her repertory with Scottish Ballet included roles in the works of Ashton, Arias, Balanchine, Bruce, Caniparoli, Darrell, Elo, de Frutos, Forsythe, Hampson, Loosmore, MacMillan, Van Manen, Page, Pastor, Petronio and Pickett. In 2012 she created the leading role of Blanche in Meckler/Lopez Ochoa’s A Streetcar Named Desire.

Eve was born in Tallinn, Estonia and graduated from Tallinn Ballet School in 1999, going on to join Estonian National Ballet. She returned to Tallinn in 2011 as Guest Principal to dance the title role in MacMillan’s Manon.

In 2015 she was nominated by the Critics Circle for the National Dance Award for Outstanding Female Performance (Classical). She had previously been nominated for Best Female Dancer in 2005 and 2013.

Her first choreographic work was elEven, performed as part of Edinburgh Festival Fringe programme in 2014 and since then she has continued to create further works performed by herself and other dancers.

Eve's interests have led to various collaborations with filmmakers, composers and photographers and in 2018 she danced with Scottish Opera in their new production of Eugene Onegin.

Her interest in aerial arts resulted in the creation of aerial solo loop, commissioned by The Fruitmarket Gallery in Edinburgh in 2018 and she currently teaches the foundation course at Aerial Edge, Glasgow's Circus School.

Since 2017 Eve is a board member of Indepen-dance, an inclusive dance company for disabled and non-disabled people in Scotland.