Kirsti Ulvestad, General Manager

Kirsti has been running the company since August 2015, and her function has become varied over the years. In addition to the role as GM, she is also the tour-and production manager in ZVC. She travels with the company when we are producing or touring, and has therefor a "hands on" knowledge about more or less "everything" inside the company.

She studied ballet in UK in the 80`s, and has a Bachelor degree in dramaturgy from University of Aarhus, DK. Her work experience has a broad platform within the stage art ranging from producer, director, dramaturge, general manager, pedagogue and tour manager.

She started off her carrier within dance, visited theatre briefly before exploring the contemporary circus field thru her own company Cirkus KhaOom for a period of 10 years.

Now she has made full circle - by returning to the dance field.

Mari Baade, Logistics and Administration

Mari has been part of the ZVC administration since February 2018 where her field in general is logistics, accounting and general administrative work. Mari has studied arts management at Westerdals Oslo Act, and has the last few years worked as a production Manager for Babyopera, a job she combines with her work at Zero Visibility Corp.

Mari has also her background from dance. She started off as a dancer, educated from The Norwegian Opera Ballet School, Fagerborg Secondary Upper School and London Studio Centre. She worked as a freelance dancer, singer and actress in London for 11 years with a broad range of jobs within theatre, film, TV and other stage productions. After returning to Norway in 2005 she has taken part in numerous musical theatre productions such as Les Miserable, Hair, West Side Story, The Producers and more, at various theaters in Oslo.