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Petra Wahlqvist

Actor

Petra Wahlqvist trained at the University of Kansas, Ecole Jacques Lecoq in Paris, and at the London Center for Theatre Studies. As part of Quiconque Theatre Company, she devised and performed in many original works, including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival hit Big Bad Duvet Terror, and toured extensively across Ireland and the UK. With the arts education company Artis, Petra taught theatre and movement sessions to Elementary students in London for three years, and served as mentor for other Teaching Artists. Most recently, she performed in String of Pearls with the Angels Theatre Company in Lincoln. Petra works at the Lied Center for Performing Arts as Director of Community Engagement and Learning.