Dorotea Saykaly, dancer from Montreal, Canada studied at the Conservatoire de Danse de Montreal and Arts Umbrella in Vancouver. 2006-2013, she was a member of Compagnie Marie Chouinard, with which she toured internationally. She performed main roles for the company, and also solos such as Prelude à l'après midi d'un faune. She also performed in the films of bODY_rEMIX and The Rite of Spring. Dorotea also worked as an assistant/rehearsal director, setting up bODY_rEMIX on the Monte Carlo Ballet in 2012. Parallel to Compagnie Marie Chouinard, Dorotea participated in the creation of two shorts – PAINTED and Brief Candle – both selected by various international film festivals. In 2013, she created In a Box, a live performance installation for the Harlem Art Factory Fest in New York.
Dorotea Saykaly has been a member of GöteborgsOperans Danskompani since July, 2014.