E N G L I S H
Emma Klingenberg is an award-winning actress and singer, born 1982 in Jakobstad, Finland.
She graduated from the musical theatre program at the Theatre Academy in Gothenburg in 2005. Since then she has performed on professional stages in both Finland and Sweden.
Emma is probably best known to the audience in Finland as Maja in the critically acclaimed musical “Stormskärs Maja”. The play opened in September 2015 at Åbo Svenska Teater where it played to full houses until May 2016.
We have seen her in spoken dramas, concerts, film, TV, and in musicals in both Sweden and Finland as, among others, Anne Egermann in "A Little Night Music", Sugar in "Some Like it Hot", Lilla My in “Kungen i Mumindalen”, Irina in the musical play " Det hjärta man har", Maria in “The Sound of Music”, Stina in the TV series “Fanny”, Karin in the short film “Den dödes bror”, Petra in the short film “Tredje dejten”, and Judith in the oratorio “Ingvar ‒ en musikalisk möbelsaga”. She has also toured with her own productions, and she is in great demand as a soloist in different kinds of musical productions.
Furthermore, Emma has a vast experience of performing in concerts. She has performed solo with, among others, Tenerife Symphony Orchestra, Åbo filharmoniker, Göteborgsmusiken, Vantaan Viihdeorkesteri, and Borås symfonietta.
In 2010, she was awarded the Erna Tauro grant, and in 2003, she received the Jenny Spennert award.
You can find her complete CV (in Swedish) here:
Said about Emma:
About “Helt på ytan, en enbrudsshow” 2006
”Her voice reflects the story, it is mature and warm, rich and feminine or light and girlish, sensual, dramatic ‒ it expresses all types of feelings.”
/ Vasabladet, Karin Sandqvist
About “Sommarnattens leende” 2005
“She has charisma, a vivid acting style and a voice that fills the room”
/ Expressen, Lasse Råde
About “Stormskärs Maja” 2015“Emma Klingenberg shines. Her acting is at the same time powerful and fragile, tough and vulnerable, not just technically excellent but also emotionally charged. She is skinless, energetic and intense in a way that makes time and space disappear.”
/ YLE, Tomas Jansson
About "Stormskärs Maja" 2015
“Emma Klingenberg is confident in her acting, but, above all, she possesses a fantastic voice that carries over land and sea.”
/ HBL, Isabella Rothberg