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Meet the Official National Directors for Norway and Sweden: Kjetil Paulsen and Andre Santagati.

Contact them at : norway@wcopa.com

 

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Andrè Santagati

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Article and photo courtesy of: Østlandets Blad

Andrè Santagati was born in Namsos, but raised in Kolbotn / Oslo . 33. Educated musical artist and singer at Bårdar academy and complete vocal Institute. Has twice represented Norway in the World Championship of Performing arts where he has won 5 silver and 3 bronze in singing and acting. Andrè came to the semifinals the second year and was among the top ten of the 300 actors in 2012.

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Andrè has starred in several musical productions including West Side Story, Grease, Hairspray and The Pirate Queen. He has also appeared in several commercials, short films and had minor roles in TV series. Currently Andrè is a producer in two new series and plays a role in a web series.

Andrè Santagati Kultur

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Kjetil Paulsen

Kjetil Paulsen

 Kjetil Paulsen was born and raised in Oslo. Graduated in music production and music writing at Point Blank London. He has been involved in music all of his life and plays both piano, synth, guitar and vocals. For the last 10 years he wanted to do more acting and therefore attended Nancy Mannes Acting Studio in Oslo which he developed further in acting profession with the fantastic acting couch Nancy Mannes. Then he went Los Angeles to develop even more on the craft of acting and to learn more about the business. Lately he has attended master classes with renowned Hollywood coach Ivana Chubbuck.

Kjetil is probably best known for his bi role in the Television show Hotel Caesar (Scandinavia’s biggest TV soap opera with 3037 episodes in 19 years) in which he played the character "Kristen" in the period 2012-2015 on TV2. 

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Kristen Hotel Caesar

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He has also starred in many commercials on Television, internet and Cinema and appeared in many roles in different TV productions in Norway from 2010 - 2016. Apart from this, he worked with management arrangement and promoting work within the industry. Currently Kjetil is directing and co- producing on a pilot, in addition to that he is a producer and program leader in his own production of a new documentary series that is expected to come out in 2017-2018.

 

 

 

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