Hi, I'm


Cecilia Säverman


I’m an actress based in Stockholm, Sweden. I have worked on stage and screen since I was nine.


To sum it all up: Apart from being an actress touring Sweden, shooting action film or having my nose stuck in a history book for character work, I also write music and scripts. My first short film "A Film About Nice Guys" is currently touring the world on its festival circuit and my second play, Vasadottern, got is running since 2020. I've spent a year as theatre boss for the childrens stage at the Feather Islands in Stockholm (Fjäderholmarnas lilla scen), I've started both a theatre group and a comedy quartet, been part of several Youtube-channels, but most of the time I'm just working as my head profession: actress - filming or working on stage. But how did it all start?


Up until I was 20 I was only certain of one thing: that I did not want to become an actress. Still, I spent all of my spare time on stages and on screen; dancing, singing and acting. That might have been a clue I guess, but I was very stubborn about it. After studying politics for a year, wanting to understand the world and the people in it, everything suddenly changed. I realized that I truly did want to understand the world, but not through an office. I wanted to experience it, explore it, and learn about it through my own body by the art of acting. I applied to an acting school, was admitted, and found where I belonged. Whether it is figuring out exactly what Shakespeare might have meant by using an extra syllable in a line, or understanding the actions of a mentally ill person, or finding the comedy in the most tragic situations, I will love every second of acting. After getting my Masters Diploma from The Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Art, I've been touring, filming, and constantly realising what a challenging and amazing this job is.


I found that stage and screen gives me very different experiences. Both are challenging in their own way. In film I love the concentration in every take and the possibility to give everything for that one, magical moment. On stage I love the audience, the ensemble, the nerve in bringing your best game every time, night after night. In both I love working together with co-actors and directors, and love having my own thoughts challenged. My background as a dancer gives me a freedom to really integrate my body into my work, and has taught me how to be precise. Singing has given me a voice range that is very useful for creating different sentiments and situations. Acting combines the two, creating new worlds. I have worked as an actress all my life, and I hope I will be the student forever who never stops learning and refining my skills.

For several years I toured every day with children- and youth plays. At Teater De Vill, the play SEEK & HIDE got a lot of attention for shedding light on sexual assault between teenagers. It was created through workshops with highschool students, and I also got the privilege to write and direct a short series of sketches about identity as part of the production. Alongside touring, I also filmed series and movies, and also played more classical plays such as THE HOUSE OF BERNARDA ALBA. It can all be found on my CV. 

Apart from acting, I'm also a writer and a composer. I can't help myself but to write down how I percieve the world. I often use comedy as a way of getting my message across. In 2012 I wrote the play DEN LYCKLIGA MÄNNISKAN which played for full houses in both 2012 and 2013. Together with the theatre group Teater Kaleido I have written and produced many successfull plays for children, such as KIM OCH PIRATÄVENTYRET. I also write and compose  the songs for the comedy group GYCKLARGRUPPEN HYCKEL, whom you can find on Spotify. Between 2015-2017 I was a co-writer on  the Youtube comedy channel Trädfabriken. In 2020 my second play VASADOTTERN opened in Stockholm, after six years of research about the princess Cecilia Vasa who lived as a pirate here in Sweden in the 16th century. In 2021 I finished my first short film A FILM ABOUT NICE GUYS, which is currently on festival tour. I both wrote, directed, co-produced, edited and acted in it, and it has been awarded on several festivals. I even had the honor of receiving and award as lead actress. 


I am very thankful to have been part of amazing productions, and get super excited when they are acknowledged in a greater sence. In 2019, The Swedish Gala of Performing Arts awarded the play BERNARDAS HUS the Audience Award. In 2018 the play MINNS DU ZENOBIA was nominated for the same award. I'm also very proud that Gycklargruppen Hyckel won Wisby Award for our performance about sexual harrassement on festivals, and that we got twice nominated at the Stockholm Fringe Festival in 2019 That was absolutely amazing.

In 2021 I got to do my own stunts in a Netflix film which definately was a dream coming true. Tomb Raider was my first OH MY GOD-moment as a kid. I'm always looking for new stories, roles and experiences. I love my job, and my goal is to work both on stage in Sweden and in film internationally. 


Drop me a line and have a wonderful day,

Cecilia Säverman



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