SAHAJO PRODUCTION GROUP is an artists’ company founded by the performance artist, actor and director Tana Maneva and composer and sound designer Rikard Borggård 2013. SAHAJO PRODUCTION GROUP is a artist platform focused on international co-productions, workshops, theatre productions, films and music and sound productions. We are based in Stockholm, Sweden and Sofia and Byala, Bulgaria. SAHAJO PRODUCTION GROUP work in close collaboration with Teater Giljotin in Stockholm.
Tana Maneva is a Bulgarian born artist and is since 2001 based in Stockholm, Sweden. She has developed a unique stage language inspired from the dance form Butoh and directed her own conceptual performances like Couple With Plates, Natascha Rostova, Emergency Exit, Quoting Paraphrasing Summarizing and Lucifer Effect. She has been in the cast of many productions at the cutting edge fringe theatre Teater Giljotin, such as Psychosis 4:48, The total fucking death experience and Sorelle. She´s worked as actor/dancer in several Bulgarian theatres, such as Sofia Theatre La Strada and State Drama Theatre of Sliven. Tana Maneva was educated at National Academy of Theatre and Films/Bulgaria and Subbody butoh school in Dharamshala, and was one of the founders of Theatre For New Forms, Sofia Bulgaria and have performed all over Europe and the USA.
Rikard Borggård has earned international success through composing for theatre, TV, film and ballet with commissions from The Cullberg Ballet, Royal Dramatic Theatre of Sweden, Det Konglige Teater in Copenhagen, Bern Stadt Teater, Stockholm City Theatre, the Swedish National Television, Grand Theatre in Groningen, Sophiensaele in Berlin and Compagnie Karina Holla in Amsterdam. Besides written the music for the European TV-success ”Real Humans” (Äkta Människor), he co-founded the artistic platform Sahajo Production Group, after over twenty years being the co-director of Teater Giljotin.