Tone Pernille Østern received her PhD degree in dance art at the Theatre Adacemy (now University of the Arts Helsinki) in Helsinki in October 2009. From 2016 she holds a position as Professor in Arts Education with Focus on Dance at the Department for Teacher Education, NTNU (Associate Professor 2009-16).
Follow Tone at academia.edu, and find her publications there.
Tone as a professor is engaged in artistic, arts educational and educational research using and developing mixed research methodologies. Sometimes artistic and arts educational research projects are connected to Inclusive Dance Company projects.