Lena Måndotter trained as a singer at the Royal Society of Arts in London UK, and she has worked as a performer since 1990. Her cds are released at Rootsy/Warner Music and Kameleont Production and she has toured extensively in Sweden and internationally.
Lena Måndotter has studied film and drama at the University
of Lund and she has also studied cinematography, photography and digital
film and photo editing at Folkuniversitetet and at Fridhems Folkhögskola.
To deepen her performance studies she has studied for Gabrielle Roth (Actors's, Studio New York, Enrique Pardo (Pan Theatre Paris) and the Polish theatre group Gardzienice.
Lena has her academic degree in Comparative Literature at the University of Lund where she also studied Culture & Communication and Applied Humanities.
Her creative work has received grants and kind support from: The Savings Bank Foundation Skåne, The Department of Cultural Grants/City of Malmö, The Swedish National Council For Cultural Affairs, The Swedish Writers’ Organisation, The Swedish Institute, Centre Culturel Suedois in Paris, The department of Cultural Grants/Region Skåne, The Cultural Council of The Swedish Church, The Waves of Three Seas – The International Writers and Translators Centre Greece, The Cultural Organisation of Agios Stefanos Crete Greece, Sensus Studieförbund, ABF, Folkuniversitetet and Studiefrämjandet.
Parallell to the artistic projects Lena has worked as a song-therapist for 20 years. She has a diploma in Voice Movement Therapy, Royal Society of Arts - London, under the leadership of internationally known voice-therapist and writer Paul Newham. Lena is a Jungian psychoanalyst (diploma from International School of Analytical Psychology, Zürich) and she has also done extensive studies with internationally known writer and Jungian analyst Marion Woodman and her BodySoul Rhythm courses. Lena offers both individual and group sessions in depth psychology with focus psyche, soul, song and dreams.