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Gunild Pak

Agent: Aquascope Media ApS
Dallas, Texas, United States

Email: gunildpak@hotmail.com

Gunild Pak is a writer, editor, art director, graphic designer and dance critic. Her
articles and reviews have been published by several publications including Dance
Magazine (NYC, US), European Dance News (NYC, US), Dance Europe (UK),
Ballet Tanz (Germany), Dance For You (Germany), Terpsichore (Denmark), Critical
Dance/Ballet Dance Magazine (US), Ballet Magazine (UK), Just Dance! (Malaysia),
X-RAY MAG -- International Dive Lifestyle Magazine (Denmark), Todays Dallas
Woman Magazine (supplement to the Dallas Morning News in Texas) and Catalyst
Magazine (Utah).

Recent articles cover topics in business, travel, health, economics, women's
issues, education, dance, culture and the arts. Originally from New York, Ms. Pak
has traveled to Western Europe, Indonesia, Malaysia, Egypt, Russia, the
Mediterranean, Caribbean, and North America writing and photographing nature,
landscapes and people for publications and commercial clients. She has
interviewed and written about U.S. senators and state politicians such as Kay
Bailey Hutchison and Harryette Ehrhardt, artists and entrepreneurs, private
investigators and medical specialists, and has gone on assignment to the jungles,
mountains and islands of Malaysia to cover dive resorts, Mount Kota Kinabalu and
the boat people of Mabul. She interviewed sub sea pioneer, Dr Phil Nuytten and the
world champion in free diving, Tanya Streeter. In Copenhagen, Ms. Symes
interviewed the director of the Royal Danish Ballet, Nikolai Hubbe, and the director
of the Royal Danish Ballet School, Anne Marie Vessel Schluter, photographed and
wrote feature stories about Royal Danish porcelain and glass and interviewed the
former speaker of the Danish parliament, Erling Olsen, about the EU and the Euro.

She served as publisher, editor and art director for X-RAY MAG, International Dive
Lifestyle Magazine, read by over 157,000 readers in 80 countries since 2004. In
addition to her work in media, Ms. Pak served as professor of dance on the
faculties of several universities including Kent State University, University of
Wisconsin-Madison and the University of Utah. Ms. Pak holds a master in fine arts
in modern dance and bachelors of fine arts degree in ballet from the University of
Utah, as well as an associates degree in visual communications from Brookhaven
College in Texas.

Interests: Dance, arts, culture, travel, conservation, environment, sustainable practices, business, economics, education, politics, history, health, medicine, family, women's issues

Published writer: Yes

Freelance: Yes

 

Published works:

Nonfiction

  • Danish Porcelain and Glass
  • Danish Christmas Traditions
  • Are you ready for the Euro?
  • Mahnaz Zahir Budri: Embracing the freedom America offers
  • Making a difference: U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison; Texas State Representative Harryette Ehrhardt; Texas State Senator Jane Nelson
  • The Health Benefits of Olive Oil
  • The Health Benefits of Olive Oil
  • Dr Phil Nuytten, Sub Sea Pioneer
  • Ray Troll Portfolio
  • Profile: Sub Sea Pioneer, Dr Phil Nuytten
  • Review: Sommerballet 2006 by Copenhagen International Ballet
  • Review: Copenhagen Summerdance 2006
  • Upholding the Bournonville Tradition: The Royal Danish Ballet School
  • Profile: D'Artagnan Kurt Amsler, Underwater Photographer Extraordinaire