Suzanne Bjørneboe trained at the Norwegian National Ballet School and studied at the University of Oslo, where she took a graduate degree (cand. mag.) in intellectual history and theatre studies.
She has worked as a dancer at Carte Blanche (having co-founded the company in 1983), at the Norwegian Opera (the Norwegian National Ballet) and as a freelancer. She has also worked as a primary school teacher and as a producer in the field of performative art.
Bjørneboe has been affiliated with the Oslo National Academy of the Arts since 2007, serving as the programme coordinator of the Bachelor’s programme in classical ballet and the Master’s programme in choreography. She was hired as the dean of the Academy of Dance in 2011 and is now serving her second term as dean there. Suzanne is also the chair of the board for both Black Box Teater and Dance Information Norway.