Jens Graff, born in Norway, completed his training in Oslo. He received various engagements, for example at London Ballet, Cullberg Ballet and ensembles in Bordeaux, Hamburg and Stockholm. After his dancing career, Jens Graff was appointed ballet master at Royal Danish Ballet, Cullberg Ballet and Royal Swedish Ballet and ballet director at Norwegian National Ballet. Also, he worked for Carte Blanche, a company for contemporary dance.
In 2002, the College University of Dance in Stockholm established a professorship in “dance interpretation” for him.