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Saga Sigurðardóttir

Guest dancer with Iceland Dance Company

Nationality

Icelandic

Education

Diploma from The Icelandic Ballet School,  Contemporary Dance program 2003.

BA Dance Maker from ArtEZ Art Academy (NL) 2006.

Bachelor of Theology from Iceland University 2015.

Master of Performing Arts from Iceland Art University 2017.

Experience

Saga Sigurðardóttir is a dancer and performing artist, born and based in Reykjavík. Saga has created, directed and performed an extensive variety of performance works, often in collaboration with artists wide across the arts, locally and internationally.  Saga´s work and collaborations have touched multiple contexts; dance and theater, music production, performative installations for museums, site-specific experiential work, gallery and carnival gigs and metal festivals. To name some. Saga is currently core member of Marble Crowd collective, The PPBB performance band and 16 Lovers theater collective. 

‘Moving Mountains in Three Essays’ (2017) by Marble Crowd received nomination as choreographic work of the year by TANZ Magazine (DE) as well as the Icelandic Performing Arts Award.

Saga performed in several works by choreographer Alexandra Bachzetsis (CH) in 2008-2014. Among other collaborators in past years are Margrét Bjarnadóttir, Icelandic Love Corporation, Peaches, Ariel Eshbal & Friends, Anat Eisenberg and composer Hallvarður Ásgeirsson.

In 2015 Saga choreographed CLOAK for Íd, and in 2019 she collaborated with Halla Þórðardóttir and Hannes Egilsson for the duration work THIS GRACE, a collaboration of Íd and Reykjavik Art Museum in dialogue with Anna Guðjónsdóttir´s installation Pars Pro Toto.

Saga is Docent of Contemporary Dance at The Iceland University of the Arts.

IDC on tour

Summer 2020 // Harstad – Arctic Arts Festival // AIŌN

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