Una Björg Bjarnadóttir | [ Íd ] Íslenski dansflokkurinn

Una Björg Bjarnadóttir

UnaDancer at Iceland Dance Company from 2018




B.A. from Iceland Academy of Arts, with an exchange in Artesis, the Royal Conservatorium in Antwerp, in the year 2015.


Una has performed in pieces by Valgerður Rúnarsdóttir, Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Saga Sigurðardóttir, Iceland Love Corporation, Inaki Azpillaga, Jan Martens, Isabella Soupart, Agostina D’Allessandro. She created the solo VERA in collaboration with the musician SiGRÚN.

She has been teaching contemporary dance in Iceland and abroad, including the Iceland Academy of Arts, Utrecht Netherlands, Antwerp Belgium and at the International Contemporary Dance Festival Bodrum, Turkey, where she also performed extracts from the piece Random Satisfaction, with Anton Savonof. She has participated in many workshops of David Zambrano and Edivaldo Ernesto.

Since starting at IDC, Una has worked with Erna Ómarsdóttir, Steinunn Ketilsdóttir, Pieter Ampe and Katrín Gunnarsdóttir.

Una received a Gríma nomination as Dancer of the Year 2018, for her performance in Piece No. 1.

IDC on tour

November 2nd and 3rd, 2019 // Hong Kong –  World Cultures Festival // The Best of Darkness

November 29th and 30th, 2019 // Bilbao –  Teatro Arriaga // The Best of Darkness

June 20th, 2020 // Harstad – Arctic Arts Festival // AIŌN