Dancer with Iceland Dance Company 2010-2012 and from 2014
BA degree in contemporary dance from Iceland Academy of the Arts, JSB Art School of Dance and Iceland National Ballet School.
Thyri started an internship with Iceland Dance Company in 2010 and joined the company the year after. With Iceland Dance Company she has worked with artists such as Erna Ómarsdottir, Damien Jalet, Ohad Naharin, Anton Lachky and Martin Kilvady.
As a freelancer Thyri has created her own works and danced for other artists. She created three pieces about the super-hero kids Loco & Kicks with Hannes Þór Egilsson in 2014-2018, receiving numerous award-nominations for their work.
Along with dancing, teaching and choreographing, Thyri has also been the costume designer for various pieces. Thyri is a dancing gemini.
- Awarded Dancer of the Year at the Icelandic Performing Arts Awards 2015 & 2018.
- Nominated for Choreographer of the Year & the Children’s Prize for “Loco & Kicks” in 2018.