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 The Iceland Dance Company in 2010 and joined the company the year after. Since then she has danced with The Iceland Dance Company on and off for 9 years. With The Iceland Dance Company she has worked with artists such as Erna Omarsdottir, Damian Jalet, Ohad Naharin, Anton Lachky and Martin Kilvady.
As a freelancer Thyri has both created her own work and danced for other artists. She created three pieces about the super hero kids Loco and Kicks with Hannes Þór Egilsson in 2014-2018, getting a nomination for choreographer of the year and children price of the year in the Icelandic theatre awards. Along with dancing, teaching and choreographing Thyri has also been the costume designer for various pieces.
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.