Una Björg Bjarnadóttir | [ Íd ] Íslenski dansflokkurinn

Una Björg Bjarnadóttir

UnaDancer at Iceland Dance Company from 2018

Nationality

Icelandic

Education

Graduated from the Iceland Academy of Arts, with an exchange in Artesis, the Royal Conservatorium in Antwerp, in the year 2015. She has participated in many workshops of David Zambrano and Edivaldo Ernesto.

Experience

Una has performed in pieces by Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Saga Sigurðardóttir, Iceland Love Corporation, Inaki Azpillaga, Jan Martens, Isabella Soupart and Agostina D’alessandro. She choreographed and performed the solo VERA in collaboration with the musician SiGRÚN and created the piece Random Satisfaction with the Ukranian dancer Anton Safonov.

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

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.

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

IDC on tour

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

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