Ásgeir Helgi Magnússon is born and raised in the town of Hafnarfjörður. He finished his diploma studies at The Iceland Art Academy in 2007 and a B.A. degree in 2009. He currently dances with The Iceland Dance Company and Shalala. Ásgeir has performed the works of: Erna Ómarsdóttir, Damien Jalet and Gabríela Friðriksdóttir, Anton Lachky, Gabriela Carrizo and Franck Chartier (Peeping Tom), Ohad Naharin, Sigríður Soffía Níelsdóttir, Jo Strömgren, Gabriella Maiorino and Bruno Caverna.

He has also performed his own work with the collective Culture Comp. Most recently Retrograde at Reykjavík Dance Festival 2011.
Ásgeir dances in We Saw Monsters.