Lovisa Ósk Gunnarsdóttir, dancer, choreographer graduated from Balettakademien in Stockholm, Sweden in 2002. Since then she has worked with the Iceland Dance Company as well as with numerous artists, currently with Erna Ómarsdóttir in the piece “Teach us to outgrow our madness”. Lovísa is one of the co-founders of Samsuðan & co. along with Halla Ólafsdóttir. In the year 2005 a piece by Samsuðan & co.,“Kolnandi kaffi”, got a nomination at The Icelandic Theatre Awards and the piece “Stroke Of Luck” was performed at Dublin Dance Festival in 2008. She has performed in Iceland, Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Japan, China, Ukraine and Italy as well as in The United States. Lovisa has performed in and written a piece for The Dance Theater Competition at The City Theater of Reykjavik, performed at The Reykjavik Dance Festival on numerous occasions as well as participating in musicals and plays at The City Theatre and with other independent groups. Lovisa has been nominated four times for The Icelandic Theatre Awards, receiving one as dancer of the year in 2006. At the moment she is working with the Iceland Dance Company and the dance company Samsuðan & co.

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