Ásgeir Helgi Magnússon

Description

Ásgeir began his dance studies at Jazzballettskóli Báru in 1999. Since then he has studied at the Ballet Academy in Stockholm, SNDO in Amsterdam and at Iceland’s Academy of the Arts where he received a dancer’s diploma in 2007 and B.A. degree in contemporary dance in 2009.
He has worked with Thomas Noone, Dora Frankel, Jens van Daele, Willi Dorner, Tony Vezich and Bruno Caverna. Ásgeir currently lives in Amsterdam and is working with choreographer Gabriella Maiorino.

In the year 2007 he co-founded the Nordic dance collective Samyrkjar. The collective produced the piece “moment seen” which was performed in Reykjavík and Stockholm. This project received grants from the Youth in Action program and the Nordic Culture Fond amongst others.

In the summer of 2008 Ásgeir was selected to follow the danceWEB program at the ImpulsTanz festival in Vienna. He is also a member of the international dance network “Embassy of...” which is a offspring of danceWEB 2008.

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