Kári Freyr Bjørnsson

Intro

Kári Freyr Bjørnsson was born in Aarhus in Denmark. He was a member at European Ballet before he in 2000 joined the Norwegian National Ballet.

Education
He received his training in Iceland and at Svenska Balettskolan, Stockholm.

Principal lead and title roles at the Norwegian National Ballet:
Prince Désiré in Ek’s Sleeping Beauty, Dr. van Helsig in Gable/Pink’s Dracula, one of the stepsisters in Stevenson’s Cinderella.

Principal soloist appearances at the Norwegian National Ballet:
Petipa’s Sleeping Beauty, Bjørn’s Nutcracker, Bjørnsgaard’s Standard Arabesque*, Kylián’s Whereabouts Unknown, Heart’s Labyrinth, Stamping Ground, Sechs Tänze and Creation*, Lightfoot León’s Sh-Boom, Softly as I Leave You, Shangri-La and Start to Finish, Duato’s Por Vos Muero, Forsythe’s Workwithinwork, Elo’s Cut to Drive*, Brake-Green*, Death and the maiden*, Boyadjiev’s Roundabout*, Espejord’s Møtt veggen?*, Støvind’s Partita for ham og henne, Tetley’s The Tempest and in Cranko’s Taming of the shrew.

*Created for the dancer