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Kári Freyr Bjørnsson

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

Performances

Previous acts

  • A Swan Lake in A Swan lake
  • Arcimboldo in A GALA PERFORMANCE FROM THE NORWEGIAN NATIONAL BALLET
  • Ball 9 par / Salonscene 1 / Salonscene 2 in Anna Karenina
  • Ball 9 par / Salonscene 1 / Salonscene 2 / Bryllup in Anna Karenina
  • Ball 9 par / Salonscene 1 / Salonscene 2 in Anna Karenina
  • Bestefar in The Nutcracker
  • Clients in Manon
  • Desolating Persephone in Sleepless beauty
  • Drosselmeyer in The Nutcracker
  • Engstrand in Ibsen's Ghosts
  • Epic Short in Sleepless beauty
  • Fandango in Don Quixote
  • General Gabler in Hedda Gabler
  • Group in The Hamlet Complex Redux
  • Hamlet blant publikum in The Hamlet Complex
  • Herr Stahlbaum in The Nutcracker
  • Hertugen in Giselle
  • How Did I Get Where... in Baroque Movement
  • Hr Stahlbaum in The Nutcracker
  • Jo Strømgren in A GALA PERFORMANCE FROM THE NORWEGIAN NATIONAL BALLET
  • Lærer / Sermonimester in Swan Lake
  • Lamentate in Dream Play
  • Monsieur GM in Manon
  • One flat thing, reproduced in Back to the Future
  • Orfeus og Evrydike in Orpheus and Eurydice
  • Patrick, A British Priest in Rooms by Alexander Ekman
  • Salonscene 1 / Salonscene 2 / Bryllup in Anna Karenina
  • Salonscene 1 / Salonscene 2 in Anna Karenina
  • Sechs Tänze in AN EVENING WITH JIŘÍ KYLIÁN: BLACK & WHITE
  • Sechs Tänze in Kylian: Black & White
  • Sigøynerkongen / Mann i sort in Don Quixote
  • Soldater in The Nutcracker
  • Stesøster 2 in Cinderella
  • Suite in A Night of Dance x 12
  • Sult in Jo Strømgren: Hunger and The Outskirts
  • Timelapse in An Evening with Kylián, Forsythe and Øyen
  • Vals in Cinderella
  • Verten in Don Quixote
  • Zuniga in Carmen – a ballet by Liam Scarlett
  • Zuniga in Carmen - a ballet in three acts