CV 

 

Curriculum Vitae

EVA SIGNÝ BERGER

Education

 

2014:  Short course in shadow puppetry with Teatro Gioco Vita, hosted by Unima Iceland and 10 Fingers Theatre.

2009:  Short course with Petr Matasek in 'Stage Design for Puppetry' hosted by Unima Iceland.

2006:  6 week internship with puppeteer Bernd Ogrodnik. 

2004 - 2007:  BA ‘Theatre: Design for Performance’ at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, London.

2002 - 2004:  Foundation course in art and design at Iðnskólinn í Reykjavík.

 

 

Work

Bæng!, April 2019

Costume design for the Reykjavik City Theatre production of a the play by Marius Von Mayenburg. Director: Gréta Kristín Ómarsdóttir.

Jónsmessunæturdraumur / Midsummer Night's Dream, March 2019

Stage design for the Iceland National Theatre production of William Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream. Director: Hilmar Jónsson

Hansel and Gretel, November 2018

Stage design for The Icelandic Opera's production in Harpa, Reykjavík. Director: Þórunn Sigþórsdóttir. 

Insomnia, November 2018

Costume design in collaboration with Alexía Rós Gylfadóttir for play by Amalie Olesen. Stertabenda production in collaboration with the Iceland National Theatre. Director: Gréta Kristín Ómarsdóttir.

Atómstjarna, June 2018

Stage and costume design in collaboration with project creators Jóní Jónsdóttir, Steinunn Ketilsdóttir and Sveinbjörg Þórhallsdóttir. Performed in Ásmundarsalur as a part of the Reykjavík Arts Festival.

End of an Era, May 2018

Stage and costume design for final year contemporary dance performance at the Iceland Arts Academy. Choreographer: Katrín Gunnarsdóttir. 

Crescendo, March 2018

Stage and costume design for dance piece at Tjarnarbíó Theatre Reykjavik. Choreographer: Katrín Gunnarsdóttir. 

Skúmaskot, January 2018

Stage and costume design for the Reykjavik City Theatre production of a children's play by Salka Guðmundsdóttir. Director: Gréta Kristín Ómarsdóttir.

Óvinur fólksins / Enemy of the People, September 2017

Stage and costume design for the Iceland National Theatre production of Henrik Ibsen's Enemy of the People. Adaptation and translation by Gréta Kristín Ómarsdóttir and Una Þorleifsdóttir. Director: Una Þorleifsdóttir

Tímaþjófurinn, March 2017

Stage and costume design for the Iceland National Theatre production of play by Melkorka Tekla Ólafsdóttir. Director: Una Þorleifsdóttir

 

Gott fólk, January 2017

Stage, costume and video design for the Iceland National Theatre production of play by Valur Grettisson and Símon Birgisson. Director: Una Þorleifsdóttir

Shades of History, November 2016

Stage and costume design for solo dance piece at Tjarnarbíó Theatre Reykjavik.. Devised, choreographed and performed by Katrín Gunnarsdóttir. 

Evgení Onégin, October 2016

Stage design for The Icelandic Opera's production in Harpa, Raykjavík. Director: Anthony Pilavachi. 

Auglýsing ársins, April 2016

Stage and costume design for new play by Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson at the Reykjavík City Theatre. Director: Bergur þór Ingólfsson.

Kvika, March 2016

Stage and costume design for contemorary dance at the Iceland Nation Theatre. Choreographer: Katrín Gunnarsdóttir.

 

I Can't Be Seen Like This, January 2016

Costume design for short film by Anna Gunndís Guðmundsdóttir. Premiered at Reykjavík Internation Film Festival in October 2016.

≈ [UM ÞAÐ BIL], December 2015

Stage and costume design for the Iceland National Theatre production of play by Jonas Hassan Khemiri. Director: Una Þorleifsdóttir

Bríet, September 2015
Costume design and making for dance theatre performance, premiered at Reykjavik Dance Festival. Script and choreography by Anna Kolfinna Kuran.

#PRIVATEPUSSY, May 2015
Stage and costumes for final year contemporary dance performance at the Iceland Arts Academy. Choreographers: Sveinbjörg Þórhalssdóttir and Steinunn Ketilsdóttir.

 

Life in Muscle, May 2015
Stage and costumes for final year contemporary dance performance at the Iceland Arts Academy. Choreographer: Tony Vesich.

 

Hystory, March 2015

Stage and costume design for Sokkabandið production of new play by Kristín Eiríksdóttir in collaboration with The Reykjavik City Theatre. Director: Ólafur Egilsson.

 

Útlenski drengurinn, November 2014

Costumes for Glenna production of new play by Þórarinn Leifsson. Director: Vigdís Jakobsdóttir.

 

Konan við 1000°, September 2014

Stage design for National Theatre production of new play by Hallgrímur Helgason. Director: Una Þorleifsdóttir.

 

Wide Slumber, May 2014
Stage design for VaVaVoom and Bedroom Community visual theatre and music production in Tjarnarbíó. Music by Valgeir Sigurðsson. Director: Sara Marti Guðmundsdóttir.

 

Svanir skilja ekki, February 2014

Stage and costume design for National Theatre production of new play by Auður Ava Ólafsdóttir. Director: Charlotte Böving and Benedikt Erlingsson.

 

Harmsaga, September 2013
Stage and costume design for National Theatre production of new play by Mikael Torfason. Director: Una Þorleifsdóttir.

 

Aladdín, September 2013 
Costumes in collaboration with Mao for Brúðuheimar and Iceland National Theatre production. Puppets by Bernd Ogrodnik. Director: Ágústa Skúladóttir. 

 

Á F E R Ð, May 2013 
Stage and costumes for final year contemporary dance performance at the Iceland Arts Academy. Choreographers: Saga Sigurðardóttir, Margrét Bjarnadóttir and the dancers.

 

Eyja, May 2013 
Stage and costumes in collaboration with Mao, for final year contemporary dance performance at the Iceland Arts Academy.  Choreographer: Sveinbjörg Þórhallsdóttir.

 

Hvörf, May 2013 
Stage and costumes for Lab Loki and Iceland National Theatre production. Director Rúnar Guðbrandsson.

 

Breaking News, October 2012 
Stage and costume design for VaVaVoom visual theatre production at the Iceland Nation Theatre. Director: Sara Marti Guðmundsdóttir.

 

Tímaskekkja, October 2012 
Stage, costume and lighting for final year theatre performance at the Iceland Arts Academy. Director: Una Þorleifsdóttir.

 

Strindberg - Aftur sem aldrei fyrr, December 2012

Stage and lighting for final year theatre performance at the Iceland Arts Academy. Director: Egill Heiðar Anton Pálsson.


Sháh Mát: The King is helpless, January-May 2012
Devising and development af street theatre performance. Reykjavik and London.


Óraland, March-May 2012
Costume construction and assistant designer to Egill Ingibergsson for final year theatre
performance at the Iceland Arts Academy. 

Director: Una Þorleifsdóttir.


Little Sister Monster, January-March 2012
Costume design and construction for childrens puppet theatre by 10 Fingers Theatre. Director: Charlotte Boving. Reykjavik.


Axlar-Björn, December 2011-January 2012
Puppet construction for play at the Reykjavik City Theatre. Director: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson. produced by Vesturport.


The Lower Depths, August-September 2011
Scenography and costume design for the Icelandic Arts Academy graduating actors. Director: Rúnar Guðbrandsson. Reykjavik.


With bare eyes, August 2011
Object and puppetry performance, devised and performed by Bakery. Director: Helga Arnalds. National Theatre, Reykjavik.


Laxdæla, January-March, October-November 2011
Technician, stage and costume assistant. Collaboration of puppetry companies Ten Fingers and the Sögusvuntan. Director: Þórhallur Sigurðsson. Maritime Museum and National Theatre, Reykjavik.


Brúðuheimar, May 2009 - May 2010
Designer of Brúðuheimar (World of Puppets) Museum, café and reception/gift shop. Borgarnes.


Opið - Til eru hræ, April-May 2009
An art exhibition of 4 young artist in Gallerí Kling&Bang. Reykjavik.


Inside Out, July-August 2008
Propmaking for Circus Cirkör. Director: Tilde Björfors. Sweden.


Massgraves, February-April 2008
Scenography and costume design, costume and puppet making and special effects make up for ‘Lamb Lays with Lion theatre company. Dierctor: Jeremey Catterton. Bedlam Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Idigaragua, August-September 2007
Scenography and costume design, costume and puppet making and special effects make up for ‘rock opera’ by the band ‘Fort Wilson Riot’ and theatre company ‘Lamb Lays with Lion’. Dierctor: Jeremey Catterton. Bedlam Theatre, Minneapolis, Minnesota.


Nómi, July 2007
Scenography and costume design for movie pilot of Nomi, a puppet movie. Story and puppets by Bernd Ogrodnik.


Auspex, apríl-júní 2007
Devising, designing and making for performance collaboration by 8 graduation students from Central Saint Martins Design for performance for the Prague Quadrennial, Scenofest.


S-24 TV advertisements, April 2007
Set design and building. Puppets and story by Bernd Ogrodnik.


Umbreyting / Metamorphosis, April 2006
Assistant designer and set builder for puppeteer Bernd Ogrodnik’s solo show. National Theatre, Reykjavik.


Der Freiscutz, July 2005 - June 2006
Costume design for The Summer Opera. Director: Jón Gunnar Þórðarson. National Theatre, Reykjavik.


Pure Iceland, January-March 2006
Costume design and making for an interactive exhibition. Science Museum, London.


Reykjavik Nights, May-July 2004
Costume design and dressing for TV series. Director: Agnar Jón Egilsson. Prodeuced by Sögn E.hf. Reykjavik.