The Department of Theatre and Dance offers three programmes: Acting, Contemporary Dance and Theory and Practice. Acting is a four-year, 240 ECTS, programme leading to a MA degree, in which the main emphasis is on training the actor; Theory and Practice is a three year, 180 ECTS, programme leading to a BA degree, consisting of both theoretical and practical work in which the focus is on theatre in the widest sense; and the dance programme is a three-year, 180 ECTS, programme leading to a BA degree.
Dean: Steinunn Knútsdóttir
Professor of Theatre: Stefán Jónsson
Contemporary Dance: Steinunn Ketilsdóttir
Performance Arts: Una Þorleifsdóttir
Physical Training: Ólöf Ingólfsdóttir
Vocal Performance: Marta Hrafnsdóttir
Vocal Training: Snæbjörg Sigurgeirsdóttir, Björk Jónsdóttir
Technical Director: Egill Ingibergsson (on leave until 2013)
Department Secretary: Sóley Björt Guðmundsdóttir, tel. +354 552 5020.
Office hours: Monday through Friday - 10:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 14:00.
The department secretary is responsible for student records for the departments and providing information to students and teachers, along with special tasks and general office duties. Additional duties include creating timetables, recording marks, supervision of admissions, handling course enrollment and withdrawals, and course descriptions and credits. She also handles the preparation for events set up by the departments in cooperation with the public relations officer and is responsible for accounts and funds used for the projects of the Student Theatre. The department secretary also records instructors’ teaching hours and is their contact with the wage office. She also helps exchange students and provides them with information, keys, computer passwords and other practical aspects.
Service Assistant: Margrét Rún Guðmunsdóttir, tel. +354 552 5020.
The service assistant is responsible for the facilities, instruments, costumes and equipment of the Departments of Music and Theatre & Dance. He handles applications and assists with the planning of department events such as concerts and theatre productions. The service assistant also greets guests and exchange students and provides them with practical information and assistance.
Department of Theatre and Dance
Tel. +354 552 5020
Fax: +354 561 6314
Email: Sóley Björt Guðmundsdóttir