Nominations announced for The Icelandic Performing Arts Awards!!

05. Jun 2013

Nominations for the Icelandic Performing Arts Awards were announced May 30th at the National Theatre of Iceland.

Four committees selected by the members of Performing Arts Iceland attended performances all year round and finally selected five outstanding productions and artists in 18 categories for the awards. 63 productions were eligible for the awards.

The categories are: Performance of the year, Play of the year, Director of the year, Actor of the year, Actress of the year, Best supporting actor of the year, Best actress of the year, Set design of the year, Costume design of the year, Lighting design of the year, Sound design of the year, Music of the year, Singer of the year, Dancer of the year, Choreographer of the year, Newcomer of the year, Radio performance of the year. Last but not the least PAI members select the candidate for Honorary Awards of the year.

Nominees 2013 Nominees 2013

This year’ nominees are:

Performance of the year 2013

Angels of the universe
Dramatization by director Þorleifur Örn Arnarsson and Símon Birgisson
Based on novel by Einar Má Guðmundsson
Staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Blam!
by Kristján Ingimarsson and Neander in collaboration with the Reykjavik City Theatre
Director Kristján Ingimarsson
Staged by Neander and the Reykjavik City Theatre

Laburnum    by Ragnar Bragason    Director Ragnar Bragason   Staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre  

Macbeth
by William Shakespeare
Director Benedict Andrews
Staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Mary Poppins
by P.L Travers, R.M. Sherman, R.B. Sherman, J. Fellowes, G. Stiles, A. Drewe, C. Mackintosh and Walt Disney
Director Bergur Þór Ingólfsson
Staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Play of the year 2013

Angels of the universe
Dramatization by director Þorleifur Örn Arnarsson and Símon Birgisson
Based on novel by Einar Má Guðmundsson
Staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Laburnum by Ragnar Bragason Director Ragnar Bragason Staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Grande by Tyrfing Tyrfingsson Director Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson Staged by Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson

Karma for birds by Kari Ósk Grétudóttir and Kristín Eiríksdóttir Director Kristín Jóhannesdóttir Staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Midsummernight by Hávar Sigurjónsson Director Harpa Arnardóttir Staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Director of the year 2013

Bergur Þór Ingólfsson for directing of Mary Poppins Staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Egill Heiðar Anton Pálsson for directing of Leigumorðinginn  staged by Akureyri City Theatre 

Kristín Jóhannesdóttir for directing of Red staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Ragnar Bragason for directing of Laburnum staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Þorleifur Örn Arnarsson for directing of Angels of the Universe  staged by the National Theatre of Iceland  

Actor of the year 2013

Atli Rafn Sigurðarson for Angels of the universe staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Benedikt Erlingsson for Ormstunga staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre and Gulldrengurinn

Jóhann Sigurðarson for Red staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Kristján Ingimarsson for Blam!  staged by Neander and the Reykjavik City Theatre  

Ólafur Darri Ólafsson for Of mice and men staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Actress of the year 2013

Kristbjörg Kjeld for Midsummernight  staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Jóhanna Vigdís Arnardóttir for Mary Poppins staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir for Macbeth staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir for Laburnum staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Þórunn Arna Kristjánsdóttir for Karma for birds staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Best supporting actor of the year 2013

Eggert Þorleifsson for One Man Two Guvnors  staged by the National Theatre of Iceland 

Hallgrímur Ólafsson for Laburnum staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Hilmar Guðjónsson for Red staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Hilmir Snær Guðnason for Macbeth staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Pálmi Gestsson for Jerusalem staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Best supporting actress of the year 2013

Brynhildur Guðjónsdóttir for Laburnum
staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir for Gullregn  staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir for Ormstunga staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre and Gulldrengurinn

Maríanna Clara Lúthersdóttir for Midsummernight staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Sólveig Arnarsdóttir for Angels of the universe staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Newcomer of the year 2013

Ásrún Magnúsdóttir for the dance performance Reykjavik Folk Dance Festival staged by The Festival

Kristján Ingimarsson and Neander for the production of Blam! staged by Neander and the Reykjavik City Theatre

Skýjasmiðjan and the Gabler´s Theatre for the production of Heart of spades staged by Skýjasmiðjan and the Gabler´s Theatre

Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson, playwright, for Grande and Skúrinn á sléttunni (Núna!) staged by Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson and the Reykjavik City Theatre

VaVaVoom for the production of Breaking news staged by VaVaVoom and the National Theatre of Iceland

Singer of the year 2013

Alina Dubik for her role in Il Trovatore staged by the Icelandic Opera

Elsa Waage for her role in Il Trovatore staged by the Icelandic Opera

Hulda Björk Garðarsdóttir for her role in Il Trovatore staged by the Icelandic Opera

Jóhanna Vigdís Arnardóttir for her role in Mary Poppins staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Jóhann Friðgeir Valdimarsson for his role in Il Trovatore staged by the Icelandic Opera

Dancer of the year 2013

Aðalheiður Halldórsdóttir for her role in Walking Mad  staged by the Iceland Dance Company  

Ásgeir Helgi Magnússon for his role in Ótta staged by the Iceland Dance Company

Ásgeir Helgi Magnússon for his role in Til
staged by the Iceland Dance Company

Brian Gerke for his role Hel haldi sínu staged by the Iceland Dance Company

Hannes Þór Egilsson for his role in Walking Mad   staged by the Iceland Dance Company  

Choreographer of the year 2013

Ásgeir Helgi Magnússon, Hjördís Lilja Örnólfsdóttir and Unnur Elísabet Gunnarsdóttir in collaboration with dancers, for Ótta staged by the Iceland Dance Company

Frank Fannar Pedersen for  Til  staged by the Iceland Dance Company  

Katrín Gunnarsdóttir and Melkorka Sigríður Magnúsdóttir for Coming Up staged by Icecorp

Kristján Ingimarsson and Jesper Pedersen for choreography in Blam! staged by Neander and the Reykjavik City Theatre

Jérôme Delbey for Hel haldi sínu staged by the Iceland Dance Company

Set design of the year 2013

Börkur Jónsson for Bastard staged by Vesturport, Malmö Stadsteater, Theater Far302 and the Reykjavik City Theatre

Finnur Arnar Arnarson for Jerusalem staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Kristian Knudsen for Blam! staged by Neander and the Reykjavik City Theatre

Petr Hloušek for Mary Poppins staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Vytautas Narbutas for Angels of the universe staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Costume design of the year 2013

Aldís Davíðsdóttir for Heart of spades staged by Skýjasmiðjan and the Gabler´s Theatre

Filippía I.Elísdóttir for Angels of the universe staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Helga I. Stefánsdóttir for Macbeth staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

María Th. Ólafsdóttir for Mary Poppins staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Þórunn María Jónsdóttir for Il Trovatore staged by the Icelandic Opera

Lighting design of the year 2013

Þórður Orri Pétursson for Mary Poppins staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Carina Persson and Þórður Orri Pétursson for Bastard staged by Vesturport, Malmö Stadsteater, Theater Far302 and the Reykjavik City Theatre

Halldór Örn Óskarsson for Angels of the universe staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Halldór Örn Óskarsson for Macbeth staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Ólafur Ágúst Stefánsson for Jerusalem staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Music of the year 2013

The band, Hjaltalín, for Angels of the universe staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Musician Mugison for Laburnum staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Davíð Þór Jónsson for Of mice and men staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Sóley Stefánsdóttir for Breaking news staged by VaVaVoom and the National Theatre of Iceland

Oren Ambarchi for Macbeth staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Sound design of the year 2013

Svend E. Kristensen and Peter Kyed for Blam! staged by Neander and the Reykjavik City Theatre

Baldur Ragnarsson, Gunnar Ben, Kristinn Gauti Einarsson and Halldór S. Bjarnason for Dýrin í Hálsaskógi staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Bernd Ogrodnik and Halldór Bjarnason Gamli maðurinn og hafið staged by the Center for Puppet Arts and the National Theatre of Iceland

Kristinn Gauti Einarsson and Oren Ambarchi for Macbeth staged by the National Theatre of Iceland

Thorbjørn Knudsen for Mary Poppins staged by the Reykjavik City Theatre

Radio performance of the year 2013

Viskí tangó by Jón Atla Jónasson Director Jón Páll Eyjólfsson Sound production: Einar Sigurðsson Produced by Útvarpsleikhúsið - RÚV

Opið hús by Hrafnhildi Hagalín Director Kristín Eysteinsdóttir
Music by Hallur Ingólfsson Sound production: Einar Sigurðsson Produced by Útvarpsleikhúsið - RÚV

Tókstu eftir himninum í morgun by Kviss Búmm Bang Director Kviss Búmm Bang Sound production: Einar Sigurðsson
Produced by Útvarpsleikhúsið - RÚV

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