Gisli Örn Gardarsson
A.R.T.: Debut. Gisli co-founded the Icelandic film and theatre company Vesturport (www.vesturport.com) in 2001. Vesturport received the European Theatre Award in 2011. Theater includes: The Housewife (Writer and Director), Reykjavik City Theatre; Love the Musical (Writer and Director), Reykjavik City Theatre, The Lyric Hammersmith and commercially in Seoul, S-Korea; Metamorphosis (Adaptor and Director), Lyric Hammersmith, BAM, Arts Emerson, World Tour; Faust (Writer and Director), The Young Vic, BAM, World Tour; Woyzeck, Barbican/BAM/World Tour; Together (Writer and Director; based on the Swedish film with same title), Reykjavik City Theatre and performed commercially in Mexico; The Tempest (director), Residenzteater Munich; Romeo and Juliet, Vesturport, Reykjavik City Theatre, Young Vic, West End/World Tour; Bastard (by Richard LaGravenese), Vesturport, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland. Gisli has worked at the Reykjavik City Theatre, The National Theatre in Norway, Iceland and London, the Malmö City Theatre in Sweden, the Residenzteater in Munich, The Sidney Theatre, LG Arts Centre in Seoul, S-Korea, At the State National Ballet and Circus in Belarus and more. Gisli has produced five feature films, four of which he co-wrote.