Heidi Ruud Ellingsen

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About Heidi Ruud Ellingsen

Heidi Ruud Ellingsen (born in 1985) is a Norwegian actress and musical theatre artist. Ellingsen took part in the Peer Gynt production in Giza, Egypt October 26 and 27 2006, as a dancer. 

The spring of 2007 she was an understudy in Fiddler on the Roof, and for a bit more than a week she had the opportunity to perform.

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    Heidi Ruud Ellingsen won the role of Kathy Selden in the musical Singin' in the Rain in competition with seven other women through a TV series called Drømmerollen (literally: The Dream Role) at Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation in 2007. The musical opened at Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre) January 30 2008.

    After Ruud Ellingsen interpreted the female leading role of Sol in the outdoors performance of Sol av Isfolket* (Sol of the Ice People), after Margit Sandemo and against Paul Ottar Haga at Valdres Folkemuseum in August 2008. 

    Heidi Ruud Ellingsen has taken part in concerts with the big bands Sandvika Storband and Sandefjord Storband. In 2008 she made her dubbing debut with a role in Disko Worms, opening in Norway in February 2009. Ellingsen stems from Narvik, but now lives in Oslo.

    At The Norwegian Theatre Heidi Ruud Ellingsen's roles include Mary Lennox in The Secret Garden (2010), Woman 2 in I love you, you're perfect, now change (2011) and Hodel in Fiddler on the Roof (2014).

    Heidi Ruud Ellingsen was nominated for The Hedda Award 2014 in the best leading actress category for the role of Tonje in Tonje Glimmerdal by Maria Parr, directed by Ivar Tindberg, produced by The Norwegian Theatre.


    The Hedda Award, heddaprisen.no, 19.05.2014, http://www.heddaprisen.no/pub/heddaprisen/main/?aid=1215

    The Norwegian Theatre on Heidi Ruud Ellingsen, http://www.detnorsketeatret.no/index.php?option=com_actor&view=actor&actorid=193

    Wikipedia, no.wikipedia.org, 06.12.2012, http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Heidi_Ruud_Ellingsen

    *Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.

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