Erlend Samnøen

Erlend Samnøen is a Norwegian performing artist, educated as a dancer. He also works as a choreographer and director.

Samnøen has taken part in a number of productions by choreographer Henriette Pedersen, and danced at theatres including The Norwegian Theatre and Ibsen Theatre.

Samnøen was one of the driving forces behind the artist collective L.U.N. From 2006 Samnøen was a substitute member of the board of The Union of Norwegian Dance Artists.


(Objekt ID 4280)
Object type Person
Functions Director, Choreographer, Dancer
Nationality Norwegian
Gender Male
Member of The Union of Norwegian Dance Artists/NoDa

The Neverending Story by Michael Ende, directed by Erlend Samnøen for Hålogaland Theatre, was nominated for The Hedda Award 2015 in the best production for children and youth category.


The Hedda Award,, 20.05.2015,


Educated as a dancer at The National Academy of Ballet in Oslo 1999-2002.

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