Terje Strømdahl

Terje Strømdahl is a Norwegian actor, director and pedagogue.

Terje Strømdahl, born in 1952, was educated at The National Academy of Theatre(1979-1982).


(Objekt ID 5663)
Object type Person
Functions Director, Actor, Pedagog
Nationality Norwegian
Gender Male

Terje Strømdahl started his acting career at Trøndelag Theatre. In 1984–85 he worked for Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre), and from 1989 at The National Theatre, the first three years as a member of the Torshov company.

In 1989/1990 he received The Norwegian Critics'Award in the category for theatre for his interpretation of the main characters in The Hour of the Lynx by P. O. Enquist and A Place with the Pigs by Athol Fugard, and in 2001 he won The Hedda Award for the role of Salieri in Amadeus by Peter Schaffer. The production also got The Hedda Award 2001 in the best production category.

He has taken part in a number of movies and TV productions, and today he is an actor, pedagogue at Oslo National Academy of the Arts, and a director. The past two years he has, among other things, directed Babette's Feastat The National Theatre (2010) and Mistero Buffo at Trøndelag Theatre (2011).

Terje Strømdahl was nominated for The Hedda Award 2012 in the category of best direction, for the direction of Orphans by Dennis Kelly, The National Theatre at Torshov.

Terje Strømdahl was nominated for The Hedda Award 2015 in the best leading actor category for the role of Martin in Night is mother to the day, produced by The National Theatre and The Norwegian Touring Theatre in 2015. The production was also nominated in the production of the year category.


The Hedda Awards, 29.05.2012, http://heddaprisen.no/pub/heddaprisen/main/?&mid=1031&aid=1030

Sceneweb on The Hedda Award 2001, www.sceneweb.no, 08.11.2012, http://www.sceneweb.no/en/awarding/23910/Heddaprisen_2001-2001

The Hedda Award, heddaprisen.no, 20.05.2015, http://www.heddaprisen.no/pub/heddaprisen/main/?aid=1306


The National Academy of Theatre(1979-1982)

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