Gard B. Eidsvold

Also known asGard Bjørnstjerne Eidsvold
Born7 May. 1966
FunctionsDirector, Stage designer, Actor, Dramatist/Playwright

About Gard B. Eidsvold

Gard B. Eidsvold (born 1966) is a Norwegian actor, director, stage designer and playwright.

In 1995 Gard B. Eidsvold initiated establishing Oslo Moderne Teater (Oslo Modern Theatre), meant to be an alternative to the institutions. Despite the objective, its first major success with Hunger was a collaboration project with The National Theatre. Hunger won The Hedda Award in 1998.

Eidsvold has worked for The Norwegian Theatre, Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre), Agder Theatre, The Norwegian Touring Theatre and Juni Dahr's Visjoner Teater.

Gard B. Eidsvold is for the time being an employee of The National Theatre and a member of the independent theatre company StatsTeatret.

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At The National Theatre the roles Gard B. Eidsvold has played include Hjalmar Ekdal in The Wild Duck (2004), Sigurd Ibsen in Henrik and Emilie, and Doctor Rank in Cold Product, which visited the theatre biennial in Wiesbaden.

Gard B. Eidsvold has a significant movie career, with approximately 50 movies to his name. Among them are The Woman of My Life, Kitchen Stories, Blessed Are Those Who Thirst and Zero Kelvin, to mention just a few. Read more here:

Eidsvold has taken part in a number of TV series and radio theatre productions by Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation.

Gard B. Eidsvold was nominated to The Hedda Award 2008 in the category of best leading actor for the role of Kleggen in Worthless Men by Christopher Nielsen, directed by Anders T. Andersen, The National Theatre/The Torshov Theatre.

He is a brother of Eindride Eidsvold.


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