Yngve Sundvor (born May 14 1968) is a Norwegian performing arts instructor, director and playwright. He is artistic director of the independent theatre company Statsteatret.
Yngve Sundvor grew up in Norheimsund in the region of Hardanger, and was educated at The Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS) in Moscow.
Information(Objekt ID 5669)
|Born||May 14, 1968|
|Functions||Director, Instructor, Dramatist/Playwright|
Several times, Yngve Sundvor has dramatised and staged texts by Knut Hamsun, including Hunger (1999) at The National Theatre/Oslo Moderne Teater (Oslo Modern Theatre), Pan at Hålogaland Theatre (2008) and The Growth of Soil at Visjoner Teater (2005).
Yngve Sundvor directed The Beauty Queen of Leenane for Trøndelag Theatre and won The Hedda Award 1998 in best direction category. The production also won The Hedda Award 1998 in the production of the year category.
Yngve Sundvor won The Norwegian Critics' Award (theatre) 1998/1999 for his direction of Hunger, The National Theatre. He was also nominated for The Hedda Award 1999 in the best direction category for the same production, and Hunger won The Hedda Award 1999 in best production category.
In 1999 Yngve Sundvor directed De ti bud* (The Ten Commandments) for Ibsen Theatre. The theatre won The Hedda Award 2000 in the open category for the production.
In the period 2001-2003 Sundvor was the artistic director of The Norwegian Theatre's project called Utan filter (literally: No filter), a dogma theatre project with particular emphasis on newly written Norwegian drama and with a core of actors.
Among his other productions are A Doll's House (2004) and Plasticine (2009) for The National Theatre, The Master and Margarita (2005) and Miss Julie (2006) for Rogaland Theatre, Hedda Gabler (2006) and Hamlet (2007) for The Norwegian Touring Theatre (2006), The Cherry Orchard (2007) for The National Stage, The Executioner (2000) and No One Writes to the Colonel (2007) for The Norwegian Theatre.
Yngve Sundvor was among the founders of the independent theatre company Statsteatret, for which he is also the artistic director. The first six productions are 1066 - The Battle of Stamford Bridge (premiere in 2011) and 1349 - The Plague (premiere in 2012), 1537 - Danish Years! (premiere in 2013), 1814 - A Wild West Story from the Wild, Wild North (premiere in 2014), 1880 - America (premiere in 2015) and 1930 - The Dictator (premiere in 2016), all written and directed by Sundvor. The company aims to stage ten productions based on Norwegian history.
Yngve Sundvor wrote the text for and directed A Christmas for Carol (Rogaland Theatre 2015), which was nominated for The Hedda Award 2016 in the production of the year category.
The Hedda Award
The Norwegian Theatre
The National Theatre
Sceneweb on The Hedda Award 2000, www.sceneweb.no, 12.11.2012, http://www.sceneweb.no/en/awarding/23919/Heddaprisen_2000-2000
Sceneweb on The Hedda Award 1999, www.sceneweb.no, 14.11.2012, http://www.sceneweb.no/en/awarding/11521/The_Hedda_Award_1999-1999
Sceneweb on The Hedda Award 1998, www.sceneweb.no, 16.11.2012, http://www.sceneweb.no/en/awarding/23943/The_Hedda_Award_1998-1998
*Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.
The Russian University of Theatre Arts (GITIS)
|Våken drøm (Rogaland Theatre)||March 10, 2021||Direction, Script|
|Linda Vista (The National Theatre)||December 16, 2020||Direction|
|1066 - The Battle of Stamford Bridge. Digital version (Statsteatret)||May 19, 2020||Clipping, Script, Direction|
|2010 - Lollywood (Statsteatret)||April 6, 2019||Script, Direction|
|Hotel Norge (The National Stage)||September 15, 2018||Direction, Playwright|
|1980 - Aker Brygge (Statsteatret)||April 20, 2018||Direction, Script|
|1950 - The Spy (Statsteatret)||April 3, 2017||Direction, Playwright|
|Wayfarers AKA Vagabonds (The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)The Arctic Theatre)||September 8, 2016||Direction, Dramatised by|
|1930 - The Dictator (Statsteatret)||April 15, 2016||Direction, Playwright|
|A Christmas for Carol (Rogaland Theatre)||Navember 13, 2015||Direction, Playwright, Translation|
|1880 - America (Statsteatret)||April 24, 2015||Direction, Script|
|Skilte menn rir igjen (Teater Vestland)||Navember 21, 2014||Direction, Script|
|The Ferry Crossing (Teater Vestland)||September 11, 2014||Direction|
|1814 - A Wild West Story from the Wild, Wild North (Statsteatret)||April 24, 2014||Script, Direction|
|Reksten - firmaets mann* (Reksten - man of the firm) (The National Stage)||January 11, 2014||Playwright, Direction|
|1537 - Danish Years (Statsteatret)||April 23, 2013||Direction, Text, Concept/Idea|
|Oh My God (Rogaland Theatre)||September 22, 2012||Playwright, Direction|
|1349 (Statsteatret)||2012||Direction, Script|
|Små øyeBlix (Fabula)||August 14, 2011||Direction|
|1066 - The Battle of Stamford Bridge (Statsteatret)||May 26, 2011||Script, Direction|
|Trær som faller (The National Theatre)||January 22, 2011||Direction, Dramatised by|
|Amundsen vs Nansen (The Arctic Theatre)||2011||Direction|
|Frykten (Rogaland Theatre)||Navember 4, 2010||Direction, Playwright|
|Den stygge (The Norwegian Theatre)||March 19, 2010||Direction|
|Sladder! - Konerne ved Vandposten (Rogaland Theatre)||Navember 7, 2009||Direction|
|Plastilina (The National Theatre)||August 28, 2009||Direction|
|Hamsuns gate (The National Theatre)||January 5, 2009||Stage design, Direction, Script|
|Pan (The Arctic Theatre)||September 4, 2008||Dramatised by, Direction|
|Fest i Norge* (Party in Norway) (Elsa Kvamme)||August 12, 2008||Concept/Idea, Direction|
|Hamlet (The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret))||September 25, 2007||Adapted by, Direction|
|The Cherry Orchard (The National Stage)||May 23, 2007||Direction|
|No One Writes to the Colonel (The Norwegian Theatre)||March 1, 2007||Direction, Dramatised by|
|Miss Julie (Rogaland Theatre)||Navember 18, 2006||Direction|
|Hedda Gabler (The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret))||September 7, 2006||Direction|
|Revisoren (Trøndelag Theatre)||Navember 25, 2005||Direction, Adapted by|
|Growth of the Soil (Visjoner Teater)||June 19, 2005||Direction, Dramatised by|
|The Master and Margarita (Rogaland Theatre)||March 5, 2005||Direction, Dramatised by|
|Putemannen (The National Stage)||Navember 5, 2004||Direction|
|Tylefakte Kanonbadl (Teater Vestland)||March 2, 2004||Direction|
|A Doll's House (The National Stage)||September 20, 2003||Concept/Idea, Direction, Adapted by|
|Trette menn (The Norwegian Theatre)||March 27, 2003||Direction, Dramatised by|
|Små menn (The Norwegian Theatre)||January 10, 2003||Direction|
|Audun Hugleikson - Kongens mann (Teater Vestland)||August 2, 2002||Direction|
|Familien Bra (The Norwegian Theatre)||March 16, 2002||Translation, Direction|
|Speed (The Norwegian Theatre)||March 6, 2002||Direction|
|Mett (The Norwegian Theatre)||January 15, 2002||Direction, Playwright|
|Cirkus (The National TheatreThe Torshov Theatre)||January 17, 2001||Direction|
|King Lear (The National Stage)||September 30, 2000||Direction, Adapted by|
|Bøddelen (The Norwegian Theatre)||January 20, 2000||Direction, Adapted by, Translation|
|De ti bud* (The Ten Commandments) (Ibsen Theatre)||September 25, 1999||Direction|
|No Exit (The Norwegian Theatre)||April 9, 1999||Direction|
|Hunger (The National TheatreOslo Moderne Teater)||February 4, 1999||Direction, Dramatised by|
|Det finnes ikke Ray-ban briller i himmelen* (There is no Ray-bans in heaven) (Ibsen Theatre)||1999||Direction|
|Drømmekasper (Ibsen Theatre)||1999||Direction|
|The Taming of the Shrew (Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre))||August 15, 1998||Direction|
|Brenn draumane mine på Callaos rei (Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre))||April 26, 1998||Direction|
|Strykejernet og døden (The National Stage)||March 14, 1998||Direction|
|The Beauty Queen of Leenane (Trøndelag Theatre)||October 25, 1997||Direction|
|Grålvomsaken (Teaterverkstedet)||May 23, 1991||Other|
|Oh My God||2012, Script||– Author|
|Mett||2002, Script||– Author|
|1814 - En western fra vidda||Script||– Author|
|1930 - Diktatoren||2016, Script||– Author|
|Hotel Norge||Script||– Author|
|A Christmas for Carol||2015, Script||– Author|
|Reksten - firmaets mann* (Reksten - man of the firm)||2012, Script||– Author|