Per Kjerstad

Per Kjerstad is a Norwegian actor.

Per Kjerstad was educated at The National Academy of Theatre. At Hålogaland Theatre he made his debut the autumn of 2007 as Tybalt in Romeo and Juliet, and in 2008 he played Nils Krogstad in both of Tyra Tønnessen's versions of A Doll's House.

He is also a movie actor, who has taken parts in movies including Fallen Angels and Fatso. Besides he has taken part in several TV series for Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation and TV2, for instance he acted in Hotel Cæsar the season of 2002.

Per Kjerstad was nominated for The Hedda Award 2009 in the category of best leading actor for the role of Lieutenant Glahn in Pan, Hålogaland Theatre.

Per Kjerstad is part of the ensemble of the theatre company StatsTeatret.

He toured Norway in the role of Count Vronsky in The Norwegian Touring Theatre's production of Anna Karenina in 2012.


2007.01.06 Trives på teaterscenen, Harstad Tidende, 25.10.2010

StatsTeatret,, 02.05.2011,

The Hedda Award


(Objekt ID 5736)
Object type Person
Born April 26, 1977
Functions Actor
Nationality Norwegian
Gender Male

The National Academy of Theatre

Affiliations (1)
Involved in productions (20)
Title Premiere Role
1066 - The Battle of Stamford Bridge. Digital version (Statsteatret) May 19, 2020 Actor
2010 - Lollywood (Statsteatret) April 6, 2019 Actor
1980 - Aker Brygge (Statsteatret) April 20, 2018 Actor
1950 - The Spy (Statsteatret) April 3, 2017 Actor
1930 - The Dictator (Statsteatret) April 15, 2016 Actor
A Christmas for Carol (Rogaland Theatre) Navember 13, 2015 Director’s assistant, Actor
1880 - America (Statsteatret) April 24, 2015 Actor
Hamlet (Rogaland Theatre) August 30, 2014 Actor (Laertes, Polonius' sønn og Ofelias bror)
1814 - A Wild West Story from the Wild, Wild North (Statsteatret) April 24, 2014 Text, Actor
1537 - Danish Years (Statsteatret) April 23, 2013 Actor
All's Well That Ends Well (Rogaland Theatre) April 19, 2013 Actor (Bertram, greve av Rousillon)
Anna Karenina (The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)) February 9, 2012 Actor (Alexej Vronskij)
1066 - The Battle of Stamford Bridge (Statsteatret) May 26, 2011 Actor (Tjodolv Skald)
Knutby (The Arctic Theatre) January 13, 2011 Actor
Don Carlos (The Norwegian Theatre) March 12, 2010 Actor (Don Carlos)
Sladder! - Konerne ved Vandposten (Rogaland Theatre) Navember 7, 2009 Actor (Konsul Johnsen / Scheldrup / Frank / Abel / Constance)
Pan (The Arctic Theatre) September 4, 2008 Actor (Løytnant Glahn)
A Doll's House (The Arctic Theatre) April 16, 2008 Actor
Romeo and Juliet (The Arctic Theatre) September 11, 2007 Actor (Tybalt)
Jul på månetoppen* (Christmas at Moon Mountain) (The Arctic Theatre) 2007 Actor (Nissepappa)