Kim Sørensen

Kim Sørensen is an actor and director. He has worked on assignments from The National Venue of Theatre, The Norwegian Theatre, Nordland Theatre and The National Theatre of Norway.

For the time being Kim Sørensen works as a resident director and artistic counsellor at The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret). He is one of five founders of the independent company StatsTeatret.


(Objekt ID 5742)
Object type Person
Born Navember 12, 1976
Functions Director, Actor
Nationality Norwegian
Gender Male

Kim Sørensen is son of the actor Kim Sørensen, and he chose the same road as his father. He waseducated at The National Academy of Theatre, and has worked for Agder Theatre, The National Stage, The Norwegian Theatre, Oslo Nye Teater (Oslo New Theatre), Nordland Theatre and The National Theatre.

At Nordland Theatre he made his mark with his interpretation of Peder Seier in a play by the same title, and at The National Theatre his roles include Lyngstrand in The Lady from the Sea, Joey in The Homecoming and Knugern in Verdiløse menn* (Worthless Men).

He has had parts in movies and TV series, and made his debut as a director with Rocky Horror Show at Nordland Theatre in 2007.

Kim Sørensen was nominated for The Hedda Award 2009 in the category of best supporting actor for the role of Jamie in The Retreat from Moscow by William Nicholson, The National Theatre.


The Hedda Award

*Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.


2001, The National Academy of Theatre, acting study

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Artworks (1)
Title Premiere Role
Dødsforelska 2011, Script, Musical theatre – Author