ACTING SUNNIVALIND.COM "Already in our first encounter, Sunniva struck me as a highly professional actor, who fiercely goes into the depths of her character work. I have yet to meet an actor with more dedication and raw natural talent. Sunniva possesses true artistic uniqueness, both in voice and being." — TOR ITAI KEILEN, theatre director
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TRAINING
BFA ACTING | Norwegian Acting Institute NSKI | Oslo NO 2013-17
ACTING (exchange semester) | The New School for Drama | New York US 2015-15
DIPL SINGING & MUSIC PERFORMANCE | Liverpool Institute for Performing Arts | Liverpool UK 2009-10 THEATRE | Sunnhordland Folk High School | Halsnøy NO 2002-03
MUSIC, DANCE & DRAMA | Hartvig Nissen College | Oslo NO 1999-02 FILM & TV (EXCERPT)
MORTAL (feature film)| 2017 | "Crying Woman" — supporting | Nordisk Film. Director: Andre Øvredal
DØDE MENN STÅR PÅ SKI (feature film)| 2017 | "Gina" — lead | Skyline Studios. Director: Ruben Anda
POINTE (short film)| 2017 | "Lillian"—lead | Indie. Director: Charlene Johansen
COLOR LINE (commercial) | 2017 | "Tone" — supporting | Fantefilm. Director: Ola Markus Lisberg
FANGST (short film) | 2017 | "Dominatrix" — lead | Viken Akademiet. Director: Bård Føsker
BEST FØR, ses 2 (TV series) | 2017 | "Career Woman" — supporting | Seefood TV. Director: Line F. Christensen
UNDER OVERFLATEN (web series) | 2017 | "Johanne" — lead | HiOA. Director: Marte G. Isaksen
OKKUPERT, ses 2 (TV series) | 2017 | "Journalist" — supporting |Yellow Bird. Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg
DET SISTE LYSET (short film) | 2016 | "Mom" — supporting | Viken Akademiet. Director: Rebecca Isaksen ADA (short film) | 2016 | "Simone" — lead | Westerdals. Director: Mathilde Altenborg
GRIP (music video) | 2016 |"The Woman" — lead | Noroff. Director: Mirielle Larsen DET GODE SELSKAP (short film) | 2015 | "Hostess" — supporting | Westerdals. Director: Siri Nerbø SØVN OG SAMLIV (short film)| 2015 | "Ada" — lead | Westerdals. Director: Magnus T. Bøhn
SEVEN ELEVEN (commercial) | 2015 | "Police Officer" — lead | Studio Isidor. Director: Isidor Åstrøm EVE (short film)| 2015 | Woman in bar — supporting | Jackfruit. Director: Theo Hogben
HOTEL CÆSAR (TV series)| 2013 | "News Anker" — supporting | Metronome Spartacus. Director: Ingemar Olsson JOHNNY BOY (music video)| 2013 | "Johnny" — lead | Dispenser Media. Director: Snorre Hovdal
HIGHER THAN THE SUN (music video)| 2013 | "Alice" — lead | Jackfruit. Director: Theo Hogben
CIRCULAR (music video)| 2012 | "The Girl" — lead | Indie. Director: Maida Hals
HUMAN (short film) | 2011 | "Junkie" — lead | Lightsource Film Productions. Director: Charlie Larsen
I WAS MADE FOR LOVING YOU BABY (music video) | 2009 | "Kissing girl" — supporting | Indie. Director: Magnus Martens SISTE UTVEI (short film)| 2009 | "Zombie" — supporting | Westerdals. Director: Sebastian Santana
INDIGO (short film)| 2008 | "Warrior" — supporting | Westerdals. Director: Emmeline Berglund STAGE (EXCERPT)
VARIOUS MONOLOGUES | 2017 | Story Slam!, Værsågod, Open Xpressions etc. LIVE ELECTION SWING | 2017 | Performance at art exhibition | "Weather Girl" | Tenthaus Galleri. By Amelia Beavis-Harrison
IF THE SHOE FITS (A CINDERELLA STORY) | 2016 | Childrens theatre | "Sunniva" — lead | NSKI. Director: Bjørn Birch WOMEN | 2016 | Graduation show| "Amy March" — lead | NSKI. Director: Kitt Lavoie
REVENGE ARIA | 2014 | Indie| "Elizabeth" — lead| NSKI. Director: Øyvind Frøyland
THE ONE | 2014 | School production | "Jo" — lead | NSKI. Director: Yngve Marcussen A CONVERSATION | 2012-13 | Political theatre | "Lorin" — lead | No Theatre theatre group. Director: Peter Harris
HAIR | 2009 | Musikal | Opening number, "Aquarious" | DNS Chateau Neuf. Director: Silje U. Fosseli
SOON COMES THE TIME | 2003 | School production | "Hilbert" — lead | Sunnhordland FHS. Director: Wilhelm Brekke
MOMO & THE TIME THIEVES | 2002 | School production | "The Grey" — lead | Sunnhordland FHS. Director: Wilhelm Brekke
ROMEO & JULIET | 2002 | School production | "Benvolio" — supporting | Hartvig Nissen VGS. Director: Knut Simensen
FEAR AND MISERY IN THE THIRD REICH | 2001 |School production | Multible characters | Hartvig Nissen VGS. Director: Knut Simensen VOICE WORK
Voicing | CYBERBOOK Adult Language Learning | 2009-10
Radio reporter | NOVA NOIR, Radio Nova | 2010-11 COURSING
DIRECTING | Workshop, 2 weeks. Course led by Kitt Lavoie | 2016
PLAYWRITING | Foundations, 6 months. Course led by Wendy Hammond | 2015
ACTING | The Ivana Chubbuck Technique, 2 x 2 days. Course led by Ivana Chubbuck | 2014 + 15
MONOLOGUE PREPERATION | Private lessons. Bjørn Sundquist & Hildegunn Riise | 2011 + 12 LANGUAGES & SKILLS
LANGUAGES: Norwegian (native), British & American (fluent), Spanish; French; Swedish (some)
SINGING: Alto (pop, rock, soul, musical). Skilled DANCE: Modern, tango. Moderate INSTRUMENTS: Guitar, piano. Moderate
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"You were amazing." — ANDRE ØVREDAL, Director MORTAL MEMBER OF THE NORWEGIAN ACTOR'S EQUITY ASSOCIATION