Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson

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Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson (born 1987)[1] is an Icelandic playwright, author and director. He was educated at The Iceland Academy of the Arts until 2011, the Janáček Academy of Music and Performing Arts, and Goldsmiths University of London from 2011-2012. He was one of ten people to receive the Outstanding Young Icelanders award in 2016.[2]


  • Bláskjár/Blue Eyes
  • The Commercial of the Year[3]
  • Harold Pinters Silence at Reykjavik Art Festival in 2015.
  • Bláskjá[4] for which he was awarded Grímuverðlaun.[5]
  • Kartöfluæturnar[6]

He has been awarded and nominated in a number of categories for Grima – awards for Performing Arts in Iceland.


  1. ^ "Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson playwright". borgarleikhus. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  2. ^ "Tyrfingur er á topp 10 listanum yfir Framúrskarandi unga Íslendinga 2016". Framúrskarandi ungir Íslendingar. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson: »Na Islandiji se vsi preveč trudijo, da ne bi koga prizadeli, in za umetnost je to seveda grozno.« | Koridor – križišča umetnosti". koridor-ku.si. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Leikskáldið Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson". RÚV. 2 April 2014. Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Tyrfingur Tyrfingsson: Snobb - Vísir". Retrieved 28 June 2018.
  6. ^ "Nýtt verk eftir Tyrfing í haust". Retrieved 28 June 2018.

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