Iceland Dance Company

Iceland Dance Company, ID, is the national dance company of Iceland. It is an independent public institution in residence at the City Theatre in Reykjavík, one of Europe’s finest theatres for dance. ID is responsible for developing, creating and nurturing Icelandic contemporary dance and choreography The company consists of ten to fourteen dancers, all sharing a background in classical training but retaining a pronounced individuality. ID puts special focus on new creations in dance as well as developing partnerships and collaborations with other artistic sectors, in particular music. The company has consistently built a repertoire of choreography by many of Europe’s leading modern choreographers. Parallel, ID, has led the development of Icelandic choreography and nurtured the talent of Icelandic choreographers who have consequently received attention from abroad. Iceland Dance Company has given numerous outstanding performances in major international dance theaters and festivals worldwide. All together Id has performed in 32 countries, 46 cities over 70 performances from 2001. At home, Id offers an annual season of performances at the City Theatre as well as holding regular choreographic workshops to support young and upcoming choreographers.

ID's artistic director is Erna Ómarsdóttir


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