Hege Haagenrud, born in 1973, is a choreographer living in Oslo, Norway. She works at the interface between dance and theatre. Haagenrud was educated at The Academy of Dance at the National College of Performing Arts in Oslo, and Studio Harmonic in Paris.
Since 2007, she has created fourteen choreographies and from 2011 to 2013 she was the recipient of an Arts Council work-scholarship.
In 2007 Haagenrud was awarded an anniversary prize on the occasion of Performing Arts Hub Norway’s 30th anniversary, a prize presented by the Minister of Culture and awarded to a production characterised by a strong artistic courage.
Haagenrud has been the most performed choreographer for young audiences in the past five years in Norway. Her productions tour nationally, and have made an increasing impact internationally.
The performance ‘The rest is silence’ was nominated for the Norwegian Critics Award in 2016.
In Spring 2017 she will choreograph a piece for the National Ballet in Oslo.