What is Act alone?
Act Alone is a theatre festival dedicated to the art of acting alone, monodrama. The Act Alone festival is held every year in the town Sudureyri in the Westfjords of Iceland and always on the second weekend of August. There is no entrance fee at the Act Alone Theatre Festival. Artist director and founder of the festival is Elfar Logi Hannesson. Our main sponser is Fisherman in Suðureyri.
The first Act Alone festival was held in 2004 and the festival has been every year since then. On Act alone the are plays both from Iceland and abroad. Icelandic actors that have performed at Act Alone are for example Felix Bergsson, Hallveig Thorlacius, Hordur Torfason, Ilmur Kristjansdottir, Kristján Ingimarsson and Palina Jónsdottir. Among foreign performers that have been on Act alone are Caroline Dalton, Eric Bogosian, Linnea Happonen, Ole Brekke and Toomas Tross.
Act Alone has been growing every year and now there are not only theatre shows but also dance, music, poetry and magic. Act Alone is the only theatre festival in Iceland that is held every year. Theatre groups and performers are more then welcome to apply to perform at the festival. Please send us a information about the play, photos and a video or DVD to this address:
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Looking forward to see you at Act Alone in Sudureyri.
Elfar Logi Hannesson, art director of Act Alone