Amanda Apetrea / Halla Ólafsdóttir

For more than two decades the duo Beauty and the Beast, choreographers Amanda Apetrea und Halla Ólafsdóttir, have remained a mythical force in dance. Beauty and the Beast is a fake band, a dance performance, a party, a workshop and a life long collaboration between Apetrea and Ólafsdóttir. They have been working together and apart in various constellations and projects for years now. It is always about friendship and they are never alone.

They have collaborated with the performance Beauty and the Beast, jazz dance, danceoke, Nadja Hjorton, Emma Tolander, The Rite of Spring, spiritualism, realism, feminism, Sidney Leoni, The Swedish Dance History, Stina Nyberg, Zoë Poluch, the ÖFA-collective, Emma Kim Hagdahl, Ben Evans, THE FUTURE, Luís Miguel Felix, Mica Sigourney, I’m a very understanding woman,  Mychoreography, Jessyka Watson Galbraith, Lisen Rosell, Chrisander Brun, Mårten Spångberg, the Prix Jardin d’Europe 2013,Shaking the habitual, Ludvig Daae, Martin Lervik, Undertone, A Series of Event 2012, economy, crisis, Marcus
Baldemar, Krööt Juurak, Maryam Nikandish, Alice Chauchat, Emelie Garmén, Johan Thelander, Siri Hjorton Wagner, John Moström, Märta Thisner, Rami Jawhari, Anna Sóley Tryggvadóttir, MDT, Dorte Olesen, dancing in the dark, Lovísa Ósk Gunnarsdóttir, Franz Edvard Cedrins, smoke and wind, Andros Zins-Browne, Elizabeth Ward, Reykjavík Dance Festival, Mariana Suikkanen Gomes, INPEX, Samlingen, BUDA, Louise Höjer, Iceland Academy of The Arts, Riksteatern, Eleanor Bauer, Agnes Quackels, Eliisa Erävalo, Iki Gonzalez Magnusson, Sara Bergsmark, Björn Kuajara, Margrét Seema Takyar, Shirley Harthey Ubilla and Sandra Akiiki, love, lust and fear. They´re newest dance performance DEAD has upcoming performances at the Nordwind Festival, Quarter Block Party in Cork and Reykjavík Dance Festival in Iceland.