Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir


Kolbrún can be contacted through Playwrights' Studio



Icelandic, Swedish

Playwrights' Studio

Former Mentored Playwright

Kolbrún Björt Sigfúsdóttir

Kolbrun is an Icelandic playwright living in Edinburgh.

She was mentored by Alan McKendrick at Playwrights' Studio 2017 and Zinnie Harris for her commission Kit Kat at the Traverse Theatre Breakfast Plays 2019. Her original plays include (Can This Be) Home (Prague Fringe New Territiories Award 2018); Bitter Sweet; Chet Baker, Love and Kjöt.

She has also done several adaptations with Emily Carding such as the multi-award winning Richard III (a one-woman show), Hamlet (an experience) and Shakespeare in Hell. She has had various works in progress read at the Traverse Theatre, Tron Theatre, Stage to Page, Winter Words Festival and Rep Stripped. Kolbrun is also a dramaturg and director.  She has provided dramaturgy for Tulla by Iain McClure (Manipulate 2019), Knots by Theatre Sans Accents (Hidden Door 2018), Notes on Some Persons, Starting to Crack by Gareth Morgan (Northcott Theatre 2013), Traverse Young Writers and many more. 

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