Yvonne Øyen - performer
Yvonne Øyen was educated as an actress with the Academy for dramatic arts in Bergen and received great critical acclaim for her stage debut as Ophelia in Nordland Teater's production of Hamlet, (2000).
She has worked extensively as freelance actress both in Norway and internationally, serving various engagements with both state theaters in Norway as well as within the independent performing art scene. Over a great number of years Øyen did a series of plays performing multiple characters with director Frode Rasmussen, as her only co-star.
She has done numerous productions for winter guests since 2007. Most notably the one woman performance Lilly, in which she co-wrote for the 2012 winter guests production Lilly and George. Øyen won the Los Angeles Movie Award for best supporting actress for her role in the film "Dirty Oranges", (2011), and was nominated for the Hedda Award for best supporting actress for her work on multiple roles in the play Coelacanth, (2013).