Lindargata 6
101 Reykjavik
Iceland

Ása Richardsdóttir is the project leader of Ice Hot Reykjavík 2018, the biannual Nordic Dance Platform and ambassador for the Nordic Culture Fund. Ása has led a versatile career in arts, culture, academia, banking, politics and media. She was a television reporter at RÚV Iceland, founder of theatre, Kaffileikhusid, executive director of Iceland Dance Company, president of Performing Arts Iceland and creative producer for various artistic projects.
After the collapse of the Icelandic bank system in 2008 she was appointed one of five directors of the board of the New Landsbankinn, the largest resurrected bank in Iceland.
Ása has been a catalyst in bringing international attention to Icelandic performing arts and Nordic dance. She is active in politics and was elected as city councillor in 2014.

Dance, Music Theatre, Performance Art, Site specific work, Theatre