Pétur Ármannsson is a performance maker and director from Iceland. Pétur trained as an actor and graduated from Iceland Academy of the Arts in 2012. After graduating Pétur shifted his artistic focus on to performance making and directing. In 2013 he did a director’s internship at the Schaubuhne theatre in Berlin for the production Notizen aus der Küche, directed by Egill Palsson and later Patrick Wengenroth.
Pétur co-founded the award winning performance group Dance For Me with his long term collaborator Brogan Davison in 2012. Their first project Dance for me (2013) propelled them into the international performance scene and they have since made Petra (2014), Stripp (2016) and The Brogan Davison Show (2017), which have been presented in Dance and Theatre contexts worldwide, including: Iceland, Germany, Norway, Denmark, the UK, Finland, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland and Canada in venues including Lókal International Performance Festival, Reykjavík Dance Festival (Iceland), Mousonturm (Germany), BIT Teatergarasjen (Norway) and Bora Bora, (Denmark).
Additionally Pétur has worked for the Reykjavík City Theatre, directed work for The Icelandic Dance Company and various other independent companies.