Birthplace: Oslo, Norway
Unn Faleide earned a BA in Contemporary Dance from the Amsterdam School of the Arts in 2014. She has performed in projects created by various choreographers within and beyond the frame of her education, including Lisa Vereertbrugghen and Clara Amaral (SNDO alumni).
Season 2013/2014 Unn Faleide was an apprentice in Cullbergbaletten, where she performed in various works by choreographers such as Jefta van Dinther and Benoît Lachambre. In 2015 she became a member of the company and has since performed in pieces by Eszter Salamon, Edouard Lock, Mattias Andersson, Deborah Hay, Ludvig Daae och Eleanor Bauer.
Unn Faleide is connected to the visual art scene of Amsterdam and has worked as a dancer and collaborator within performance art, film and photography. In 2014 she starred in a short film by Daniel Jacoby named Ahold of get the things to.
Unn Faleide has received scholarships from Thom Wilhelmsens Stiftelse and from Art Council Norway, and has been an artist in resident at Open Ateliers Zuid, Amsterdam, at BUDA, Kortrijk and at Het Veem Theatre, Amsterdam.
Unn received the DanceWeb Scholarship and participated in the program during the summer of 2018 with Florentina Holzinger and Meg Stuart as mentors.