ESTER UDDÉN is a Swedish actress. She got her Bachelor degree at The Academy of Dramatic Arts in Malmo in Sweden. After her graduation 2013 she was hired at The Royal Dramatic Theatre (Dramaten), which is Sweden's National Theatre. There she took part in many different plays, such as The Master and Margarita by Bulgakov, Tribes by Nina Raine and The Children's hour by Lillian Hellman. In which she has had both leading roles and supporting roles. She worked at The Royal Dramatic Theatre for three years when she decided to move on and explore other theaters. On her resume you can also find theaters as The Uppsala City Theatre, Theatre Without Reactionaires (Turteatern) and the Orion theatre (Orionteatern).
VR Work in progress.
During the spring of 2018 she is starring in a VR (Virtual Reality) feature film where she has one of the lead roles, created by the production company Bombina Bombast.
The film will preview at the Cannes filmfestival at the Scandinavian Pavillion.
Top left: Elin Rusk (playing Alma), Ester Uddén (playing Elisabet Vogler)
Bottom left: Victor Bergström (DOP), Stefan Stanisic (director)
Ester has also been a part of the ensemble of the critically awarded TV humor show "Partaj" between 2013-2015. The show won the official Swedish television award "The Crystal" for "The Humor program of the year" 2012, 2013 and 2015.
Last fall she was in Stockholm to shoot a TV-series called "Black Lake" (Svartsjön). The series got critically acclaimed in 2017 when the first season aired and BBC Four bought the show to be aired in the U.K, U.S and Ireland. Season two premieres this fall (2018) on Viaplay and TV3 in Sweden.
Below; Poster from the critically acclaimed play Tribes by Nina Raine at The Royal Dramatic Theatre. In this play Ester had one of the two leading roles - Sylvia. This character was struggling with turning deaf, and so Ester learnt Swedish sign language in order to take on this part.
Tribes, The Royal Dramatic Theatre (Dramaten)
Ester Uddén och Christian Dywik