Kolbrun Anna Bjornsdottir graduated as an actress from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama in 1998. She's worked as an actress, teacher, curator and writer, gaining valuable experience and qualifications in each field. She was chosen to participate in a script writing master class at BBC-Wales in 1998, as well as several master classes with Laurie Hutzler and Jon Vorhause. Kolbrun has written short stories, plays and educational books, as well as several translations. She’s been nominated for the Icelandic Women's Literature Prize in 2014 for a children’s book that’s been commissioned for a feature film.