Oliver is a versatile actor (MA) based in Helsinki, Finland. He's currently rehearsing the main role in the Blood Brothers musical at Kuopio City Theatre, premiering in September 2024. He's also playing in Oulu Theatre's The Reddest Rose directed by the upcoming aspiring Ona Korpiranta.Oliver strives for sensitivity, freedom and precision in his expression and genuine human connection in all encounters. He brings an uncompromising dedication to all projects with passion and warmth, be it drama, comedy, or something more experimental. Alongside acting work he researches a practice synthesis between acting and contemporary dance.Oliver has graduated from Tampere University's acting program (Näty, 2019) and has worked at the city theatres of Kuopio, Lappeenranta, Lahti, Vaasa, Jyväskylä and Oulu. He is a member of Playback theatre Vox and Reality Research Center. He has acted in Finnish, Swedish and English, both on stage and on camera.Oliver is gladly open to all kinds of projects, collaborations and coffee walks on the coasts of Helsinki. Let's hang out! :)

curriculum vitae

Personal particulars:Name: Oliver Kollberg
E-mail: oliver.kollberg (at) gmail.com
Camera age: 26-36
Height: 187 cm
Hair: blonde, currently long
Eyes: blue
Voice: High baritone
Driver's license: Yes (B)
Language skills:
finnish: mother tongue
swedish: native fluent (both finnish-swedish and swedish-swedish)
english: excellent
spanish: basics
Tampere University, Acting program Näty, MA 2014–2019
Theatre Academy in Malmö, autumn 2018

past performances


2022 KARKURIT season 2 (in post production) // "Topi Kunnas" // Yellow Film // dir. Markus Lehmusruusu
2021 RIKOSPOLIISI MARIA KALLIO (tv series, 1st season) // "Samuel Haataja" // Zodiak Finland // dir. Jojo Erholtz
2020 EX-ONNELLISET (tv series, 4th season) // "Ville" // Dionysos Films
2019 KAKARAT (tv series, 1st season) // "Employment office clerk" // Zodiak Finland // dir. Markus Lehmusruusu
2019 AIKUISET (tv series, 1st season) // "Electrician" // Yellow Film // dir. Anna Dahlman


2020 DEN SVAVELGULA HIMLEN // "Basti" // Solar Films // dir. Claes Olsson
2017 MM95 // "Swedish reporter" // dir. Aleksi Mäkelä
2015 LOVE RECORDS // "Promoter" // dir. Aleksi Mäkelä


2023 AITOTUBETTAJA X TOIMITTAJAT // "Mikko" // Metropolia film school // dir. Eetu Makkonen
2022 SKUGGMÄNNISKOR // "Kalle" // Arcada University of Applied Sciences // dir. Antonia Henn
2021 TO DO // "Ben" // Metropolia Film school // dir. Emma Söderlund
2020 #heisback // "Jesus" // Metropolia Film school // dir. Maija Alander
2019 I LOVE CHEATING & COWBOY (shorts) // ”Boy” // dir. Heidi Lindén
2018 SIPULI (short) // "Frans" // Näty, Tamk, Elo Film School // dir. Hape Peltomaa
2018 STUDIO TUSKA (short) // "Male lead" // Uneton48 competition short // dir. Joonas Schwanck
2017 ALISA (horror short) // Tuomas (lead) // dir. Johannes Lilja
2017 KULTAISEN SÄTEEN ENKELIT (short) // Uneton48 competition short // dir. Joonas Schwanck
2015 POSEIDONIN POIKA (short) // "Tomppa" (lead) // Uneton48 competition short, finalist // dir. Joonas Schwanck
2015 KEISARIPAVIAANI // "Mikko" (lead) // Näty, Tamk ja Elo Film School* // dir. Aleksi Delikouras


2024 (upcoming) BLOOD BROTHERS (lead) // Kuopio City Theatre // dir. Tommi Auvinen
2024 (upcoming) THE REDDEST ROSE // Oulu Theatre // dir. Ona Korpiranta
2023 YÖKYÖPELIT // Janoinen Iivana & Vauvakaani's dad // Lappeenranta City Theatre // dir. Maia Häkli
2022 A SOLDIER'S TALE // actor-director-text editor // Kumaus festival 2022
2022 VISSI HUMAUS JA HENGEN YLENNYS // "Munakarin Jojakim" // Volter Kilpi Kustavissa -kirjallisuusviikko // dir. Juha Hurme
2021–2022 visiting actor at Kuopio City Theatre
NYT KUN OLET MINUN // "Tuomas" // dir. Pasi Lampela
AGNES // "Liisi2" and other roles // dir. Juha Hurme
2020–2021 actor at Lahti City Theatre
WAR AND PEACE // "Nikolai Rostov" // dir. Pasi Lampela
THE MISER // "Valére" // dir. Ilkka Laasonen
2019–2020 actor at Vaasa City Theatre
THE LITTLE VAMPIRE // "Rydiger" // dir. Perttu Leinonen
ROMEO + JULIA // "Romeo" // dir. Jakob Höglund
SUGAR – SOME LIKE IT HOT // "Dude" & "Joe's" cover // dir. Rikard Bergqvist
2019 CINDERELLA // "Cinderella's father" & "the King" // Taaborinvuori summer theatre // dir. Taavi Vartia
2018 SYDÄNMAA // "Greatgrandfather" & other roles // Jyväskylä City Theatre // dir. Jarno Kuosa
2018 ETYD 5 - PINTER! // Several roles // Theatre Academy Malmö // dir. Harald Leander
2017 THE MISER // "Cléante" // Oulu City Theatre // dir. Kari-Pekka Toivonen
2016 AATAMIN PUVUSSA JA VÄHÄN EEVANKIN // Many roles incl. "Rikke the Dog" // Maarianvaara summer theatre // dir. Juhani Joensuu
2015–2018 several school productions // Näty, Theatre Academy Helsinki, Tampere Worker's Theatre
2013– Member of Ylioppilasteatteri

applied theatre / performance art

2018– Member of PLAYBACK THEATRE VOX: tens of playback theatre performances and workshops
2022 TANGO IN SPACE (closet drama) // several roles // dir. Emma Mattila
2022 KOHTAAMISIA - a performance for one audience member // working group Kollberg, Naumaksela, Räsänen // Lahti City Theatre
2019 HOTELLI H – IMMERSIVE THEATER IN HOTEL HELKA // "Cowboy" // 00100 Ensemble & Tarinateatteri Vox
2018 COSECURE project, Tampere university. Piloting a conflict resolution model for smaller living communities based on Rawlsian social theory. The model was piloted with actors before bringing it to the communities.


2021 KARVANLÄHTÖAIKA // "Rasmus" // Yle Radioteatteri // dir. Anna Ruohonen
2019 KNAUSGÅRD: TAISTELUNI (radio drama) // "Jan Vidar" // Yle Radioteatteri // dir. Vilppu Kiljunen
2019 VERIMALJA (voice-overs) (post) // several roles // dir. Jarno Elonen


Dance and movement (contemporary, couple dances, hiphop, locking, flamenco, step), singing (wide scale), oboe, guitar, bass, freestyle-rap, beatboxing, dubbing, improvisation, poetry, writing, aikido, ice hockey, football, floorball and other sports.

Other work in the field
Leading two-day workshops with first-year members of Ylioppilasteatteri 2021, 2022 and 2023, teaching a two-day monologue course at Suhe theatre, 2017 improvisation workshops, several improvisation gigs and other smaller performances. Some advertisements, eg. Hobby Hall's ”Toimii!” youtube ads

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