Karen Røise Kielland (Oslo, 1975) is a Norwegian director, performer and writer. After her studies at the Amsterdam School of the Arts, she co-founded Blood for Roses with Anne Rooschüz. Her work has been showed and co-produced by among others Over Het IJ Festival, Festival a/d Werf and Hetveem theatre in the Netherlands and Henie Onstad Kunstsenter and Black Box teater in Oslo.