Torgunn is a director, choreographer and an actress specialized in clown and movement theatre. 

She is educated in dance and pedagogy at The Ballet University of Norway, in clown at Philippe Gaulier School in London and in theatre at Ecole Internationale de Theatre Jacques Lecoq in Paris.

Torgunn also has worked for other theatres and companies such as Turnéteatret in Trøndelag, Akershus Teater, Teater Joker, Hege Haagenrud and Teater Grimsborken.

Internationally Torgunn has worked as an actress at Théatre Nationale de Saint Denis in Paris and as a director in a co-production with Norrlandsoperan in Sweden. 

Currently she is teaching at the Nord University as associate professor in theatre and clown