Author and playwright Tale Næss (1969) is a price-winning playwright, dramaturge and author living in Tromsø and Oslo.

Naess has works across the field and often in interdisciplinary constellations. She has written novels, plays, poetry, librettos and prose. She has a master in film science.

Her plays has been produced and performed nationally and internationally. She is currently a member of the stage collective StatEx that tours with performances in Norway and abroad.

Næss is a PhD Fellow in playwriting at Oslo National Academy of the Arts

In 2014 and 2016 he was acclaimed with the Critics-prize of Norway. In 2016 his performance Vidas Extremas won a Hedda-prize for Especial Artistic Achievement.