Live is employed by Dans i Trøndelag as producer and artistic director of the Kortreist dansefestival. She has been employed since 2011 and has previously also been responsible for PRODA Nord-Trøndelag. Live Strugstad also works as a dance artist in various engagements as dancer, choreographer and educator. She holds a bachelor's degree in contemporary dance from London Contemporary dance school (2001) and has a PPU (practical education) from HiNT (2012), and teacher education in yoga from Zenit in Trondheim (2018).
As performer she has, among other things, worked with Smallpetitklein Dance Company, Plire Multi Dance, Teaterkompaniet Pilot, Teater Fot, Inclusive Dance Company, Rhode / Aass productions, Kenneth Bruun Carlson and Anna & Co. Live also works creatively in her own projects and has been a choreographer in several contexts within dance and theater. She also works pedagogically with all age groups.