We are superexcited to be part of the worlds largest theater festival with two of our performances. The amazing Festival Iberoamericana de Bogota, Columbia, is a spirited explosion of love of life and art, featuring 1250 performances and 3650 artist from all over the world. Our puppet performance The Writer, made in collaboration with Ulrike Quade Company (NL), performs this week in Bogota. "Perhaps the most passionate kiss between a puppet and a woman ever ", promises the festival.
From the 9th to 12th March our 2005 success production The Hospital will get its revival, and it happens at Abrons Arts Center in New York City! The original cast of nurses are back, “[…] as stupid and clumsy as ever. And charming and good”, Jo Strømgren himself says.
We are so happy and exited to announce that our new dancefilm project CLOSED received 1,2 million NOK in support from the Norwegian Film Institute
This short film is a collaboration with Nordic Stories, Jo Strømgren Kompani, Melbourne based dance company KAGE and Czech dance company 420People
This Saturday, you get a chance to see our golden oldie football hit show: A Dance Tribute to the Art of Football at the newly opened Lier Kulturscene. This kicks off our one week school tour in Buskerud, that ends at Ål Kulturhus. So get your tickets now, for this rare opportunity!
Restrictions, tensions, explosions. JSK recreate Henrik Ibsen’s most famous play about trust and kinship, debt and lies, envy and love with a raucous cast of American actors. Do not miss the Norwegian premiere January 20th at the Norwegian Opera in Oslo.
We start the new year with three weeks of school performances of our children’s production The Kitchen. By the end of January we will have performed for more than 4000 school children in Oslo!
Jo Strømgren Kompani leaps happily into the new year with several exciting January projects with a special focus on Norwegian/American collaboration. January 20th we proudly welcome our great American performers for the Norwegian premiere of A Doll’s House at The Norwegian Opera in Oslo.
We want to wish all our friends, collaborators, audiences and colleagues a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! 2015 has been a great year for us, and we are now excited to soon kick off 2016! We already have a lot of exciting plans lined up for the spring.
Take your brother to see the world’s most successful football ballet in Lier, or your grandmother to the Norwegian Opera House for some Ibsen and A DOLL’S HOUSE. Or what about some crazy nurses for your favorite aunt? THE HOSPITAL can be seen both in New York and Oslo during the spring.
This week A DANCE TRIBUTE TO THE ART OF FOOTBALL and A DANCE TRIBUTE TO PING PONG are back on the road. Our Football ballet will on Tuesday be performed as part of Transcendanse festival in Pornichet, Loire-Atlantique. And on Thursday our Ping Pong students bring their guru to Gothenburg and Stora Teatern.
Next week our children’s production THE KITCHEN will embark on a mini tour to Svalbard, Sandnes and Drammen. We are especially excited as the part of “The Little One” on this tour will be played by JSK’s longtime company member Guri Glans.