Our acclaimed performance THE BORDER will this week form part of the summer programme at our home stage in Oslo – The Norwegian Opera and Ballet. Jo Strømgren will perform himself at the premiere on August 5th.
We are very excited to be a part of the international festival Teatro a Corte located in the Piemonte Region, Italy. A DANCE TRIBUTE TO THE ART OF FOOTBALL can bee seen at the beautiful castle Venaria Reale, on the 2nd of August 9.30 pm, as a part of and this years program Nordic Window!
After a spring filled with happy kids, exciting tours, and finally a premiere in Moscow, its time for some rest. July means summner holidays in Norway and the JSK office will be closed through the month of July. However – we will certainly be back in the start of August! During the first few days of August 3 different JSK performances will be shown in 3 different cities. Come see us!
We are very happy to announce that Jo Strømgren Kompani has been awarded the Italian Hystrio Prize. This prize is given out by the Italian theatre magazine Hystrio, directed by Claudia Cannella. From 2011, and in collaboration with the Teatro a Corte Festival in Torino, a prize for excellence in the use of body language is given out to international artists. We are very proud that Jo Strømgren Kompani is honored with this prize.
“If this had been the Oscars, you would have won the prize for best children`s movie!!” Boy in the audience, 8 years old.
We are proud to announce that THE KITCHEN now has been performed over 150 times and reached an audience of 14200 people! We are looking forward to the festivals this summer, and will continue touring more schools this upcoming autumn and winter!
The people and nature of the north atlantic area have a special place in our hearts. We are therefore thrilled to announce that JSK has received substantial support from The Nordic Culture Fund and The Norwegian Arts Council to conduct a touring project in this area spring 2015. Yeah!
This autumn we present a revival of one of the company’s most successful productions, THERE. Following its premiere in 2001, THERE was performed more than 100 times to standing ovations and outstanding reviews all over the world. We are indeed happy to be offering this production again for the 2014/2015 season!
Jo Strømgren Kompani has been granted 4 new years on base funding from Arts Council Norway. We are very happy about this, as it secures all the exiting projects we have ahead of us.
A Dance Tribute to the Art of Football will tour Jordan and Palestine in late April. We will visit both the Amman Contemporary Dance Festival and Ramallah Contemporary Dance Festival, and do altogether 4 shows, as well as workshops, in Amman, Ramallah and Jerusalem. Very exited about being a part of these festivals.