Jo Strømgren Kompanis performance A DANCE TRIBUTE TO PING PONG has been chosen to be the Norwegian full-length performance at the Nordic Showcase during CINARS 2012 in Montreal. A Dance Tribute to Ping Pong will be shown at Usine-C on the 15th of November at 22.45. JSK will also be present at the Nordic Booth during Cinars. Please stop by to get more information, pick up our catalogue and DVDs, and hear about our lates news.
Jo Strømgren Kompani is attending the International Tanzmesse in Düsseldorf for the first time this year from August 29th to September 1st. We are looking forward to meet a lot of colleagues, to see great performances, and of course to tell you all about our company. Visit our booth R11 for information about our touring and upcoming productions. We have catalogues, dvds and Norwegian chocolate for everyone!
For the third time, Jo Strømgren Kompani forms part of the official summer program at The Norwegian Opera House in our hometown Oslo. From July 25th to August 5th you can enjoy our performances A Dance Tribute to the Art of Football and A Dance Tribute to Ping Pong at Scene 2. Take a break from the summer sun and come and see us!
Jo Strømgren Kompani embraces springtime with a remarkable level of activity in Europe. Over the next few months, five different JSK-productions including our 2011 – shows “The Border” and “A Dance Tribute to Ping Pong”, will visit major cities in Germany, France, Italy, Russia, Sweden, Finland, Denmark, and Norway. Check out our schedule for dates and details, and feel free to contact us for more information.
A Dance Tribute to the Art of Football starts its Swedish tour on March 1st! The tour is arranged by Dancenet Sweden and will cover 17 cities, all over Sweden. So check out our schedule and come see our celebrated Football- performance, as a warm up to this years Fotball- Happening: EURO2012.
THE SOCIETY is awarded the Cuban Critics Award for Best Show 2011 (Premio Villanueva) along with a few other productions. The jury emphasized how the performance shed light on political issues as well as its use of nonsensical language. As the first visit in 10 years to Cuba, the company regards this as a warm return welcoming.
JSKs brand new production A Dance Tribute to Ping Pong will be visiting 25 Norwegian cities trough January and February 2012. The tour is organized by our co-producer Riksteatret. Visit our Schedule for more details. and welcome to see one of our performances!
Jo Strømgren Kompani will be present at this years APAP conference in New York City, as a part of the Nordic Showcase http://www.ice-storm-showcase.com. So if you are in town, drop by booth #861 and get the latest news and info from our project manager Guri Glans.
Despite economical crisis and international turbulance, JSK has managed to keep the pace as usual – 121 shows with 6 productions on tour in 14 countries in one year. These numbers are however notably lower than previous years due to the fact that JSK has spent time producing 2 new pieces this year. Thanks to all collaborators and audiences!
A DANCE TRIBUTE TO PING PONG has its world premiere at Festival Automne en Normandie on Nov 17th in Pont-Audemer. A three show run is then followed by a show in Vernon on Nov 19th. More info here.
For the first time in many years, SA is on the schedule again. The international premiere of THE BORDER takes place at Elizabeth Sneddon Theatre in Durban and the legendary Market Theatre in Johannesburg. Check schedule for dates. A fresh video extract is now available here. A full version is available online for programmers. Please contact the office for link and password.