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The Kitchen in Oslo

This week JSK will be performing THE KITCHEN at The Norwegian Opera House, JSK`s home stage in Oslo. THE KITCHEN premiered November 2013 followed by overwhelming reviews. “Tempo, timing and interactions are gleefully precise, and the performance is filled with energy and enthusiasm,” stated the Norwegian national television (NRK) after the premiere. Bring your kids and experience the energy yourself.

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Painter and Ping Pong goes Dutch!

This week we are embarking on a dutch tour with A Dance Tribute to Ping Pong in collaboration with Van Baasbank & Co. We will visit Eindhoven, Alkmaar, Groningen, Arnhem and Tilburg in the following two weeks. Our coproduction with Ulrike Quade Company, The Painter, is also touring the Netherlands in February, starting off at the POPARTS festival in Amsterdam on the 9th of February. Be sure to catch one of our performances if you are in The Netherlands!

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Happy Holidays!

Jo Strømgren Kompani finishes off 2013 with being part of the official norwegian-italian celebration of Edvard Munchs 150t anniversary at the Teatro Verdi in Milan with The Painter. We wish our audience and followers all the best for the christmas holdays!

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Munch and Van Gogh at the Opera

From the 6th to the 10th of December Munch and van Gogh can be seen at The Norwegian Opera and Ballet. Our coproduction “The Painter” with renowned dutch puppet company Ulrike Quade and Nordland Visual Theatre will have its Oslo premiere. We will play only 4 shows, so be careful not to miss out on this rare opportunity to see adult puppets discuss their passion for women, painting and themselves.

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The Painter on the road

Our coproduction with Ulrike Quade Company and Nordland Visual Theatre has its dutch premiere at Theatre Bellevue in Amsterdam this weekend, after a european tour of both England and France. At The Bristiol Festival of puppetry it got a very nice review. It will tour an impressive 18 cities in the Netherlands before going to Norway in December, where it will have a run at the Norwegian Opera and Ballet.
We are also very proud that this performance will be part of the official program on the 12th of December, marking the 150th birthday of Edvard Munch. After celebrating his birth, the tour ends in Milan at the renowned Teatro Verdi.

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The coproduction Czterdziesci between JSK and Polish Dance Theatre comes to Oslo and Stavanger during the Coda Festival. It plays at the Norwegian Opera House on the 29th and 30th of September, and on the 2nd of October in Stavanger Kulturhus. We are absolutely thrilled to welcome our Polish collegues to Norway, and hope that our audience will use this rare opportunity to catch this performance!