NEWS

BOGOTÁ FINALLY

21. February

Festival Iberoamericano has finally set their eyes on Strømgren’s work. This year’s festival will feature two of his productions, THE WRITER and A DANCE TRIBUTE TO PING PONG. Con subtitulos en castellano.

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DANISH RENEWAL

21. February

Strømgren has granted Mungo Park Theatre in CPH a renewal of rights to perform ORIGIN OF SPECIES. It has been playing regularly for 3 years after raving reviews and box office pressure. Maybe another 3 years?

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NEW BALLET IN OSLO

21. February

Rehearsals are up for Strømgren’s next creation with the Norwegian National Ballet, 7 short pieces, string quartet on stage. Focus on choreography more than visual stash. Premiere in June.

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MORE POLISH DANCE THEATRE

21. February

CZTERDZIESCI with Polish Dance Theatre keeps touring. This large scale production is soon passing 50 tour gigs and don’t seem to slow down. February shows at the Poznan International Fair.

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NEW FILM IN PRAGUE

21. February

Jo Strømgren and Stein Roger Bull has been granted 1,2 mill NOK from the Norwegian Film Fund for the dance film CLOSED with companies 420P (CZ) and KAGE (AUS). Last film the directors made, THE NEIGHBOUR, won the prestigious the Rose d’Or in 2010.

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2016 PREMIERES

The Norwegian National Ballet KOREOGRAFIHUSET (ballet)
Norrdans Dance Company CARMEN (dance)
Jo Strømgren Kompani THE VIRUS (dance theatre)
Hålogaland Teater JAKTLAGET (theatre)
The Norwegian National Opera ORFEUS & EVRYDIKE (opera)

2016 PRODUCTIONS ON TOUR

Scottish Dance Theatre WINTER AGAIN (dance)
JSK/Mungo Park ORIGIN OF SPECIES (theatre)
JSK/Ulrike Quade THE PAINTER (puppet theatre)
JSK/Ulrike Quade THE WRITER (puppet theatre)
JSK/Polish Dance Theatre CZTERDZIESCI (dance theatre)
Jo Strømgren Kompani TRIBUTE TO FOOTBALL (dance)
Jo Strømgren Kompani THERE (dance theatre)
Jo Strømgren Kompani THE KITCHEN (theatre)
Jo Strømgren Kompani THE BORDER (theatre)
Jo Strømgren Kompani THE HOSPITAL (theatre)
Jo Strømgren Kompani A DOLL’S HOUSE (theatre)
JSK/420P TRIBUTE TO PING PONG (dance)