NEWS

MORE FIEVRE IN BARCELONA

June 06, 2013

The Insitut del Teatre in Barcelona has for many years hosted FIEVRE, Jo Strømgren’s dynamic dance piece from 1998. An extract will be performed by the students now in June during the annual graduation performances. The staging is once again done by Maxime Iannarelli, dancer from the original Paris version 15 years ago.

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THEATRE ON DARWIN

June 06, 2013

ORIGIN OF SPECIES premiered May 23rd at the Bergen International Festival to excellent reviews. The show is a collaboration between Mungo Park Theatre and Jo Strømgren Kompani, on the subject of Charles Darwin. 2013 is fully booked, international touring planned from 2014. Feedback suggests that this show will run for many years. Thought provoking and hysterically hilarious.

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HARDCORE PUPPET THEATRE

June 06, 2013

June 4th was the premiere of THE PAINTERTHE SCREAM OF THE SUNFLOWER, a docufiction about Munch and Van Gogh, directed by Jo Strømgren. The show is a collaboration between Jo Strømgren Kompani, Ulrike Quade, Nordland Visual Theatre and Oldenburgische Staatstheater, featuring nine puppets and two puppeteers to text by Marc Becker. An extensive touring schedule in Europe is already booked. More continents, and perhaps planets, will follow in 2014 and on.

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SUCCESSFUL EXPERIMENT IN MUNICH

April 22, 2013

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Strømgren’s 30 min contribution to the MINUTE MADE project at Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz in Munich was premiered on April 13th and shown again on April 20th. The task was to make a piece for 20 dancers in 5 days. There was even time to make lighting design and find costumes.

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NEVERENDING KVART

April 22, 2013

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KVART is on a long Norwegian tour to more than 20 cities. Some say districts lack dance audiences, but this tour proves the opposite. The piece was made in 2004, but seems to never go out of style. Perhaps quality lasts.

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2017 PREMIERES

BalletX THE LETTER (dance)
Royal Danish Ballet / Corpus SOCIETY OF LOST SOULS (dance)
JSK / Ulrike Quade Company COCO CHANEL (puppet theatre)
Oslo Dance Ensemble NEW WORK (dance)
Tanztheater Luzern NEW WORK (dance theatre)
JSK / 420P / Kage CLOSED (film)
Bårdar Dance Academy NEW PIECE (dance)

2017 PRODUCTIONS ON TOUR

Polish Dance Theatre / JSK CZTERDZIESCI (dance theatre)
Norrdans Dance Company CARMEN (dance)
JSK/Ulrike Quade THE WRITER (puppet 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)
Jo Strømgren Kompani THE VIRUS (dance theatre)
JSK/420P TRIBUTE TO PING PONG (dance)
Norges Dansehøyskole GROSSTADTSAFARI (dance)
Marymount Manhattan College SUNDAY AGAIN (dance)