NEWS

PUPPET THEATRE MASTERCLASS

20. September 2015

PUPPETnews

Jo Strømgren will hold a day’s masterclass for playwrights at Dramatikkens Hus (Norwegian Center For New Playwriting) this week. The aim is aspire to more competent texts for puppet theatre. Puppets are quite different from humans and there are a few tips to share.

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100 PRODUCTIONS!!!

20. September 2015

Jo Strømgren’s CV has now reached 100 productions. Mostly full evening programs, covering a multitude of genres. The number does not include frequent restagings of different pieces, nor productions with merely Strømgren’s involvement. Only hard core creative work. Time for a week’s vacation?!?

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NEW PLAY AT TRØNDELAG TEATER

20. September 2015

KOFnews

THE CONFIRMATION premiered on Sept 18th in Trondheim Norway. The play is written and directed by Jo Strømgren and is performed in Norwegian by 7 actors. Theme is a grotesque family drama spiralling downwards into the conflict pit, but with surprising twists at the end. Standing ovations and positive reviews. Running until end of October.

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DOUBLE KVART IN OSLO

3. June 2015

KVAnews

The 20 min dance piece KVART from 2004 is yet again on stage. Graduates from two schools – The National Academy of the Arts and Bårdar Dance Academy – are both performing the piece at separate venues in June.

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CEDAR LAKE'S LAST SHOWS

3. June 2015

NECbamnews

Jo Strømgren’s NECESSITY AGAIN is the last piece Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet will perform ever. The company closure is a fact after this week’s shows at Brooklyn Academy of Music on June 4th and 6th. The program also features Jiri Kylian and Crystal Pite. This company has been Strømgren’s all-time favourite. A reminder of life it is – nothing last forever.

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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)