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2016 - 2017

HANNAH

Live performance

HANNAH had its world premiere in the program of Ultima – Contemporary Music Festival in Oslo, September 2017. The event took place at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter in Oslo. The performance will tour internationally in 2019-20.

HANNAH is co-produced by Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Ultima Contemporary Music Festival and Black Box Teater.

2012 - 2016

Broen over gjørme (BRIDGE OVER MUD)

Live performance

Bridge Over Mud had its world premiere in the program of Ultima – Contemporary Music Festival in Oslo, September 2014. The event took place at Henie Onstad Kunstsenter in Oslo. The performance has been touring internationally since 2014.

Bridge Over Mud is co-produced by Black Box Teater, BIT Teatergarasjen, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter and Ultima Contemporary Music Festival.

Venues 2016:

On the Boards / Seattle, USA

Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music / New York City, USA

Stamsund Internasjonale Teaterfestival / Stamsund, Norway

 Venues 2015:

Nordwind Festival, Kampnagel / Hamburg, Germany

NCCA / Moscow, Russia


2009 - 2011

And All the Questionmarks Started to Sing

Live performance / electromechanical installation

The project is a co-production between Verdensteatret and:
Black Box Theatre (Oslo)   BIT -Teatergarasjen  (Bergen)   Theater der Welt, (Essen/Germany)
and Festival Avant Art, (Wrocław/Poland)

The Project is supported by:
Art Council Norway // Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs // DTS - Performing Arts Hub Norway
MIC (Music Information Centre Norway) // Fund for Performing Artists // Fund for Sound and Image 
The Royal Norwegian General Consulate in Guangzhou // The Royal Norwegian General Consulate in Shanghai // 
The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Beijing // The Royal Norwegian General Consulate in New York // 
The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Tel Aviv // The Royal Norwegian Embassy in India // The Royal Norwegian Embassy in Paris

Venues 2012:

Festival EXIT / Creteil, Paris. Maison des Arts Créteil

FESTIVAL  VIA / Maubeuge, France

Venues 2011: 

CURRENCY BUILDING, Kolkata, India. (Dec 2011)
Festival Boreales / Comédie de Caen -Centre Dramatique National de Normandie 

Herzliya Biennial for Contemporary Art  Herzliya, Israel

Avant Garden / Trondheim (Verkstedhallen)

FABBRICA EUROPA Florence, Italy

Future Perfect - Co-presented with DTW and PS 122. / New York City, USA

EMPAC / Troy. USA

Festival Mois Multi / Quebec, Canada

Venues 2010:

Shanghai Biennale 2010 / Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Black Box Theatre // Ultima festival of Contemporary Music / Oslo, Norway

Avant Art Festival 2010  / Impart Arts Center,  Wroclaw, Poland

BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway  

Theater der Welt 2010 //  PACT Zollverein / Essen, Germany

Guangdong Museum of Art / Guangchou, China

 

2007

LOUDER


Performance /concert/installation


Co-production with:
 
Black Box Teater and BIT-Teatergarasjen
Presented under the program of Ultima Festival and Samtidsfestivalen, Oslo 2007.

Venues 2009:


FESTIVAL INTERCITY / Teatro Studio di Scandicci Firenze, Italy

Venues 2008:


Bergen Festspillene // BIT-Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

Philadelphia Arts Festival / Philadelphia, USA


PS 122 / New York City, USA 


EMPAC / Troy, NY, USA  

Avant Garden / DORA,. Trondheim, Norway
Venues 2007:

Black Box Theatre /Oslo, Norway (Opening night 05th October 2007)

KUNSTNERNES HUS / Oslo, Norway (Exhibition of LOUDER installation )

2004 – 2006

FORTELLERORKESTERET

Electro-mechanical installation


Venues 2011:

PQ11. Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space / Prague Czech Republic

Palais des beaux Arts (BOZAR) /  Brussels, Belgium
Venues 2010:

Guangdong Museum of Art / Guangchou, China

Venues 2008:

SYNTHETIC TIMES - MEDIA ART CHINA 2008 // National Art Museum of China / Beijing
Avant Garden DORA, / Trondheim, Norway 

Venues 2007:

KUNSTNERNES HUS / Oslo, Norway

Venues 2006:

Kunsthaus Graz Graz // Austria Steirischer herbst festival / Graz, Austria

Venues 2005:

THOU Scene / Stavanger, Norway 

Venues 2004:
Stamsund International Theatre Festival / Lofoten, Norway

 

2003-2004


KONSERT FOR GRØNLAND

Performance/concert/installation


Co-production with:

Black Box Theatre / Oslo, Norway

Venues 2005:

Steirischer herbst festival / Graz, Austria

De Singel / Antwerpen,  Belgium

TRAFO House of Contemporary Art / Budapest, Hungary

International Theatrefestival Divadelna / Nitra, Slovakia 

PS 122 / New York City, USA 

Venues 2004: 


Black Box Theatre / Ultima International Festival of Contemporary Music  Oslo, Norway 

DETOX / BIT - Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

Avant Garden / Trondheim, Norway 

Kulturhuset Stockholm / Stockholm, Sweden 

The Norwegian Opera / KHiO Performing at seminar on space-related art / Oslo, Norway 

Stamsund International Theatrefestival / Lofoten, Norway

2005: Verdensteatret was awarded “The Bessie Award 2005”
in the category “New media, Performance & Installation” 

 

2003

MANDALA

Performance/installation
Tibetan monks working with norwegian artists

Venue: 
BIT Teatergarasjen, Bergen, Norway. 

A cooperation with: 
BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen National Academy of the Arts / Gyoto Monastery (India) and
Department of the History of Religions, University of Bergen

2003: Awarded “The Telenor Cultural Prize 2003”
for inventive use of technology in art

 


2001-2003

TSALAL

Performance / concert / installation


Co-production with: 
Black Box Theatre / Oslo, Norway

Venues 2003:

Haugesund Theatre / Haugesund, Norway 

Autunnale New Music Festval // BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

Center for Cultural Decontamination / Beograd, Serbia

Museum of Contemporary Art / Reykjavik, Island

Venues 2002:

Black Box Theatre / Oslo, Norway

“MAGMA" Festival for New Nordic Music / Berlin, Germany

Avant Garden / Trondheim, Norway 

European Digital Stage Art Festival / Århus, Denmark 

ULTIMA Festival for Contemporary Music / Jacob Kirke, Oslo, Norway 

Venues 2001:

KUNSTNERNES HUS, The Annual Exhibition for Visual Art / Oslo, Norway 

1999-2000 

RÉGLA

Installation/Performance


Co-production with:

Black Box Theatre / Oslo, Norway

Venues 2000:

Black Box Theatre /Oslo, Norway 

Museum for Contemporary Art / Oslo, Norway

BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

Avant Garden / Trondheim, Norway 

Venues: 1999:

Savoy Theatre / Helsinki, Finland

Kulturhuset Stockholm / Stockholm, Sweden

2000

RÉGLA-rommet

Interactive installation

Venue:
Oslo Open /Oslo, Norway

1998: Awarded “The Stage Art Prize”
From The Norwegian Theatre Association.

 

1998

Faust / Massnahme

Performance


Co-production with:
BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

Venues 1998:

Black Box Theatre / Oslo, Norway

BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

Avant Garden / Trondheim, Norway

1997

Read My Lips

Performance

Co-produced with BAKTRUPPEN

Venue: Zoolounge Club, Oslo, Norway 1997

 

1996-1997

PHILOKTETES

Performance

Text: John Jesurun

Venues 1997:

Black Box Theatre / Oslo, Norway

BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

The Theatre Festival in Kongsvinger / Kongsvinger, Norway

Pusterviksteatern / Göteborg, Sweden

 

1996

ANSWERING MACHINE (Le Répondeur automatique) 

Performance

Co-produced: with Les 20 jours du Théâtre à Risque, Montreal and  BIT Teatergarasjen  Bergen

Text: Finn Iunker    Director:   Lisbeth J. Bodd.
Performers: Wajdi Mouawad, Stacey Christodoulou and Jean Turcotte


Venue:

Les 20 jours du Théâtre à Risque. Montreal, Canada

1996

How to reach Marselisgate without  crying

Solo Performance

Artists: Peter Tops, Lisbeth Bodd, Asle Nilsen, Christel Sverre


Venue:

KUNSTNERNES HUS, (ONE NIGHT STAND). Oslo, Norway 1996

1995

ORFEO / 7 MOT THEBEN 

Performance

Venue:

Black Box Theatre / Oslo, Norway

BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

Nordic Theatre Festival / Århus, Danmark

Contact  Theatrefestival / Torun, Polen

MOT – International Theatre Festival / Theatre of Nationalities, Skopje, Makedonia

1994 

7 MOT THEBEN

Performance 

Text:
Aiskylos:
 The 7 Against Thebe and Heiner Müller Landscape with Argonauts

Music: Biosphere

Venues 1994:

Det Norske Teatret "Aksjon Sarajevo"  / Oslo, Norway
BIT TeatergarasjenBergen, Norway
Artist Palace / Vilnius, Lithuania (arranged by: Nordiska Informasjonskontoret)

 

1993

FREDAG 15  OKTOBER

Performance

Co-production with: 
Black Box Theatre, Oslo and BIT Teatergarasjen. Bergen

Venues 1993:

Black Box Theatre / Oslo, Norway

BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

Theatre Podewil / Berlin, Germany

Theatre en Mai / Dijon, France

 

1991 - 1992

TORSDAG 14 OKTOBER

Performance

Co-production with:
Black Box Theatre, Oslo and BIT Teatergarasjen. Bergen

Venues 1992:

Black Box Theatre / Oslo, Norway

BIT Teatergarasjen / Bergen, Norway

Theatre Podewil / Berlin, Germany

Foundation Gulbenkian / Lisboa, Portugal

1990

ONSDAG 13 OKTOBER

Performance

Venues 1990:

Black Box Theatre, Oslo, Norway

Nationale Scene // BIT TeatergarasjenBergen, Norway

Vanha (Moving in November) / Helsinki, Finland

Theatre en Mai / Dijon, France

Theatro Municipal Miguel de Cervantes (Festival Internacional de Teatro) / Malaga, Spain 

IX Festival International de Teatro /  Granada, Spain

1989

BADEHUSET

Site-specific outdoor performance

Venue: CUBA, Grünerløkka / Oslo Norway

Artists: 
Lisbeth Bodd, Asle Nilsen, Cecilie Løveid, Anne Gjems, Svein Ove Kirkhorn, Anne-Stine Bankrød Nilsen, Casper Evensen, Inger Johanne Byhring, Bibecke Blydt Hansen, Helge Fromreide.

Performers:
Randi Bjerge, Sine Butenchøn, Ragna W. Bjerge, Tone Gellein, Mette Skånseng, Saskia Wieringa,
Ellen Johannesen, Corinne Campos, Ingunn Bjørnsgaard, Kathryn Breese, Cathrine Olsnes, Nina Ly,
Mette Kjeldahl, Elinor Lillegraven, Ellen B. Austvik, Nanna Helmer, Runa Rebne, Jorunn S. Lullau,
Ingrid Ødegaard, Eva A. Tostrup, Astrid L. Sigernes, Maria Toming, Bjørg Unstad.

The book "Badehuset"

Text by Cecilie Løveid. Published by Gyldendal Forlag, 1990

 

1988

ZANZIBAR

Performance in Circus-tent

Touring around Norway 1988
Touring with the Ferryboat Oslo/Norway – Hirtshals/Denmark – Harwitch/England

Artists: Lisbeth J. Bodd, Asle Nilsen, Trine Falch, Gurå Mathiesen, Anne Gjems, Odd Johan Fritzøe,
Karstein Sollie, Frode Bjørnstad, Svein Kirkhorn, Anne-Stine Bankrød Nilsen.

1987

TIL ELISE 

Site-specific outdoor performance


Artists:
Lisbeth J. Bodd, Anne Gjems, Trine Falch, Worm Winter, Andrej Nebb, Helle Christensen, Erik Meling, Frode Bjørnstad, Camilla Buttingsrud, Knut Martin Jensen, Anne Lise Stenseth.

Venue 1987:
University Square /  Oslo, Norway 
Sergels Torg / Stockholm, Sweden

1987

Sirkus Laila

Performance in a Circus-tent

Artists:
Lisbeth J. Bodd, Trine Falch, Arne Husjord, Siri Karlsen, Wolfgang Weiser, Preben Faye Schjøll, Frode Bjørnstad, Ole Skjerk, Lena Jacobson, Runa Fønne.

Venue: 
Festplassen, Bergen (Cooperation with BIT, Bergen)
Touring Norway, Sweden, Denmark

 

1986

Gjøglernes Sirkus

Performance in Circus-tent

Artists: 
Preben Faye Schjøll, Gurå Mathiesen, Lisbeth J. Bodd, Trine Falch, Lena Jacobson, Ole Skjerk, Nina Bergström, Tine Hamerich, Frode Bjørnstad, Claude Mazigh, Runa Fønne, Petter Steen.

Venue:
Festplassen, Bergen. Teatertreff 86 (Cooperation with BIT, Bergen)
Touring Norway, Sweden, Denmark