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TEATERKVINNEN ELLEN ISEFIÆR
24 Apr. 2017

"Ellen Isefiær var en dyktig skuespiller som etter hvert gikk over til å bli instruktør. I begge funksjoner gav hun et stort publikum sterke teateropplevelser, og hun betydde mye for mange skuespilleres kunstneriske utvikling. [...]   Isefiær iscenesatte mer enn 200 oppsetninger, hvorav 50 på Trøndelag Teater. Som instruktør var hun sikker og myndig."

Dette skrev Thoralf Berg i sin biografi om den norske teatersjefen, instruktøren og skuespillerinnen Ellen Isefiær. Les mer om henne her.

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From the archive

Peter den store* (Peter the Great)

Photo from Det Motsatte Prosjekt's production Peter den store* (Peter the Great), 1992

Peter den store* (Peter the Great) was a theatre production by Det Motsatte Prosjekt, produced in 1992.

Peter den store built on the life of Czar Peter I (1672-1725), and was the second production produced by Det Motsatte Prosjekt.

Jon Tombre directed it.

*Not yet translated into the English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.

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From the archive

Sigmund Skard

Sigmund Skard "Utan ramme - Unframed"

Sigmund Skard er billedkunstner og performancekunstner. 

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From the archive

UNIMA Norway

Plakat for figurteaterfestivalen Fri Figur 2015

UNIMA Norway is the Norwegian section of UNIMA International (UNion Internationale de la MArionette).

UNIMA Norway has the same aims as the mother organisation plus the following aim:

”… to work to promote the interest for, and the dissemination of puppetry in Norway, as an artistic genre and as an aid within pedagogy and therapy."

The association also will attempt to spread knowledge about Norwegian puppetry abroad and to convey visiting performances of international quality theatre in Norway.

UNIMA Norway publishes Ånd i Hanske (a fanzine whose name literally means Spirit in a Glove and is a wordplay on the expression Hand - in Norwegian Hånd - in a Glove) and arranges the festival Fri Figur (literally: Free figure). The association also manages the award Birgit Strøms minnepris (a memorial award after Birgit Strøm) and Tyrihansprisen.

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