Frikar

Frikar Dance Company was established in 2006 by folk dancer and choreographer Hallgrim Hansegård. Frikar uses traditional dance from Norway and abroad in a modern expression. Among other styles, Norwegian Halling dance, breakdance and Brazilian capoeira are used.  

Information

(Objekt ID 10020)
Object type Organization
Also known as Frikar Dance Company
Organization type Dance company, Production company
Main focus Dance
Established 2006
Email benedicte(at)frikar.com
Website FRIKAR, FRIKAR dance company

Contact information

Address Postboks 54, 2909 Aurdal, Norway
Email benedicte(at)frikar.com

Other information

Legal entity Limited liability company/AS or ASA
Org nr. 996467201
Member of The Norwegian Association of Performing Arts/NAPA
More

May 16 2009 Frikar danced when Alexander Rybak won the international final in The Eurovision Song Contest. The participation in the Eurovision Song Contest became the company’s big breakthrough.

Since then Frikar has performed in The Norwegian National Opera and The Bergen International Festival, plus been touring with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret).

The company has made performances in approximately 30 countries, including China, India, Russia, USA, Zimbabwe, Egypt, France and Great Britain.

Sources: Wikipedia, wikipedia.org, 09.12.2010, http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frikar_Dance_Company

Frikar, http://www.frikar.com/

Own productions
Title Premiere
Skaut – February 28, 2020
Gestr – April 27, 2019
SLEPP! – October 9, 2018
Draumefangaren – August 1, 2018
Leahkit – April 19, 2016
Leahkit – September 8, 2015
Leahkit – July 2015
GotoGuta – July 1, 2015
Bivrfrost – October 25, 2012
Wall dance – 2012
FRIKAR - Kruk! – October 18, 2011
FRIKAR - Kruk! – October 13, 2011
Wall dance – July 9, 2011
Jamsíis – June 3, 2010
YR – May 4, 2010
Wall dance – 2010
The Snuff Grinders – January 1, 2007
Co-productions
Title Premiere
One theme on a beautiful thing – June 18, 2016 – Arounidance
Fossegrimen – March 8, 2013 – The Norwegian Theatre
Contributors
Hallgrim Hansegård – Choreographer
Hallgrim Hansegård – Dancer