Landing was established in 2005 by a group of 11 dance and performing artists, with the artistic vision to create site-specific performing arts. In 2010 Landing reorganised, and now functions as a partnership with limited liability/DA with two members; Ina Coll Kjølmoen and Venke Marie Sortland, aiming to initiate, produce and support site-specific and target group-specific performing arts projects, contribute to spread dance art to new audiences, and to initiate development and research within the field.

The autumn of 2011 Landing was allotted an office at Soria Laboratoria in Oslo, an office community of performing artists. Landing has built its competence through ambitious aims, passionate involvement and through learning by doing. The company continuously evaluates its agenda, its working methods and what is communicated.


(Objekt ID 235)
Object type Organization
Organization type Artist company
Main focus Multidisciplinary art, Theatre, Dance
Established June 2005
Website Landing
Expressions Multidisciplinary, Dance

Contact information

Country Norway
Telefon 99017441

Other information

Legal entity Partnership with limited liability/DA
Org nr. 991 574 921
Member of The Norwegian Association of Performing Arts/NAPA

Landing's own productions:

Landing2006: Frogner, September 2006, in which four site-specific performances were produced and performed in different spaces in the neighbourhood of Frogner in Oslo. The project was supported by Arts Council Norway, The Fund for Performing Artists and the borough of Frogner.

Landing08: St. Olav's Hospital // Trondheim, June 2008, when 13 different art projects were produced and performed in different rooms at the hospital, in collaboration with approximately 40 artists. The project was supported by Arts Council Norway, The Fund for Performing Artists, the county of Sør-Trøndelag and the municipality of Trondheim. Landing08 was completed in co-production with Avant Garden and Theater HetVeem from Amsterdam.

FastArt, a choreography development project supported by Arts Council Norway.

Projects Landing has produced on behalf of others:
(2009); by and with Numb Safari AKA Nummen Safari, dance production touring with The Cultural Rucksack.

Show – Body Project (2011), dance production for pupils in upper secondary schools.

Man er jo bare et menneske* (One is only human) (2011/12), by Coopertest Kompaniet.

Ongoing projects:

- Producer for the storytelling performance Hva skriver de hjem om?* (About what do they write home?), by and with Øfsti/Frostad.

- Producer/artistic responsibility for a site-specific production with and at Rogne school in Valdres, supported by the county of Oppland and others, the autumn of 2012.

- Producer/artistic responsibility for seminars on expanded artistic meetings for and with children and youth, supported by Arts Council Norway.

- Arranging workshops and providing counsel at Westerdals School of Communication.

Landing's general aims are as follows:

Landing seeks dialogue with still new units and individuals in society. Through initiating and doing research on different kinds of meetings with our audience, we seek to contribute to greater interest for contemporary arts in a greater audience.

Landing wants to be a quality guarantee stamp for good, communicating dance arts without limits, expanding horizons. We question what can be called dance art, what can be part of an arts project, and explores the contexts art can be shown within.

Landing wants to initiate and contribute to the realisation of dance art projects, in smaller and larger scale. We want to initiate and maintain different forums for interdisciplinary development, discussion and inspiration, and to contribute to networks across expressions within the field of contemporary arts."


E-mail from Ina Coll Kjølmoen, 05.06.2012

Landing,, 18.12.2010,

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

Own productions (3)
Co-productions (1)
Title Premiere
UtoSafari – August 21, 2009 – Numb Safari
Contributors (4)
Venke Marie Sortland – Administrative head
Venke Marie Sortland – Artistic director
Ina Coll Kjølmoen – Administrative head
Ina Coll Kjølmoen – Artistic director