Unge Viken Teater

Also known asFormerly Akershus Theatre, Akershus Teater
Organisation typeProducing
Main focusTheatre, Puppetry, Children and youths, Dance, Entertainment
Established2002
WebsiteUNGE VIKEN TEATER

About Unge Viken Teater

Unge Viken Teater was established as Akershus Teater (English: Akershus Theatre) by the county of Akershus, the municipality of Skedsmo, the culture centre Lillestrøm Kultursenter and Akershus Teaterverksted in 2004.

Unge Viken Teater is a touring theatre for the county of Viken, without a permanent ensemble or venue. The theatre hires freelance artists onstage and backstage. The theatre rents offices and rehearsal rooms in the culture centre Lillestrøm Kultursenter.

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Visiting performances and co-productions with other theatres, including independent theatre companies, are part of Unge Viken Teater's repertoire.

The theatre performs in cultural centres, kindergartens, senior centres, other established cultural arenas, plus non-traditional venues.

The autumn of 2007, then called Akershus Theatre established a department called P:UNKT. The enterprise concentrates on art as means of integration, social change and diversity.

Unge Viken Teater is supported by the Ministry of Culture, the county of Viken and the municipality of Skedsmo.

SOURCE:

Akershus Theatre, akershuteater.no, 07.10.2011 and 14.02.2019, http://www.akershusteater.no/