Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre)

Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre) is a Norwegian regional theatre, established in 1972, with its headquarters in Molde, and responsibility for touring all of the county of Møre og Romsdal.

Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre) manages a sub-divition in Ålesund; Barneteatret Vårt (literally: Our Theatre for Children). The theatre for children is mainly to produce theatre for children and youth aged 0-15 years.

Information

(Objekt ID 2655)
Object type Organization
Organization type District institution
Main focus Theatre
Established 1972
Email post@teatretvart.no
Website TEATRET VÅRT

Contact information

Address Gørvellplassen 1/Postboks 70, 6413/6401 Molde, Norway
Email post@teatretvart.no
Telefon 71240280

Other information

Legal entity Limited liability company/AS or ASA
Member of Association of Norwegian Theatres and Orchestras
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Teatret Vårt is organised as a limited liability company and was managed communally until and including 1991. In 1992 Morten Borgersen was hired to lead the theatre, which he did until 1998. Since then the theatre has been led by Edvard Hoem (1998-2000) and Carl Morten Amundsen (2000-2011). The current head of the theatre is Thomas Bjørnager (from 2012).

The Comedy of Errors by William Shakespeare was Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre)'s first production, opening the autumn of 1972.

July 14 2012 Plassen, the new culture centre housing Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre), Molde International Jazz Festival, the library of Molde, Møre og Romsdal Art Centre and The Bjørnson Festival, opened in Gørvelplassen in Molde. Plassen (literally: The Place) is designed by the Danish architect firm 3xn.

Formerly the theatre had been based in the cultural venue called Forum.

Sources:

Store Norske Leksikon, http://snl.no/Teatret_V%C3%A5rt

Teatret Vårt (Our Theatre), http://www.teatretvart.no/index.php?page_id=42

Wikipedia, http://no.wikipedia.org/wiki/Teatret_V%C3%A5rt

Co-productions
Title Premiere
Ground Control – October 19, 2016
Eg er Supermann – May 28, 2016
Helg – September 14, 2011 – Trøndelag Theatre
Helg – August 24, 2011 – Trøndelag Theatre
The Convent – June 12, 2010 – Jo Strømgren Kompani
The Convent – December 5, 2008 – Jo Strømgren Kompani
PRAVDA – January 25, 2008 – Ingri Midgard Fiksdal Dans
The Threepenny Opera – January 18, 2007 – The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
The Happy Place – August 2006 – Ingri Midgard Fiksdal Dans
Lady Arbuthnott - Frua på Elverhøy – June 15, 2006 – Jazzåteatret Produksjon
The Convent – June 3, 2006 – Jo Strømgren Kompani
The Convent – May 10, 2006 – Jo Strømgren Kompani
Beautiful – August 23, 2001 – The Norwegian Theatre
Beautiful – March 28, 2001 – The Norwegian Theatre
Contributors
Thomas Bjørnager – Theatre director (fra 2012)
Carl Morten Amundsen – Theatre director (fra 2000 til 2011)
Edvard Hoem – Theatre director (fra 1998 til 2000)
Morten Borgersen – Theatre director (fra 1991 til 1997)