Elsa Laula

Digital version

Elsa Laula (2020) was a digital theatre production by Åarjelhsaemien Teatere (the Southern Sami Theatre) and The Touring Theatre of Trøndelag. Elsa Laula was based on a text by Cecilia Persson, Liv Hege Nylund and Ada Einmo Jürgensen. The digital production was based on the theatre production Elsa Laula from 2012, revived in 2017. The recording was made available through The Touring Theatre in Trøndelag's webpage during the Corona crisis of 2020. Access was free.

Liv Hege Nylund directed the theatre production.

Nora Evensen was responsible for the TV direction.

Cecilia Persson performed it.

Elsa Laula Renberg (1877-1931) was a pioneer in the fight for Sami rights.


(Objekt ID 102775)
Object type Production
Premiere May 15, 2020
Produced by Åarjelhsaemien Teatere AS, The Touring Theatre of Trøndelag
Audience Adults
Language Southern Sami
Keywords Theatre, Digital production, Tv production, Corona-production
Running period May 15, 2020  


The Touring Theatre of Trøndelag, www.turneteatret.no, 27.07.2020, https://www.turneteatret.no/forestillinger/elsa-laula-dihte-staalehke-nysjene

The encycopaedia Store norske leksikon, www.snl.no, 27.07.2020, https://snl.no/Elsa_Laula_Renberg

The Southern Sami Theatre, www.asteatere.no, 27.07.2020, https://asteatere.no/vuesiehtimmieh/elsa-laula/

Contributors (20)
Name Role
Ada Einmo Jürgensen – Script
Liv Hege Nylund – Script
Cecilia Persson – Script
Ellen Bull Jonassen – Translation
Nora Evensen – Direction (TV-regi)
Liv Hege Nylund – Direction
Ada Einmo Jürgensen – Choreography
Frode Fjellheim – Music
Hilde Skancke Pedersen – Stage design
Gerd Karlsson – Decorations
Hilde Skancke Pedersen – Decorations
Hilde Skancke Pedersen – Costume
Geir Ola Brattaker – Lighting design
Hilde Skancke Pedersen – Lighting design
Cecilia Persson – Actor
Bjørg Kristin Rønning – Makeup
Kari Britt Nilsen – Tailoring
Ellen Bull Jonassen – Consultant (Språkkonsulent)
Hilde Skancke Pedersen – Poster
Espen Aamo Storhaug – Performance photo
Performance dates
May 15, 2020 Opening night