Tøff. Naken.

In August 2000 the production Tøff. Naken.* (Tough. Naked.) produced by Teaterfabrikken. Interviews with youth made the foundation for the text in the production. In edited version it became a collection of personal voices telling about life in a small town.


(Objekt ID 10602)
Object type Production
Premiere August 10, 2000
Produced by Teaterfabrikken 70N 30Ø
Audience Youth, Adults
Audience size 550
Number of events 4
Language Norwegian
Keywords Contemporary circus, Theatre, Performance, Multimedia
Running period August 10, 2000  —  August 17, 2000

In Tøff.Naken.* (Tough. Naked) by Teaterfabrikken processed interviews with youth from Varanger was the basis for a new circus inspired production by, with and for youth in a fishmeal warehouse measuring 2500 square meters.

Tøff.Naken. was about life as youth, growing up, love, death. With a professional percussionist, actor and 13 youths onstage. The empty warehouse in the herring oil factory in Vadsø and the Wharf of the then closed ore mine in Kirkenes made the backdrop for the site-specific performance.

Source: Teaterfabrikken 70N 30Ø, 11.1.2011

Contributors (5)
Name Role
Janne Wettre – Text
Ellen Zahl Jonassen – Idea
Janne Wettre – Direction
Ellen Zahl Jonassen – Actor
Ellen Zahl Jonassen – Producer
Performance dates
August 10, 2000 Worldwide premiere
Press coverage

"Some of the rawest, most rocked we have seen for a long time. Talent, timing and rhythm aplenty, and the whole thing felt like a cannon ball in the stomach."

Finnmarken, August 17 2000