Gerd and her French cousin

In the production Gerd and her French cousin produced by Gorgon Productions with Meriem Menant and Kristin Hestad Gerd is visited by her French cousin Emma. Emma is travelling for the first time in her life. She finds Norway a fun kind of abroad. Gerd has never been travelling either, but she has many diplomas and luckily one of them is in French. Together they perform a musical and magical cabaret.


(Objekt ID 1852)
Object type Production
Premiere June 10, 2003
Produced by Gorgon Productions
Audience Children (from 6 to 12)
Number of events 198
Language Norwegian and French
Keywords Theatre, Performance for children, Clownery, Cabaret, Comedy
Running period June 10, 2003  —  2008
Duration 45 minutes
Website Gorgon Produksjoner

Requirements to venue

Minimum stage width 5m
Maximum stage width 5m
Minimum stage depth 6m
Maximum stage depth 6m
Minimum stage height 3m
Blackout Yes
Rigging time 120 minutes
Downrigging time 60 minutes
Audience 120
Other The fire alarm must be turned off during the performance. Also a 5 step free standing ladder is required.

In Gerd and her French cousin Meriem Menant and Kristin Hestad perform. They are both educated at Ecole International de Théâtre, Jacques Lecoq in Paris. Meriam Menant is well-known in France for her performances with the clown character Emma. Kristin Hestad has worked with Gorgon Productions and Bing and Bang Productions. She has always had a dream of doing magic.

Source: Gorgon Productions, 18.10.2010

Contributors (7)
Name Role
Kristin Hestad – Direction
Meriem Menant – Direction
Kristin Hestad – Actor
Meriem Menant – Actor
Kristin Hestad – Photo
Kristin von Hirsch – Photo
Nicolas Lamatiere – Lighting technician
Performance dates
June 10, 2003 Worldwide premiere