The Dance of Death

The Dance of Death (2006) was a theatre production by The National Theatre, based on the play by August Strindberg. The production was performed in the theatre's venue Amfiscenen (The Amphi Stage).

Hungarian director Gábor Zsámbéki directed it.

Jan Grønli and Anne Krigsvoll played the roles of the married couple,  Edgar and Alice.

Henrik Mestad played the role of Kurt, for which he was nominated for The Hedda Award 2006 in the best supporting actor category.


(Objekt ID 31870)
Object type Production
Premiere February 25, 2006
Produced by The National Theatre
Based on The Dance of Death by August Strindberg
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Drama, Theatre
Running period February 25, 2006  
Contributors (14)
Name Role
August Strindberg – Playwright
Kjell Askildsen – Translation
Gábor Zsámbéki – Direction
Hege Randi Tørressen – Dramaturge
Csörsz Khell – Stage design
Tine Schwab – Costume design
Terje Pettersen – Sound
Jan Grønli – Actor (Edgar)
Anne Krigsvoll – Actor (Alice)
Henrik Mestad – Actor (Kurt)
Jolanda Jandl – Mask design
Bjørn Wiggo Storbråthen – Stage manager
Lars Abrahamsen – Producer
Zsófia Domsa – Interpreter
Performance dates
February 25, 2006Amfiscenen, Nationaltheatret, The National Theatre Opening night