Vardøger* (Warning spirits)

Vardøger* (Warning spirits) (1999) was a theatre production by The Arctic Theatre in collaboration with The National Sami Theatre Beaivváš, based on a play by Hilde Skancke Pedersen.
The production had its world premiere during Arctic Arts Festival. A new version was performed during the same festival two years later.

Alex Scherpf directed it.

Bjørn Sundquist, who was resident festival artist in 1999, played the role of Osku.

Ketil Høegh played the role of King Olav Tryggvason.

Vardøger was nominated for one Hedda Award: Halldis Hoaas was nominated for The Hedda Award 1999 in the open category for the dramaturgy.

*Not yet translated into English. The title within parentheses is the Norwegian title's literal meaning.


(Objekt ID 32460)
Object type Production
Premiere June 18, 1999
Produced by The Arctic Theatre, The National Sami Theatre
Based on Vardøger - Váigasat* (Warning spirits) by Hilde Skancke Pedersen
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Theatre
Running period June 18, 1999  


The Arctic Theatre,, 14.11.2012,

The Norwegian National Sami Theatre Company Beaivváš,, 06.08.2021,

Sceneweb on The Hedda Award 1999,, 14.11.2012,

Performance program, The National Library of Norway,, 28.03.2018,

Performance dates
June 18, 1999Teatersalen, Narvik Kulturhus Worldwide premiere
Festivals (1)
Arctic Arts Festival June 18, 1999