Venus i blått* (Venus in blue)

Premiére date28 Aug. 1993
Produced byThe Arctic Theatre, Tromsø Danseteater
Based onThe Butcher by Alina Reyes
AudienceAdults
ExpressionsDance theatre, Theatre
Running period28 Aug. 1993  
WebsiteHålogaland Teater

About Venus i blått* (Venus in blue)

Venus i blått* (Venus in blue) (1993) was a dance theatre production by The Arctic Theatre and Tromsø Danseteater. Venus i blått was loosely based on the novel The Butcher by Alina Reyes, in a theatrical adaption by Mette Brantzeg. The production marked The Year of Dance.

It was choreographed and directed by Mette Brantzeg.

Venus i blått was a finalist in The Audio Visual Fund's contest for best one-act production, Scenario 93.

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

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    Awards

    Nominations:

    Scenario, 1991 Beste sceniske enakter

    Press review

    Helge Matland, date unknown, Tromsø [Tromsø]:
    "Liberatingly direct [...] Not much is veiled, and not much is withdrawn, when the three women onstage expose the audience for a woman's erotic feelings, dreams, thoughts and choices."

    More about Venus i blått* (Venus in blue)

    SOURCES:

    The Arctic Theatre, ht.tr.no, 23.03.2013, http://ht.tr.no/index.php/theatre/showview?iShowID=89 og 26.06.2017, http://halogalandteater.no/produksjon/venus-i-blatt

    Mette Brantzeg's private archive, donated by Mette Brantzeg, 15.01.2009