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Forestillingsprogram for Christiania Teaters produksjon Youkiko (1990). pdf 1990 Download


Yukiko (1989) was a puppetry production by the independent puppetry company Christiania Teater (Mona Wiig). Yukiko was based on a Japanese fairytale, adapted for puppetry by the ensemble. The production was first performed at The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design in Oslo.

Mona Wiig and Inger Buresund directed and choreographed it.

Yukiko visited The International Puppet Festival in Dordrect in The Netherlands.


(Objekt ID 50836)
Object type Production
Premiere April 8, 1989
Produced by Christiania Teater
In collaboration with The Norwegian Touring Theatre (Riksteatret)
Based on Yukiko and the Little Black Cat by
Audience Children (from 4)
Number of events 72
Language Norwegian
Keywords Puppetry, Fairytale, Performance for children
Running period April 8, 1989  
Duration 45 minutes

Requirements to venue

Minimum stage width 6m
Minimum stage depth 5m
Minimum stage height 3m


Performing Arts Hub Norway, Performing Arts Hub Norway's performance catalogue 1991, 31.05.2017

Association of Norwegian Theatres: På norske scener. Sesongen 1989/90 (literally: At Norwegian Stages. The Season of 1989/90), Association of Norwegian Theatres, Oslo 1990

Einar Dahl's private archive, donated by Einar Dahl, 07.10.2015.

Mona Wiig's private archive, donated by Mona Wiig, 09.05.2019

Contributors (18)
Name Role
Marie Louise Tank – Text
Inger Buresund – Direction
Mona Wiig – Direction
Inger Buresund – Choreography
Mona Wiig – Choreography
Hans Rønningen – Music
Morten Hansen – Stage design
Morten Hansen – Costume design
Tatjana Zaitzow – Puppetry Design
Henning Winger – Lighting design
David Siebert – Light
Frode Olsen – Puppeteer
Anne Thomte – Puppeteer
Tov Ramstad – Musician (på Riksteaterturnéen)
Hans Rønningen – Musician
Tatjana Zaitzow – Puppet maker
Christian Nissen – Photo
Frode Olsen – Technician
Performance dates
, Dordrect – Show
1990Riksteatret – Tour Premiere
October 7, 1989 14:00 – Friteatret – Tour opening
April 9, 1989 13:00 – Kunstindustrimuseet – Show
April 8, 1989 13:00 – Kunstindustrimuseet – Worldwide premiere
Festivals (1)