Gesat (1983) was a theatre production by The Arctic Theatre and The National Sami Theatre Beaivváš. Gesat was based on a play by Áilo Gaup, Knut Walle and Nils Gaup. It was about two Sami artists, the writer Matti Aikio and the visual artist John Savio. The production first went on tour with The Arctic Theatre, and later in the Sami area, administrated by Beaivváš.

Knut Walle directed the production.

Gesat was the first production The Arctic Theatre and Beaivvášcollaborated on.


(Objekt ID 70044)
Object type Production
Premiere 1983
Produced by The National Sami Theatre, The Arctic Theatre
Based on Gesat by Knut Walle, Áilo N. Gaup, Nils Gaup
Audience Adults
Language Sami
Keywords Theatre
Running period 1983  
Website Beaivváš Sámi Našunálateáhter, HÅLOGALAND TEATER


Beaivváš,, 25.01.2017,

The Arctic Theatre,, 25.02.2017,

Contributors (8)
Name Role
Áilo N. Gaup – Playwright
Nils Gaup – Playwright
Knut Walle – Playwright
Knut Walle – Direction
Nils Gaup – Actor
Sverre Porsanger – Actor
Knut Walle – Actor
Ola Røe – Photo
Performance dates
1983 Opening night