Freedom is riding a bike

Freedom is riding a bike by Rimfrost Teaterensemble (Rimfrost Theatre Ensemble) is a district-political theatre installation about freedom. It is based on interviews made with people living on the island Senja the spring of 2010.

Freedom is riding a bike was produced in collaboration with Fristaten Senja (literally: The Free State of Senja) and it was performed in five desolate buildings in Senja the summer of 2010.


(Objekt ID 9509)
Object type Production
Premiere July 3, 2010
Produced by Rimfrost Productions
Audience Adults
Language Norwegian
Keywords Site spesific performance, Installation, Theatre
Running period July 3, 2010  
Website Rimfrost Teaterensemble

Requirements to venue

Blackout No

Freedom is riding a bike by and with Rimfrost Teaterensemble (Rimfrost Theatre Ensemble) is founded in interviews about freedom with people living on Senja.The texts meet desolate buildings and express a universal message about humans and the choices we make. Freedom is the opportunity for a future. Freedom is riding a bike.

Freedom is riding a bike is a collaboration project between Fristaten Senja, Rimfrost Teaterensemble (Rimfrost Theatre Ensemble) and non-profit associations and organisations in the island. The production was sponsored by Rounder Films and ABCprofil. Freedom is riding a bike was supported by The Fund for Performing Artists.

Sources: E-mail from daily manager of Rimfrost Teaterensemble (Rimfrost Theatre Ensemble), Kristine Myhre Tunheim 17.11.2010

Frihet er å sykle, 22.11.2010,

Contributors (15)
Name Role
Nanna Elisabeth Berntsen – Idea
Kristine Myhre Tunheim – Idea
Kristine Myhre Tunheim – Instruction
Susanne Irene Fjørtoft – Visual design
Susanne Irene Fjørtoft – Stage design
Susanne Irene Fjørtoft – Sound design
Nanna Elisabeth Berntsen – Actor
Jonas Delerud – Actor
Kristine Myhre Tunheim – Actor
Jeanette Solbakken – Actor
Ingvild Simonsen – Stage manager
Hedda Nilsen – Photo
Ingvild Simonsen – Assistant Stage Designer
Kristine Myhre Tunheim – Project manager
Terje Øverås – Consultant (Lydkonsulent)
Performance dates
July 3, 2010 Opening night