a national performing arts archive
Norwegian performing arts during the coronavirus pandemic of 2020-2021(652)
Sceneweb documents performing arts events and productions in Norway during the coronavirus pandemic, and we collect archival material from these in this gallery. Here, you may see photos and videos from productions performed during the coronavirus pandemic of 2020-2021. The period is counted from March 12 2020 onwards. If you wish to see an overview of repertoires performed during this time, you may enter the organisation or venue you are interested in, to have a look at its list of repertoire. You may also search for "corona-productions” in the left menue.
In 2020, we have experienced the most significant crisis in Norway since World War II: The coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 virus has caused a worldwide epidemic. The virus, stemming from a wild animal at a food market in Wuhan, China, came to Norway via Austria after the school break the winter of 2020, and in March, restrictive measures were established by the government.View gallery
The photo collection of The Theatre Archive at the University of Bergen(558)
The Theatre Archive is part of the University of Bergen's collections. The Theatre Archive includes playbills, posters, correspondence, musical scores, images, stage design drawings and costume design drawings from Det Dramatiske Selskab i Bergen (1794-?), Det Norske Theater in Bergen (1850-1863), The National Stage (1876-) and Komediateatret in Bergen (1933-1964).
In The Theatre Archive, there are also some materials from independent performing arts companies in Bergen, from school theatre activity, and from amateur theatres, all of it with main emphasis on Western Norway. In the collection, there are also director's scripts and prompter's scripts with handwritten stage directions concerning the specific productions, info on lighting, continuum etc. The media archive includes reviews of and articles about The National Stage's productions from the start. The Theatre Archive still continuously receives all materials from The National Stage's productions.View collection