Together, Juni Dahr and María Ellingsen are developing several performances based on research from the Arctic areas. Svalbard Movements is the first performance in this series, about meetings between human and nature.
Svalbard Movements was presented as work-in-progress
as part of Longyearbyen litteraturfestival September 6th 2019 and for schools.
Photos by Dagmara Wojtanowicz
Photos from work-in-progress, by Ida Willassen
Credits (as of September 2019)
Script and concept: Juni Dahr og María Ellingsen.
On stage: María Ellingsen, Reijo Kela, Tore Brunborg, Per Oddvar Johansen, Store Norske Mandskor
Composer: Tore Brunborg. Director: Inger Buresund. Light design: Kristin Bredal. Costumes: Silje Fjellberg. Sound: Håvard Hiller. Technical/practical assistant: Knut Antonsen. Textdramaturg: Oda Rador.
Producer: Marianne Roland. Producers assistant: Ida Willassen.
Idea og scenic concept Taubanesenstralen: Juni Dahr
Thank you for inspiration and help along the way: Chris Poole, Sigri Sandberg Meløy, Snorri Freyr Hilmarsson.
Svalbard Movements is produced by Visjoner Teater: www.dahr.no
Artistic director Juni Dahr
Visjoner Teater wishes to thank: Norsk Kulturfond, Nordisk Kulturfond, Norsk-Islandsk Kulturfond, Norsk-Finsk Kulturfond, Fond for Lyd og Bilde, Fritt Ord, Norsk Komponistfond, Artica Svalbard, Dramatikkens Hus and Nordic Culturepoint.