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Myth OFF

5 March 2019
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The eighth of February 2011 the concept Myth OFF had a world premiere in Stockholm. Four storytellers, four mythologies, a seriously informal competition. Together with Clare Muireann Murphy from Ireland and Love Ersare / Mats Rehnman from Sweden I took the stage brandishing my mythical scimitar of choice – Persian mythology. Since then Myths have […]

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Tales of the Sea

8 February 2019
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Sorry, this entry is only available in Norwegian Bokmål.

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500 Years of Books

30 January 2019
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The first printed Norwegian book is 500 years old! And to celebrate this event MiniØya, the music and arts festival for children in Oslo, has commissioned a new performance for May 2019. Together with my storytelling colleague Marianne Sundal I will develop and perform a piece currently with the innocuous title 500 Years of Books, […]

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Read-tellings this spring

28 January 2019
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Since 2016 I have been reading and telling books for kids age 6+ at The House of Literature in Oslo.   The spring of 2019 is no exception. The 5th of February I will tell and read from Astrid Lindgren’s timeless classic Brothers Lioneheart. In 45 minutes! The tale of the the adventures of Karl […]

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Theatre Saturday in Molde

20 January 2019
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Teatret Vårt in Molde, Norway kickstarts a new concept – Theatre Saturday – performances for children. Together with my dear musician colleague Morten Minothi Kristiansen I have received the honour of playing the premiere show! Saturday 26th of January we will perform The Fantastic Mr. Fox for the children’s families of Molde. Read article from […]

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Fortælletid.dk

20 November 2018
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Kasper Skaarup Sørensen is an old friend and storytelling colleague from Denmark. We first met in Stockholm in 2007 at the start-up of The Nordic Storytelling Group. As part of that cooperation, we initiated and organised the storytelling competition StorySlam on a Nordic level from 2008 – 2011. Kasper runs the storytelling scene/company BestTellers in […]

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The Fifer’s Christmas

14 November 2018
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New performance in the works! Every year there is a great Christmas celebration at Akershus Fortress, with guided tours, activities and shows for all ages. This year the entire family can experience The Fifer’s Christmas at The Museum of Defence the 1st and 2nd of December. An interactive storytelling performance starring me dressed as a […]

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“Hero?” at Monologue Festival

6 November 2018
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So You Want To Be A Hero?       That is both the title and the overarching question of my personal-mythological solo show about computer games, self-knowledge, the relationship between reality and fiction and the simple fact of being in the world. The premiere of the performance (which was 10 years in the making) […]

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Lionheart in 45 minutes

1 October 2018
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The House of Literature in Oslo has given me many exciting assignments during the last three years. One of the first jobs I did for them was to read and tell the entirety of Astrid Lindgren’s iconic novel Brothers Lionheart. I managed to convey the entire story in 1 hour and 15 minutes. Now the […]

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Roots and Roads

18 September 2018
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This weekend I will leave for Bozen in North Italy to participate as an international performer at the festival Storytelling Time: Roots and Roads. In bilingual South Tyrol I will share the performance Song of the Sea Raven simultaneously translated into Italian. This performance was the first I made in English from the ground up […]

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