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Marie Bergby Handeland


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14. Nov 2020

Grønland kirke 29.08.2020 13:00

Grønland kirke 05.09.2020 13:00

Grønland kirke 12.09.2020 13:00

Grønland kirke 19.09.2020 13:00

Grønland kirke 26.09.2020 13:00

Grønland kirke 03.10.2020 13:00

Grønland kirke 17.10.2020 13:00

Grønland kirke 07.11.2020 13:00

Grønland kirke 14.11.2020 13:00

0 h. 15 min.

NB! Multiple starting times between 13.00 and 18.00.

NB! Kirkedanseren 24 October is unfortunately cancelled, due to a broken organ. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause to those of you who have booked yourself a place!

The performance is free to watch, but you have to book your place in advance here.

Kirkedanseren (The Church Dancer) is a dance piece where you as an audience member can book  yourself time in a church, and dance without spectators. The dance is accompanied by live organ music. Kirkedanseren is an opportunity for each of us to be alone and take center stage in this sacred space. Besides our own baptism, our own wedding, and most of all, our own funeral, we rarely stand out as individuals and main characters in the church. Many of us would never visit the church space on our own, and hardly ever do we let go of our inhibitions and on a physical level, let loose.

All kinds of movements and ways of dancing are welcome in Kirkedanseren, and you can also just sit, stand, walk around, shake loose, sway to the organ tones or lie down. Anyone can be a church dancer, believer or not, and regardless of religious and cultural affiliation.

In the fall of 2020, the Kirkedanseren will take place once a week in Greenland Church, with their cantor Olav Rune Bastrup playing the organ. You can choose from three different moods of organ music. Greenland Church is one of Oslo’s largest and is often referred to as the cathedral of the east.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION! Have you booked yourself a spot, but are prevented from coming? Please remember to cancel in time! We have activated a waiting list, so that others have the opportunity to see the show if you cannot go. Please remember that a free ticket is still a ticket!

Marie Bergby Handeland is a creative and performing dance artist based in Oslo. Her previous work Forfatterbevegelsen was part of Oslo Internasjonale Teaterfestival 2018.

Konsept, koreografisk idé / Concept, choreographic idea: Marie Bergby Handeland. Kantor / Cantor: Olav Rune Ekeland Bastrup. Co-produksjon / Co-production: Black box teater, Gamlebyen og Grønland menighet, Rosendal teater. Samarbeidspartnere / Cooperating partners: Bananaz, Grønland kirke. Støttet av / Supported by: Oslo kommune. Foto / Photo: Alvilde Horjen Naterstad