Theatre Café Oslo

Theatre Cafe Festival Oslo took place from the 25th to 27th April 2014, at the Cafeteatret / Nordic Black Theatre in Hollendergata 8.

The festival was multi-lingual, with English as the main language.  All non-English events were subtitled.


Wednesday 23rd – Friday 25th

11.00 – 16.00 Workshop: Challenging a young audience – actors, ethics and new writing‬ with Adam Barnard
Where: Norsk Skuespillersenter, Welhavensgate 1
The workshop will take place in English

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Friday 25th

12.00 Retours (Tilbakekomstene) by Fredrik Brattberg (NO)
Guest performance by Compagnie Divine Comedie (FR)
Where: A flat somewhere in Oslo, exact location to be confirmed
Performed in French with English subtitles

14.00 Retours (Tilbakekomstene) by Fredrik Brattberg (NO)
Guest performance by Compagnie Divine Comedie (FR)
Where: A flat somewhere in Oslo, exact location to be confirmed
Performed in French with English subtitles

16.00 Registration at Cafeteatret

17.00 Opening of Theatre Cafe Festival Oslo

17.30 Deportation Cast by Björn Bicker (DE)
Staged reading with students from Nordic Black Xpress
Directed by Øystein U. Brager
Performed in Norwegian with English subtitles

18.30 Dinner

19.00 Sharing of excerpts: Selected plays from Theatre Café Festival York
Work presentation with results from Adam Barnard’s workshop at Norsk Skuespillersenter
Performed in English

20.00 Interview with Björn Bicker (DE), Tiago Rodrigues (PT) & Jörg Menke-Peitzmeyer (DE)

21.00 Welcome party

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Saturday 26th

10.00 Retours (Tilbakekomstene) by Fredrik Brattberg (NO)
Guest performance by Compagnie Divine Comedie (FR)
Where: A flat somewhere in Oslo, exact location to be confirmed
Performed in French with English subtitles

12.00 
Retours (Tilbakekomstene) by Fredrik Brattberg (NO)
Guest performance by Compagnie Divine Comedie (FR)
Where: A flat somewhere in Oslo, exact location to be confirmed
Performed in French with English subtitles

13.30 Lunch

14.00 Interview with Fredrik Brattberg (NO) and director of RetoursJean-Christophe Blondel (FR)

15.00 Getürkt by Jörg Menke-Peitzmeyer (DE)
Staged Reading performed by Oslo International Theatre
Directed by Øystein Ulsberg Brager
Performed in Norwegian with German subtitles

16.00 Panel debate: The Nordic countries vs. the rest of Europe – similarities and differences in theatre for young audiences
Confirmed panelists:
– Michael Ramløse from Teatret Fair Play (DK)
– Anders Alnemark from Teater Fredag (SE)
– Teresa Ariosto from Company of Angels (UK)
– Stefan Fischer-Fels from GRIPS Theater (DE)

17.00 Dinner

17.30 Panel debate: Devising vs. playwriting in theatre for young audiences
Confirmed panelists:
– Kristina Ros from Barnteaterakademin (SE)
– Peder Opstad from Teater Grimsborken (NO)
– Liesbeth Coltof from Toneelmakerij (NL)
– Nils Petter Mørland from Det Andre Teatret (NO)

18.30 Sadness and joy in the life of giraffes by Tiago Rodrigues (PT)
Staged reading performed by Oslo International Theatre
Directed by Øystein U. Brager
Performed in Norwegian with English subtitles

19.30 Tea and cakes

20.00 Radha is looking good by Chandni Mistry (UK) and Tal Jakubowiczova (ISR)
Guest performance by Hide & Seek Theatre Company (UK)
Performed in English

 20.30 Party

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Sunday

11.00 – 16.00 European Writers Lab
Closed workshop for EWL participants only
Where: To be confirmed

14.00 Vår forestilling om Sara by Michael Ramløse & Kira Elhauge (DK)
Guest performance by Teater Grimsborken (NO)
Performed as part of Nordic Black Theatre’s family program Barnas søndag
Performed in Norwegian

Symposium navigator: Tale Næss (NO)

The program is subject to change.

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