Performing Arts

Funds for professional theatre performances based on Henrik Ibsen’s plays are now available. Read more

Dance Umbrella and the Unicorn Theatre present a selection of dance from three award-winning choreographers, including the Norwegian Hege Haagenrud. But this time the show is for the children - not the adults. While the young ones are entering universes of friendships, hip-hop and athletics, parents are invited to join a range of foyer activities. Read more

Storyteller Kristin Blakstad will be taking you on a surprising journey at the Lyric Hammersmith this Friday. Her offbeat, feminist story goes under the name of "Ingrid who quarrelled with Nøkken." Read more

Photo: Monica Ritterhaus.

For its International Ibsen Season the Barbican transports three of Ibsen's plays to the contemporary age, illuminating issues that resonate powerfully today. Read more

The Ibsen Award winner Arne Lygre’s “Then Silence” is presented for a second time in the UK at Tristan Bates Theatre in July. Read more

Some might say that Rosa has everything a girl could dream of – she has the sweetest dress, the loveliest hair, lots of pink toys and as much candy as she could wish for – so why is she still sad? Read more

Photo: Helge Hansen.

Some say Norwegian playwright Jon Fosse's work is puzzling - others compare him with Beckett or Pinter. Fosse himself says that his characters communicate without words - they already know what's going to be said. Experience this for yourself when The Print Room premières Dead Dogs on 15th March. Read more

Starting out as a play on characters from Nordic folklore in 2011, Eyes as Big as Plates has evolved into a continual search for modern human’s belonging to nature. Read more

Will Keen (Pastor Manders) and Lesley Manville (Helene Alving) in Ghosts. 
Photo: Hugo Glendinning.

Following a sold-out run at the Almeida Theatre, the critically-acclaimed, award-winning Ghosts by Henrik Ibsen is now playing at Trafalgar Studios for a strictly limited season. Read more

How do you survive in a land that no longer has a place for you? The play Only Our Own at Arts Theatre, directed by award-winning Norwegian director Lars Harald Gathe, examines the struggle for an identity against an ever evolving cultural, political and social landscape. Read more

Dog sleds, icy adventure, and a bitter race to the end; The Last March is the thrilling comedy of Captain Scott’s last daring bid to conquer the South Pole. The play is on at the Southwark Playhouse in London and features Norwegian actress Pernille Haaland. Read more

The upcoming hour-long trilogy DUET premieres at The Place, London in November 2013, followed by a performance at Colchester Arts Centre, UK. DUET is an autobiographical work performed by the two dancers Hanna and Heidi, based on their ongoing couple therapy. Read more

What are you when you stop being a child? How do find your place in life – or just in your group of friends? When will your feet stop growing? And who decides all these things? These questions – and many more – are explored by the 5 dancers of Nutshell Dance in the company’s new work Retrospective. Read more

Henrik Ibsen’s rarely performed tragic drama, Lady Inger, is to be performed at Barons Court Theatre in west London 22 - 28 October. Read more

Following two sold out runs at Young Vic, Henrik Ibsen's timeless masterpiece ‘A Doll’s House’ is transferred to The Duke of York's Theatre on West End for twelve weeks only. Hattie Morahan is back as the role as Nora with marvelous critiques. Read more

Based on Henrik Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler, the Ibsen Stage Company's forthcoming production of Recording Hedda is performing at the New Diorama Theatre 11-28 September. Read more

Henrik Ibsen’s Ghosts is scheduled to perform in magnificent Rose Theatre 19 September – 12 October. Read more

An interactive adaption of Henrik Ibsen’s classic play An Enemy of the People is now on tour in the UK. In this version, created by innovative director Rebecca Jones, the audience will choose the ending. Read more

Henrik Ibsen’s timeless story of corruption and courage will be revived in a powerful new version by David Harrower at The Young Vic in May. Read more

Ibsen's A Doll's House, in a version by Zinnie Harris, will be performed at Royal Lyceum Theatre Edinburgh from 16th April to 4th May. Harris has transposed her version from late 19th-century Norway to Edwardian London and shifted the tale of intrigue, fraud and betrayal from the world of finance to that of politics. Read more