edda / voluspå - ymist

Performers: Morten Espeland, Erlend Samnøen, Deborah Black, Huy Le Vo, Judith Sleddens and Yanghee Lee Sound design: Nils Jacob Langvik Costume design: Olav Myrtvedt Light design: Evelina Dembacke Production: Company Ymist Supported by: Norsk Kulturråd, Fond for lyd og bilde, Fond for utøvende kunstnere, Bergesenstiftelsen, Oslo Kommune Kulturetaten
The residency at Vitlycke-Centre for performing arts is supported by Tanum Kultur & Fritid, Västra Götalandsregionen and Kultur i Väst.

10.02 - 28.02

A group of international dance and theatre artists collaborate to understand and unwrap the prophecy of the Voluspå from the poetic Edda – the most expansive source on Norse mythology.

At the end of their three weeks residency at Vitlycke – Centre for Performing Arts, company Ymist share a work-in-progress performance having as a central theme the Voluspå – the possibility or inevitability of the end of times.
The group will also demonstrate their collective training methods – the Japanese acting training, Suzuki and the improvisation technique, Viewpoints.
In April 2015, the piece will be performed in community houses around Norway.

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