Created and performed by: Ingeleiv Berstad, Kristin Ryg Helgebostad and Chrisander Brun
Lighting and stage design: Chrisander Brun
Costumes: Fredrik Floen
Dramaturgy: Huy Le Vo
Illustrations: Olof Svenblad
Outside eye: Hooman Sharifi
Video documentation: Vibeke Heide
Photography: Simen Dieserud Thornquist
Co-production: Dansens Hus
Administration and touring: Bananaz
Tour manager: Michelle Flagstad
PHANTASMAGORIC premiered at Dansens hus (Oslo) 4 February 2016, and toured at TOU (Stavanger), BIT (Bergen) and MDT (Stockholm) in 2018. Funded by the Arts Council of Norway, Dansens hus, Fund for Performing Artists and MDT Stockholm (recidence).
Kristin Ryg Helgebostad & Ingeleiv Berstad
Ingeleiv Berstad and Kristin Helgebostad have worked closely on several productions and installations since graduating from Oslo National Academy of the Arts with an MA in choreography in 2010. For the National Company of Contemporary Dance, Carte Blanche, they choreographed Loudspeakers (2014), and are currently developing KNOW HOWS, which will premiere in 2019. Other prominent works include SPOILER by Berstad/Helgebostad/Wigdel – the same trio that created SOIL GIRL – a highly celebrated piece that has toured extensively in Europe and Norway since the premiere in 2014. In collaboration with Eivind Seljeseth they have developed AV HISTORISK GRUNN which has brought out three different pieces as well as seminars, publications, and touring all over Norway. They are co-funders of Landscape Theatre of Norway which premiered LULLELI FOR FRUHOLMEN FYR in 2016 – nominated for the Norwegian Critics Prize in 2016. Berstad and Helgebostad are also performers and create works individually and in collaboration with others. In 2018 Somatøs Samling by Berstad/Holden, and CHEERS by Helgeostad/Rueslåtten both premiered at the Black Box teater og Dansens hus in Oslo.
Stockholm based Chrisander Brun is a scenographer, light designer and photographer. Brun studied at Dramatiska Institutet where zhe got a BA degree in 2010. Ever since, Brun has done lights and scenography for many dance and theatre performances in Scandinavia and zhers work has been presented at several international performing arts festivals in Europe. Brun has had long term collaborations with artists such as Halla Ólafsdóttir, Amanda Apetrea, Nadja Hjorton, Dorte Olesen, Ludvig Daae, Mychoreography, Tatu Hämäläinen, TOYBOYS, TO-EN Butoh Company, Zero visibility corp, Örjan Andersson, Martin Forsberg, Björn Säfsten, Stina Nyberg ++++ Zhe has worked with theatres and companies such as Rogaland teater in Stavanger, Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern, Riksteatret in Norway, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Skånes Dansteater, Helsingborg Stadsteater, Turteatern, Carte Blanche , CullbergBaletten ++++.
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H2DANCE is choreographer/ performer duo Hanna Gillgren (SE) and Heidi Rustgaard (NO), working between Norway, Sweden and the UK since 1999. Fest en Fest is an international festival of expanded choreography initiated and curated by H2DANCE and produced by Natalie Richardson from Konzept Arts & Ideas. This is a new concept making space for artists and audiences to come together and present live works and ideas, to discuss, provoke, influence and be a force for change. Through performances, talks, lunches and parties, H2DANCE present a programme of UK & Nordic artists working across dance & performance.