As a group we intend to explore, exercise and experiment with all sorts of creative entrances
to create performative and visual arts such as theater and film.
We also wish to show the importance of theater in schools and social context.
These are our tecniques:
The Frantic Technique
Frantic Assembly is one of UK’s leading contemporary theatre companies. Frantic Assembly create new work that has equal emphasis on movement, design, music and text.
We will be using their exercises to evolve our own physical vocabulary and strengthen our way of devising theatre groups.
These exercises are tools which can produce both characters, story, scenes and evolve other aspects as text into physical form on stage.
It’s an controlled improvisation with emphasis on the physical aspects through their exercises.
Improvisation is simply theatre without a script made in the moment. Improv is all about creating spontanious actions inside predetermined frames. The reason for choosing this technique is to develop an ensemble, it’s entertaining, creativaly explorative and bulids confidence in the participants and the group as a whole. This confidence and group dynamic is essensial for devised theatre. Our technique is mainly inspired by Keith Johnstone. His focus is mainly on the body - not as a means of transporting the head, but that togheter they can create magic when it moves away from it’s outer expectations. From a “I can’t” to a “I can”. By doing so, you step out of that limiting box an into a theatrical freedom with infinite creative possibilities.
We chose to continue working with viewpoints for both practical and creative reasons. They constitute a language which aids in the precise communication of ideas during both the creative and the analytical process. Furthermore, the concept of viewpoints is within the framework of the post-
modern tradition, which is how we like to work.
There are several variations of the concept, and we are mainly working with the one developed by Anne Bogart and Tina Landau.
25 years old
From Møre og Romsdal, Norway
"I have always been interested in theatre and have been on stage all my life. My passion for theatre came from the entertainment part of it and from there i migrated to acting and performing. My fascination for lights and the technical part of it came later as a student when i was taught how to create different spaces and feelings through lighting. My strengths lie mainly in improvisations and comedic elements as well as technical work."
23 years old
From Oppland, Norway
"My background has mainly grown from music and theatre. This passion about music and theatre as creative platforms for self development and performative art inspired me to pursue the creative studies and develop this group with like minded creators.
My strengths in theatre is my experience with both physical theatre like frantic techniques, psychological realism like method acting and working with devised theatre. These techniques are tools which can be used in numerous ways to develop for example performances, plays, characters and in workshops with people in all ages.
I have found that through creativity and theatre one can improve ones’ selfworth and use these techniques both on stage and in everyday life to conquer different psychological obstacles. This is what i hope we can teach others through our work."
25 years old
From Troms, Norway
"I have my background mainly in music, hence much experience in composing both for specific theater productions as well for the sake of my own creative unfolding.
My favorite thing about art is the storytelling, which can be done in so many different ways, both visual, lyrical and through music and sound."
Sindre Sierk Rian
25 years old
From Trøndelag, Norway
"My background in music and stage magic bred a love for performances and storytelling.
I'm motivated by the creative process in all its variety."