TWR003 - Theatre in times of Covid-19 (with Per Kap Bech Jensen)

(recorded on March 28, 2020)

PER KAP BECH JENSEN
is administrative director of Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium – Odin Teatret since 2014. In January 2021 he will move to be Director of the theatre.

Odin Teatret was created in Oslo, Norway, in 1964, and moved to Holstebro (Denmark) in 1966, changing its name to Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium – Odin Teatret. Today, its 40 members come from a eleven countries and four continents.

With Per we speak about his beginnings in the theatre, about the work of the dramaturg and about what the current crisis means for a theatre that performs around the world and is home to artists from various countries, a theatre which is based on the presence and relation of actor and spectator.


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