Verk book series (2018-2019)

When we started to talk about making a book for Verk’s 20 years celebration, my immediate reaction was; it is only has-beens or people who are finished who make books about a lived life. Thus, these books are not a recapitulation or an encyclopedia of Verk’s productions, but rather an attempt to create a book […]

Manifest United (2018)

Verk digs into artists’ manifestos of the last hundred years, and throw theirselves into a hurricane of changing ideas, transformations and artistic envisions. It deals with nothing less than a revolution. The artists’ manifestos are eccentric, without reason, even scandalous as they combine humour, wisdom and alarming demands. Artists’ Manifestos United will be a cacophony of voices from diverse art forms.

Come as you are (2017)

Come as you are invites you to let go of understanding, to succumb to the unknown, getting lost and then finding a way back. Premiered March 2017.

Wishful Beginnings

Wishful Beginnings (2016)

“An apocalyptic after-party” (Aftenposten). Premiered April 2016 at Black Box Theatre in Oslo.

Beat The Drum (2015)

Premiered in Copenhagen June 2015. Beat the drum is focusing on the present and future.

Paradise Now (2014)

A re-establishment of the enigmatic time in which crucial choices were made. Premiered November 2014 at Black Box Theatre in Oslo.

Stalker

Stalker (2013)

A story about a film about a journey to a room. Winner of The Norwegian Hedda Prize 2013: “Best performance of the year”. Premiered April 2013 at Black Box Theatre in Oslo.

Build Me A Mountain

Build Me a Mountain (2011)

How to relate to our own time and how to continue to live when all the illusions are gone. Premiered in Helsinki 2011.

The Eternal Smile

The Eternal Smile (2010)

A performance about the dead and their complex relationship towards the living, based upon the swedish author Pär Lagerkvist novel written in 1920. Winner of The Hedda Award 2011 in the category of Best Performance of the year. Premiered November 2010.

Play Alter Native

Play Alter Native (2009)

Om menneskenes maktkamp om knappe goder, om krigens logikk og hva som skjer når penger blir blandet inn konflikten.

Dealing With Helen

Dealing With Helen (2008)

”Damn good theatre” – Morgenbladet(Oslo weekly)
”Interesting and entertaining performance” – Dagsavisen(Oslo daily)

The Answering Machine

The Answering Machine (2007)

Verk Produksjoner using The Ibsen Prize winner Finn Iunker’s text “The Answering Machine”. Premiered 2007.

Ifigenia

Ifigenia (2006)

Verk’s Ifigeneia is a political farce that has its roots in Greek tragedy.

House

House (2005)

Verks’ staging of ”House” by Richard Maxwell marks the first time this influential American dramatist is staged, not only in Norway, but Scandinavia in general. Premiered 2005 at Black Box Theatre.

The duck variations (2003)

Verk has chose a modern cult-classic for thIS production; the acclaimed off-off-Broadway play, “The Duck Variations”, by the American playwright David Mamet. Premiered 2003.

The Orchard was all white (1999)

The starting point for this performance is Anton Chechov’s “The Cherry Orchard.” However, the time and the original social context in the play have been changed.