Opening Night (2021)

A TALEABOUT THE THEATRE ABOUTA JOURNEY TO A ROOM. One of my first theatre educators told me that it is the idea about the theatre itself that makes the theatre so important. It is the ideas that make people gather, and if the idea is strong enough, we are willing to sacrifice a lot.  We had a desire to go back to […]

The Big Dream (2019)

The Big Dream is based on the written correspondence between two of the actors in Verk Produktioner. The letters explore the choices that they have made and how they have mastered everyday life and themselves.

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.

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 (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)


Ifigenia (2006)

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


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.