The International Ibsen Award Ceremony

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23 SEPTEMBER, 12.30
Nationaltheatret, Hovedscenen

The international Ibsen Award is the world's largest theatre award, and the 2016 award winners are the British theatre company Forced Entertainment. 

The award ceremony will be held at the Main Stage of The National Theatre. In addition to the presentation of the award, there will be music, speeches and a laudatio. Following the ceremony there will be a reception in the Audience Foyer. 

Programme:

// WELCOME:

Hanne Tømta, Artistic Director, Nationaltheatret.

// THE JURY’S DECISION:

Per Boye Hansen, Chair of the International Ibsen Award Committee.

// TO MAKE TIME:

Live mixing 30 years of archive photography of Forced Entertainment. To Make Time is a 3 screen projection of a life’s documentation by Hugo Glendinning coupled to a new composition by sound artist John Avery.

// THE LAUDATION:

Adrian Heathfield, Professor of Performance and Visual Culture at the University of

Roehampton, London.

// PRESENTATION OF THE AWARD:

Linda Cathrine Hofstad Helleland, the Norwegian Minister of Culture, presents the

award to the members of Forced Entertainment.

// ACCEPTANCE AND THANKS:

Forced Entertainment: Tim Etchells, Robin Arthur, Richard Lowdon, Claire Marshall,

Cathy Naden and Terry O’Connor.

// CONCLUSION:

Hanne Tømta, Artistic Director, Nationaltheatret

Audience and guests are welcome to join the International Ibsen Award winners and committee at the official reception and lunch in the Nationaltheatret’s Audience Foyer.

Watch the Ceremony live here Friday September 23rd from 12:30 PM.