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What is considered feminine and masculine behaviour when dancing? What happens to the outdated and old-fashioned gender roles when there are only women on-stage? These are questions that choreographer Hallgrim Hansegård asks in FRIKAR's new production: SKAUT. 

In Norway and other parts of the world, clothes and physical work has traditionally been different between women and men. Regarding clothes and headwear, Norway found that the hijab entered where the traditional Norwegian head covering, skaut, faded out. The reflection on traditional head covering is in centre for SKAUT, which consists of five female contributing dancers.

SKAUT will also focus on the historically complex traditions of the female body, both through gender segregations' imposed physical restrictions and of controlling the female body. With their hair both up and let down, the dancers in SKAUT present unique, modern dance combined with wild, Norwegian traditional folk dance! 

Premiering 28th February 2020 in Bærum kulturhus.

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The room as a whole will work as a stage. The audience will be given the option between experiencing the show sitting on the floor or standing. Chairs will be provided for those who need it. 

The theatre smoke used in this production is approved for asthmatics. 

It is not recommended for children under three years old. Recommended lower age is eight years old.


Choreographer: Hallgrim Hansegård

Composer: Erlend Apneseth Trio

Dramaturg: Celestine Hennermann

Costume design: Inger Stinnerbom 

Sound design: Gard Gitlestad

Contributing dancers: Anita Vika Langødegård, Sara Enger Larsen, Sigyn Åsa Sætereng, Nora Svenning, Ornilia Percia Ubisse. 

This production is a collaboration between Beaivvas Samiske Nasjonalteater and Bærum kulturhus. It is supported by Arts Council Norway, Fritt Ord, Sparebankstiftelsen DNB, Norsk Tipping, Eckbos Legat, Oppland/Innlandet fylkeskommune, Valdres Natur- og Kulturpark.  


Photo by Antero Hein and retouch by Hallgrim Hansegård.