ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

LOUISE BECK

TRAVERS JUNE 2018 – JUNE 2020

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Louise Beck (1965) is a Danish visual artist and Artistic Director of the platform OPE-N. Beck has worked on both classical and new pieces of music theatre around the world. She has also been a project manager at The Nordic Council of Ministers and Head of the Scenography department at both The Danish National Theatre School in Copenhagen and Oslo National Academy of the Arts. OPE-N is an OPE-N platform for OPE-N processes with OPE-N formats. It is a cross-disciplinary and collaborative performing arts platform that focuses on how to OPE–N frames of minds. OPE-N initiates all sorts of artistic exchanges; such as symposiums, workshops, artistic research and lengthy artist collaborations, which eventually leads to a range of new interdisciplinary pieces of performing arts.

Website of OPE-N

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR

ANNA BERIT ASP CHRISTENSEN

TRAVERS JUNE 2018 – JUNE 2020

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Anna Berit Asp Christensen (1971) is a Danish artist and curator with strong roots in both classical and new music. Since 2007, she has been Manager and Artistic Director of the SPOR festival in Aarhus, and in 2008 she initiated SCENATET where she functions as Artistic Director. The ensemble is her primary artistic and curatorial platform, where, among other things, she has created and developed The Documentary Concert, Living Room, Concert Walk and Backyard Pictures (in artistic collaboration with Bent Sørensen). Christensen’s work – artistical, conceptual and curational is characterized by a continuous study of the experimental range in music and its place on the contemporary art scene. A focus on space is typical of Christensen’s own work, that be space in a psychological sense and space as a public sphere.

Website of Scenatet

PROJECT ASSISTANT

AMALIE CHRISTIAN

GLYPTOTEKET 2018

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Amalie Christian (1994) is a Danish Graduate Student in Theater- and Performance studies at the University of Copenhagen. Amalie attended the drama school for children and youngsters called Eventyrteatret for many years as a child. During her studies she has worked as an intern at the Royal Danish Theatre’s department KGL +, where she curated workshops for students to activate their curiosity for art and theatre. In the beginning of 2018 Amalie was the dramaturg at a student theatre (Immaturus) in Bergen, Norway and next year she will do an internship as a dramaturg assistant at Teater Grob. Amalie has a great interest in making art available for everyone and holds a passion for creating art, that shows and represents all kinds of human beings.

RESEARCHER AND TEACHER

RIKKE LUND HEINSEN

TRAVERS JUNE 2018 – JUNE 2020

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Rikke Lund Heinsen (1967) is a Danish teacher and researcher within the field of artistic entrepreneurship, inter/transdisciplinarity and cross-artistic work. Heinsen’s background is academic and her experiences are grounded in the producing and educating area of performing arts. She is deeply interested in how to expand our crafts as artistic and creative human beings by offering anti hierarchic workspaces where we all can breathe, exchange and evolve.

PROJECT ASSISTANT

SOFIE HENTRICH

GLYPTOTEKET 2018

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Sofie Hentrich (1994) is a Graduate Student in Theater- and Performance studies and Danish at the University of Copenhagen. During her studies Hentrich has combined her knowledge of theatre and her interest in the dynamics of the Danish language with the purpose of introducing future high school students to the many possibilities that lies in the world of theatre. She is interested in how education can be a springboard for people – children as well as adults – to get acquainted with art. Hentrich is drawn towards large collaborations and has during the last seven years been involved with Muskelsvindsfonden’s Cirkus Summarum, where she has been a part of the team leading the volunteers.

CREATIVE PRODUCER

MARTEL OLLERENSHAW

TRAVERS JUNE 2018 – JUNE 2020

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Martel Ollerenshaw (1967) is an Australian arts broker, creative producer and consultant based in London and working internationally. With a wide portfolio of skills and interests, Ollerenshaw works actively with artists, organizations and festivals to create and produce work that is pioneering and often genre blurring. She also acts as strategist, consultant and advisor for funding bodies, philanthropists, organizations and artists on policy, business planning, fundraising and identity building.

PR MANAGER

ANNE RIBER

TRAVERS JUNE 2018 – JUNE 2020

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Anne Riber (1980) is the owner of Format Artspace – a gallery and PR bureau in Copenhagen. Next to her work at Format Riber also works as an agent for selected Danish contemporary artists and as a PR consultant for several art projects. Riber is also the PR and Communication Manager at Overgaden – Institute of Contemporary Art. For a number of years she was the PR Manager at Nikolaj Kunsthal as well as a being a project manager at Have Kommunikation. Riber has a long career in PR and Communication working among many others with U-TURN kvadriennale for samtidskunst and New Museum, New York.

Format Artspace

PROJECT COORDINATOR AND DRAMATURG

CHRISTINE JUHL SØRENSEN

TRAVERS JUNE 2018 – JUNE 2020

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Christine Juhl Sørensen (1987) is a Danish dramaturg and project coordinator. Sørensen has worked on a variety of productions from classics to interactive pieces and has over the last couple of years been involved in a great number of performances that questions the border between fiction and reality, performer and audience. Sørensen combines an artistic understanding and experience in creative processes with an organizational eye and sees curiosity as a driving force in evolving and expanding the performative arts.