New administrator from 17 August

The new administrator at the Experimental Station will be Charlotte Rindom, who will take up the post on 17 August 2020. For several years, Charlotte has helped the Research Station with fund applications and administrative tasks. We look forward to welcoming Charlotte after the summer holidays. Charlotte replaces Lise Aagaard Knudsen who has been employed…

Newsletter May-June 2020

Experimental station NEWSLETTER May & June 2020 – link to full version here. The newsletter contains: 1. The seasonal trial 1. Update on the choir project 2. Since last 1. Organizational change 2. Thanks for this time 3. Again open to members 4. Face it 3. Upcoming activities 1. CPH STAGE programme for autumn 2.…

Newsletter January-February 2020

Experimental station – link to full version here. NEWSLETTER January & February 2020 The newsletter contains: 1. The seasonal trial 1. Take the first test 2. Since last 1. New administrator in full swing 2. New office hours 3. Upcoming activities 1. DDF arrangement 2. March is GAGA month 3. Nadine George workshop 2020 4.…

Choir project starts in August

Our seasonal experiment“Silence, Pause, Audience Memories” managed to have its first choir rehearsal on Friday 6 March. Composer Peter Bruun and choirmaster Erik Jakobsson introduced the audience to the newly composed work. Peter and Erik also formed the musical power-team at Lyden af Publikum, the season experiment in 2016/17, where we played at the Royal…

Office available in the old cinema

One of Forsøgsstation’s attractive offices has become vacant as of 1 September 2020. The rent is DKK 3,826 per month. Forsøgsstationen is a workshop for professional performing arts and IN THE SERVICE OF EXPERIMENT. With that as our main purpose, we make the house available to members, our ‘residents’ with offices and tenants in the…

Then it is true! We open on 2 June.

We are pleased to announce the reopening of the Experimental Station to members on Tuesday 2 June. We comply with the guidelines issued, which we have summarised and translated for our house. Members will be notified by email with the rules shortly. We recommend that members limit their stay in the house so that they…

Training cancelled until 10 May

Due to Covid-19, there will be no activities at the Experimental Station until 10 May. The training schedule with dance on Monday evening, GAGA on Tuesday evening and Thursday morning and voice training on Wednesday will therefore not take place during this period. The administration works from home, so it is still possible to get…

Collective processes v/FDD

Forsøgsstationen is the setting for this event with the Association of Danish Dramatists on Saturday 22 February at 15:30-17:30. The Association of Danish Playwrights (FDD) will hold its annual general meeting, and in this context there will be a panel discussion with the theme “Collective Processes”. The panel includes: Solveig Gade (Professor of Performing Arts…

Film screening and GAGA classes

In cooperation with Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival, a programme of GAGA dance will be presented on Sunday 1 March. Teachers are Siri Wolthoorn (DK) and Kari Vig Petersen (DK, N). Description from the Festival programme: Not everyone is into dancing but many, and more and more are. Around the world, Gaga dance has taken hold…

Change of shift 1 February

As of 1 February, we have a change of administrator, as Rikke Giselsson is leaving. Therefore, from February there is a new face in the office. Lise Aagaard Knudsen will be in charge of the administrative tasks until the summer. However, Lise is not entirely new to the house, as she has worked for the…

Viewing Friday 17 January

The experiment “The Laughing Game” led by Antionette Helbing invites you to a screening on Friday 17 January at 14.00 in the Camera room here at the Experimental Station. The invitation reads as follows: Sharing Session “The Laughing Game” by Antoinette Helbing On Friday the 17th of January at 14:00-15:00 Antoinette invites for an informal…

ANNIVERSARY IN THE OLD CINEMA

On Saturday 7 December 2019, we held a party to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Experimental Station, with a programme from 16-02. It was a wonderful party that we will remember with smiles from ear to ear! Thank you to everyone who contributed speeches, songs, stories, help with the practical stuff, wonderful gifts of…

Thanks for last

Thank you to everyone for contributions, greetings, gifts and good mood at the party last Saturday where we celebrated that it is now 10 years since we first put the key in the door at Sdr. Boulevard 81. Here’s a photo-potpourri of the day and the evening’s various presentations and speeches. Photographer is Poul Storm.…

Newsletter November 2019

NEWSLETTER NOVEMBER 2019 – full version via link. Workshop for Professional Performing Arts The newsletter contains: 1. Since last 1. Friday bar 2. Workshop with the Institute for Performing Arts 2. Upcoming activities 1. Birthday news 2. Nadine George workshop 3. Reading 4. PLATFORM 3. Current member attempts 1. Gestures 2. The Laughing Game 3.…

Newsletter October 2019

NEWSLETTER OCTOBER 2019 – link to full version here. The newsletter contains: 1. Since last 1. Annual General Meeting held 2. Seminar “Endangered Practices” v/Dansehallerne 3. Viewing trials The Foxcave 2. Upcoming activities 1. Friday bar 2. Birthday update with sneak peek 3. Current member attempts 4. Special for members 1. Use the network 2.…

Newsletter November 2019

There’s news from the old cinema in the box. Here is a direct link to the newsletter. Read about exciting new trials (including viewing open to all) and some good news about the upcoming 10th anniversary celebration on 7 December. There is also information about the annual Nadine George workshop and a reminder about the…

Platform Friday 13.12.

On Friday 13 December from 17-21, we will hold the biannual platform where the ‘experiments’ will share their experiences with each other and with the other participants. It is not only for those who are currently participating in a given season but also for others – artists and art lovers – members and non-members. It…

Reading 30 November

Our member Rasmus Pold is hosting the event which will be held on Saturday 30 November at 5pm. The event consists of a reading of a new play followed by a dialogue with the actors and scriptwriter. Admission is free. “The actors give voice to 5 characters in a tragicomic text with lyrical passages and…

News about seasonal trials

Our seasonal experiment “Silence, Pause and Audience Memories” is in full preparation. Composer Peter Bruun is composing, and Øyvind Kirchhoff is recruiting for the choir, which will start rehearsing early in the new year. Several members of the former LYDEN AF PUBLIKUM team have already signed up, which we are very proud of! We are…

SNEAKPEEK Into the Unknown

Our talented video documentarian Helle Lyshøj, who was also behind the camera for our film on“THE SOUND OF THE PUBLIC” and last season’s working demonstration“WHAT IS AN INQUIRY“, has been at work again. Together with Lotte Faarup, she is putting the finishing touches to “INTO THE UNKNOWN” – the site to be launched at the…

10 year birthday

Then it is quite true. We’re having a party on Saturday 7 December here in the old cinema to celebrate 10 years of the Experimental Station! And everyone is invited to celebrate this anniversary with us. We start already at 4 pm with a reception, and there will be lots of fun and games, not…

BMC workshop in the autumn holidays

We have the pleasure of hosting another exciting workshop during the autumn holidays. It is a BMC workshop entitled “Breathing in water” with Ayelet Yekutiel (Israel) on Tuesday 15 October from 10-13. The price is 200 kr. – there are a limited number of places. Registration to Birgitte.lundtoft@gmail.com There are a number of free places…

GAGA autumn

Here’s the update on the GAGA classes this fall. There are some planned cancellations as shown in the table below. There will be an extra class with guest teacher Alvin Collantes on Saturday, October 19, 9:30-10:30 a.m. (last Saturday of fall break). Week 41: Tuesday 8/10:NORMAL, Thursday 10/10 CANCELLED Week 42: Tuesday 15/10:NORMAL, Thursday 17/10…

News about voice training

News about voice training As a novelty we have decided to make the first Wednesday of the month ‘entrance’ for members who have not worked with the technique before. The other times assume that you have worked with Nadine George’s technique before. Read more about the work here. *) ‘Newcomers’ who have never worked with…

Newsletter August/September 2019

NEWSLETTER AUGUST/SEPTEMBER 2019 Link to full version here. The newsletter contains: 1. Since last 1. News from the office 2. NADINE summerintensive 2. Upcoming activities 1. Workshop with the Institute for the Performing Arts (S) 3. Current member attempts 1. Seasonal trials 2. The circular self 3. The actor’s vibrations 4. The foxcave 4. Special…

Newsletter published

The first newsletter of the season is now on the air. Thank you very much – there are many little treats! News about exciting and wild experiments with Svend E. Kristensen / Sew Flunk Fury Wit and Sara Gebran. There is also a video where Øyvind talks about the summer workshop with Nadine George.

Have a great summer!

Before we close the cinema for this season, we wish a good summer to those of you who follow our fortunes. We’ll be back after the holidays on August 1. Today, 26 June, we have allowed some forward-looking activities – and therefore we have a nice visit from choirmaster Erik Jakobsson and composer Peter Bruun.…

Newsletter June 2019

NEWSLETTER JUNE 2019 Workshop for Professional Performing Arts Read the full version here. The newsletter contains: 1. Breaking news! 1. feast 2. Our new employee has been found 2. Since last 1. Honorary award to Jesper la Cour 2. The seasonal experiment “What is an experiment?” is LIVE 3. CPH STAGE 2019 4. Platform 3.…

Newsletter June 2019

The June newsletter is out – read about our upcoming celebration of 10 years in the old cinema! And get a sneak peek of our new administrator Rikke Giselssson who starts after the holidays and replaces Dorte Burmester Wium until she comes back after maternity leave. Link to mailchimp here.

Platform Friday 14 June 17-21

There will be a “Platform” on Friday 14 June from 17-21, followed by dinner. Platform is an artistic exchange of experience in word and practice between experimental projects, where we both exchange in small groups to get to the core of the individual experimental work, but subsequently in a common plenary also seek to talk…

Masterclass ReFocusMethod

On the weekend of 15. -16 June a masterclass by actor and theatre educator Tony Grahn (S) will be held in ReFocusMethod. Places are still available so take the opportunity to get to know this technique, developed from the theatre teacher and actor Andris Blekte‘s (1923-2007) relaxation technique for actors. About the method: “How to…

Many thanks to the Danish Arts Foundation

We have just received a grant of 150,000 from the Danish Arts Foundation for audience development in an artistic context under the project titles “Silence”, “Pause” and “Audience memories”. More information on these and other new projects will follow. Among other things, there will be several events during CPH Stage, where we invite the public…

Maternity replacement sought

The Research Station is looking for a maternity leave replacement for our administrator from 1 August 2019 to 30 June 2020. The position is half-time (19 hours/week) and the scope of work is: – Responsibility for the day-to-day running of the house including: liaison with authorities, board, house owner and house staff. – Responsibility for…

Open for membership application

The experimental station has had to take a break from accepting new members for a while. We are now accepting applications for membership again. Read more about the specific conditions of membership here. However, you cannot register for the rest of this season (which ends on 30 June) alone – you must also register for…

Happy Easter

The office will be on Easter break next week. We will be back on Tuesday 23 April. The usual training does not run during holidays, but GAGA is an exception during Easter, when there is both GAGA Tuesday evening from 20-21 and Thursday morning from 8:30-9:30. Greetings. Members train for free.

Newsletter February March 2019

Link to full version here. The newsletter contains: 1. Since last 1. Update from the residents of the house: 1. The winter of our discouragement 2. Emperors 3. Pinocchio 4. STORY PLAY 5. SALT 2. The Free Field “Future Perspectives” 2. Upcoming activities 1. CPH STAGE 2019 2. Nadine George Voice Work 2019 3. Current…

CPH STAGE 2019

The programme for CPH STAGE 2019 rolls out today and we’re there like last year! See more by clicking on the titles: OPEN HOUSE THE ACTOR AND THE ÜBERMARIONETTE the sound of the audience in the cinema Or go to our overall programme page here.

Newsletter January 2019

The newsletter for January 2019 is out. Read the full version here. ** The newsletter contains: 1. Since last 1. Bikubenfonden grant for new audience projects 2. reunion sound of audience 2. Upcoming activities 1. News about trainings season 18/19 2. Nadine George Voice Work 2019 3. Current member attempts 1. January 1. To Those…

Big thanks to the BIKUBENFONDEN

We are pleased and proud to announce that the Bikuben Foundation has accepted our application for 300,000 DKK in grants for the continued experimental work with audience development in an artistic context under the project titles: “Silence”, “Pause” and “Audience Memories”. The sound of the audience was a great success from which we learned many…

Training update

GAGA people – NEW WEEKS AND TIMES Gagahas moving day after New Year. There will be morning training on Thursday at 8:30-9:30 instead of Tuesday and evening class will move from Wednesday to Tuesday at 20-21 (also new time! – before it was 19-20). NOTE: No GAGA on Thursday 24 January. On the other hand,…

Newsletter December 2018

December newsletter is out now. Link to full version here. DOCUMENTS ABOUT the sound of the audience in torino IS RELEASED! Still from documentary by Helle Lyshøj and Lotte Faarup From the premiere of LYDEN AF PUBLIKUM Torino October 2018 The newsletter contains: 1. Since last 1. Release of documentary on the SOUND OF THE…

Release of mini-documentary

Link to PDF of press release here. PRESS RELEASE IN ENGLISH HERE. The Experimental Station is proud to present the film of the SOUND OF THE PUBLIC’s Torino tour in October 2018. Link to video, with English subtitles is available at: https://youtu.be/0M-iKMPf0kU – also a short wordless teaser is available here: https://youtu.be/sL18Foq9qds. THE SOUND OF…

Newsletter November 2018

Full version here. The newsletter contains: 1. Since last 1. Quality seminar 2. Upcoming activities 1. Platform on 14 December 2. Christmas holiday 3. News about trainings season 18/19 4. Nadine George Voice Work 2019 3. Current member attempts 1. November 1. On the brink of a crisis 2. A land where no dragons hide…

Platform on 14 December

The next platform will take place on Friday 14 December 2018 from 17-21 at the Experimental Station. Platform is an artistic exchange of experience in word and practice between experimental projects, where we both exchange in small groups to get to the core of the individual experimental work, but subsequently in a common plenary also…

Newsletter October 2018

Full version here. The newsletter contains: 1. Since last 1. report and photos from the SOUND OF THE PUBLIC – Turin edition 2. Upcoming activities 1. Quality seminar on 24 November 3. Special for members 1. Membership 2. Christmas Lunch 3. Use the network! 4. Training Since last Report and pictures from Torino Tour 2018…

The deadline is approaching

The registration deadline is approaching for the quality seminar on 24 November: How do you talk about quality in theatre? Seminar on experiences and new visions for quality work in theatre Saturday d. 24 November 10 – 17 at the Experimental Station The experimental station holds a seminar on the concept of quality in theatre.…

Newsletter September 2018

Full version here. The newsletter contains: News about THE SOUND OF THE PUBLIC – Torino edition Since last General Assembly – news about the Board Seminar for foreign students Upcoming activities News about trainings season 18/19 Quality seminar on 24 November Current membership attempts The Actor as Shaman In in in From Studio to Studio…

Autumn holidays

As usual, the office will be closed during the autumn holidays in week 42. We will be back on Monday 22 October. However, we haven’t closed the house – and there will be plenty of people in the house in the coming week. Please note that there will be no voice training or dancing with…

Newsletter August 2018

The first newsletter for the 18/19 season has been sent out. Here you can read about the Patras anniversary party, new exciting experiments and the season’s trainings! Lin to newsletter here. If you do not yet subscribe to the Experimental Station newsletter, you can sign up via this link.  

Newsletter August 2018

Full version here. Late summer is upon us! We look forward to another exciting season of geeky experiments, training and artistic exchanges! The newsletter contains: Since last Sad news Theatre Patrasket was celebrated Upcoming activities General Assembly Seminar for foreign students Trainings season 18/19 Quality seminar on 24 November Current membership attempts Marathon THE BIGGEST…

Quality seminar

Saturday d. On November 24, 18, Forsøgsstationen in Copenhagen will hold a seminar on the concept of quality in theatre. Inspired by the work of the quality committees in the children’s and youth environment in the 80s and 90s, and sensing a growing need in the theatre community to (re)find a qualified language around criticism,…

Newsletter May-June 2018

Full version here. We hope everyone had a wonderful midsummer, despite the fire ban, and think you can have a beautiful one here in the season’s last newsletter, Thank you for a wonderful season! The newsletter contains: 1. Exciting news! 1. the sound of the crowd to turin 2. Report published 2. Since last 1.…

Our programme at CPH Stage!

CPH Stage is officially underway and we are working hard to get ready for our part of the party, the Open House from Monday 4 June. We hope to see a lot of happy and curious people at GAGA, coffee and good talks, reunions with LYDEN AF PUBLIKUM and relaxing breaks in the installation “I…

Story play at Sagnlandet and in Singapore

Jesper la Cour from the Storytelling Theatre is organising a storytelling seminar next Friday 25 May together with Sagnlandet. Invitation is available here. It takes place in Sagnlandet ahead of a weekend of “Storytelling Days” where storytellers from all over the country perform. Read more about the programme here. Jesper has developed the Story Play…

Trial participants sought

During our Open House at CPH Stage, Nordic Performance Art works with young people in the project “Young Nature Wild”. There is still room for school classes 5th and up. The project is supported by the Danish Arts Council’s House Artist Scheme and the City of Copenhagen’s Åbenskole. Therefore, it is free for students to…

Consultation response on reform

In connection with the Ministry of Culture’s consultation on the future of the performing arts, the Experimental Station has submitted a consultation response. Excerpt: Read our full answer here. It can also be read on the Ministry of Culture’s website, where you can find out about the key points and perspectives of various actors in…

Newsletter March-April 2018

Link to full version is here. Yes! We will be open to all interested parties every day from 8-16 during CPH Stage between 4 and 8 June 2018. We look forward to welcoming you to a week of great experiences… The newsletter contains: 1. Since last 1. Vesterbro Theatre Festival 2. Seminar “Audience Development in…

Visit of “Zenobia”

We have just had the pleasure of Andreas Dawe and his crew for their first exploration of the work Zenobia. They have been working in this house for the last 3 weeks. Andreas explains the project here: “”Zenobia” is a 2016 award-winning Danish graphic novel by Morten Dürr and Lars Horneman about a Syrian girl,…

Blog post by H.C. Gimbel

Read the latest blog post written by H.C. Gimbel – about one of Mette Bock’s key issues. H.C. gets to the heart of the talent-elite issue and calls for answers from the Minister of Culture clarifying the concepts. He provides a sharp and highly relevant analysis of how the concept of education has changed over…

Exchange seminar “artistic research”

We have just had the pleasure of co-hosting a 3-day exchange seminar between Dramaturgy at Aarhus University, Theatre and Performance Studies at Copenhagen University, Forsøgsstationen and The Danish School of Performing Arts. The theme this year was “artistic research” and the students from the programmes had the opportunity to learn about the traditions and practices…

Shakespeare Lab at the museum

Rikke Liljenberg and the team from the Shakespeare experiment will perform at the Gammelgaard Museum this weekend in connection with the exhibition “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by the sculptor Pontus Kjerrman. The team will perform excerpts from the play on Saturday 24 March at 15.00 and on Sunday 25 March at 15.00. It’s free to…

Vesterbro Theatre Festival 2018

On Friday and Saturday there are performances and workshops in connection with the Vesterbro Theatre Festival 2018. Friday d. 9 March at 10 a.m. plays the performance“Bjowulf” with Jesper la Cour Andersen and Troels Kirk Ejsing (Det Fortællende Teater) followed by a workshop and on Saturday at 3 pm the theatre Patrasket plays their brand…

Newsletter January

The newsletter for January 2018 is out… Among other things, there is a unique opportunity for a place at the annual workshop with Nadine George. Details of the workshop can also be found here.     Read the newsletter here. Or read one of the previous newsletters here.  

Newsletter January 2018

The full version can be read here. The newsletter contains: 1. Unique opportunity! 2. Since last 1. Platform 2. CONVERTED NEW CIRCUS 3. Upcoming activities 1. Vesterbro Theatre Festival 2018 2. The night (2) – looking for participants 3. Bang unplugged 4. SUGAR 4. Do you need to be a member? 5. Current member attempts…

“Sleep-over” attempt

Vera Maeder / Hello!earth is back with an experiment The Night (2) – and in this context they would like to invite interested parties to participate in the experiment: “From the 5. to 6 February we’ll do an open sharing/overnight: we’ll gather at 8pm on the 5th of February and it’ll end at 9am the…

Reverse – dress rehearsal!

Here is the invitation from the New Circus Company Cikaros & Theatre Kimone: “Invitation to general rehearsal! We have now for 4 weeks rumsteret in Wittmark and now on Saturday the. 27 January at 13.00 we have a dress rehearsal of Reverse – A dance acrobatic game with the reverse for 3-6 year olds. We’d…

Happy hustle!

We’re in full swing for January! Training and various projects are underway. We soon have the pleasure of member trials with Vera Maeder (The Night number 2) who works at night! (it starts in week 4) and in week 5 Jesper la Cour has again gathered the team of the Storyplay 3 experiment for their…