This Roundtable & Debate is a companion to the critics’ salon on dance and history at CODA dance festival October 20th in Bærum Kulturhus 17.00 – 18.30. Read more
Karmenlara Ely: Professor and Artistic Director of the Acting Program at Østfold University College/Norwegian Theatre Academy. Karmenlara also collaborates internationally on theatre and performance works.
Thomas Prestø: Artistic Director of Tabanka African & Caribbean Peoples Dance Ensemble and creator of the Talawa dance technique. Thomas is currently pursuing a master’s degree in choreography at Oslo National Academy of the Arts – The Academy of Dance.
Mårten Spångberg: Choreographer. Mårten’s interests concern dance as an expanded field, which he approaches through experimental practices and creative processes in a variety of formats and expressions. He is currently an associated artist at Black Box teater.
Solveig Styve Holte: Dance artist with a MA in Choreography from Oslo National Academy of Art (2013-2015). She has also studied at University College of Dance Art (2007-2008) and The Norwegian University College of Dance (2003-2006). Solveig is currently responsible for public and professional programs at Dansens Hus in Oslo.
The conversation will be held in English and moderated by Melanie Fieldseth.