Marble Crowd (IS)

| Thursday 30 June
At 19:30 – 21:30
*Aleksanterin teatteri - Alexander Theatre*

Five seafarers find themselves stranded on the shores of Øland, an island located somewhere between reality and fiction. As they attempt to recreate the world from memory they stumble between past and present, unfolding visions of a future in a shimmering post-decadent landscape.

Artist / Company Bio

Marble Crowd is an informal ensemble of artists based in Reykjavík. Their first production as a collective, Moving mountains in three essays premiered in 2017 and was nominated as the production of the year in Europe by Tanz Magazine. Øland premiered at the National Theatre of Iceland in January 2020 to great acclaim. It was nominated for Icelandic Performing Arts Awards in 11 categories and won in the categories Stage Choreography of the Year, Best Original Music Score and Costume Design. The group consists of Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Kristinn Guðmundsson, Saga Sigurðardóttir, Sigurður Arent Jónsson and Védís Kjartansdóttir.

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  • Concept | Creation | Performance

    Marble Crowd: Katrín Gunnarsdóttir, Kristinn Guðmundsson, Sigurður Arent Jónsson, Saga Sigurdardottir, Védís Kjartansdóttir
  • Visuals

    Guðmundur Úlfarsson
  • Scenography & Costumes / Costume Assistance

    Guðný Hrund Sigurðardóttir/ Tanja Huld Levý
  • Music & Performance

    Gunnar Karel Másson
  • Light Design

    Halldór Örn Óskarsson
  • Dramaturgy

    Igor Dobricic
  • Production Assistance

    Birnir Jón Sigurðsson
  • Produced by

    Marble Crowd
    Co-production: Iceland National Theater
    Residencies: Kunstencentrum Vooruit Ghent, BIRCA Bornholm, Archinos Cairo.
  • Supporters

    Iceland Ministry of Culture and Education, City of Reykjavík and Embassy of Iceland in Oslo.
  • Premiere date and place

    15.1.2020, National Theatre of Iceland
  • Duration (minutes)

    120 min
  • Stage dimensions

    17 x 14 x 10 m
  • Target group