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NTA teachers Electa Behrens and Øystein Elle will have a presentation of their research work at the Theatre and Performance Research Association's conference today. YOU AND ME: Performing and Queering Whiteness focus on the intersectional materiality of the voice within the larger theoretical context of aurality studies.

September 16-18: The first part of NTA research fellow Jakob Oredsson's artistic research project Scenography as Symbiosis will be realized this coming week in Stavanger, Norway. Symbiotic Scenes is a public scenographic work appearing on the gravel plot in front of TOU, Scene 1 and the fjord.

Welcome back! All BA and MA students are now knee deep in workshops together, reconnecting after weeks away from campus during summer. We are looking forward to what this study year will bring!

Some of our bachelor students in both acting and scenography have been working in Oslo this spring, collaborating with Kunsthøgskolen in Oslo’s graduation students at BA in Theatre Directing, and also with students at Operahøgskolen. All performances will be presented for an internal audience, and we send our best from Fredrikstad!

We give our congratulations to NTA artistic research fellow Thomas Talawa Prestø who has been awarded Fylkeskulturprisen 2020 by Viken county municipality! The award is given as a recognition of outstanding cultural work, which has significance for the entire county, or makes Viken known in a positive way nationally or internationally.

Welcome to artistic research fellow Gunhild Mathea Husvik-Olaussen's digital Viva Voce (dispute) on January 27 at 13:30. In this public event, she will conclude her artistic research project RESPONSIVE SPACE – SOUNDING INTO MATERIALITY by discussion and reflection with the assessment committee. Due to the current situation, the event will be live-streamed via Zoom. The Viva Voce will be held in Norwegian.

Our BA students, together with director Laurent Chétouane, invite you to join them here at the academy this upcoming weekend: CHERRY ORCHARD ÉTUDES - A play around the play by Chekhov

Norwegian Theatre Academy at Østfold University College has vacant positions open in different departments. Read more about the positions and how to apply here.

A special day in special times. Today we virtually celebrated the graduation of all nine MA students that have been with us for the last two years. Congratulations!

Welcome to artistic research fellow Ingvild Holm's digital Viva Voce (dispute) on June 10 at 12:00. In this public event, she will conclude her artistic research project Space Automatism by discussion and reflection with the assessment committee. Due to the current situation, the event will be live-streamed.

May 22-May 24: Master student in Scenography Ingvild Isaksen presents her final MA project. A Space Journey is the first work in her overarching project Arkivet in which she is exploring alternative methods of documenting spaces through an embodying practice of scenography, negotiating awareness between our surroundings and our own bodies. Arkivet is a growing source of material generated from these methods.

A sharing of works by the first graduating class of masters in performance: Hanna Filomen Mjåvatn, Durga Bishwokarma, Linn Haldrup Lorenzen, Fernanda Branco, Inger-Reidun Olsen, Eva Tabita Jaunzemis