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About Dansens Hus

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Dansens Hus is Norway’s national stage for dance. We present productions covering a broad spectrum of dance, from productions for babies to appearances by major international guest artists, from new Norwegian choreographers to well-established ones. Workshops, master classes, talks by artists, debates and exhibitions are some of what we often offer alongside the performances. We also organise the Urban moves street dance festival, and hip hop courses for children and young people. We work with other national and international dance companies and organisations.

Major national and international names that have appeared at Dansens Hus in recent years include: Ingun Bjørnsgaard Prosjekt, Zero Visibility/Ina Christel Johannessen, Jo Strømgren Kompani, Hooman Sharifi, WEE, Carte Blanche, Alan Lucien Øyen/Winterguests, Carte Blanche, Oslo Dance Ensemble, GöteborgsOperans Danskompani, CullbergBalletten,Vim Vandekeybus/Ultima Vez, Peeping Tom, Akram Kahn Company, DV8 Physical Theatre, Meg Stuart, Les Ballets C de la B, to name but a few.

Dansens Hus is in the Vulkan area of Oslo, a former industrial district beside the Akerselva river. The building is one of the finest and most modern stage venues in Oslo, with top quality technical equipment. Our main stage can seat an audience of 334, and our studio stage has a maximum capacity of 150. The public areas also include a welcoming and distinctive foyer, and a spacious outdoor area in front of the building’s main entrance. Our neighbours include Mathallen and several attractive hotels, bars and restaurants.

Facts about Dansens Hus:

– Established in 2004
– Our current premises opened in 2008
– Co-produces several productions a year
– Works with other national and international dance organisations and companies
– Financed by the National Budget via the Ministry of Culture
– Presents 30–35 Norwegian and international productions each year. Many of the Norwegian productions are world premieres
– Puts on between 140–150 performances a year
– The building is not only suitable for artistic activities, and is also often hired by businesses, associations and organisations

Vulkan 1
0182 Oslo

Administration: +47 23 70 94 00

How to get there
Bus nr 54 to Møllerveien
Tram 11,12 or 13 to Schous plass
Parking: Vulkan P-hus

Tlf. + 47 23 70 94 25

Opening hours
Administration 9-15 (10-13)
Dansens Hus Bar/Foyer
Tuesday - Sunday: 12.00-19.00. (Friday 21.00) Monday closed. On performance evenings open til late.
Summerseason: 11.00-21.00.

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Produksjonsteknisk avdeling


  • Maren

    Maren Myrvold

    Front of House Staff

  • Marie

    Marie Haakstad

    Front of House Staff

  • Christian

    Christian Schei

    Front of House Staff

  • Oda

    Oda Bjørholm

    Bartender, publikumsvert, bilett

  • Maren S

    Maren Serine Andersen

    Front of House Staff

  • Per Magnus

    Per Magnus Gundersen


  • Niels Varmere

    Niels Munk Plum


  • Krister Kanck

    Krister Kanck


  • Martha

    Martha Karijord

    Bartender, billett

  • Chollada Phinitduang

    Front of House Staff

  • Maja Naomi Furnes


  • Madeleine Fairminer

    Publikumsvert og billett

  • Tone Marie Kittelsen


  • På Luis Sanchez



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  • Thomas Francis Anglero


  • Sandra Qian Xiao


  • Anne Beate Hovind


  • Ingeleiv Berstad


  • Marianne Albers


  • Nils Henrik Asheim


  • Nikolai Nørregaard Høgset

    Styremedlem, ansattes representant

  • Ella Fiskum


  • Maziar Raein


  • Mathias Jin Budtz


  • Kirre Arneberg

    Varamedlem ansattvalgt representant

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