Lisa Lie/PONR

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Lisa Lie is an Oslo-based author, playwright, actress, director and performance artist. Pony of No Return (PONR) is a platform where Lie engage different artists according to need and interest.Lie draws upon choreographic and musical strategies for composition. Lie takes a holistic approach to text-based theater and performing arts, making dramaturgically multi-layered works in which a variety of narrative threads run simultaneously. A point of departure when creating a new piece is often the creative performer. Lie is concerned with recreating ties to a shared mythology and ritual practice, creating a different kind of compositional logic—akin to that of dreams and magical thinking, underlying the experience of the everyday. Lie has set up a number of plays at theaters in Norway and abroad, and her latest piece Vake is a mystical-theatrical line of events that unfolds for active participants. She has studied at the Norwegian Theatre Academy, Fredrikstad; the Iceland University of the Arts, Reykjavik; and the Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts. Moreover, Lie has published poems, novels, and scripts, and in 2015 she received Heddaprisen for her concept, text, and direction of Blue Motell.

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Ivar Furre Aam is an actor and theatre director. He recieved an acting education at the Norwegian Theatre Academy and Stockholm Academy of the Arts, and have had an eclectic career in the performing arts working with choreographers, in city theatres and in the Norwegian indenpendent theatre scene as a performer and maker. He is currently pursuing an BA in directing at Oslo National Acadmy of the Arts.

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Helga Edvindsen has been a performer in PONR productions since 2013, co-creating and performing Blue Motell and Icloni. After graduating theater technical arts from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts (RADA), London in 2006 Helga has worked as producer, tour and stage manager freelance in Norway and internationally. At present she is technical producer at The Norwegian Opera and Ballet.

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Kenneth Homstad (NO) graduated from the Academie voor Theater en Dans (AHK) in Amsterdam in 2006. He has performed at The Norwegian Theatre, The National Stage and Schauspielhaus Wien, and directed performances at Hetveem Theater in Amsterdam. His work has been nominated for the Dutch VSCD prijz and BNG Nieuwe Theatermakers prijz. Since 2013 he has been a part of the ensemble of Trøndelag Teater in Trondheim, and in 2015 he was nominated for the Norwegian Hedda Award for best supporting actor for his work in Blue Motell by Lisa Lie/PONR.

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Kerstin Weimers is a light designer based in Sweden. She works with performance art, opera, theatre and dance. Earlier this year she´s been working with Lisa Lie at The Norwegian Theatre in Oslo.

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Magnus Børmark is a well known musician and composer in Norway, making more and more music for theatre over the last years. Earlier this year he's been working with Lisa Lie at The Norwegian Theatre.

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Maja Nilsen is a visual artist born in Klæbu (1978) and now living and working in Oslo. Nilsen holds a MA-degree from the Art Academy in Trondheim (2005) and a BA-degree from Trondheim and the National College of Art and Design in Dublin (2003).Her works (mainly sculpture, collage and site-specific projects) has been exhibited in Norway and abroad. She has completed several public commissions, received various awards and working grants and been purchased by art collections. In recent years Nilsen has worked on many performing arts projects as a scenographer and costume designer. Since 2012 she has collaborated closely with the theatre director Lisa Lie in building complex visual worlds employing the assemblage logic.

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Sissel Lie (b. 1942), professor emeritus of comparative literature, has written a number of novels, children’s books, and academic books.

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Ida Holthe Lid is a performer, creator and theater producer. She holds a BA in Acting from Norwegian Theater Academy, HIOF. Since graduation she has worked with companies as De Utvalgte (NO) and Lisa Lie (NO), both as performer and producer. Since 2017 she has worked as Communication Officer for Oslo Internasjonale Teaterfestival, Black Box teater, Oslo.

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Christoffer Karlsson is a freelance composer and sound designer based in Stockholm. He graduated from Stockholm Academy of Dramatic Arts in 2013 and has since then worked for several theatres, mostly in Sweden.

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Dez201913(Dez 13)21:00(Dez 13)21:00Lisa Lie/ PONRFormat:Performance,Produktion,TanzKünstler:Christoffer Karlsson (SE),Helga Edvindsen,Ida Holthe (NO),Ivar Furre Aaam,Kenneth Homstad (NO),Kerstin Weimers,Lisa Lie (NO),Magnus Børmark (NO),Maja Nilsen (NO),Shuli Nordbek Azoulay (DK)Tickets21:00 - 23:30 Kampnagel Internationale Kulturfabrik GmbH, Jarrestraße 20

Dez201914(Dez 14)19:30(Dez 14)19:30Lisa Lie/ PONRFormat:Performance,Produktion,TanzKünstler:Christoffer Karlsson (SE),Helga Edvindsen,Ida Holthe (NO),Ivar Furre Aaam,Kenneth Homstad (NO),Kerstin Weimers,Lisa Lie (NO),Shuli Nordbek Azoulay (DK)Tickets19:30 - 22:00 Kampnagel Internationale Kulturfabrik GmbH, Jarrestraße 20

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