Geddy & Lars in Aotearoa

During February and March 2015, Magdalena Aotearoa hosted Geddy Aniksdal and Lars Vik from Grenland Friteater in Porsgrunn, Norway. They gave presentations, workshops and performances in Auckland and Wellington.

Below are links to posts and documentation about their visit.

Performances “My Life as a Man” & “The Noble Art of Falling” in Aotearoa - Supported by Wellington City Council & Grenland Friteater Hosted by Magdalena Aotearoa & Barbarian Productions. These performances and workshops were also hosted by Lili Cherie McGregor in Auckland.
Geddy and Lars in Aotearoa - Magdalena Aotearoa hosting Norwegian visitors from Grenland Teater. Participants at workshop led by Lars Vik and Geddy Aniksdal at Toi Poneke – Wellington Arts Centre on day 2. Audience and Mt Fumblebody at the Vogelmorn Hall.
Geddy and Lars’ presentation in Wellington - Geddy and Lars have arrived in Wellington, after a week in Auckland and a holiday on Waiheke Island. Last night's they gave a presentation about "Stedsans - Sense of Place", at re.SPACE in Wellington.
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Geddy Aniksdal Guest Performances @ Vogelmorn Wellington - Due to popular demand, Geddy Aniksdal and Lars Vik will present their solo shows for Wellington audiences, one night only on Saturday 28 February at the Vogelmorn Bowling Club. Don't miss this unique opportunity to see these brillian Norwegian performers!
Geddy Aniksdal; photo by Else Marie Laukvik WORKSHOP – THE ACTOR’S OWN WORK - Physical performance workshop with Geddy Aniksdal
The Forums: Stedsans – Sense of Place - Two forums in Wellington will bring together people and questions about urban spaces public art generated around the Stedsans model.
The Noble Art of Falling - A work demonstration on clowning: a practical work demonstration introducing the birth, life and problems of Mr Fumblebody, Lars Vik’s clown character, where he tells his professional secrets on the creation of a character. Excellent professional development for teachers and actors. Lar’s work demonstration follows Geddy Aniksdal’s solo performance My Life as a Man; tickets are $20 for […]
Clown Workshop with Lars Vik - Learn how to make a clown performance with Lars Vik – a funny clown; for students year 9 – 13 (13 – 18 years). Limited places (24 only); to register, email Lilicherie McGregor at theatrekore@hotmail.com
Lars Vik Mr Fumblebody - Click here to book through iTicket. Lars Vik from Grenland Friteater combines physical slapstick with vivid audience participation and hilarious improvisations; for people aged 5 years and up with a sense of humor. ”Incredibly funny … a must for kids -­ and grown-­ups”. -­ Tønsberg Blad, Norway Download the flyer for “Mr Fumblebody”.