Photo: Lene Stavå Photo: Lene Stavå

About us

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Samovar (Russian tea boiler) means self boiling.
It is warm, beautiful to look at, something that you can fill up, drain off and it is constantly simmering.
Just as we believe that theatre should be....
therefore; Samovarteateret.

Who

Samovarteateret is a professional theatre established by Bente S. Andersen in Kirkenes in 1990. The theatre has set up more than 45 professional…

What

Samovarteateret works locally, nationally and internationally, and produces 2-3 performances each year that tours Norway, The High North and Europe.

Where

Kirkenes - on the same latitute as Tromsø, but east of Istanbul. 1 km from the Barents sea, 12 km from the Russian border and 50 km from the Finnish…

How

In over 20 years Samovarteateret has developed new-written drama. Our goal is to create unique, exiting and realistic performances. To achieve this…

Company

An overview of the permanent employees and engaged

Friends & Partners

An overview of our collaboration partners home and abroad.

Our Theatre

Information about our theatre

Educational Programme

Samovarteateret has since 1991 run an educational theatre programme for children and youths in Sør-Varanger - called Samovarongan (The Samovar…