Photo: Lene StavåPhoto: Lene StavåPhoto: Dorota Wacek

Who

Samovarteateret is a professional theatre established by Bente S. Andersen in Kirkenes in 1990. The theatre has set up more than 45 professional theatre productions with stage artists from 16 different countries.

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 border. It is equally as far from Kirkenes to Oslo, as from Oslo to Rome.

How

In over 20 years Samovarteateret has developed new-written drama. Our goal is to create unique, exiting and realistic performances. To achieve this we have developed our own distinctive Samovar methodology.

Latest news

Truth plays in Oslo

Samovarteateret had the honour of opening The Barents Dance Festival in Hammerfest 6.th of November, with our performance “Truth”.

Samovarteateret presents “De som tapte freden”

19.th of October 2019 at 19:00, Samovarteateret has it's premiere on the brand new performance "De som tapte freden" in Kirkenes. The performance is also played 25.th and 27.th of October 2019. Also as school performances through DKS, and later on tour in Finnmark.

«Movement poetry»

Brave theatre students had a great performance on Wednesday 31.st of October, called «Movement poetry», outside in the city center of Kirkenes.

Trailer for performance “Lost in the horizon”

Finally the trailer from the performance "Lost in the horizon" is ready.