Company

An overview of the permanent employees and engaged

Samovarteateret has 5 permanent employees at the moment. We engage yearly between 15 and 25 artists to our different productions and project.

Permanent staff:

Bente S. Andersen

Artistic director and founder of Samovarteateret

Educated as an actress in Denmark. Founded Samovarteateret in 1990. Artistic director, instructor and actress.

 

Phone: (+47) 905 22 797

E-mail: bente(a)samovar.no

Turid Skoglund

Actress and co-owner in Samovarteateret

Actress in Samovarteateret since 1993.

Also a producer at the theatre.

 

Phone: (+47) 91 66 24 54

E-mail: turid(a)samovar.no

Nikolay Shchetnev

Dancer / choreographer

Educated dancer from Archangelsk in Russia. Employed by Samovarteateret since 2007.

 

Phone: (+47) 950 09 104

E-mail: nikolay(a)samovar.no

Audhild Andersen

Accounter

In charge of the administration, accounting and marketing.

 

Phone: (+47) 905 40 901

E-mail: audhild(a)samovar.no

Theresa Haabeth Holand

Actress / pedagogue

Former student and aspirant at the educational programme.

From 2009 employed as an actress and pedagogue.

 

Phone: (+47) 97 75 38 23

E-mail: theresa(a)samovar.no

Non-permanent staff:

Jan Harald Jensen

Lighting designer / technician - Oslo, Norway

Freelance lighting designer. Worked at Samovarteateret from 1990 and the first 10 years. Employed as a lighting designer/technician at Nationalteateret and Torshovteateret to 2012. Is now engaged as lighting designer in "Vodka, water and glasnost"

Ingeborg Arvola

Author / play writer - Oslo, Norway

Freelance author and playwriter. Engaged to write the text for the performances "Bare et steinkast", "Ung, ny og naken i helvetes drittbygda" and now in "Vodka, water and glasnost"

Hanne Mathisen Haga

Actress - Gothenburg, Sweden

Former student and aspirant at our educational programme. Actress in "Ung, ny og naken i helvetes drittbygda". Is now attending theatre school in Gothenburg.

Magnus Holm Slettebø

Actor / technician - Oslo, Norway

Former student, non-military civilian and aspirant at our educational programme. Associated with Samovarteateret as an actor and technician.

Jenny Hilmo Teig

Costume designer - Trondheim, Norway

Freelance costume designer. Has been engaged in "Mother Courage and her children" and now in "Vodka, water and glasnost".

Sergey Gromov

Composer / musician - Arkhangelsk, Russia

Sergey is finishing his education at the Music College in Arkhangelsk sping 2013. Engaged in "Vodka, water and glasnost".

Sergey Zhigaltsov

Photographer / film maker - Arkhangelsk, Russia

Has been engaged as a film maker in "Radio Barents 111", and now in "Vodka, water and glasnost". Has in addition done a big amount of film productions for Samovarteateret.

Jurgita Miezelyte

Composer / musician - Vilnius, Lithuania

Freelance composer and musician. Engaged in composing music for "Bare et steinkast", "I et hjørne av verden" and now in "Vodka, water and glasnost".

Solveig Leinan-Hermo

Dancer, Stellaris DanceTheatre - Hammerfest, Norway

Dancer and founder of Stellaris DanceTheatre. Has done several coproductions with Samovarteateret, among others "Svenskogan", "Vår herres klinkekule", "En som mæ" and "Mother Courage and her children".

Runa Sætervoll

Dancer - Hamar, Norway

Freelance dancer and choreographer. Engaged in "Historien om fortellingen" and "De som tapte freden".

Andreas Fliflet

Composer / musician - Bergen, Norway

Freelance composer and musician. Engaged in "Truth".

Evgeny Markov

Sound designer / technician - St. Petersburg, Russia

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Viacheslav Poliakov

Actor - Petrozavodsk, Russia

The State National Theatre of Karelia

Liudmila Isakova

Actress - Petrozavodsk, Russia

The State National Theatre of Karelia

Niels A. W. Jensen

Lighting designer - Oslo, Norway

Niels is a freelance lighting designer who has worked with Samovarteateret since the beginning in 1990.

Jan Egil Engnes

Actor - Oslo, Norway

Freelance actor. Has been engaged in "Historier fra en glemt koloni" and now in "Vodka, water and glasnost"

Patrik Häggström

Dancer / choreographer - Luleå, Sweden

Freelance dancer and choreographer. Engaged in "Arctic Voices", "Radio Barents 111" and now in "Vodka, water and glasnost".

Johan Sara jr.

Composer / musician – Maze, Norway

Freelance composer and musician. Engaged in "Radio Barents 111" and "Living secretly".

Thor Inge Gullvåg

Actor / director - Kragerø, Norway

Has been engaged in Samovarteateret's productions since the start in 1990. Most recently as director and actor in "Så lenge skuta kan gå".

Timofey Dorofeev

Musician - Arkhangelsk, Russia

Freelance musician. Engaged in "I et hjørne av verden", "Så lange skuta kan gå" and "Mother Courage and her children".

Vegard Kristiansen

Dancer - Oslo and Copenhagen

Has been aspirant at Samovarteateret. Engaged as an actor and dancer in "Mother Courage and her children". Now working at Wallmanns Saloons, first in Oslo, now in Copenhagen.

Mari Dahl Sæther

Actress - Oslo, Norway

Former student and aspirant at our educational programme. Actress in "Ung, ny og naken i helvetes drittbygda" and the Polish coproduction "Laka La Mnija - in the process of half of sth". Is now attending theatre school in Oslo.

June Ulvang

Aspirant - Kirkenes, Norway

Former student at the educational programme. Aspirant at Samovarteateret in 2013.

Anna Grønvik Randal

Actress / Graphic designer - Oslo, Norway

Former student and aspirant at our educational programme. Actress in "Så lenge skuta kan gå" and "Ung, ny og naken i helvetes drittbygda". Is now attending school for graphic design in Oslo.