Thank you!

Thank you!

The last festival guests are now on their way with the magical tram transport towards the North Pole and it is possible that some children still refuse to leave the scenography of the Lava Forest, but Showbox is over for this year. What a festival it has been!

Are you going to one or more of the seminars and workshops?

Skal du på flere forestillinger, eller ett eller flere av fagprogrammene? Da anbefaler vi deg å melde deg på som delegat.
Culture minister opening Showbox

Minister of Culture and Equality Opens Showbox

Det er oss en ære å kunne fortelle at kulturminister Anette Trettebergstuen åpner årets Showbox, tirsdag 29. november på Black Box teater.
Scenekunstbruket leads new EU-project, get a preview at Showbox

Scenekunstbruket leads new EU-project, get a preview at Showbox

Etter å ha deltatt i 4 EU-prosjekt som partner har vi nå tatt steget opp til å lede et prosjekt. Våren 2022 søkte vi Kreativt Europa om midler til et treårig prosjekt, og nå har vi blitt tilbudt støtte. På årets Showbox blir det mulig å få innblikk i det kommende prosjektet og hvordan vi skal jobbe gjennom en workshop 29. november på Piltoscenen på Kloden teater.
The Lava Forest

Ingri Fiksdal’s new performance for children

Mysterious creatures emerge from the floor. They have crooked…
Premiere: Nordpolen Magiske Trikketransport

Feil teater brings us Nordpolen Magiske Trikkevogntransport (North Pole Magical Tramcar)

Critics and audience were delighted by last year's christmas…
Premiere: Berre ein hund

Premiere: Berre ein hund (Just a Dog) – Hege Haagenrud

I forestillingen BERRE EIN HUND - en rekonstruksjon gjenforteller barn i alderen 3-7 år en historie slik de husker den.
Parasite: Join the house artists at Kuben upper secondary school

Do you want to try yourself as a house artist together with Landing at Kuben upper secondary school?

Bli med Landing og test ut hvordan det er å være huskunstner med dem på Kuben videregående skole!
Inn i det ukjente

Into the Unknown

Are you at a crossroads in life and need advice? Do you have questions about your future? About our common survival or doom? Is there something you go and ponder that you almost dare not think aloud? Then you have a unique chance to get answers.
Fagprogram på Showbox

Strategic marketing for performing artists

Making yourself or your own projects visible in the performing arts can be overwhelming, small and feel arbitrary. Few of us are trained in marketing and the little we can do has been created through the well-known trial and error method. If you recognize yourself, then you read on.
The Mechanical Garden 1

The mechanical garden

The two friends Fio and Lyria live in a beautiful garden where they plant vegetables and enjoy eating applepie, drink tea and listen to music every day. One day a mysterious figure enters the garden and wants to hang a new bird box.
Never AFK 1

Never AFK

Never afk (away from keyboard) is a performance for young people, which explores virtual reality and identity through the concept of gaming addiction.


Do you remember anything from when you were inside mom's belly? How was it really there? Join in on a underwater dream journey where you dive into history with two strange creatures.
Stories about (not) coming home 1

Stories about (not) coming home

For us in Norway, freedom of speech and practicing an art you are passionate about is a matter of course, this is not the case for Gato. Yet he chooses, as he himself says, the dance 100 out of 100 times.
Monster i magen

Monster i magen

When the girl's mother dies, the Girl discovers that a monster has moved into her stomach. The monster refuses to move out and makes her do all sorts of stupid things.


In collaboration with Dansens Hus, we have the pleasure of presenting…


Hannah has a mom and a dad and strawberry plants on the balcony. As every year, she looks forward to the strawberries ripening. But this year everything will be different, because mom and dad have suddenly decided to divorce.
An enemy of the people - Ibsen for teens

An enemy of the people – Ibsen for teens

How to deal with today's societal problems when we can no longer talk, listen and discuss with each other?

The Guljerven Award 2021

Have you nominated your favorites for Gulljerven? 2020 and 2021 have been a tough year for actors in the field of performing arts, and therefore it is all the more important to celebrate properly! The nominations will come from the performing arts field itself, and we encourage everyone to think about breadth and diversity when you nominate. The prize is awarded during this year's Showbox, the first week in December.
Harry Påtter to Showbox

Harry Påtter to Showbox

In Harry Påtter (with Å) it is not wizards, but magicians who are taught at Hogwarts. Meet them Thursday 2 December
Tenth time with Young Voices at Showbox

Tenth time with Young Voices at Showbox

This year we take Young Voices a step further.
Everything we don't sa - Unge Viken Teater 1

Everything we do not say – Unge Viken Teater

"Everything we do not say" weaves together three newly written stories about truth, lies and everything in between. The playwrights Amy Black Ndiaye, Julian Karenga and Melike Leblebicioglu write about three characters who are firmly planted in their respective dilemmas. It's about belonging, but not feeling at home.
Hannah Felicia - Danskompaniet Spinn (SE)

Hannah Felicia – Danskompaniet Spinn (SE)

Spinn's new duet is about sisterhood and the relationship between two people. Or maybe there are only two sides of the same person we see?
Hege Haagenrud - Pet Parenting (arb. tittel) 1

Hege Haagenrud – Pet Parenting (working title)

The renowned choreographer Hege Haagenrud is finally back at Showbox. We look forward to showing her new piece.
Showbox without live shows

2021: Showbox without live shows

We had been looking forward to seeing children, young people, families and delegate audiences in the hall at all 15 live performances that were to play at this year's Showbox, but that was not the case. The 16th edition of Showbox will be, to put it mildly, very different than before.
See you next year

See you next year

The showbox' christmas tree is turned off, the poster wall is down and the last performance is played on the 15th edition of Showbox. Thanks to all grown and young audience members, partners from home and abroad, venues, companies, performers, technicians, volunteers, Young Voices, international delegates, all who have participated in professional events, mingles and parties.
Hvordan ser verden ut når vi står opp ned?

What does the world look like upside down?

Can you get too old to play? What do I do when other's won't play with me?
Everybody has a story to tell

Everybody has a story to tell

Young people feel loneliness more intensely and more frequently than any other age group, new research has found.


What happens when YouTubers Arthur and Stian suddenly realize that they shouldn't have posted that film of their teacher? The film spreads like a virus. It has gone viral.
Dypt og personlig om et far-datter-forhold

Deep and personal about a father and a daughter

In this piece, Lindeberg grasps her own solitude in meeting her father.