CINDERELLA

 

 

The National Theatre, Torshov Theatre, Oslo,  17. April - 15. May, 2004

A performance based on the classic fairy tale of Cinderella, looking at young girls desire for love. Cinderella was performed by Marte Wexelsen Goksøyr. Marte was twenty two and has Down’s syndrome. Whilst the fairy tale was being performed on stage, Marte's own life story was told, written by Marte herself. Sharing the stage, were also dancers, dancing to well known 80’s/90's pop songs, performed live by Swedish-Norwegian band; Hello Goodbye. The flexible theatre space had a stone floor, a red velvet curtain, a balcony and stuffed animals.

Performers: Actors from The National Theatre, five dancers, a band, and a young woman with Down’s syndrome.

 

 

 

Direction: Toril Goksøyr og Camilla Martens
Stagedesign and costumes: Gudrun Benonysdottir
Sound design: Hello, Goodbye
Lightning design: Johan Haugen

Actors: Morten Faldaas, Marte Wexelsen Goksøyr, Trine Wiggen, Heidi Goldmann, Kyrre Sydness, Rolf Arly, Petronella Barker.

 
Photo: Jan Alsaker
 

Photo: Jan Alsaker