10 Year Anniversary

Saturday 2 December 2017

Free entry!



12:00 Pen to paper – festival edition
Open writing session lead by poet Leeanne Stoddart.

14:00 Writing workshop
with Darren Lerigo (UK).
In collaboration with ungTEKSTakershus.
Lunch included.

The doors are open all evening.

17:00 PARTYPieces
Experience a route of immersive theatre as you arrive at the theatre.
With iara Solano (ES), Sammy Metcalfe (UK), Daniela Perez (BR) and workshop participants from Norsk Skuespillersenter. A Beaches & Sleepwalk Collective performance.

18:00 Welcome
With Philip Thorne & Øystein Ulsberg Brager

18:15 The Amelia Project: Launch Party – part 1
Wondering what this brand new audio drama is all about? Don’t miss the live launch performance starring Alan Burgon (AT).

We will also be fundraising to support making more episodes.

19:00 Guest performances: Comedy
Musical comedy with Johanne Fossheim (NO)
Darren Lerigo (UK) – stand up performer and… gardener?!
Chap-hop with Armitage Spode (UK)

20:00 More guest performances: Music and poetry
Poet Leeanne Stoddart (UK/NO) with Hearts of the city / Hver bydel har et hjerte
Poet Evelyn R. Osazuwa (NO) and musician Olve Flakne (NO)
Singer-songwriter Robert Rustad Amundsen (NO)

21:00 The Amelia Project: Launch Party – part 2
Live reading of episode 1.
Starring Samantha Lawson (UK/NO) and Alan Burgon (AT).
Music by Fredrik Baden (NO).

22:00 Partying into the night!
Shake it all night to wicked tunes from DJ Glyn Phillips (UK).

Venue: Nordic Black Theatre / Cafeteatret, Oslo
The bar and café is open all night.

We hope you’ll join us to celebrate 10 years of Imploding Fictions and for the grand reveal and launch of our new project: The Amelia Project.


Workshop at The Norwegian Actors’ Centre
Are you a professional actor, dancer, performer or theatre maker? Don’t miss the workshop in immersive theatre with Beaches / Sleepwalk Collective at The Norwegian Actors’ Centre (Norsk Skuespillersenter) on 29 & 30 November. The workshop participants will perform at the anniversary celebration.

Sign up here before 9 October.


Cheap hotel
We’ve teamed up with Scandic Hotels to offer our festival guests a reasonable hotel deal. If you book a room at Scandic St. Olavs Plass for the festival weekend 1-3 December you can enjoy their set price offer, just email us to receive the booking code! The rooms are available on a first come, first served basis, up until 27 October.

We’re looking forward to seeing you on 2 December!

Thanks to all our supporters and collaborators who are making this celebration possible.