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  • Name:

    Tripping North

  • Created by:

    Anja Muller, Alma Soderberg, Melkorka Magnusdottir, Hendrik Willekens, Dennis Deter, Roger Sala Reyner

  • Icelandic title:


  • Director:

    John the Houseband

  • Set design:

    John the Houseband

  • Costume design:

    John the Houseband

  • Music:

    John the Houseband

  • Lighting design:

    Imre Zsibrik

  • Choreographer:

    John the Houseband

  • Performers: Anja Muller, Alma Soderberg, Melkorka Magnusdottir, Hendrik Willekens, Dennis Deter, Roger Sala Reyner
  • Producer:

    John the Houseband

  • When and where premièred?:

    Palladium, Dansstationen Malmö, Sweden 8th September 2011

  • Webpage: johnthehouseband.wordpress.com
  • Artform:

    Performance Concert

  • Audience (suitable for?):


  • Use of text:

    Concert format

  • Language of text:


  • Length:

    60 min.

  • Excerpts from reviews:

    “Have I just seen the birth of a new genre?” Manne Granberg, danstidningen.se

    “To see artists so fully dedicated and having so much fun as these seem to have in Tripping North will warm even the most cold Nordic heart” Kristina Nilsson, skanskan

    “A state of being that many stage artists would die for to be able to rediscover.”
    Malena Forsare, Sydsvenskan

  • (Awards, other accomplishments etc.):

    The Performance can be adapted to any venue.. Gallery, outdoors, bars, clubs

  • Is the production available for tour?:


  • Has the production toured?:


  • Info on recent tours:

    Previous performances at Palladium, Dansstationen Malmö, Sweden // Reykjavik Dance Festival, Iceland // Kutomo Performance Space Turku, Finland // Hetveem Theater Amsterdam

  • Number off people on tour:


  • Number of performers on stage:


  • Stage/venue requirements:

    like mentioned before, can be adapted to multiple venues.

  • Technical requirements:

    TECHNICAL RIDER John The Houseband Stage and light

    Front-Light : 6 profiles.

    General Wash White.

    Back light: 8 pars Blue 195

    Front Light: 8 pars Pink 128

    4 Pars on the floors that we can plug in and out ourselves.

    If you can provide us with filters it would be great: We would need dark blue, nr 195, and bright pink 128. We will put them in either the front or back light.

    For sound we need

    4 DI-Boxes

    3 monitor speakers for the stage

    6 Microphones for voices

    3 Microphones for instruments

    Connection for PA: 4 Jacks (2x MicroKorg, 2xDrumMachine)

  • Founded year? By? Members? Contact?:

    Founded in 2008 by the members of john the houseband. Contact johnthehouseband@gmail.com

          • What is it?: John the Houseband – Tripping North is a Concert-Performance, searching for traces of old and forgotten traditional Nordic Folksongs in our nowadays bodies and voices. As a collective of five choreographers/performers from the North, the Middle and the South of Europe, John the Houseband is a project, which follows its fascination in performing concerts and singing choreographies.