Artistic Director for Dansens Hus Norway


Dansens Hus is Norway’s most prominent venue for Norwegian and international contemporary dance.

Dansens Hus strives to:

*program Norwegian and international productions of high quality and diversity

*contribute to the expansion and development of contemporary dance and its artists

*be a preferred arena for co-production

*increase the contemporary dance audience in Norway

Dansens Hus is one of the most modern venues for performing arts in Oslo. The organisation has 25 employees, receives NOK 40 mill. in annual governmental funding and has an audience reach of 22 000 visitors distributed on 34 productions. 13 of the productions in 2016 were Norwegian premieres.

Dansens Hus now has a vacancy for its next artistic director for a fixed term period from 1st August 2018 to 31st July 2022.

The position has artistic and administrative responsibility for the organisation. Applicants must be thoroughly competent within contemporary dance and possess wide knowledge of both the Norwegian and international dance scenes. Applicants with a willingness to combine quality and ambition with diversity and outreach will be appreciated.

For further information, please contact Chair of the Board Marta Færevaag Hjelle (+47 951 31 050) or Managing Director Stein Slyngstad (+47 900 88 990).

Please apply in a PDF-format to

Final deadline for applications 24th February 2017.

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