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Premiering July 21st at The Arctic Art Festival / Festspillene i Nord-Norge 2021

Photo Marthe Thu

What is free will in a highly technological society?

New Religion is a science fiction contemporary dance performance where five dancers drift inside a four-meter-tall labyrinth that dictates where the body moves.


It is a chilling, dystopian performance where technology’s omnipresence creates a godlike authority, challenging the concept of free will. The line between fiction and reality is blurred, appealing to your sense of urgency.

Choreographer, artistic director Mathilde Caeyers

Co-creating dancers Mathilde Caeyers, Karianne Andreassen, Eirik Dreyer Sellevoll, Stian Berdølmo, Marit Meløe
Set-design Nevel by Lawrence Malstaf

Technician, light and videodesigner Torbjørn T. Sandnes

Music Gustav Jørgensen

Costume designer Line Maher

Mentor Cecilie Lindemann Steen
Funded by Arctic Arts Festival / Festspillene i Nord-Norge, Norwegian Arts Council, Fritt Ord, Innovation Norway, FFUK, Tvibitstigen