Dansens Hus, Oslo 2016

The art of dance for younger children.


Choreographer Inger Cecilie Bertran de Lis uses simple means to create a poetic and magical performance for younger children, incorporating dance, paper, cardboard and shadow play.


We meet a boy full of dreams that he expresses through dance and movement, and by creating his very own colourful universe. His greatest dream is to be as free and colourful as a butterfly.


Sommerfuglmannen (The butterfly man)


We meet a boy full of imagination,

There's so much he wants to create,

So much he wants to say.

He has a book of dreams,

He swims in a sea of colour

So very fragile, yet so very strong,

He creates a butterfly,

A masterpiece.


Bertrán de Lis



Idea/concept/choreography/direction: Inger Cecilie Bertrán de Lis

Direction/dramaturgy: Robert Skjærstad

Music: Nils-Arne Øvergård

Dancer: Erlend Auestad Danielsen

Set design/costumes: Gisle Harr

Lighting design: Daniel Kolstad Gimle

Assistant set designer: Jannicke Lie

Assistant costume designer: Andrea Austdahl

Illustration: Gisle Harr

Photo: Kamran Dolati

Production: ICB Produksjoner

Supported by: Arts Council Norway




Vimeo trailer

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NRK Østlandssendingen



Akers Avis Groruddalen 8. April 2016 (PDF)