New URSUS opera produced at Wrap and presented by BIT-Teatergarasjen

Monday, 23 September 2019

TZAIE! is a new experimental opera by URSUS productions. The piece premiers at USF on the 26th September with an additional show on the 27th.

URSUS’ core artistic trio continue to develop a unique way of devising interdisciplinary art...

Lille Kurvhuset installed at Storetveit Kindergaten

Thursday, 25 July 2019

We congratulate Mekdes W Shebeta on the installation of her new public art piece, Lille Kurvhuset, at Storetveit Kindergaten in Bergen! Most of the piece was made at Wrap this summer.

Our workshop suite, with wood and metal workshop,...

Listening Post - Tilstander av Unntak

Wednesday, 12 June 2019

Tilstander av Unntak is playwright & director Tore Vagn Lid's latest project with Transiteatret-Bergen, which explores and processes records of the day of terror experienced in Norway on the 22nd of July 2011.

Transiteatret have developed...

Speaker Park Premier

Friday, 15 March 2019

Speaker Park is an on-going audio-visual art project, involving several collaborators and combining research, speaker design, musical composition and workshops. The central component is an installation comprising 24 very different speakers that...

Visual Art Meets Speaker Design

Friday, 3 August 2018


The wood and metal workshop at Wrap has been dominated by two projects this summer, which both explore creative approaches to sound design and merge different artistic disciplines.

In early July, artist/makers, Jon...

Workshop activity, spring 2018

Friday, 13 April 2018


Hospital Dumpster Divers is a "live action medical waste creature feature horror comedy" written and directed by Anders Elsrud Hultgreen. Mutant dumpster trolls were developed at Wrap by Øystein Nesheim (production and creature...

Preparations for Borealis festival of new music

Monday, 5 March 2018

7th of March marked the opening of this years Borealis festival for experimental music, with concerts by USA's Ensemble Pamplemousse, as well as Norwegian string quartet, Rosella, and Asamisimasa ensemble presented at the UiB Faculty for Art,...

Nye Produksjoner under Frontlosjefestivalen

Monday, 19 February 2018

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22nd of February marks the kick off of Frontlosjefestivalen 2018. This is the second time Bergen's performing arts blogger-duo organizes this showcase of new dance and theatre performances, combined with seminars...

Heroes of childrens theatre

Saturday, 20 January 2018

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Wrap tilstreber å gi selvstendige kunstnere på Vestlandet så gode arbeidsforhold som mulig, med tilgang til egnede verksteder og utstyr. Dette kommer mange prosjekter til gode, prosjektene varierer...

Soft Manifesto

Thursday, 12 October 2017

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Wrap har sammarbeidet med poesidigg og Bergen Dansesenter om å få forestillingen Soft Manifesto til Bergen og Cornerteatret!

Forestillingen finner sted på Cornerteatret 20/10 & 21/10...

Leap of Faith

Friday, 28 July 2017


Happy Gorilla Dance Company er godt i gang med produksjonen av "Leap of Faith", som har premiere på årets Meteorfestival (26. oktober 2017). I denne sammenheng har kompaniet allerede hatt tre arbeidsperioder på Wrap, i februar,...

Wheels Within Wheels

Friday, 7 July 2017


I løpet av den siste tiden har forskningsprosjektet Wheels Within Wheels gjestet Wrap. Prosjektet er ledet av Jostein Gundersen, og er under Griegakademiets program for kunstnerisk utvikling. Det undersøker tidligmusikk og samtidsmusikk...

Set Designers at Wrap

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Norsk:Wraps verksteder er flittig brukt av kunstnere innen mange forskjellige disipliner. Verkstedene er dessuten lagt til rette for arbeid i forskjellige materialer og metoder og er derfor meget godt egnet for produksjon av scenografi og rekvisitter.

Two musical works with a focus on recycling (and cycling)

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

There has been a noticeable focus on recycling in this spring's productions at Wrap.

Sustain is a concert play in which five musicians perform an especially composed new work by the Bergen based composer duo, Sagn. The music will be...

Audioglimt presents Crab is Crap ft. Ole André Farstad

Monday, 29 August 2016

Crab is Crap kicked off our autumn Audioglimt season, where musical artists are challenged to create their own live soundtracks to a chosen film. Since then Wrap has been enjoying a particularly busy autumn of events and productions. Our next...

Exploring Radical Arts Infrastructure Around Europe

Friday, 19 August 2016

Research tour in EuropeLeo Preston and Veronica Thorseth have recently arrived back in Bergen from a three week research trip, during which they visited various pioneering arts institutions, and discussed themes related to "what a radical arts...

Big plans for Wrap could have huge impact for Bergen arts scene

Friday, 22 July 2016

New PlansSince our last post, we have, together with Bergen City Council, concluded years of complicated negotiations with our landlords. It is now agreed that Bergen Council will continue to rent the property in which Wrap is located for the...

illustrated guide to performing arts production in Bergen

Sunday, 15 November 2015

In response to proposed cuts to Bergen City Councils funding of the arts sector, Proscen has released this illustrated guide which shows key components in the unique production infrastructure that has been established in Bergen since the implementation...

DIY Music and new performing arts productions

Tuesday, 6 October 2015

On the 26th of September, Wrap hosted the first in a series of workshops that explore the world of sonic experimentation, building DIY instruments and composing for these instruments, with the aim of performing together as an ensemble.

Veronica Thorseth and Leo Preston awarded Bergen Kulturpris 2015.

Monday, 7 September 2015

On friday 11th of September, Veronica and Leo recieved this award for their years of pioneering hard work in developing and sustaining Wrap arts centre as a production hub that supports independant artists in the realisation of ambitious projects...