#DANISH at EdFringe is a collection of Danish performing arts companies who had planned to perform at Edinburgh Festival Fringe 2020. #DANISH is one of the Danish Arts Foundation‘s international foci. The signature shows have been curated and supported by the Danish Arts Foundation. #DANISH is supported by the Embassy of Denmark in the UK. It is produced and developed by Danish production and promotion company WILDTOPIA – acting as external operator for the Danish Arts Foundation.
At the explore@home EdFringe ExChange event #DANISH – Meet the Danes 11. August 11.00AM – 12.45PM UK time you will meet the Danish Artists that would been playing at EdFringe this year.
MEET: The multiple award-winning director Tue Biering from Fix & Foxy. He’ll discuss his provocative drama ROCKY! RETURN OF THE LOSER with two international guests who specialise in theatre and know his work.
This show set the agenda in Danish Theatre the year it was made and won the prestigious Danish Reumert Award. It was selected and supported by The Danish Arts Foundation to be one of the signature #DANISH shows at Edinburgh Festival Fringe.
MEET: Danish dancecompany DON GNU is one of the most prolific touring companies in Denmark – both internationally and nationally. Their enegetic, humorous and poetic works have played at Edinburgh Festival Fringe in 2016 (Dancebase), 2017 (CVenues) and 2019 (ZOO Venues). Meet the artistic directors DON and GNU aka Jannik Elkjær and Kristoffer Louis Andrup Pedersen who will talk about their latest dancepiece WALK-MAN with artistic director of ZOO Venues James Mackenzie and more.
MEET the company Sew Flunk Fury Wit who will present their musicdramatic work with humansize puppets DUST.
MEET: Paolo Nani who presents the physical comedies THE LETTER and JEKYLL ON ICE (family show) by Paolo Nani.