Ludvig Daae

Performance LAB


WHEN: 8-13. juli, 12:30-14:30

(8. juli will be from 14:30-16:30)


WHERE: More info will come


PERFORMANCE: 13. juli, at 18:00 in Ravnedalen



Ludvig Daae gives a dance workshop based on his work with the performance “Dance To Dance To” and his group piece for Cullbergbaletten “Donna Winter” .


 During the working process I came up with a simple and efficient method to help define dance and create new movement material. The starting point for Dance To Dance To is 1970’s disco dance, but I later realized that the method can be applied to all kinds of dancing, so for Ravnedans I will fokus on different types of social dancing like disco, line dance, folk dance etc.

 I will teach some simple dance frases, and the dancers will work in groups to define, dissect and redefine the material in order to create new dances. We will then mix the different dances and reassemble them in new ways, again and again. In the end we put it all together to make a short performance in Ravnedalen.

 The participants will create the material, and I will guide them through different tasks. The goal with the workshop is to give the participants some new tools to create material and keep it simple, think fast, be creative together as a group and not be too precious.

 The LAB is supported by the Norwegian Arts Council.




APPLY TO JOIN: Professional dancers and dance students are invited to join this years lab. Please send your CV and a short motivation letter (max half a page) to

The new deadline is 20th of June.


There will be a showing of the lab, as a part of the festival program in Ravnedalen the 13th of July. There will therefore also be some rehearsals in Ravnedalen, so keep the 12th and 13th open for this. The performances in Ravnedalen will start at 18:00.


There will be a symbolic fee for the performance in Ravnedalen. Ravnedans can also offer free accomodation for those who want to stay at Badmintonhallen, in rooms with 3-7 other people. Add this to the application if you are interested in free accomodation.


Ravnedans wants the lab to be low key and in that way that it only lasts for two hours every day. The goal of the lab is that as many festival participants as possible can participate and work creatively in collaboration with choreographer Ludvig - and at the same time have plenty of time to enjoy the rest of the festival. The lab participants will have a unique opportunity to perform in Ravnedalen as part of this year's festival program.


Ludvig is a Norwegian choreographer and dancer, working and living in Oslo and Stockholm. After his education at the Royal Swedish Ballet School and P.A.R.T.S in Brussels, he has worked with choreographers such as Deborah Hay (USA), Mårten Spångberg (SE) and Xavier Le Roi (FR). December 2017 he choreographed a piece for Cullberg Ballet for their appearance at the Nobel Banquet in Stockholm, which was broadcasted live internationally. His own performances have been presented over 150 times in ten different countries.

 For the moment he is touring his performances HYPERFRUIT and Dance To Dance To. His solo performance MM was on the top 10 best stage shows in Portugal in 2014, a nation wide tour of Norway with Riksteatret and Sweden with Dance Net Sweden as well as earned him the title of “one of the young hopes for European dance” by the german dance magazine Tanz.

 In March 2019 his new performance High Onlife will premiere, which is a collaboration between Ludvig and film maker Joanna Nordahl. They previously collaborated on HYPERFRUIT and MM.


8. - 13. juli