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Published 25 June 2018

Workshops with dancers from GöteborgsOperans Danskompani

Meet the Ministry

Would you like to be part of a workshop series with dancers from GöteborgsOperans Danskompani? 

  • Are you aged between 16 and 19? 
  • Do you love dance, or have little experience and would like to give it a try?
  • Are you interested in digital storytelling?
  • Do you like sharing your thoughts and ideas?

We are looking for 15 curious and creative participants who want to take part of an inspiring experience during the 2018/2019 season: creative workshops with dancers from Göteborgsoperans Danskompani.  

Meet the Ministry is a series of workshops, where you as a participant will be involved in an exciting creative process and get a unique insight into the creation of the dance production ”The Ministry of Unresolved Feelings” by the choreographer Jo Strømgren. The production will have its world premiere on 12 April 2019 and will be performed on the Göteborg Opera Small Stage and on tour in Västra Götaland.

The workshops are not traditional dance classes. We will be experimenting with movement and storytelling. 

You don't need any experience of either dance or digital storytelling to be involved. You will learn what you need through the workshops. The most important thing is that you are creative, curious about working with movement and storytelling, and that you enjoy sharing your thoughts and ideas. Most of the workshops will be in Swedish, but parts may be held in English. We can translate between these two languages if necessary. 

We will meet approximately once every three weeks from 27 September 2018 until mid-June 2019. It will usually be on Thursdays at 4–6pm at the Göteborg Opera in central Gothenburg (click here for directions). Dates for the autumn: 27/9, 18/10, 1/11, 22/11 and 6/12.

It is important that you are able to attend the whole workshop process until June next year!

On 7–9 June 2019, the Göteborg Opera will present a dance festival with performances, concerts, workshops and discussions. At the festival we will give a presentation of the work we have created during the year. What we present and how will be decided together during the process.

The workshops will take place within the framework of the Göteborg Opera Skapa Dance project.

Apply here

It is free of charge to participate. We are looking for diversity in the group; participants from different areas and with a variety of interests and experiences. Therefore, to apply for participation, we ask you to  complete a form, which you can access by clicking here.

Would you rather apply by answering the questions in a video or audio file? Then apply by sending the file to ministeriet@opera.se, and write “Application” in the subject line.

The deadline for applications is 31 August 2018. The first workshop will take place on 27 September. We will let you know whether or not you have been accepted by 10 September. Keep an eye on your email!


If you have any questions about the application or the workshops, send them to ministeriet@opera.se or call us on tel. 031-10 81 51. We look forward to hearing from you!

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