Brendan McCall, originally from the United States, has lived in Turkey, Australia, and Norway since 2008. His work in theater & dance has been presented in over 40 countries on 5 continents, and his articles have been published in English, French, Norwegian, Russian, and Belarusian. He has taught at the Yale School of Drama, the New School of Drama, New York University, and elsewhere. He recently directed the movement-theater concept album "Visions of Kerouac" (Norway) and "Swift Justice" (USA), and will direct Aaron Landsman´s site-specific "Open House" this autumn (Norway + Morocco). He serves as an international theater & dance producer for independent groups based in Norway, France, and the United States. BFA with Honors, New York University. MFA, Bennington College.
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In the fifth installment of this series, Brendan McCall reflects on the work of Norwegian American vocalist Kristin Norderval, and how her art transforms listening into a political act.
In the fourth installment of this series, Brendan McCall discusses the work of Czech-born, Norway-based artist Nela H. Kornetová , and her performance collective T.I.T.S.
In the third installment of this series, Brendan McCall discusses the work of Norwegian artist Øystein Elle and his company Capto Musicae . Originally a classically trained opera singer, Elle now works in a hybrid performance field combining live and recorded music, with performances that border on vocal concerts or art installations.
In the second installment of this series, Brendan McCall discusses the work of Cliff Moustache and Nordic Black Theatre.