• Premiere

    18th of April 2023

  • Duration

    45 minutes, inclusive conversation after

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The Game

An interactive dance performance about anxiety

As pieces in a huge life size board game, young people are, along with four dancers, guided through the game of life by a game master. Inspired by stories from young people themselves, ‘The Game’ is based on the performance- and general anxiety, which more and more experience. The young will get the opportunity to enhance, discuss, and relate to different types of pressure and anxiety.

Audience segment: 10 to 13 years

Number of audiences per performance: 35

  • Choreography

    Bobbi Lo - Lava Markusson & Michael Tang

  • Music and composition

    Jonatan Lundeberg

  • Scenography og costumes

    Åsa Gjerstad

  • Tour and rehearsal manager

    Christian From

  • Production

    Holstebro Dansekompagni

  • Trailer and photos

    Søgaard Film

Participating dancers from Holstebro Dansekompagni

  • Photo of Matthew Rawcliffe
    Matthew Rawcliffe


    English Matthew started as an actor at the National Youth Theater of Great Britain, after which he graduated from the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance. In 2019, Matthew won the contemporary dance category and became a finalist in BBC Young Dancer of 2019. Matthew is already recognized for his choreographic talent. He has most recently been an intern at Norrdans in Sweden.

    United Kingdom

    He/him

    He joined Holstebro Dance Company in the spring of 2021.

    Follow Matthew on Instagram here.

  • Photo of Jacob Lang
    Jacob Lang

    Jacob Lang from London, UK, graduated from Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in 2018. In his final year, he was an apprentice with Didy Veldman’s Umanoove and then the following year an apprentice with James Wilton Dance through London Contemporary Dance School apprenticeship programme. After completing his apprenticeship, Jacob worked as a professional dancer with James Wilton Dance alongside other freelance dance projects until the present where he is a member of the dance staff at Holstebro Dance Company.

    United Kingdom

    He/him, they/them

    He joined Holstebro Dance Company in the autumn of 2022

    Follow Jacob Lang here on Instagram

    Photographer: Ditte Chemnitz

  • Photo of Ella Ström
    Ella Ström

    Ella Ström is from a small town in Dalarna, Sweden. She moved from home when she was 16, so she could dance! In 2022, she got her diploma as a professional dancer in contemporary dance at the Swedish Ballet Academy, in Stockholm. Besides dancing, she loves to sing and has recieved singing lessons for 6 years. 

    Sweden

    She/her

    Follow Ella Ström on Instagram here

    Photographer: Ditte Chemnitz

  • Photo of Marija Burceva
    Marija Burceva

    Marija Burceva (LV) graduated from Riga Ballet school in 2018 and continued her education in Codarts University for the Arts (NL). After having her internship with TanzLuzern (CH) last year, she got a Bachelor degree in Dance and is now a member of the dance staff at Holstebro Dance Company.

    Latvia

    She/her

    She joined Holstebro Dance Company in the autumn of 2022

    Follow Marija Burceva on Instagram here

    Photographer: Ditte Chemnitz