Author Archives: Øystein

About Øystein

Born in Oslo, Norway 2nd August 1983. Freelance theatre director. Joint artistic director of the theatre company Imploding Fictions and Oslo International Theatre.

Associates Alumni

Boundless Theatre (previously Company of Angels) have launched their new website. Joint artistic director of Imploding Fictions, Øystein Ulsberg Brager, is presented among the Associates Alumni. Check it out here! “The Angels Associates Scheme has been pivotal to my career.” … Continue reading

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Gamle Oslo

Gamle Oslo I’m sitting at Oslo Mekaniske Verksted’s as I write this. Oslo Mek is in Grønland, which is in the bydel Gamle Oslo. I’m part of a writing group that has semi-regular meetups there. We meet, we buy coffee/tea/beer. … Continue reading

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Bydeler / The boroughs of Oslo

Today I was talking to someone I am close to. She has lived in Oslo for 59 years. (It will be exactly 59 years next month when (let’s call her H) H has her birthday.) I mentioned that some people … Continue reading

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Hver bydel har et hjerte: Grünerløkka

A tree at St. Hanshaugen. (Have a closer look at what is hanging from the branches…)   Et tre på Tøyen Da jeg var liten så mistet jeg ei stygg brun lue. Det var et uhell men mora mi trodde … Continue reading

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Arbeidstittel: “Arr”

Øystein Ulsberg Brager har fått med seg Agate Øksendal Kaupang, Kristofer Blindheim Grønskag, Marta Huglen Revheim og Benjamin Noble for å utvikle konseptet til en ny TV-serie. Dramaserien har fått tittelen Arr. Mer om innholdet kommer snart. Skriveprosjektet er en … Continue reading

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New project: Hver bydel har et hjerte / The Hearts of the City

Throughout 2017 poet and blogger Leeanne Stoddart will travel around Oslo searching for the heart of each borough. She will write blogs, take photos and write poetry from each place she goes to. You can trace the journey on Imploding … Continue reading

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Nyttårstanker: Frihet i det frie feltet

Foto fra “Radha is looking good” av Chandni Mistry (UK) and Tal Jakubowiczova (ISR), gjestespill fra Hide & Seek Theatre på Theatre Café Festival Oslo i 2014 Fotograf: Ida Oppen Noen nyttårstanker om skillet mellom institusjon det såkalte frie feltet. … Continue reading

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New play available for production

As from 2016, Thorne and Brager are focusing their collaboration more on co-writing than co-directing. Here’s info on our first finished play: A Magician’s Death Roles: 2 W / 4 M Length: 67 pages The famous magician William Elsworth performs … Continue reading

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Short story collections

Joint artistic director of Imploding Fictions, Øystein Ulsberg Brager, has just published two short story collections, one in English and one in Norwegian (with enitrely different stories). You can purchase them from blurb.com in print or in eBook-format, or from … Continue reading

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ungTEKSTakershus – play writing competition

OIT recommends: ungTEKSTakershus – PLAYWRITING COMPETITION Application date: 30th September 2016 Send your application to: oubrager [at] akershusteater.no Do you write plays, performance, hip hop theatre, musicals, slam poetry? Plays and performance texts exist in a myriad of genres! Join … Continue reading

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