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.

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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Theatre Café Webinar Series

The final leg of the Theatre Café Festival Europe 2014 – 2015 has involved making a webinar series chock-a-block with expertise in writing and creating theatre for young audiences. Check out our in depth interviews with experts from the several … Continue reading

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Thanks

Alongside being artistic director of Imploding Fictions I also do a number of other things. At the moment, one of those things is writing a script. (I won’t tell you any more… It’s all very secret…) A number of people … Continue reading

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Satellites In The Night Sky – or To Orbit Oneself

Satellites In The Night Sky or To Orbit Oneself Empathetic Communication Inside A Universe The European Theatre Encounter Festival 2015 “Hello. Hello. Hello…?” The problem of not being understood or not understanding is a more or less familiar situation for … Continue reading

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Interview with Darren Lerigo

We first met Darren whilst studying theatre directing at London’s Rose Bruford College, where he invited us to take part in his experimental workshopping of A Midsummernight’s Dream. It was immediately clear that here was someone who thrived on creative … Continue reading

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Imploding Fictions’ new show opens 16th December!

Imagine if you could achieve everything you wanted just through saying the right things?! Conversation (Norwegian title: Den perfekte samtalen) is a lecture performance teaching you how you can influence other people – teachers, bosses, work colleagues, potential lovers – … Continue reading

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Kinder K at Sorialabfestivalen 2014

The production of Kinder K directed by Øystein U. Brager has enjoyed great success performing at festivals all over Norway. On Saturday 22nd November it will be back in Oslo for one performance only at Sorialabfestivalen 2014. Check out the … Continue reading

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A journey into a journey

Kunstnerisk leder for Imploding Fictions, Øystein Ulsberg Brager, er også frilanser og har for tiden regien på forestillingen Journey to the East. Han skrev en lang tekst til forestillingens program, men ikke alt fikk plass i det trykte programmet. Derfor … Continue reading

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