Jan Ferslev is a musician, composer, actor and teacher. He was born in 1949 in Copenhagen, Denmark. His background includes rock, jazz, latin and classical music. As a guitar player he has participated in various recordings and composed music for different forms of theatre. He has worked as an actor in both traditional and group theatre before joining Odin Teatret in 1987, where he is also a member of the ISTA (International School of Theatre Anthropology) ensemble. In his workshops, Jan Ferslev concentrates on the stage presence of musicians and actors. For Holstebro Festuge, Jan Ferslev organises a Cabaret which involves local and international musicians. He is one of the instigators of Odins Husorkester (Odin's House Orchestra) which presents concerts of tango, and Danish and Latin American compositions, in Holstebro and the region.

Performances

Andersen's Dream 
Don Giovanni all'Inferno
Fathers and Sons
Great Cities under the Moon
Inside the Skeleton of the Whale
Itsi Bitsi
Kaosmos
Rooms in the Emperor's Palace
Mythos
Ode to Progress
Salt
Talabot
The Chronic Life

 

Theatrum Mundi performances

Four Poems for Sanjukta
Ego Faust
The Island of Labyrinths
The Jungle Book
Ur-Hamlet

Performance Demonstrations

Letter to the Wind
Quasi Orpheus. The Actor-Musician
The Whispering Winds in Theatre and Dance

Workshop with Jan

The Presence of the Performer