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.