Walk the Clothesline - a Cabaret


07. June 2022




Odin Teatret
Særkærparken 144
7500 Holstebro

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Kr. 120 / 60

Teatret OM, Denmark

Actors: Tippe Molsted, Sandra Pasini, Annemarie Waagepetersen
Director: Sandra Pasini
Set design and costumes: Antonella Diana - Assistant director: Jori Snell - Musical consultant: Håkon Berre - Technician: Maximilliano Bini - Production: Teatret OM

Duration: 40 min.
Performed in Danish, Italian and English


Three women fantasise themselves away from their everyday chores and turn laundry into a fairy-tale-like cabaret. A clothesline is stretched out to hang laundry in many colours and sizes. The clothes come alive: a tablecloth becomes a table, a shirt is pulled over an arm and suddenly becomes a man, a scarf is wrapped around a hand and becomes a child. Music and dance from the women’s youth leads the audience down memory-lane with screaming Elvis fans, synchronised swimming, and rock ‘n roll. The music has its roots in the 50s, 60s and 70s; and is partly recorded songs, partly live music played and sung by the actresses.

The performance was created during the COVID-19 pandemic, and since August 2020 it has been played in old people’s homes and activity centres, in community centres, theatres and urban spaces.

Sandra Pasini is a director, actor, musician, artistic leader and co-founder of Teatret OM in 1989. For more than 30 years, Sandra Pasini has developed concepts and ideas for theatre, covering site-specific performance, clown and physical theatre, theatre concerts, parades and more. Since 1993, she is a member of the theatre network group Bridge of the Winds, led by Iben Nagel Ras- mussen. Sandra began playing theatre in 1979 when, at 15 years old, she was accepted as a member of Teatro dell’Arco. Born and raised in Italy, Sandra has been living in Denmark since 1996.

Antonella Diana is a visual artist, set and costume designer and co-founder of Teatret OM in 1989. Antonella graduated at Rome’s Art Academy. She is a Tai-chi master, a member of the Bridge of Winds directed by Iben Nagel Rasmussen. Born and raised in Italy, Antonella has been living in Denmark since 1996.

Annemarie Waagepetersen is originally a trained classical musi- cian, and now is an actor, musician and coordinator at Teatret OM. She joined the group in 2001. Annemarie is also a committed pro- ject maker in relation to cultural barter and theatre as a platform for social interaction. As a performer, she likes to move in the borderland between theatre, music and installation in a search for new expressions and new forms of contact with the audience. Since 1999, she is a member of the Bridge of Winds, led by Iben Nagel Rasmussen, Odin Teatret.

Tippe Molsted is a storyteller, singer, actor and teacher. Since childhood, she has narrated oral stories, sung ballads and danced and played music. Since 2013, she has worked with Teatret OM in Ringkøbing and since 2019, she is a teacher of traditional singing at SDMK - Syddansk Musik Konservatorie in Esbjerg. She is one of the founders in 1989 of the Bridge of Winds, led by Iben Nagel Ras- mussen. Since 1995, she has worked with Miguel Utreras from the Ethnic Performing Arts Laboratory in Norway.

TEATRET OM is an international theatre group founded in Rome in 1989. In 1996 the group moved to Denmark and since 2006 it is a regional theatre based in Ringkøbing. Teatret OM produces per- formances for adults and children, street parades, installations and workshops, touring in Denmark and abroad. Every three years Teatret OM organises an international theatre festival in Ring- købing-Skjern.