Flowers for Torgeir

date

08. June 2021

time

19:00

location

Odin Teatret
Særkærparken 144
7500 Holstebro
Denmark

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Can grief become a light that illuminates one’s path in life?

Ten years ago, I lost my partner of many years, in work and in life.

The loss of a dear person has two dimensions: grief and gratitude.

The joy that has filled my life over so many years in his company, shines through the grief and makes it transparent. There is no cure for grief. One must learn to live with it, like with a chronic illness. I am not the same I was before Torgeir’s death, never will be. But I am still able to sing and smile, feeling the presence of his absence following my steps for the rest of my path.

Torgeir was introduced to theatre when he was eight years old. He was only eleven years old when he began to earn money performing on a traditional stage.

At seventeen he took part in a popular movie. This was also the time when Torgeir met Eugenio Barba and became a founding member of Odin Teatret. He was nineteen when he moved from Norway to Denmark with Eugenio Barba and the rest of Odin Teatret. Here he lived and worked until the day he died on Sunday 27 June 2010. He was 63 years old.

Torgeir took part in the rehearsal of The Chronic Life, up till one month before he passed away. His scenic presence was unique. And I have missed it since he died.

It is said that you die twice, the second is when you are forgotten. I don’t want Torgeir to be forgotten. That is why I made this homage to him.

Flowers to a great actor.
Flowers to a great person.
Flowers to Torgeir.

PERFORMANCE

With and by Roberta Carreri

Stage, Video and Light Design: Stefano di Buduo

A Roberta Carreri & Nordisk Teaterlaboratorium Co-Production (2020)


About Roberta Carreri

About Torgeir Wethal

 

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