EIRIK FAUSKE (1982) is a Norwegian performing artist. He works as a dramatist and director. Fauske graduated with a master’s degree in directing from Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 2017, and also has an acting degree from Nord University in 2002. He has written and directed several plays, including LINDÅS and LIVE – Sorgarbeid. His text “Under barnehagen” was nominated for Ibsenprisen in 2011 and has been staged several times in Germany. His newest play for children, “Hundreds of Children in Wild Battle” is nominated to the German Children Theatre Award 2022.
In 2018 the theatre production company YMIST staged his rewritten version of Draumkvedet, and he wrote a play for Den Unge Scenen.
In 2019 he and a team of five theatre artist created site specific theatre journeys which premiered at theatre festivals in Lofoten, Hølen,Fjaler and Ålesund, and was also the festival artist at Høstscena i Ålesund 2019.
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