Join the great drama of our daily bread in Korn, an outdoor performance by Tiril Pharo!

Det Siste Værste

Motorpsycho and De Utvalgte join forces to create "Det Siste Værste"; a spectacular work that will premiere at old Fredrikstad Mekaniske Verksted during §112 Fredrikstad!

Material Displacements

Join Nana Francisca Schottländer on an exploration of how modern consumer society shapes and connects people, nature and cities! Material Displacements will be presented as pop-up installations and internventions in Fredrikstad town center.


Get a new perspective on consumer society in "Watchtower" by Johannes Bellinkx; unique interactive installations along Fredrikstads coastal path!

Særp Tropez |Pappen|

Særp Tropez |Pappen| is the second in the trilogy Særp Tropez, taking place in some of Sarpsborg's iconic, empty buildings.

The Reception, Fredrikstad

Become a traveler in your own city! The Reception by Alexandros Mistriotis is an artistic city tour in a class of its own.

Urban literacy / Samtaler om byforståelse

How can we understand, read and talk about the city? Østfold Internasjonale Teater and Alexandros Mistriotis invite you to the event series Samtaler om byforståelse - conversations on Urban Literacy.

KunstFest vol. 5: Artivism

With KunstFest vol5: Artivism ØIT and a dream team of international artists invite you to an evening all about art, activism and taking social responsibility in a creative way.

Verden sa ja

Verden sa ja (The World Said Yes) is a fascinating show for the little ones about the development of our world.

Meet the performing artists of tomorrow

In February 2024 The Norwegian Theatre Academy at Østfold University College invites you to participate in events of sharing practices of the MA Students in Performance.

The Sound and The Silence

The Sound and The Silence is an international seminar dedicated to exploring and discussing sound from a scenographic perspective!


Østfold Dance Company for Youth perform "Sandstorm" by Carl André Johansson on several events in 2024.

KunstFest HalloWeen (vol. 4)

We repeat last year's success: KunstFest HalloWeen is the party for curious, free spirits and art lovers! This year's dress code and theme: Punk is not dead!

Workshop with Kitt Johnson

Are you curious about artistic work in public space? Join us for a four-day workshop in site-specific work in public space with choreographer Kitt Johnson!

Launch: ØIT’s fall program 2023

Are you ready for a new theatre season? Thursday 24.8, Theatre Director Thomas Østgaard will launch Østfold International Theatre's fall program. Watch the filmed presentation here!

UrbanSoundArt Conference

UrbanSoundArt invites you to an international conference on sound and sound art!

Antero Hein: Coterie

Dance meets extreme sports in this cross-aesthetic work by performing artist Antero Hein in collaboration with actors from Fredrikstad's parkour community!

Strekk dansefestival!

Østfold Dance Company for Youth invites all dancers aged 13 to 23 to Strekk dansefestival: A dance festival for young dancers in Østfold.


World premiere! Østfold Dance Company for Youth performs their own works and Sandstorm by Carl Andre Johansson on Saturday 4.11.2023

The Proximity Project

Want to contribute to the making of a performing artwork? The Proximity Project is looking for workshop participants from Fredrikstad and the surrounding area!

The Man and The Crow: «The Crow»

Did you miss last year's magnificent outdoor performance at Isegran? Join us for the last part of Vadmelsbanden's trilogy, the final battle between The Man and the crow!

Særp Tropez I Fengselet I

Særp Tropez is explosive, beautiful and rowdy theater experiences in some of Sarpsborg's most iconic, closed buildings.

A play in Clay

On Barnas Verdensdag in Fredrikstad, performance artists Livia and Petros invite the audience to transform the streets to a playground!

Direct Action Theatre

How are protest and performance connected? Direct Action Theater (D.A.T.) combines art and activism.

Oslofjorden danser, Fredrikstad

Experience Panta Rei and Østfold dansekompani for ungdom in the Fredrikstad version of Oslofjorden danser; an urban dance performance in the town centre!

Don Quixote: Knight of Østfold

Østfold Internasjonale Teater's main stage production for autumn 2023 will be Don Quixote – in a rewritten version set in Østfold.

Voice workshop with Ditte Berkeley: “Voice Tale. Speaking Song”

Østfold Internasjonale Teater are happy to announce a voice workshop with Ditte Berkeley: "Voice Tale. Speaking Song"!

KunstFest Vol. 3

You are invited to a new KunstFest at Østfold International Theatre! KunstFest Vol. 3 is inspired by the modernist salons: The guest list includes, amongst others, Kate Pendry, joining us with her critically acclaimed monologue "My Dinner with Putin".

The Man and the Crow: The Man

Vadmelsbanden lights up the November darkness with torches, music and a performance at Isegran!

IN SITU Focus Seminar

A professional seminar exploring how art in, of and for public space may be a catalyst for new perspectives as society confronts existential challenges of increasing complexity.


OppHav, choreographer Edwin Cabascango's tribute to water as the source of all life, will be performed by Østfold Dance Company for Youth on Saturday 26. November 2022.

(UN)COMMON SPACES: Artistic laboratory

This autumn, six internationally renowned artists will come to explore Østfold, as part of the EU-supported project (UN)COMMON SPACES.

Ghostly Acts 

This performance by Durga Bishwokarma explores the spectre of caste and violence, weaving together participatory moments, personal and archival fragments - and some ghostly acts.

KunstFest HalloWeen!

Queer or straight, weird or normal, shy or outgoing, arty or farty? KunstFest HalloWeen is the Halloween party for curious free spirits and art lovers!

Performance by Durga Bishwokarma

Emerge yourself into this surrounding soundscape by ØIT's artist in residence!

KunstFest Kulturnatt

During Kulturnatt Fredrikstad Østfold International Theater invites you to a party and open house!

The Future of Trosvikstranda?

During Culture Night in Fredrikstad, Østfold International Theater invite you to imagine what Trosvikstranda could be like in a close future. Join us for art, atmosphere, music and refreshments!

Silver Boom

When and why does a woman's body become invisible? This participatory performance opens a poetic breach in daily life and defends the presence of the experienced woman in the public space.

This Life or the Next

A groundbreaking monologue based on real life events, about a young man's alienation, radicalization and disillusion.

Being Here for You

Being Here for You is an experimental work by Rita Hoofwijk (NL) and Hannah Loewenthal (ZA). It involves a protocol for an artist to create a site-specific work without being physically present;

In Search of Democracy 3.0 – Performance

An energetic, humorous, visual and musical performance about democracy!


Snu ryggen til innarbeidede vaner og mønstre og se Fredrikstad på en helt ny måte!

The Ephemeral Tower, Moss

Residents of Moss - of all ages - join this autumn's most fantastic construction project: A 22 meter high reconstruction of the Pulp Tower, made from cardboard boxes!

In Search of Democracy 3.0 – Installation

Can art and theatre contribute to better urban development and increased participation? Yes, says Østfold International Theater and Company New Heroes. We draw your dream for the city of the future!

DUS 2021

2020/2021 ble et spesielt år – også for alle deltakerne

Are you a performing artist heading for an international career?

Welcome to FrokostPrat, an informal breakfast chat with Tony Tran.

WIP: Petter Moen Diary

On Friday September 4th, you are welcome to an open

…Så leste jeg Naiv.Super.

-A tragicomedy about isolation, mental illness and detachment. Så leste

Tyngde – a film poem

Østfold International Theater is proud to present Tyngde – an

The Reception – Alexandros Mistriotis (GR)

A philosophical, surprising and exclusive art walk through Moss –

The skirt that fell from the sky

A fun, close and personal look back at a life

Application café for performing artists

Tired of struggling with project applications alone? Come get tips

Free online course on art in public spaces

Unique, digital series on art in public spaces reopens! What

Webinars on art in public space

Are you curious about or do you work with artistic

Teatertreffet – Powered by PechaKucha

Thursday June 4th, 19:00-22:00Østfold Internasjonale Teater, Dokka 3a, Værste, Fredrikstad

Artistic Acupuncture – Sjoerd Wagenaar (NL)

Can a foreign artist contribute with creative methods that can

An Evening with Guillermo Gómez-Peña

Welcome to a very special evening with the internationally renowned

Drawing the lines

– freedom of artistic expression and its boundaries NB! Seminaret

Grand piano – the impossible journey

Grand piano – the impossible journey is an art journey in

Bel Horizon by Le G. Bistaki (FR) – Spectacular world premiere at Kykkelsrud Kraftverk

Welcome to a magnificent and spectacular experience at the venerable


Dansekunst i Østfold in collaboration with Østfold kulturutvikling and Østfold dansekompani

Dritt // LA MERDA by Cristian Ceresoli

… and it is important to me that you know

Drømmefabrikk II

Moss is changing. After a long-standing identity as an industrial

Night Sea Journey at FMV

A poetic circus walk in the moonlight where the stories

Lucid Dream by Nils Petter Molvær

Sound and light installation shaped together with musician and curator

PICTURE Budapest – Østfold 2017

Picture Budapest-Østfold 2017 explores artistic interventions in post-industrial environments.

Mellemrum Encounter – an artistic city tour in Moss

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