T.I.T.S. is an independent fluctuating performance collective that begin to form during their studies at Norwegian Theatre Academy in Fredrikstad. T.I.T.S. often work in non-hierarchical constellations with ideas being developed collectively. Nela H.Kornetová as an artistic leader initiate all the projects and together then they create atmospheric audio-visual performances with body in its center. T.I.T.S. explore the possibilities of hybrid theater forms between play and choreography, sound, image and body. They are interested in themes that audience can relate to instinctively. They created black box specific performance “Trumpets in the Sky”(2013) as their NTA graduation exam, multimedia performance “My own private picture” (2015), audio-visual dance piece “Forced Beauty” (2016) and physical concert/ operetta: “MINE” (2017, Black Box theater, Oslo) that toured around Norway, Denmark, Germany, Lithuania, Italy, Poland, France, Slovakia and Czech Republic. Currently they are developing audio-visual performance “Cult of Busy” (2018) and pilot project “BADMAN” (2019).
Artistic team for “MINE” (2017)
Performer: Lærke Grøntved (DK/NOR)
Performer: Tobias Shaw Petersen (DK)
Performer: Josephine Kylén-Collins (SWE)
Sound design: Björn Honsson (SWE)
Scenography, light, costume: Heidi Dalene (NOR)
Nela H. Kornetová is an independent performer, theatre maker and choreographer based in Norway. She focuses on themes and emotions that audience can relate to directly. Her aim is to create atmospheric and sensual performances that explore the borderlines of different art forms. After graduation at JAMU (CZ, 2010) and Norwegian Theatre Academy (NOR, 2013), she was DanceWEB 2014 scholarship holder (Impulstanz, Vienna). Her own piece “Ba Zen/Pool”(2010) and her performance in “The Amnesic Days of the Polar Nights”(2009) by Ioana Mona Popovici was very well received in Czech, Poland, Germany, Serbia or Bosnia and Herzegovina. https://kornetova.net/
Tobias Shaw (1986) is born in Denmark and received a BA in acting from Norwegian Theatre Academy in 2016. He is currently working as a full time ensemble member at Teater Momentum (DK) and has earlier written and directed several independent productions in Copenhagen. In 2012 he took part in creating the 9 months cross-disciplinary international expedition Dog Level. Music and movement are important elements in Tobias’ work. He is a part of music duo: Oak&Shaw.
Lærke Grøntved is performer, singer, dancer and choreographer. She was DanceWEB scholarship receiver in 2014 (Impulstanz, Vienna) and toured with solo project of Bianca Cassady (Coco Rosie) in 2015.
Heidi Dalene is Norwegian set designer and visual artist. She is closely collaborating with stage director Tormod Carlsen.
Josephine Kylén Collins is Swedish/American performer. She is part of (SKOOP) and (Talking Timber). And freelances in theatre, performance, dance projects especially in Scandinavia. This fall she will among other things be part of Klassikere for Kids Bonanza and MINE
Björn Hansson is Swedish visual and sound artist. With K. Jonsson he creates artistic duo Släkten. The context of the work is site specific and aims at giving the people of the modern society a chance to participate in ritual and symbolism without religion.