As well as launching Magdalena Norway, it was an opportunity for the Magdalena Norway members to meet each other and some Magdalena members from abroad. Jo Randerson (Aotearoa/NZ) performed her solo show "Banging Cymbal, Clanging Gong" and Claudia Contin (Italy) presented "Arlecchino and his Double" and gave a workshop in Commedia dell´ Arte. Deborah Hunt (NZ/Puerto Rico) and Sally Rodwell (NZ) held a mask workshop where participants created masks and costumes for stilt-walkers to wear in the opening parade of the PIT Festival. Geddy Aniksdal and Anette Röde (Norway) performed "No Doctor for the Dead", which had its world premier at the Transit Festival in January.
Photos: on this web site (missing)
- "Clowns, Concentration Camps, and Dancing Ghosts Abound at the Porsgrunn International Theatre Festival", by Morgan Allen, 18 June 2004.