Eirik Stubø

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Eirik Stubø
Eirik Stubø.jpg
Eirik Stubø at "Stockholms Kulturfestival" 2013.
Born Eirik Aasan Stubø
(1965-06-16) 16 June 1965 (age 50)
Narvik, Norway
Nationality Norwegian
Known for Theatre producer and director

Eirik Aasan Stubø (born 16 June 1965 in Narvik, Norway) is a Norwegian stage producer and theatre director son of Jazz guitarist Thorgeir Stubø (1943-1986) and Grete Karin Aasan Stubø (b. 1943), and brother of Jazz guitarist Håvard and Jazz singer Kjersti Stubø.[1][2]


He was theatre director at the Rogaland Teater from 1997 to 2000, and theatre director at the National Theatre from 2000 to 2008. He received the OBIE Award for his production of Ibsen's play The Wild Duck, shown in New York City in 2006.[3][4]

Besides working as a theater director Stubø has maintained a director career focusing on modern drama. When he leaves the theater, he will work at theatres in Norway, United States, Germany, Greece, Sweden and Hungary among others.[5][6]

In 2013 to 2014, he was Theatre Manager at the Kulturhuset Stadsteatern. From 2014 he was appointed Theatre Manager of the Swedish Royal Dramatic Theatre, Dramaten, from 2015 onwards.[7]



  1. ^ Henriksen, Petter, ed. (2007). "Eirik Aasan Stubø". Store norske leksikon (in Norwegian). Oslo: Kunnskapsforlaget. Retrieved 12 April 2009. 
  2. ^ "Eirik Stubø Biography - SceneWeb.no".  (in Norwegian)
  3. ^ "Gullalder på Nationaltheatret".  from Klassekampen.no (in Norwegian)
  4. ^ a b "Stuboe, Eirik - Biography".  from Nationaltheatret.no (in Norwegian) Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; name "nationaltheatret" defined multiple times with different content (see the help page).
  5. ^ Kleve, Marte L. (2007-04-18). "Stubø slutter som sjef på Nationaltheatret - Scene" (in Norwegian). Dagbladet.no. Retrieved 2014-09-09. 
  6. ^ "Teater er protest!" (in Norwegian). ShakespeareTidsskrift.no.  (in Norwegian)
  7. ^ Weibull, Hedvig (2014-05-22). "Eirik Stubø blir nästa Dramatenchef" (in Swedish). SVT.se. Retrieved 2014-09-09. 

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Cultural offices
Preceded by
Ola B. Johannessen
Director of the Rogaland Teater
Succeeded by
Ingjerd Egeberg
Preceded by
Ellen Horn
Director of the National Theatre
Succeeded by
Hanne Tømta