Lars Øyno

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Lars Øyno (born 1 August 1955) is a Norwegian actor, director and playwright who lives and works in Oslo.

He was educated at the National Academy of Theater 1981-1984. He worked as an actor at the Trøndelag Teater 1984-1992.

Øyno has portrayed his countryman Knut Hamsun in the eponymous Norwegian mini-series. He also participated in movies such as Bat Wings and O' Horten.

From 1992 Øyno has managed the underground theatre Grusomhetens Teater (= Theatre of Cruelty), now situated at Hausmania in Oslo. His theatrical ideology is inspired by the visions of Antonin Artaud.

Performances he has created and directed at Grusomhetens Teater include:

  • Revolutionary Messages (2013)
  • Amazonas (2011)
  • What a Glorious Day! An hommage to Bendik Riis (2011)
  • Last Song (2009)
  • Mountain Bird (2009)
  • Theatre and Science (2007)
  • The Ugly Duckling (2006)
  • The Spurt of Blood (2005)
  • The Gospel according to Thomas (2004)
  • The Dollhouse (2003)
  • Peer Gynt (2002)
  • Alaska (2001)
  • Poetries (2000)
  • Black Sun (1999)
  • The Philosopher's Stone (1997)
  • Woyzeck (1996)
  • Storyteller (1995)
  • The Road to Heaven (1995)
  • The World of Jotner (1994)
  • To Have Dealt With the Judgement of God (1993)
  • Peace (1992)
  • Elagabal (Trøndelag Teater, 1989)

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