Goossun Art-illery



Director & Producer


Production Manager

Constantina Georgiou


Becka McFadden

Workshops Manager

Maria Jeppesen

Audiovisual designer

Jens Burau

Board of directors

Lau H. Andreasen,

Jesper Banzon,

Kirsten Gelting



Main office
St. Kannikestræde 19, 2nd floor, #56

1169 Copenhagen K



+45 28857534

+45 28388340

+447788798079 (UK)

  1. May, 14 – 18, 2012
    The Elements of Action workshop will take place in Göteborg from 14th to 18th May 2012 at Dansbyrån Studio. More info here.

  2. October, 6 – 9, 2011
    Goossun Art-illery will attend the IETM Autumn Plenary Meeting in Krakow, Poland from 6th to 9th October 2011.

  3. September 2011
    Goossun Art-illery attended the international dance encounters keðja in Århus.

  4. July – August 2011
    HamletZar: Overseas residency at Odin Teatret, Pavilion Dance and John the Baptist Church. Click here for more info. 

  5. April – May 2011
    Tour of inferno in Copenhagen, London and Athens

  6. March 2011
    Goossun Art-illery is organizing several HamletZar selection workshops in different countries throughout March 2011. For more info visit our workshops page.

  7. February 2, 2011
    Tickets for the premiere of inferno are now available for on DanseHallerne’s website.

  8. January 30th, 2011 – Nykøbing
    We will present a preview of inferno on Sunday 30th January 2011 at 2pm at Odsherred Teater, Nykøbing, Denmark. This event is free of charge and Goossun Art-illery will arrange transport from Copenhagen to Nykøbing. For more info and to book a place send us an e-mail.

  9. January 2011
    Goossun Art-illery will go to rehearsal again at Odsherred Teatercenter to continue working on inferno during January 2011. A preview of inferno will be presented in towards end of January. More info soon.

  10. November 11, 2010
    Goossun Art-illery presents a work-in-progress of the inferno at George Wood Theater, Goldsmiths, University of London as part of the Pinter Center conference on 11th November 2010 at 6pm. More info here.

  11. October/November 2010
    Goossun Art-illery will go to rehearsal for its new solo performance inferno in Oct. and Nov. 2010 in Athens and London.

  12. November 1 – 3, 2010 – London
    The Pre-Expressivity & Scenic Presence will take place in November in London. For more info and registering a place click here.

  13. October 6 – 10, 2010 – Athens
    Goossun Art-illery returns to Athens with a 5-day workshop in collaboration with Atropos in which Vahid, director of Goossun Art-illery and Stamatis Eftasthiou will share their working methods with participants. More info here.

  14. September 2 – 7, 2010 – Pontedera
    Director of Goossun Art-illery visits the Workcenter of Jerzy Grotowski & Thomas Richards in Pontedera, Italy. This research trip is supported by Statens Kunstfond, international teaterudveksling.

  15. July 19 – 22, 2010 – London
    The Pre-Expressivity & Scenic Presence is coming back in July from 19th to 22nd. For more info and registering a place click here.

  16. June 21 – 23, 2010 – London
    The next Pre-Expressivity & Scenic Presence will be in London in June from 21st to 23rd. For more info and registering a place click here.

  17. June 12, 2010 – London
    Director of Goossun Art-illery, Vahid will give a talk about Dramaturgical Structure of Death of Yazdgerd at “Mythologizing the Transition: A Symposium on Bahram Beyzaie’s Cinema and Theatre” at UCL. For more info  click here.

  18. April 15 – 18, 2010 – Berlin
    Goossun Art-illery attends the IETM Spring Plenary Meeting in Berlin, Germany.

  19. April 6 – 11, 2010 – Athens
    The Pre-Expressivity & Scenic Presence workshop comes to Athens in April at KINITIRAS Studio. This workshop is organized in collaboration with Full House Promotion. For more info click HERE

  20. March 4 – 5, 2010 – London
    The next Pre-Expressivity & Scenic Presence will take place at John the Baptist Church Hall, in London. For more info click HERE

  1. Feb 8 – 9, 2010 – Barbican
    Goossun Art-illery organizes a two-day conference, HamletZar: Dissection at the Barbican Center. Speakers will include celebrated theatre practitioners Eugenio Barba and Julian Boal, philosopher Daroush Ashouri, and the Iranian musician Madjid Khalaj as well as Vahid, the director of Goossun Art-illey. In addition to individual talks, there will be panel discussions moderated by Prof. Robert Gordon of Goldsmiths College

  2. Jan 29, 2010 – 176 London
    HamletZar: A Journey – The HamletZar project comes to the 176 / Zabludowicz Collection on the 29th  of January with a display of performance, music, film, art, objects and words – the stepping stones and stopping points on our journey so far.

  3. Jan 11 – 17, 2010 – Laboratoriet, Denmark

Goossun Art-illery comes to Århus, Denmark for a week of experimentation, HamletZar: Lab Experience in collaboration with Laboratoriet and our partners from Canada Soheil Parsa and Sue Balint.

More info here.

  1. Nov 7 , 2009 – Pinter Center, London

Goossun Art-illery presents a new work, "Truth is Fragmented", as part of the Pinter Centre's conference entitled "Fractured Narratives: Pinter, Postmodernism and the Postcolonial World".

More info here.

  1. Oc 7 , 2009 – Goldsmiths, London

Goossun Art-illery presents HamletZar: First Glance, the first public presentation of the HamletZar project at Dis-Play [13], Performance Research Forum of Goldsmiths, University of London. 

More info here.

  1. Sep. 19 – Oct. 2, 2009 – Edinburgh

The thirds residency of the HamletZar Project, Songs of Angels Wings takes place on September 19th – October 2nd, 2009 at Dance Base, Edinburgh.

This residency also host a two-day workshop by the Orixa master, Augusto Omolu

  1. August 10 – 25, 2009 – London

The second residency of the HamletZar Project, Outside the Text takes place on August 10th–25th, 2009 at Goldsmiths, University of London.

This residency also host a two-day workshop by Roberta Carreri of Odin Teatret

  1. June 7 – 23, 2009 – Holstebro

The first residency, Exodus as well as the launching of the HamletZar Project takes place on June 7th–23rd, 2009 at Odin Teatret, Denmark. This will be the first of eight residencies for HamletZar, which thereon develops over a period of eighteen months.

  1. April 16 – 19, 2009 – Copenhagen

The next Pre-Expressivity & Scenic Presence workshop is going to take place from 16th to 19th April 2009 at Kultur Hus Islands Brygge, Copenhagen, Denmark.

  1. March – April , 2009 – London

Goossun Art-illery is holding several one-day training workshops in London during March and April. Click here for more details.

  1. January 27 – 31, 2009 – Toronto

The next Pre-Expressivity & Scenic Presence IV workshop is going to take place from 27th to 31st January 2009 at the Lower Ossington Theatre in Toronto, Canada.

  1. January 20 – 24, 2009 – Toronto

Goossun Art-illery together with Laboratoriet, Aarhus visits the Modern Times Stage Company in Toronto, Canada within frame of an exchange and research program. The visit also initiate a partnership with Modern Times for the project, HamletZar.

This research trip is supported by the Danish Art Council's Committee for Performing Arts.

  1. December 16 – 19, 2008 – London

Goossun Art-illery runs one of the HamletZar’s pre-workshops, “Rebuilding a Character” from 16th to 19th December at Maria Hall: a week of exploration at the Young Vic as part of the Genesis Directors Project.

  1. November 28, 2008 – London

Lene Bang & Vahid will participate in Iran’s Producers Network at Barbican at an invitation from Visiting Arts.

  1. October 17 – 19, 2008 – London

The next Pre-Expressivity & Scenic Presence III workshop is going to take place from 17th to 19th October 2008 at The Cort Room of Toynbee Studios in London, UK. 

  1. October 8, 2008 – London

Vahid gives a speech on the Iranian traditional performance, Shabih-Khani (aka Ta’ziye) at the Performance Research Forum (PRF) of Goldsmiths Collage, University of London

  1. August 20 – 22, 2008 – Edinburgh

Lene Bang & Vahid are invited by Visiting Arts to the Iranian Theatre Seminar as well as Producers’ Breakfast at Edinburgh International Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland.

  1. July 23–24, 2008 – London

The Pre-Expressivity & Scenic Presence II workshop for actors and dancers take place at Moving Art Base on 23rd – 24th July 2008 in London, UK.

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