Janne Robberstad

Welcome to my site! I work as a costume-designer and an artist, and creating, or ARTING as I prefer, makes me happy! This is both a portfolio of things I´ve made and a blog meant to inspire.

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the little Eco-Ninja

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Time to finish the little Eco-Ninja-costume! After a few alterings, this is what it will look like. It´s been so interesting to be a part of this process, an active part, contributing with both my knowledge of textile and costumes, but also about the sustainability of textiles. And my teaching-experience comes in handy too. You gotta […]

Oslo

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

I just got back from Oslo after working with s´the story-teller-group Øfsti/Vestre/Haugland. Such great days with beautiful people and sunny days of spring! They premier on Saturday, so these photos are still very much work-in-progress pictures. The back-drop is my favorite: a snow-camuflage-net we bought used from the military. So much better to use in […]

The Eco-Ninja!

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

I´ve got the coolest project on my plate this week: making an Eco-Ninja costume for 6-year olds. On a commission from Vestnorsk Teatersenter, who are making “4 Elements”. It´s a big, national theatre-project for all the kindergartens in Norway, no less! So this week I´ve been busy, designing, making patterns and stamps for inter-activity, and […]

The Mermaid

Tuesday, November 3rd, 2015

The Brostein amateur theatre group premiered “The Mermaid and the mystery of the deep sea” today. The director, Niels Petter Solberg, has also written the script, which is a crossover between several genres: comedy, fairytale, revue, musical… lovely, lively and filled with laughter. This summer I had a costume-workshop with the wardrobe-team, and in two weeks […]

More sea-creatures

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

The final three days at Brosteinteateret & Hemmingstad Kulturhus have been busy! I almost regret to say that the final day was today: the people here are so wonderful and inspirational, and it´s been such a treat working with them! Kriatina showing off the starfish she´s been working on the past days. None of the […]

Seacreatures in the making

Thursday, June 4th, 2015

“The mermaid and the Mystery of the Deep” is the name of Brosteinteateret´s new show. It´s an amateur group in Haugesund with a very creative and versatile, professional director, who also wrote the show. The past three days I´ve been with a wonderful, little group of women and we´ve been making the costumes for the […]

The shamer´s daughter

Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Tonight was the opeing night of The Shamer´s Daugther at HSH, the teacher´s college. The Danish author Lene Kaaberbøl´s fantasy-novel was the inspiration for this year´s “write-an-opera”-project. So welcome to Dunark, a mediaeval county, and Drakan´s dreaded rule. Drakan´s dungeon houses a courtyard filled with dragons! You can almost see the dragon here behind the […]

pirate shirt

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Today is a sewing day. I´ve designed a pirate-costume for Pippi Longstocking´s father in the show starring in November. First up is the shirt, simply because I had the fabric I needed already in my stack. Made with fine, white linen, and in a very big size. Piecing it together, trying to make the inside […]

Hedda!

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

“Perpleks” won! We won! We won the Hedda-prize for Best Show!!! (The Hedda prize is the Norwegian theatre-prize, equivalent to the American Tony.) Perpleks was staged at Rogaland Teater this winter, and I was fortunate enough to be part of the wonderful creative team as the costume-designer. Glenn Andre Kaada, the director, with the Hedda-prize. […]

Wearable waves

Tuesday, June 10th, 2014

The second wearable ocean dress for the gallion-girl dancer. Not finished, just pieced together. It will be adapted to the dancer when she puts it on.

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