KARIN BETZ - CV
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Productions
2013 ”Fanny and Alexander” Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”Falstaff” Copenhagen Opera, Cph., Denmark (costumes)
"Amadeus", Dramaten, Stockholm, Sweden
"A Servant of Two", Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"The Wild Duck", Royal Danish Theatre (The Play House), Cph., Denmark
2012 ”Fanny and Alexander” Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"Circus Saragossa", Sogn og Fjordane Theatre, Førde, Norway
"Jeppe on the Mountain", Aalborg Theatre, Aalborg, Denmark
"The Night of the Tribades", Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark (costumes)
2011 "Red" Edison, Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark (costumes)
”Servant of Two Masters” Dramaten, Stockholm, Sweden
”Fanny and Alexander” Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
2010 ”Men who Hate Women” Nørrebro Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”Pornotopia” Nørrebro Theatre, Frederiksbergscenen, Cph., Denmark
”The Libertine” Grønnegårdsteatret, Cph., Denmark
”Long Day’s Journey Into Night”, Folketeatret, Cph., Denmark
2009 ”Ulysses of Ithaca” Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”The Libertine” Grønnegårdsteatret, Cph., Denmark
”Scorched” Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”Swan Lake” Prague National Theatre Ballet, Czech Republic
2008 ”A Midsummer Night’s Dream” Nørrebro Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”Swan Lake” Finnish National Ballet, Helsinki, Finland
”The Political Tinker” Grønnegårdsteatret, Cph., Denmark
”The Bible” Nørrebro Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”Tosca” The Royal Danish Opera, Cph., Denmark
2007 ”The Merchant” Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”The Nutcracker” Royal Danish Ballet, Cph., Denmark
”The Homecoming” Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
2006 ”The Architect” Malmoe City Theatre, Sweden
”The Nightman’s Daughter” Grønnegårdsteatret, Cph., Denmark
”Hedda Gabler” ålborg Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”Tosca” Royal Danish Opera, Cph., Denmark
2005 ”Love” Aveny Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”Hotel Strindberg” Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”Hotel Strindberg” National Theatre Oslo, Norway
”The One and Only” Horsens Music House, Horsens, Denmark
2004 ”Limbo” Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”Sabina S.” Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
”The One and Only” Forum, Cph., Denmark (musical)
”The King's Volunteers on Amager” Royal Danish Ballet, Cph., Denmark
2003 "The Goat" The Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"I-K-O-N" Royal Danish Opera, Cph., Denmark
2002 "The Misanthrope" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"Jeppe" Aveny Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"When We Dead Awaken" The National Theatre, Oslo, Norway
"When We Dead Awaken" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
2001 "Gasolin Concert" The Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"Jean de France" Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"The Learned Ladies" Dramaten, Stockholm, Sweden
"Twelfth Night" Grønnegårdsteatret, Cph., Denmark
"Gabriel" The Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
2000 "Greenland Fur" EXPO 2000 Hannover, Germany (fashion show)
"The Lady from the Sea" The National Theatre, Oslo, Norway
"The Sisters" Tivoli Glassalen, Cph., Denmark
"The Sisters" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1999 "Ghosts" Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"Dangerous Liaisons" The Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1998 "Richard III" Betty Nansen Theatre (on tour in Denmark)
"The Revenge of Truth" Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"The Phoenician Women" Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1997 "The Cherry Orchard" Dramaten, Stockholm, Sweden
"Paradise" Edison, Cph., Denmark
"As you like it" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1996 "Dracula" ålborg Theatre, ålborg, Denmark
1995 "The Twins" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1994 "Faust" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"Richard III" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"The Hunchback of Notre-Dame" Betty Nansen, Cph., Denmark
1993 "A Clockwork Orange" Betty Nansen Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Svejk" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"The Seven Deadly Sins" Edison, Cph., Denmark
1992 "Hamlet" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1991 "In Art and Love" ABC Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1990 "Romeo & Juliet" Dramaten, Stockholm, Sweden
"The Winter's Tale" Central Theatre, Oslo, Norway
1989 "Tartuffe" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"Peer Gynt" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"The Three-penny Opera" Dramaten, Stockholm, Sweden
1988 "The Theatre Lab" Aveny Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1987 "Life is a Dream" Danish National Television (DR)
"The Misanthrope" Aveny Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1986 "The Seagull" Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"A Midsummer Night's Dream" østre Gasværk, Cph., Denmark
"Jeppe on the Mountain" Dramaten, Stockholm, Sweden
1985 "Dance Class" Royal Danish Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"Romantica" Avenyteatret, Cph., Denmark
"The Negro and the White Dog" Aveny Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"The Robbers" Gladsaxe Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1984 "Erasmus Montanus Returns" Betty Nansen Theatre, Cph., Denmark
"Enemy of the Working Class" Aveny Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1983 "Plush & Plastic" Gladsaxe Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1976 "Kattejammerrock" Vesterbros Ungdomsgård, Cph., Denmark
Tv-Transmissions
2001
1999
1998
1992
1986
1984
"Twelfth Night"
"Ghosts"
"The Revenge of Truth"
"Hamlet"
"The Seagull"
"Erasmus Montanus returns" and others
Education
2000-10 Courses in sketch-up, Adobe Photoshop
1995-96 Drawing and stonemason classes at Glyptoteket, Cph., Denmark
1979-83 Puppeteer at the Roylal Garden's Marionette Theatre, Cph., Denmark
1979-83 Scenography programme at The Danish National School of Theatre
1977-78 Studies in Theatre History at The University of Copenhagen
1976-77 Drawing classes at Glyptoteket, Cph., Denmark
1974-76 Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts – School of Architecture
1974 Graduated from Gentofte State School (human Language)
Exhibitions - Models / Costumes
2010 Costumes for ”The Libertine” Hofteatret, Cph., Denmark
2005 ”The King's Volunteers” Costumes and Sketches ”Tulle & Tricot”
2004 ”I-K-O-N” model 1:25 ”Prague Quadriennale” National Museum, Cph.
2003-10 ”Scenography for ”Dangerous Liaisons” 1:1 and models for
”A clockwork Orange”, ”Hamlet” and “Erasmus Montanus”, Hofteatret
1998 ”As you like it” Costumes and Sketches, exhibition in Politikens Hus, Cph., Denmark
Teaching / Lectures
2001-04 Member of The Danish Arts Foundation, Committee for Film and Theatre
1989-2006 Theatre Studies, University of Copenhagen
1998-2010 Danish National School of Theatre. Continuously associated as a consultant and examiner
Consultant
2010 Kompani B, ” Who the f..#%&! is Nijinski...?”
Awards, Prizes & Grants
2009
2007
2005

2003
2002
1995
1994
1985
1984
Danish Arts Foundation, Travel Grant to NYCB
Danish Arts Foundation, one-year Work Grant
Reumert Award, Musical of the Year, ”The one and only”
Reumert Award nomination, Play of the Year, ”Hedda Gabler”
Travel grant ”San Cataldo”, Italy (one month)
Reumert Award, Play of the Year, ”When We Dead Awaken”
Danish Arts Foundation, one-year Work Grant
The Nøddebo Grant for scenography for ”A Clockwork Orange”
Preben Uglebjerg Grant
The Jeppe Prize for ”Erasmus Montanus Returns”
Languages
Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, English, German, French
CONTACT

Address

Karin Betz
Scenograferne
Store Kongensgade 75B
DK-1264 Copenhagen K
Denmark
Tel. +45 26 79 50 77
mail@karinbetz.dk

karin betz is an experienced Danish scenographer with a back catalogue of nearly 100 productions home and abroad
LATEST PRODUCTIONS
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Amadeus Amadeus Amadeus Amadeus Amadeus Amadeus Amadeus

Amadeus

By Peter Schaffer

Director: Peter Langdal

Dramaten, Stockholm, 2013

 

 

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A Servant of Two A Servant of Two A Servant of Two A Servant of Two A Servant of Two A Servant of Two A Servant of Two A Servant of Two A Servant of Two A Servant of Two A Servant of Two

A Servant of Two

By Carlo Goldoni

Director: Peter Langdal

Betty Nansen Theatre, 2013

 

 

Scenography &
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Photo: Alec Due

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Circus Saragossa Circus Saragossa Circus Saragossa Circus Saragossa Circus Saragossa Circus Saragossa Circus Saragossa Circus Saragossa Circus Saragossa Circus Saragossa

Circus Saragossa

By Camilla Hübbe

Director: Arvid Ones

Sogn & Fjordane Theatre, Førde, Norway, 2012

 

 

Scenography &
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Jeppe on the Mountain

By Ludvig Holberg

Director: Hans Henriksen

Aalborg Theatre, Aalborg 2012

 

 

Scenography &
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Servant of Two Masters

By Carlo Goldoni

Director: Peter Langdal

Dramaten, Stockholm, 2011

 

 

Scenography &
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Dramaten homepage

 

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Photo: Sören Vilks

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Fanny og Alexander Fanny og Alexander Fanny og Alexander Fanny og Alexander Fanny og Alexander Fanny og Alexander Fanny og Alexander Fanny og Alexander

Fanny and Alexander

By Ingmar Bergman

Director: Emmet Feigenberg

Royal Danish Theatre, 2010

 

 

Scenography &
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Photo: Natascha Thiara Ryvald

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Men who Hate Women Men who Hate Women Men who Hate Women Men who Hate Women Men who Hate Women Men who Hate Women Men who Hate Women

Men who Hate Women

By Stieg Larsson

Director: Kim Bjarke

Nørrebro Theatre, Cph., 2010

 

 

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Pornotopia Pornotopia Pornotopia Pornotopia Pornotopia Pornotopia

Pornotopia

By J. Spang and K. Wagner

Director: Kim Bjarke

Nørrebro Theatre, Cph., 2010

 

 

Scenography &
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The Libertine The Libertine The Libertine The Libertine The Libertine The Libertine

The Libertine

By Eric-Emmanuel Schmitt

Director: Thomas Bendixen

Grønnegårds Teatret, Cph., 2009

 

 

Scenography &
costume design

 

 

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LAB photos

Grønnegårds Teatret homepage

 

 

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Photo: Bjarne Stæhr

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Ulysses of Ithaca Ulysses of Ithaca Ulysses of Ithaca Ulysses of Ithaca Ulysses of Ithaca Ulysses of Ithaca Ulysses of Ithaca

Ulysses of Ithaca

By Ludvig Holberg

Director: Rune David Grue

Skuespilhuset, Portscenen
Royal Danish Theatre, 2009

 

 

Scenography &
costume design

 

 

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LAB photos

Royal Danish Theatre homepage

 

 

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Photo: Ulrik Gad

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Scorched Scorched Scorched Scorched Scorched Scorched Scorched Scorched

Scorched

By Wajdi Mouawad

Director: Rune David Grue

Royal Danish Theatre, 2009

 

 

Scenography &
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Royal Danish Theatre homepage

 

 

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Photo: Per Morten Abrahamsen

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Swan Lake Swan Lake Swan Lake Swan Lake Swan Lake Swan Lake

Swan Lake

By Pjotr Iljitj Tjajkovskij

Choreography: Kenneth Greve

Finnish National Ballet, Helsinki, 2009

 

 

Scenography &
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LAB photos

 

 

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Photo: Sakari Viika

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Tosca Tosca Tosca Tosca Tosca Tosca Tosca Tosca Tosca

Tosca

>By Giacomo Puccini

Director: Peter Langdal

Royal Danish Opera, 2008

 

 

Scenography &
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Royal Danish Theatre homepage

 

 

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Photo: Miklos Szabo

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The Nutcracker

By Pjotr Iljitj Tjajkovskij

Director: Peter Langdal

Choreography: Kenneth Greve

Royal Danish Ballet, 2007

 

 

Scenography &
costume design

 

 

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LAB photos

Royal Danish Ballet homepage

 

 

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Photo: Henrik Steenberg

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Hotel Strindberg

By August Strindberg

Director: Peter Langdal

National Theatre, Oslo, 2005

 

 

Scenography &
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Photo: Marius E. Hauge

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A Midsummer Night's Dream

By William Shakespare

Director: Kim Bjarke

Nørrebro Theatre, Cph., 2008

 

 

Scenography &
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