May Brit Akerholt

Translates from Norwegian into English

Dr May-Brit Akerholt’s published translations of Norwegian works include plays by Henrik Ibsen and Jon Fosse, poetry by Ruth Lillegraven, a book of essay by Jon Fosse, novels and short stories by a number of writers, and a book about Ibsen’s writings: Ibsen on Theatre. A number of her drama translations have been produced by leading theatre companies around Australia. Positions include: Tutor at Macquarie University; Lecturer in Drama at the National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA); Resident Dramaturg at Sydney Theatre Company; Artistic Director of the Australian National Playwrights’ Centre. She has a doctorate from The University of Sydney (The Dramaturgy of Translation).

Translated by May Brit Akerholt

Ivar Ordeal : Mantra contra mantra , Mantra Contra Mantra, 2023, DIKT/KUNSTBOK/CD/PLAKAT