R.E.D. (Residency Eina Danz) is an international, national and regional arena for arts and culture and a regional competence centre for dance established in 2013 on a farm overlooking the Eina lake outside of Oslo. Located in the middle of the breathtaking Norwegian countryside, R.E.D. is surrounded by locally run farms and large natural spaces for leisure.

R.E.D.’s mission:

To provide an artists residency, that include housing and creative work space for local and international artists, to create work of high international level.

To serve as a concentrated centre for artistic development outside the urban landscape for interdisciplinary artists and groups.

To produce and co-produce film and dance projects.

To be a programming stage and host for an annual film festival, performances, concerts, workshops, and exhibitions throughout the year.

To be an open arena for local artist and arrange projects specifically aimed at children and youth.

To bring projects to Norway that would otherwise not take place, and communicate this to as many people as possible.

To inspire the local community with international influences, as well as being a portal for the exchange.

To be a leading production house and centre for dance in Norway.

Home of RIFF – R.E.D. International Film Festival, R.E.D. Residency Company, and  EINAWOOD

The workspace consists of:


A barn with two floors, each with a dimension of 265 square meters. An all year heated dance studio/production room measuring 12meter x 19 meter installed on the top floor. The studio has a height of 8,55 meters, with rigging capabilities (up to 1.ton on each of 5 existing hooks). Internet access (slow) in the residency house. Simple sound and light system. 24 channels dimmer.

MARTHA'S HOUSE, Guest house with four bedrooms, livingroom, and kitchen which can accommodate up to 12 persons.

CAFE THEATRE: Small concert stage and audience foyer. Seats 30 people for dinner.

R.E.D. SHOP: White cube gallery/shop

R.E.D. ROOM: Installation room

POTATO ROOM: Installation/screening room

R.E.D. BAR: Barn, with screen and mini stage

R.E.D. Gallery: 3 gallery room in basement

External devices (on request if available): Dance Marley Floor (beige, gold and black), Tissue (3 available), Pole (3 meter).

Local firms can provide wood and metal work for scenography.

R.E.D. is supported by Kulturdepartementet, Innlandet Fylkeskommune and Arts Council Norway.

R.E.D. ARENA (rebuilding) was supported by Arts Council Norway, Bergesenstiftelsen, Innovasjon Norge, Eina Almenning, Omstillingsprogrammet Vestre Toten Kommune, Statens Kunstnerstipend.

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