pause performance company is a Swedish-Norwegian performance company. Our work focuses on the everyday, on belonging and our mutual efforts of connecting to the world and the people that surrounds us.

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Julia Hackman, director/performer based in Sweden. She has a BA in politics and drama and previously worked, in various capacities, with the Centre for Performance Research in Wales and the Freedom Theatre in Palestine. She is currently working as assistant director at Kulturhuset Stadsteatern and Dramaten in Stockholm.

Live Marianne Noven, performer / stage manager / teacher based in Oslo, Norway. In 2014 she devised and produced running live. The performance was originally a part of her BA at Aberystwyth University, before it ran away. She performs with Grusomhetens Teater as well as pause performance company and tries to collect her work at