In the bookshop at Black Box teater, you will find a small selection of books, each of them related to the theater program.

The books have either been suggested by the artists, are related to their practice, or evolve thematically around the seasonal program and topical program.

Want to order a book?
The physical bookshop is located in the foyer at Black Box teater, and is open before and after the performances.

Are you located outside of Oslo and would like to place a book order to receive in the mail? Send an e-mail to

Black Box teater publishes the book series Scenekunstklassikere
The book series is a deep dive into the performing artsfield from the 1970s until today, written by various authors, all based on personal experiences of a performance. Scenekunstklassikere (Performing arts classics) give an insight into how the performing arts have changed over the past forty years, and take a closer look at the works with anecdotes related to the rehearsal process and screenings.

The first Scenekunstklassikere book is written by Chris Erichsen about Grenland Friteater's Harde tak (2000) will be launched on 22 May, and can be ordered here.

Two new books in the serie launhed 12 November: Ibrahim Fazlic about Lisa Lie's Blue Motell (2013), Sidsel Pape about Martin Slaatto's Transporteringsdans (2007–).

The next books are Cecilie Lindeman Steen about Collage Dansekompani Filo D'erba or Frail Creation (1989) and Deise Nunes about Mia Habib A song two (2015).

Follow our events calendar for the upcoming launches - and here for orders.

Books from Varamo Press
We offer a wide selection of book titles published by Varamo Press. Varamo Press is a publishing house founded in 2018 by artists Mette Edvardsen and Jeroen Peeters. It embraces the unexpected, and values the arbitrary circumstances in which writing comes into being. Click here to find our Varamo Press bookrange.

Selected by Carrie
The artist collective Carrie has curated a small selection of books related to their artistic practice. This selection is now available in our bookshop! Click here to check out Carrie's book selection.