HIGH LIGHTS

Maj-Britt is preparing her role as the Priest Lotte in DR's new serie 'Herrens Veje'
 

As actress Maj-Britt most recent starred in Oscar winning director and writer Anders Thomas Jensen's coming film Men and Hens. The film will open in February 2015


BACKGROUND






Maj-Britt holds a Masters in Theatre Science from the University of Copenhagen and has worked as an actress since 2001 in Danish and Foreign movies as well as theatre productions.

Maj-Britt Mathiesen is a professionally trained actress from S.R.U. in Pittsburg plus the Lee Strasberg Institute and William Esper Studio in New York. As a film and theater actor Maj-Britt consistantly studies with the internationally acclaimed Method expert Debra Wiley She also studied at The St. Petersburg Arts Academy in Russia, specialising in the techniques of Stanislavski and Meyerhold. 

Maj-Britt has recently contributed with chapters to a  book on acting techniques for the publishing house Frydendal. She also writes plays for various theatres and performance venues and occasionally works as a choreographer for Danish designers.

Maj-Britt works as a mentor for the Danish Art Counsil, and is boardmember of U.S (independent stage artists) and Creative Forum(a counsil under the mayor of Copenhangen working to improve the conditions for Danish artists)

Maj-Britt also works as a producer. She is currently the producer for Ditte Maria Bjerg’s next production Made in India – Global Stories. Their next production about surrogate morthers in India will be opening in Frankfurt October 2010.

Maj-Britt has also specialized in organizing work shops for international artists and teachers in Copenhagen, Paris and Berlin. Latest collaboration was with Richard Foreman and Willem Dafoe, who gave Masterclasses and artist talks for Danish artists in Copenhagen.

Maj-Britt is co-founder of the theatre production company ECLECTIC. EKLEKTISK.DK -  produces performances in Denmark and abroad. ECLECTIC always seeks to collaborate with foreign artists and artists from other branches. Tolerance, diversity and curiosity is their trademarks. EKELKTISK.DK Strives to tell stories about relations; human, spiritual and political, and about  our responsibility as human beings – Homo Sapiens in a modern urban society and in a global world. ECLECTIC’s previous production – The Map Makers Sorrow- engaged in many of the dilemmas of modern (wo)man. The Map Makers Sorrow written by Chris Lee was directed by Adam Barnard from London. See trailer from  The Map Makers Sorrow


Eclectic is now preparing for their upcoming theatre production in 2011-2012. An international collaboration with artist from Scanidinavia, the US and Syria. ECLECTIC also arranges Salons about burning issues and work shops for artist. Next work shop is with Debra Wiley and Michael Morriano November 2010 in Copenhagen. For info on work shop mail; info@majbritt-mathiesen.dk