New Nordic Voices

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The Merchant Of Copenhagen, An Adaptation Of William Shakespeare’s "Merchant of Venice” by George Mungai.
Premiered 25th August 2016 at BaltoppenLive, Ballerup

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An Enemy Of The People,
by Henrik Ibsen Adapted by Arthur Miller.

Premiered 24th October 2017 at BaltoppenLive, Ballerup

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for colored girls who have considered suicide / when the rainbow is enuf,
by Ntozake Shange.

Premiered in Helsinki, Finland on 8th March 2019

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The merchant of copenhagen


An enemy of the people

New Nordic Voices


The organization was founded by Michael Omoke through 26th June 2014 – 29th March 2015 in collaboration with 30 artists (derived from 21 different nationalities) who formed the entities first founding members.


ACT / New Nordic Voices is a transnational theatre company in Denmark.


To connect thespians globally and act as an inter-cultural creative integrator mounting master piece productions through local, regional and cross-continental collaborations.


The original intent behind the creation of ACT/ New Nordic Voices is to aesthetically embrace & reflect cultural diversification.


ACT’s vision is to have multiple cultures share a stage.

‘New Nordic Voices’ presents the visibility of Nordic minorities through a series of classic theatre productions exploring iconic Nordic playwrights’ work parallel and juxtaposed to Afro-American, African & Caribbean playwrights.

Each production will bear ACT’s unique characteristic of ‘Multiple Cultures Sharing A Stage’ through a composite inter- cultural mix of performing artists of divergent ethnic backgrounds domiciled across the Nordic countries.

This will in turn give these minority artists a voice of cultural expression as a vital building block for democratic societies. The classic Nordic plays will be adapted, while keeping their timbre and intention intact, whereas the Global plays will introduce new plays previously unexplored and untold within the Nordic region.

For colored girls

The team

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Michael Omoke

Founder/Artistic Director

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Alice Knuth

Vice Chairman

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Zach Khadudu


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Pernille Isadore


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Hind Charafi


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Rebecca Langley Jensen

Board Member

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Jnr Robinson

Board Member

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Karen Bue

Board Member