Daniel Klingen Borg born 1987 is a Norwegian director, performer and filmmaker. He works internationally with artists from across Europe and from the USA such as Ann Liv Young (US), Ernestyna Orlowska (CH) and the Nordic artist collective Mellanmjölk Productions (FI, SE, NO). He recently started up the norwegian film production company Morild Film AS together with the directors Linn Helene Løken, Anika Salvesen and Kari Nøst Hegseth.
He has performed in venues such as New York Live Arts (US), Black Box Teater (NO), Kampnagel (DE), Arsenic (CH) and Gessnerallee (CH) among others. His latest short documentary, Pain Solution, was published at VGTV.
He completed his circus training at the AFUK (Copenhagen) and has a Master in Theatre from the Accademia Teatro Dimitri (Switzerland). He recently completed a degree in documentary film directing at Oslo Metropolitan University.
Director/ photo/ editor/ sound-mix "Pain Solution" by Daniel Klingen Borg. Composer Gabriel Klingen Borg. Co - produced by Jon Jerstad and Oslomet. Produced by Daniel Klingen Borg ©2021. Screening at VGTV. Official selection Short to the point 2021
"The Escalator" soundmix/ editing/ photography/ directing by
Daniel Klingen Borg. Supported by Pawel Stypula. Co- produced by Jon Jerstad and Oslomet. Produced by Daniel Klingen Borg ©2020. Screening at Nordic Docs 2020
“SHOULD I DO THE MAN’S PART” by Ernestyna Orlowska & Daniel Klingen Borg. Concept / Performance: Ernestyna Orlowska, Daniel Klingen Borg. Stage / Costumes: Ernestyna Orlowska, Viviane Stucki. Outside Eye Choreography: Magnus Myhr, Jessica Huber, Gregory Stauffer. Outside Eye Dramaturgy: Sivan Perlstein, Emily Magorrian. Composition / Music: Samuel Savenberg. Light Design / Technician: Demian Jakob. Illustration / Graphic Design: Ernestyna Orlowska. Photos: Yoshiko Kusano, Vivianne Stucki. Video: Jost Nyffeler. Trailer: Daniel Klingen Borg. Production: Permanent Workation. Production Management: Boss & Röhrenbach. Co-production: Schlachthaus Theater Bern, Black Box teater Oslo, BIT Teatergarasjen Bergen. Kindly supported by:Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council, Kultur Stadt Bern Amt für Kultur Kanton Bern, Burgergemeinde Bern, Migros Kulturprozent, Schweizerische Interpretenstiftung SIS, Gesellschaft zu Ober-Gerwern and GVB Kulturstiftung.
"Detta kan vemm som helst gjørra" by Sløseriombudsmannens Folkeband. Choreography, costume, scenography, performer, producer: Daniel Klingen Borg. Music, performer: Gabriel Klingen Borg. Performed at Helgesensgate 22, Oslo (NO), Dep.artment, Oslo (NO), Feral Festival (DK)
"Antigone" by Ann Liv Young. Text, direction, costume, choreography: Ann Liv Young. Produced by: Daniel Klingen Borg and Ann Liv Young. With: Ann Liv Young, Daniel Klingen Borg, Veronica Molin Bruce. Dramaturgie: Tormod Carlsen. Co-production: Gessnerallee Zürich, Theater Chur, Kunstmuseum Bern, Black Box teater (Oslo), Teaterhuset Avant Garden (Trondheim). Support by: Norsk kulturråd. Initiert av / Initiated by: Digitalbühne Zurich. Performed at Gessnerallee (CH), Theatre Chur (CH), Black Box Theatre (NO) Arsenic (CH) and St Nicholas Ave, Brooklyn, New York (US)
“White Beauty” by the Nordic artist collective Mellanmjölk Productions. Produced by Daniel Klingen Borg and Tanja Turpeinen. With Mikko Niemistö, Silja Kauppinen, Riikka Niemistö, Sara Guldmyr, Moa Asklöf Prescott, Tanja Turpeinen and Daniel Klingen Borg. Outside eye: Anni Klein and Tormod Carlsen. Light: Teo Vanerva. Co-produced by BIT Teatergarasjen and Korjaamo Theatre. Supported by Nordic Culture Point, The Nordic Culture Fund, City of Helsinki, Finnish Cultural Foundation, The Norwegian Art Council, Fritt Ord and Fond For Frilandsere. Performed at BIT - Teatergarasjen (NO), Korjaamo Theatre (FI) 2017 and Tjarnarbíó Theatre (is).
“Ceremony Q” by Daniel Borg with Daniel Klingen Borg, Andreas Strand Renberg and Manuel Quemizet. Outside eye Tanja Turpeinen, costumes Sara Guldmyr and light Christoph Siegenthaler. Produced by Daniel Klingen Borg. Supported by Accademia Teatro Dimitri and the PARS Stiftung. Performed at Teatro Paravento (CH) 2016.
“Elektra Cabaret” by Ann Liv Young performed by Ann Liv Young, Lovey Ailish Guerrero, Marissa Mickelberg, Bailey Catherine Nolan Charley Perden, Vanessa Soudan, Tom Curitore Nessa Norich, Daniel Klingen Borg and Veronica Bruce. Artistic collaboration by Annie Dorsen, sound by Michael Guerrero, produced by Alexandra Rosenberg and Ann Liv Young Co. Performed at New York Live Arts (US) and Kampnagel (DE) 2016.
“Elektra” by Ann Liv Young performed by Ann Liv Young, Lovey Ailish Guerrero, Veronica Bruce, Tom Curitore and Daniel Klingen Borg. Sound by Michael Guerrero, produced by Ann Liv Young Co. Performed at Black Box Theatre (NO) 2016
FRUITS by Ernestyna Orlowska with Daniel Klingen Borg and Tanja Turpeinen. Co-Produced with Mad Scientist Festival Bern. Outside eye Nils Amadeus Lange. Costumes by Sinae Yoo Performed at Mad Scientist Festival Bern (CH), Les Urbaines Lausanne (CH) Rote Fabrik Zürich (CH), Buzz Cut Festival (UK) in 2016 and 2017.
AD UNDAS by Daniel Klingen Borg with Daniel Klingen Borg, Igor Axel Malthe Thomassen, Manuel Quemizet, Andreas Strand Renbeg and Jacob Emil Klingen Borg. Artistic collaboration by Sergio Bini Borstric. Produced by Daniel Klingen Borg and Andreas Strand Renberg. Supportet by Fond For Lyd og Bilde. Performed in Norway, Denmark, France, Spain, Poland, Czech Republic, Switzerland, Morocco and Gambia 2012 - 2014.
SHULD I DO THE MAN'S PART:
Elektra/ Elektra Cabaret:
Ad Undas (Zirk Mir):
2021 Director/ photo/ editor/ sound-mix "Pain Solution" by Daniel Klingen Borg. Co- produced by Jon Jerstad and Oslomet. Produced by Daniel Klingen Borg ©2021
2020 Director/ editor/ sound recordings
"The Legend Of The Great Birth", a theatre performance
by Stella Polaris. Art films for the performance by Daniel Klingen Borg. Produced by Stella Polaris AS ©2020
2019 Director/ photo/ editor/ sound-mix "Escalator" by Daniel Klingen Borg. Co- produced by Jon Jerstad and Oslomet. Produced by Daniel Klingen Borg ©2020
Screening at Nordic Docs 2020.
Selected stage works:
2021 Consept/ creator/ Dancer SHOULD I DO THE MAN’S PART by Ernestyna Orlowska and Daniel Klingen Borg, Schlachthaus Theater Bern.
2019 - 2020 Director/ performer/ producer "Detta kan vemm som helst gjørra" by Sløseriombudsmannens Folkeband. Helgesens Gate 22, Oslo NO, Dep.artment NO Feral Festival Copenghagen (DK)
2019 Directing “Into the Water” by Acting For Climate.
2018- 2019 Performer/ producer “Antigone”, Ann Liv Young, Gessnerallee CH, Theatre Chur CH, Black Box Teater NO, Arsenic, St Nicholas Ave Brooklyn US.
2018 Performer, “BODIY” Ernestyna Orlowska, Hochschule der Künste Bern CH
2017 Outside eye, “På havets bunn”, Thea Skallevold, NO
2017 Performer/ producer “White Beauty”, Korjaamo Theater FI, Meteor 2017 NO, Tjarnarbio IS
2016 - 2017 Performer, “FRUITS”, Ernestyna Orlowska, Arsenic CH, Buzzcut Festival UK etc.
2016 Performer, ”Elektra”, Ann Liv Young, New York Live Arts US, Black Box NO
2016 Performer, “Elektra Cabaret”, Ann Liv Young, New York Live Arts US, Kampnagel DE
2016 Outside eye, “The Queen of Fucking Everything”, Tanja Turpeinen, CH
2016 Directing/ performer, “Ceremony Q” by Daniel Klingen Borg, Teatro Paravento CH
2014 Performer, ”Maria De Bueno Sires”, Trondheim Symphony Orchestra NO
2012 - 2015 Directing / performer Ad Undas, Zirk Mir, NO, DK, FR, CH, CZ, PL, MA, GM, ES
1998-2014 Performer, “Celebration of Life”, STELLA POLARIS, IL, DE etc.
2013 Performer, ”Apekvinnen”, Marikae Productions, NO
2013 Performer, ”Voices of Gogstad”, STELLA POLARIS, NO
2013 Performer, ”Exit Hamlet”, Teater Manu, NO, SE, FR
2013 Performer, ”Nøkkelhullet”, Den Norske Opera og Ballett, STELLA POLARIS, NO
2009 Performer, ”Gardens Of Theatre”, STELLA POLARIS og Gardzienice, PL, NO
2008 - 2009 Performer, ”Magical Evening”, STELLA POLARIS, PL, NO
2008-2009 Performer, ”Trutor og Capitano”, STELLA POLARIS, IT, NO
2008 - 2009 Performer, “Sjamanens Drøm” STELLA POLARIS, Europa turné, DK, PL etc.
1991 - 1992 Performer, ” Roman & Felicias eventyrlige reise”, STELLA POLARIS, NO
2019 - 2020 Documentary film-directing, Oslo Metropolitan University
2014 – 2016 Master in Theatre, Accademia Teatro Dimitri, Switzerland
2006 – 2008 Contemporary circus, Akademiet for Utæmmed Kreativitet (AFUK), Copenhagen
2021 working grant for unestablished artists, Arts Council Norway
2020 Diversestipend, Art Council Norway
2018 - 2019 working grant for unestablished artists, Arts Council Norway
2017 Grant for graduates, Arts Council Norway
2015 Scholarship for master students, Tom Wilhelmsens Stiftelse
2008 Dansk artist association
2007 Stokke municipality cultural grant
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