Sort/Hvid is a small city theater founded by the City Council and the State. The theater also receives funding from public and private foundations.
Christian Lollike is an internationally acclaimed playwright and stage director. He is educated from The Danish National School of Playwriting at Aarhus Theatre in 2001. In the years 2005 to 2011 he was employed by the Aarhus Theatre as in-house stage director and playwright. From 2008-2011 he was the Curator at Aarhus Festuge. In June 2011 he took over as Artistic Director of the established theatre CaféTeatret (today Sort/Hvid) in the center of Copenhagen, Denmark. With his social commitment and experimental approach to theatre, Lollike has over the last decade established himself as one of the most successful playwrights in Denmark. Lollike is nominated for Aarets Reumert several times and received the award as Playwright of the Year in 2013.
Søren Normann Hansen
Since 2015 Søren Normann Hansen has held the position of Managing Director at Sort/Hvid.
From 2009 to 2015, Søren worked as a producer at Republique in Copenhagen, producing plays, performances and contemporary circus, with an emphasis on international affairs. Concurrently he managed independent theatre companies Flying Pigs and Fix&Foxy. Previously Søren held positions as Head of Production at Camp X and Kaleidoskop, both in Copenhagen.
Søren holds a degree in Production Management from The Danish National Scholl of Performing Arts and has received a Diploma Degree in Management and Organization from Niels Brock Business School.
Søren has a seat on the board of directors of CPH STAGE, an annual performing arts festival in Copenhagen, and The Copenhagen Theatre Collaboration, an umbrella organization for the four largest theatres in Copenhagen, and is a member of the Committee for International Relations within TIO, a major Danish performing arts organization. Søren has a seat on the reqruitment panel of The Danish National School of Performing Arts. From 2018 to 2020 Søren is participating in a fellowship-program within ISPA (International Society for the Performing Arts).
Board of Directors
Chairman of the Board
Board member, vice-chairman
General Manager of C:ntact / Betty Nansen
Partner / Bech-Bruun
Owner and Creative Director / Have Kommunikation