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Department of Art and Media Studies Norwegian University of Science and Technology 7491 Trondheim Norway

Bjørn Rasmussen


Background and activities

Professor Bjørn Rasmussen




Theatre as formation (bildung). Research in Arts didactics. NTNU/ Høgskolen I Bergen . Teacher education department (2009-2014)

Theatre and demokracy. National coolaboration on drama education research. With: Professor Rikke Gjærum Gürgens, Harstad professor Stig Eriksson, Bergen, and national associatives (2013-2017)

Perfomativity, arts based research and methodology (2009-

MYE PÅ SPILL’(A lot at stake). Education (Bildung) through expressionist theatre methods  1997-2004. Book project 2012-2014 with Børge Kristoffersen.



Drama Education, Performativity and drama, Pragmatic aesthetics and epistemology, Theory/Practice-relation in university grades and teaching, Modernism and applied drama/theatre, art as research, drama therapies



All akademic subjects related to drama education, applied theatre, performance, dramaturgy

Practical teaching: Role playing, Prosess drama, improvisation, Rythm, Psychodrama


Professional duties

Head of deparment (1991-92, 2005-2009)

University mentor (2005-2009)

Postdoc. mentor  (2010-2012)





Scientific, academic and artistic work

A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database

Journal publications


  • Heggstad, Kari Mjaaland; Eriksson, Stig A.; Rasmussen, Bjørn Konrad. (2013) Teater som danning. Fagbokforlaget. 2013. ISBN 978-82-450-1462-4.
  • Gjærum, Rikke Gürgens; Rasmussen, Bjørn Konrad. (2012) Forestilling, framføring, forskning: metodologi i anvendt teaterforskning. Akademika forlag. 2012. ISBN 978-82-519-2865-6.
  • Rasmussen, Bjørn Konrad; Kristoffersen, Børge. (2011) Handling og forestilling-forestilling om handling. Jacob Levy Morenos teaterekspresjonisme og sosiatri. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. 2011. ISBN 978-82-519-2780-2.
  • Rasmussen, Bjørn Konrad. (2007) Drama Boreale 2006 Aktuell forskning i drama og teater. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. 2007. ISBN 978-82-519-21961.
  • Rasmussen, Bjørn Konrad; Østern, Anna-Lena. (2002) Playing Betwixt and Between. The IDEA Dialogues 2001. Idea Group Publishing. 2002. ISBN 82-995928-2-8.
  • Rasmussen, Bjørn Konrad. (2001) Meninger i Mellom- perspektiv på en dramatisk kulturarena. Tapir Akademisk Forlag. 2001. ISBN 82-519-1688-7.
  • Rasmussen, Bjørn; Kjølner, Torunn; Rasmusson, Viveka; Heikkinen, Hannu. (2001) Nordic Voices in Drama, Theatre and Education. 2001. ISBN 82-995928-0-1.