The First Time I Saw the Sea


Oscar and Kate just moved to a new town. Everything is perfect. Until the roof starts to leak. A flood is coming, and Oscar hates water. The First Time I Saw the Sea is an interrogation into what we remember, and how we can remember something that never happened. Plunging into the mess of memory, an international ensemble from France, Norway, and Canada present a new work about imagination and evolution.


YVA Created and Performed by Sturla Alvsvåg, Tonje Dreyer, Sellevoll, Miriam Fernandes, Elias Hauter and Maren Nysæther Sørensen; Set, Costume, and Lighting Design by Christine Urquhart; Sound Design and Composition by Miquelon Rodriguez; Stage Managed by Neha Ross

This workshop presentation is part of the SummerWorks Lab - a place for exploration, experimentation, and process, allowing us to support work in early stages and create connections between audiences and artists.

illustration by Leo Marshall

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