The Gablers Theatre Company
The Gabler´s Theatre Company is a group of theatre professionals that run a small theatre in the pretty town of Hafnarfjörður (well known for its elf population and viking festival), 15 kilometers from downtown Reykjavik. The purpose of the company is to enhance the Icelandic theatre scene by running a progressive theatre that looks for fresh ideas and new directions in plays and productions. The theatre focuses on theatre for young audience both by engaging young people in its productions and building a strong audience base in the age group from 2 year old to 25.
One of the aims of the Gabler´s Theatre Company is to build a powerful educational base in theatre arts for children and teenagers in Iceland. Cooperation with schools and youth centers is the way to accomplish this. Today the theatre is already organizing and teaching theatre arts in 8th to 10th grade in the primary schools in Hafnarfjörður town.