PUBLISHED 08Dec, 2016

Posted in Performances

I’M PURPLE, BITCH – a new show opening in February



En föreställning för unga om könsroller baserad på undersökningen Läget – Liv och Hälsa Ung i Västmanlands län.

Föreställningen handlar om hur vi lägger olika förväntningar på kvinnor och män, och hur det påverkar oss. Pjäsen tar sitt avstamp från verkliga människor och händelser, allt från Miley Cyrus och Anton Hysén till Drottning Kristina. Det är en tematisk pjäs som består av en rad olika scener/kapitel där de tre aktörerna i pjäsen behandlar tematiken på olika sätt. Vi ämnar att reflektera de ungas värld som den är, med hjälp av just statistiken vi tagit del av och de kompletterande undersökningarna som gjorts.

Skriven av Amanda Högberg, Regi Christopher Lehman, Scenografi och kostym Alex Berry Ljus Design Guillaume Pissembon Skådespelare  Maria SendowHanna Björck och Christopher Sivertsen

Målgrupp: 13-19 vi behöver en  we 6x6m scen. I’m Purple, Bitch! kan spelas både på Engelska och Svenska.

Läs en recension av pjäsen här


The project is commissioned by the culture municipal region of Västmanland, Sweden.

The Script is based on research done on the mental health of young people and tackles issues of gender in-eqiality. It looks at how we have different expectations on boys and girls and how this affects us.

Amanda Högberg has written a piece that has real human beings and happenings at its centre. It includes among others Miley Cyrus, Anton Hysén and Queen Kristina of Sweden. Directed by Christopher Lehman, with design by Alex Berry and performed by Maria Sendow, Hanna Björck and Christopher Sivertsen – the theme is explored through rhythm and physicality as well as strong imagery and innovative storytelling.


Our target audience: 13-19yrs and we need a 6x6m stage to perform. I’m Purple, Bitch! can be performed in both English and Swedish.

PUBLISHED 03Oct, 2016

Posted in Music

LOVE Orchestra to Tour China in October

After our Shanghai success in April this year we are going back to China for a three week tour of family concerts in Bejing, Chongqing and Chengdu.

The A.S:K and Vertical productions write this: “Amongst the top-class production we invited, Awake Love Orchestra proved to be a hit this year from April 18th to May 9th, with 24 full house performances. Besides, the art exchange with the first-class Chinese Kun opera artists was also an extraordinary and influential experience. As a meaningful trial of cultural communication, Awake Love Orchestra adapted and performed a special song of a household Chinese ancient poem with a Chinese traditional opera melody, which impressed the local audience that much. The three weeks’ tour with 24 performances as well as 6 workshops attracted nearly 4000.”


10th – 16th Oct @ Bejing Super Theatre, 2 Taijichang Road.
17th – 23rd Oct @ Chongqing Chuanju Theatre, 2 Jinshan Avenue.
24th – 30th Oct @ Chengdu Womans & Children Center, 238 Dongda Road, Jinjiang.

Awake LOVE Orchestra is represented by BoatRockerEntertainment

PUBLISHED 23Sep, 2016

Posted in Music

Culture Currents – a concert, a cultural meeting, a creative process

Awake LOVE Orchesta collaborates creatively with newly arrived artists from from Syria, Afghanistan and Iran who now live in Sweden. Together we have created a concert inspired by each others song and music traditions.


Welcome to an international musical experience.

Monday 3rd of Oct in Norberg: Teaterbiografen  19:00

Tuesday 4th of Oct in Fagersta: Lingården 19:00

Thursday 6th of Oct in Västerås: Växhuset 16:00


En konsert. Ett kulturmöte. En skapande process.

Awake LOVE Orchestra från Västerås och nyanlända artister från andra delar av världen bosatta i Västmanland har tillsammans skapat en konsert inspirerad av varandras kulturella sång och musiktraditioner.

Välkommen till en internationell musikalisk upplevelse!

PUBLISHED 30Aug, 2016

Posted in Performances

Song of Riots selected for IPAY 2017

showcase_os2017Our Award Winning show Song of Riots has been selected as one of a very few performances to be showcased at the 2017 IPAY in Wisconsin USA.

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Unfortunately we regret to inform you that will not be able to attend as one of our main performers is unavailable.


PUBLISHED 02Apr, 2016

Posted in Music

Watch Awake LOVE Orchestra

“Exhilarating and exciting, Awake LOVE Orchestra’s unique sound comes straight from the heart and soul. It is eclectic world music that children will enjoy and make a connection with the universe that they are a part of. It simply oozes passion and artistry and through their music, we want to pass it forward and share it with our audience – YOU.”

Ruby Lim-Yang, Artistic Director, ACT 3 International


Kulturoasen in Uppsala Sunday, November 22 at 2:00pm 

Växhuset  in Västerås Christmas Special 20 Dec at 19:00

Västerås Concert Hall, 22 Jan at 15:00

La Maison Theatre in Montréal, Canada 29th of Jan at 10:30 as part of  IPAY

Västerås Concert Hall 14 April – Warm-up for Mahala Rai Banda

A.S.K Shanghai, China 20 April – 8th of May

ACT3i Festival Singapore 31st of May – 6th of June


PUBLISHED 04Feb, 2016

Posted in Performances

Awake Projects deltar i Kulturlov Västerås

De fria teatergrupperna skapar tillsammans med Växhuset ett kulturlov

för alla. En femdagars kavalkad av föreställningar, workshops, aktiviteter 

och föreläsningar på Växhuset mitt i centrala Västerås. 

Evenemanget är kostnadsfritt och vänder sig till alla åldrar, förskola till gymnasieelever, fritidsgårdar och allmänheten.

ENG: Awake Projects are part of “Culture Vacation” – a five day festival of theatre, workshops, activities and lectures for young audiences in the city of Västerås.


PUBLISHED 30Oct, 2015

Posted in Performances

Song of Riots wins the Audience Choice Award at Stockholm Fringe Festival

After a SOLD out run of Song of Riots performances at legendary Battersea Arts Centre in London, we perform at wonderful Gottsunda Dans & Teater in Uppsala, and, less than 24hrs after at Unga Klara, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern as part of Stockholm Fringe Festival STOFF.

And we won the prestigious Audience Choice Award. We humbly accepted and give thanx to everyone who came to see us and supported us through voting and being tickets. We love you!

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PUBLISHED 05Oct, 2015

Posted in Music

We are raising funds for travel to Montreal for IPAY 2016

Have you seen our crowdfunding page yet? Awake LOVE Orchestra has been exclusively selected to perform at IPAY (International Performing Arts for Youth) for presenters and producers from all over North America. We are being represented by the amazing Boatrocker Entertainment from New York City which represents a number of world class successfully touring companies. THIS IS A GOLDEN OPPORTUNITY! and we are so worth it. Imagine us giving our LOVE to youth in the US and Canada Help us afford the travel and accommodation in Montreal?

Click the image to see the Crowdfunding page. Donate here!

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