About us Filled with good stories. Based in Denmark and touring Worldwide.

Teatret Gruppe 38 is a professional, prizewinning theatre which has existed since 1972. The theatre is located in the city of Aarhus, Denmark and led by the artistic leader, writer and actor Bodil Alling. We create reflective and poetic theatre – for nearly all ages.

Teatret Gruppe 38 has an extensive tour-programme, in Denmark and abroad. Amongst other countries, we have been visiting Australia, Croatia, Norway, Canada, USA, Germany, Estonia, Scotland and Japan.
See a full list of our foreign tours through the latest years.

Every season, we present a number of performances in English on our stage in Aarhus.

Festivals and biennials

Teatret Gruppe 38 also organize and co-organize following festivals and industry events:

:DANISH+| Danish Performing Arts for Children and Young People

The Monologue Festival ENESTÅENDE

ILT – International Living Theatre 


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Theatre for all

We strive to create enriching and challenging artistic experiences and in this regard, we do not distinguish between theatre for children and adults – we produce theatre for everyone.

Awards and nominations

Teatret Gruppe 38 has been nominated and given multiple prices through the years. Some of them are mentioned here:

The performances ’The little Match Girl’ and ’Hans Christian, you must be an angel’ received the Danish theatre price called Reumert for being the best performance for children respectively in 2003 and 2006.

In 2011 Teatret Gruppe 38 as the first Danish theatre received one of the most prestigious theatre awards: The Assitej International’s Honorary President’s Award for Artistic Excellence.