Frode Helland is Professor of Scandinavian Literature and Director of the Centre for Ibsen Studies at the University of Oslo, Norway. He is the author of Ibsen in Practice: Relational Readings of Performance, Cultural Encounters and Power (2015) and, with Julie Holledge, A Global Doll’s House (2016), Ibsen Between Cultures (2016) and Ibsen on Theatre (2018).

He is the co-founder, with Julie Holledge, of IbsenStage (, the international database for Ibsen performance.