Music is a core component of every spex. Spex in its modern form first appeared at Swedish universities around Female characters are often played by male actors and vice versa. Do you want to be a spexare? The dialogue is often rhymed.
Due to the comedic impact of cross-dressing, the tradition remained even as women started studying at Swedish universities during the late nineteenth and early twentieth century.
Music is a core component of every spex. Spex in its modern form first appeared at Swedish universities around About Holgerspexet Holgerspexet is a student theater association at Linköping University which has staged public spex performances every fall since Spex pronounced exactly like "specks" is a special genre of comedic musical theater performed by university students in Sweden and parts of Finland. Musical genres range from classical music to modern pop and rock. The storyline is generally taken from history. Audience interaction is allowed and even encouraged.