FaustIn and out/The Second Part of the Tragedy - Premiere at Staatstheater Wiesbaden
By Elfriede Jelinek and Johann Wolfgang von Goethe/ Directed by Tilman Gersch
Friday, 26.04.2013, 19.30 h
Opening of the festival INTERNATIONALE MAIFESTSPIELE 2013
Manfred Beilharz opens the festival INTERNATIONALE MAIFESTSPIELE on 27th of April with his production of Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht with musical direction by Zsolt Hamar.
Young Europe festival Save the dates
Vater Mutter Geisterbahn (Father Mother Haunted House) - Premiere in Wiesbaden
Thursday, 28th of March 2013, 20.00 h I Staatstheater Wiesbaden
Directed by André Rößler I with: Martin Müller (Vater Johann Klein), Doreen Nixdorf (Mutter Anne Klein), Benjamin Kiesewetter (Sohn Otto Klein)
New team of Artistic Directors for the Theatre Biennale NEW PLAYS FROM EUROPE
Manfred Beilharz, founder of the Theatre Biennale NEW PLAYS FROM EUROPE (together with Tankred Dorst and Ursula Ehler) at Staatstheater Wiesbaden, announces his new team of Artistic Directors for the next edition of the festival: Ann-Marie Arioli, festival dramaturge and currently working at the Theatre Chur (Switzerland), the Frankfurt writer and journalist Peter Michalzik and Manfred Beilharz are the Artistic directors of the next edition of NEW PLAYS FROM EUROPE.
Tankred Dorst and Ursula Ehler remain connected to the festival.
The theatre biennale NEW PLAYS FROM EUROPE takes place between 19th – 29th June 2014 at the Staatstheater Wiesbaden.
Theatrical Highlights from Around the World – Internationale Maifestspiele 2013 at Staatstheater Wiesbaden
27 April to 31 May 2013
From 27 April to 31 May, the 117th edition of the Internationale Maifestspiele (International May Festival), under the artistic direction of Dr. Manfred Beilharz, will transform the city of Wiesbaden into a stage showcasing international theatre treasures. Theatre fans in Wiesbaden can experience 35 festival days featuring 36 productions from 15 countries and 8 German premieres throughout the month of May. Directors, singers, dancers and actors of international standing are set to perform in several Staatstheater venues. Thus, star tenor Klaus Florian Vogt is assuming the title role of the operatic gala Lohengrin as a part of the Wagner Year, and renowned countertenor Max Emanuel Cencic is starring in Händel’s Alessandro in a production by Parnassus Arts Productions from Greece. The dance program features five works of choreography celebrating their German premieres, including Les Balletts de Monte-Carlo with Le Songe (The Dream) by Jean-Christophe Maillot and Compagnie Käfig with Yo Gee Ti, a dance production by Mourad Merzouki. With actors such as August Diehl in Burgtheater Vienna’s production of Kleist’s The Prince of Homburg, Ulrich Matthes in Oedipus’ City from Deutsches Theater Berlin and Michael Maertens in Molière’s The Misanthrope from Schauspielhaus Zürich, a variety of exceptional performers have been invited to the Wiesbaden stage as well. This year’s Maifestspiele will kick off with the festive opening production Rise and Fall of the City of Mahagonny by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht staged by Manfred Beilharz with musical direction by Zsolt Hamar.
Slovak national theatre: Roman Polák becomes a new director of Drama
Roman Polák was named a new director of Drama starting January 1. 2013. This move was announced while ago by the General director of Slovak National Theatre Mr. Marián Chudovský. He is replacing Mr. Emil Horváth, a director and actor, who held this position since May 2011.
WIESBADEN - World premiere
Konradin Kunze's play "Foreign Angst" will be premiered on Saturday, 1st of December, directed by Tilman Gersch
Wiesbaden: NEW PLAYS FROM EUROPE - Media Review out now
The complete media-review of this year's Theatre-Biennale NEW PLAYS FROM EUROPE is published.
ETC FLAGSHIP PROJECT FEATURED IN MAJOR EUROPEAN CONFERENCE
ETC’s flagship project, Young Europe 2: Multilingual Creation and Education in Theatre was presented as a model of best practice at a major conference organised by the European Commission in Brussels earlier this month and entitled ‘Culture in Motion: European Audiences 2020 and Beyond’. The project was also part of the conference's main exhibition while President of the ETC, Dubravka Vrgoč, gave a presentation on Young Europe 2 in a panel titled "Hosting the audience: Cultural institutions under the microscope".
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Young Europe 2 premieres - Save the dates!
8 Young Europe 2 premieres coproduced by 8 ETC partners theatre in 7 different countries from June 2012 - May 2013
Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden: New play by John von Düffel
ETC Position paper « Creative Europe »
The European Theatre Convention welcomes the Commission’s proposal for a new EU Culture Programme ‘Creative Europe’, the only EU instrument dedicated to the cultural and creative sectors and asks EU Member States and the European Parliament to support the proposed overall budget for Creative Europe.
Conference Young Europe 2
The conference will take place from May 22nd to May 24th 2012 at the National Theatre of Miskolc in Hungary and will open a space for debates between experts of artistic education and theatre partners.
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BELARUS: Zone of Silence! Artists declare state of emergency in Belarus
One year ago in the presidential election in Belarus, the country turned against the man who had perverted the democratic republic into a one-man dictatorship. Alexander Lukashenko faced the indignity of a run-off and the possibility of losing. Instead, he called on the state security forces and the army, and that night, 19 December 2010, thousands of peaceful protesters were arrested, often with brutality. Seven of the nine opposition candidates were among them.
Krzysztof Warlikowski at the Théâtre de la Place, Belgium May 10-11: Fin
After the unforgettable "(A)pollonia", the Polish director continues his reflection on the human condition.
ETC Job Offer: PR and COMMUNICATION CONSULTANT
We are currently seeking a freelance PR and communications consultant in order to reinforce the implementation of our European-wide communication strategy of the 2 year EU funded project ‘poliglotti4.eu’.
With a creative mind, the ideal candidate is based in Brussels and will be an expert at building and maintaining contacts within the media, will be writing, editing and producing promotion material and will have a proven track record in project managing successful publicity campaigns.
Click below to read full job offer details. Application deadline is May 8.
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CORPO A CORPO project. Presentation of a preleminary study
On May 11th at Teatro Due in Parma Balletto Civile in collaboration with Fondazione Teatro Due will present a preliminary study of WOYZECK by Georg Buechner, the first step of the project Corpo a Corpo.
Heidelberger Stückemarkt invites Staatstheater Braunschweig
The drama "Inga und Lutz. Oder: Die potentielle Holistik eines Schnellkochtopfs im Kosmos des modernen Seins" is invited to the festival Heidelberger Stückemarkt and will be performed Friday, 6th of May in the zwinger 3.
"Lebensansichten zweier Hunde" guest performance at ZKM Zagreb
The playwrite "Lebensansichten zweier Hunde" by the chinese author Meng Jinghui will be shown as guest performance at the z/k/m theatre in Zagreb/Croatia on Wednesday, 27th of April.
Corps de texte Europe
From the 3rd to 5th of March, the Théâtre de la Place in Liège (Belgium) will hold the festival "Corps de texte Europe" dedicated to new playwrighting in Europe.
we are more - Culture Action Europe campaign to act for culture in Europe
The European wide campaign led by Culture Action Europe 'We are more' has been launched in October 2010. It seeks to mobilise everyone who cares about culture, calling on decision-makers to strengthen the recognition of the role of arts and culture in the development of our societies, by explicitly supporting culture in the upcoming negotiations on the next EU budget.
we are more - Culture Action Europe launches campaign to act for culture in Europe
ETC attended the launch of the European wide campaign led by Culture Action Europe. 'We are more' seeks to mobilise everyone who cares about culture, calling on decision-makers to strengthen the recognition of the role of arts and culture in the development of our societies, by explicitly supporting culture in the upcoming negotiations on the next EU budget.
First Season of European Actors' Ensemble at the Comédie of Saint Etienne
For the first time ever, six actors from different European countries will be joining the Comédie de Saint Etienne in France to work on a permanent basis during the entire season 2010-2011 together with the French actors.
ETC resolution: Theatre - Wealth of the People, for the People
In response to the Green Paper “Unlocking the potential of cultural and creative industries “ published by the European Commission, the member theatres of the ETC ask the European Parliament to join forces in a structured partnership
Ghetto Premieres at the Cameri
Ghetto, a play by Joshua Sobol describing daily life in the Vilna Ghetto and the theatre company created there under impossible conditions, premiered at the Cameri Theatre on March 8, directed by Omri Nitzan. For Noam Semel, Director of the Cameri, the play has come full circle - it was first produced at the Haifa Theatre in 1984, when Semel was its director.
ETC confirms Jean-Claude Berutti as President and introduces new Board of Directors
Jean-Claude Berutti, artistic director of the Comédie de Saint Etienne, France has been re-elected president during the General Assembly held in Poznan, Poland. Together with its new Board of Directors, comprised of well-known representatives of eight national theatres of five European countries, Berutti will be leading the ETC until 2011 with the objective to strengthen the network on a political level, to intensify the relations with the future theatre audience and to encourage the intercultural dialogue between theatre professionals through outstanding common artistic projects.
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ETC General Assembly
October 23-24th, 10-18h, White Hall, Poznan / Poland Over 50 theatre professionals from more than 20 countries will gather for 2 days to discuss the future of the ETC.
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