International Conference "Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity"

29.09.2011 kl. 10:30

International Conference

"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity"

December 17 - 21, 2011
Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria

"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity"

is the professional conference
researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts.

How traditions influence, enhance and co-mingle in today's theatre processes?
How traditions inspire artists to search for the “intercultural” language in contemporary performance?
How traditions affect our artistic expression and thinking, form, artistic images on the stage?
What is the meaning of the tradition in the creation today and for the future generations?

The conference is open to different art genres, techniques and forms - theatre, dance, music, circus, visual and multimedia art.

Participants: actors, directors, choreographers, dancers, performing arts educators, teachers, musicians, singers, composers, stage designers, lighting designers, costume designers, painters, mask makers, multimedia artists, scriptwriters, playwrights, press officers, theatre critics, journalists, theatre researchers, producers and arts managers.

The conference is open to performers, performing arts educators, teachers, artists, playwrights, theatre critics, journalists, theatre researchers and arts managers from all over the world interested in the research of traditional methods as applied to contemporary performing arts work. This meeting is an opportunity to meet potential collaborators from different countries!

The main tasks of the conference are to demonstrate various methods and techniques in contemporary performing arts inspired and formed in the connection with the world traditional heritage; to exchange experience and ideas in performing arts education and training, rehearsal process, performance making and production, to establish new contacts and to lay the foundation for future networking and collaboration with colleagues from different countries, to promote creative collaboration in multicultural and multilingual artistic environment.

The working language is English.

At the moment the registration is open for Participants!


To apply for participation, candidates should send a brief letter of motivation stating the conference dates and CV/resume with photo to Places are limited, the registration will be closed once the group is full.


Participation fee:

350 EUR if payment is made before September 30th (reduced early registration fee).

450 EUR if payment is made after September 30th.

The fee covers participation in all events of the conference programme.

IUGTE can help the conference guests to organize accommodation and meals in Leitring bei Leibnitz.
Please contact us for more details.

The official day of arrival is Saturday, December 17th.
The day of departure is Wednesday, December 21st.

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