konfrontacje teatralne

konfrontacje teatralne

The Memoir

This production is a new, original and highly acclaimed project.

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Improvisations on a theme of Gombrowicz

Improvisations on a theme of Gombrowicz is an attempt at the polemic with the writer’s qualities as man and an artist, such as his complete immersion in his ego and a sense of supernatural uniqueness, using the quotations from Diary, which emphasize his genius as a prose writer

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History

The company consists of academics, musicians, inventors, one novelist and idealists.

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Hell Meets Henry Halfway

The Pig Iron company performed at ‘Theatre Confrontations”in 2000, presenting two productions: „A Poet in New York” and „Gentlemen Volunteers”.

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Dinner-Party at Countess Kotłubaj

From a thriller to an operetta- it is how we can define the character of this production.

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Events at the Banbury Brig

The main protagonist of the play, Zantman, driven by a desire to change his life, wants to make a sea journey.

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Argentinan Tales

Inspired by Gombrowicz’s philosophy of life and his biography, the production was realised by young artists who are known from their earlier projects.

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Ferdydurke

Ferdydurke was premiered at the Theatre Confrontations Festival six years ago. The production was a smashing success.

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Feast with Premeditation

„Excesses at the party, a fake murder, a cauliflower of an unknown provenience. Sophisticated manipulation and naivety of immaturity.

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Witold Gombrowicz – The Marriage

„The Marriage” is the first Slovenian production of Gombrowicz’s play, in which an oneiric vision of constructing the world becomes a new reality.

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Yvonne. Princess of Burgundy

Scena Theatre was founded in 1987, and almost from the beginning has been managed by Robert McNamara and Amy Schmidt.

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The Virginity

This remarkable performance, intimate in its character, has already been publicly recognized – Alina Czyżewska won the first prize and debut award at the All-Polish Festival of One Actor Theatre in Wrocław in 2002.

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The Wedding

Arpaaad Theatre is a company of young people, mostly from Napoli, who have experimented with film and theatre for several years.

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Meditations on Virginity

The production “Meditations on Virginity” is an unusual encounter. Barbara Krafftówna, a guest of our “Confrontations’ in 2002 promised to come back as an actress and she kept her promise.

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“Intuitive Improvisation Inspired by Lliterature in Theatrical Space” based on „Bakakai” by Witold Gombrowicz

Oskaras Korsunovas, one of the most interesting young European theatre directors, known for his extraordinary productions, including a shocking performance of „Shopping and Fucking” (Theatre Confrontations, 2001) and an excellent interpretation of ‘King Oedipus”

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plepleJAdy – for Witold Gombrowicz

The Lublin Dance Theatre was founded by Hanna Strzemiecka, also its choreographer and artistic director, in 2001. However, both the choreographer and dancers originally started working as the Contemporary Dance Group of the Lublin Polytechnic in 1993.

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Wandering

In ‘Wandering’ Jarocki investigates not so much Gombrowicz’s real as his spiritual biography.

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The Wedding

The Wiliam Horzyca Theatre from Toruñ presents its premiere performance of „The Wedding” directed by the Estonian director Elmo Nüganen.

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Yvonne, princess of Burgundy

The French company propose an unusual version of Yvonne, Princess of Burgundy. It results from their artistic objectives which focus on locating a place where a dramatic text and puppets come across each other.

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GOMBROWICZ. OPERETA MUERTA

Łukasz Czuj, the director, admits that Gombrowicz has always fascinated him. He wanted to look at him through his own eyes.

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Yvonne Princess of Burgundy

Gombrowicz’s Yvonne conquers another country and tests new cultural territories.

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Hulajgęba based on Ferdydurke and Diaries

„Hulajgęba” aspires after discussing the degradation of modern man. OEmigasiewicz based his adaptation on Ferdydurke, another perspective being provided by Gombrowicz’s meditations from Diaries.

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The Mystery

Porywacze Ciał Theatre are renowned for their consistent exploration of dramatic narration and new means of expression.

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YVONNA

The story of the beautiful Yvonna takes place at the court, a place where the ideal of beauty is cultivated.

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Trans – Atlantyk

Six years have passed since Ferdydurke’s premiere and we returned to Gombrowicz once again. The year of Gombrowicz provides a splendid opportunity for undertaking such challenge.

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Operetter

Grzegorz Józefczuk wrote about this production: „Krzysztof Babicki tells us about the madness of the world and history using the madness of forms which only theatre allows.

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Rita Gombrowicz became a honorary Citizen of Lublin

Rita Gombrowicz was invited by the organizers of the Festival to Lublin during Gomrowicz year, she became a honorary Citizen of Lublin.

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Gombrowicz year

The edition of the Festival concentrated on the works of Witold Gombrowicz, to celebrate Gombrowicz’ year.

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