konfrontacje teatralne

konfrontacje teatralne

zapaleni.org Midsummer’s Night Dream

Zapaleni.org is a group of madmen connected with the artistic environment of Lublin, who in February 2012 started a project together. The role of its coordinator accepted Dariusz Jeż, an actor known in Lublin from his roles in the performances by InVitro PraPremiere Stage and neTTheatre. The aim of the group is to engage people […]

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Two in Your House

When you meet Eva Neklyaeva, you will see a delicate blonde with a beaming smile distancing herself from the hurly-burly of a festival. Unlike a typical curator she does not stay alert to keep looking out for new artists twenty four seven, and yet, in the past couple of years she has become one of […]

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The Laments

Tomasz Hynek decided to read “The Laments” by Jan Kochanowski once more, this time from the perspective of Hanna, the younger daughter of the poet, Urszula’s sister. The aim of this shift of the point of view was to remind us that this masterpiece of Polish literature was written not only to deal with the […]

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Workshop / Daisuke Yoshimoto

Butoh workshop conducted by one of the greatest masters of this dance, Daisuke Yoshimoto from Japan, is a rare occasion to gain new experience in the technique of improvisation and stage presence. The class will guide the participants through the steps of discovering the practice of the metamorphosis of the body and reach the information […]

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Orlando

“Orlando” – an extraordinary biography of a fictitious character, whom we meet as a sixteen-year-old aristocrat from the Elizabethan era. By the end of the novel, in the year 1928, he will have become a thirty-six-year-old poet. His transformation from a man into a woman is sudden and it does not affect his sense of […]

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Natasha’s Dream

Wojciech Urbański’s debut in the role of a director of a performance based on two pieces by a star of Russian theatre, young dramatist Yaroslava Pulinovich translated by Agnieszka Lubomira Piotrowska. A story of two teenage girls living somewhere in contemporary Russia. At first glance the only thing they have in common is their name: […]

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The Closed Door

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Maginficat – The Chorus of Women

Tokyo, Dusseldorf, Berlin, Lyon, Warsaw, Szczecin, Krakow, India. The most important awards at festivals in Poland. Standing ovation and emotional conversations after every performance wherever they appear. The sensation of the IETM and EEPAP meeting in Krakow in 2011. Controversial opinions of critics and most prominent figures of European theatre world (people like Heiner Goebbels […]

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Jacek Giszczak – Concert

Studied at the Sorbonne, taught at the Polish school in Paris, was the head of a team at the SOFRES-Communications Institute, sold furs and ionized water. He published his collection of poetry “Wiersze zebrane” (1988), “Szosa warszawska” (1995) and “Flądry, gazele, żyrafy” (2006). Translated over thirty books from French (by Dumas, Nerval, Cendrars, Genet, Ponge, […]

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I Am Free

Independent theatre group “theatre post” was founded in 2011 by Dmitry Volkostrelov, student of an outstanding director Lev Dodin, graduate of the Saint Petersburg State Theatre Arts Academy. They employ young actors from Moscow and St. Petersburg and for their performances they chose alternative spaces, such as nightclubs, rearranging them according to the needs of […]

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III Furies

One of the most important voices in the heated debate about Polish political theatre. Without any sentiments Marcin Liber exposes all Polish vices and elements of our history we would like to hide by presenting one-dimensional tragic images of our past, although they force themselves out of the closet from time to time. We accept […]

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I Iphigenia

“Agamemnon, wanting to ensure that the battle of Troy is successful, decided to make sacrifice of his own daughter. He lures her into the city promising to arrange a marriage for her. When Iphigenia discovers the intrigue, she agrees to sacrifice her life for the sake of her country’s order. This highly dramatic version of […]

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Kyokatabira of Body

“Madam, if you are an experienced doctor, I’m certainly an experienced patient,” (Fyodor Dostoyevsky, The Brothers Karamazov) “It is a white kimono made of hemp or cotton in which a dead person is laid out in Buddhism. I am a patient infected with a mysterious disease called ‘butoh’. The essence of butoh is that the […]

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The Orchestra

A play by a duo from Legnica: Krzysztof Kopka (script) and Jacek Głomb (idea and directing), is the first theatre performance about the history of this copper-rich industrial region told from the perspective of miners’ brass orchestra members. The result is a bittersweet, at times funny, at times moving ballade, a mixture of history and […]

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Radio: Eight Stories about Jura Soyfer

Founded in 1993, Arabesky is one of the most interesting independent theatre groups in East Ukraine. They are based in Kharkiv and for many years they collaborated closely with the enfant terrible of Ukrainian Literature, a great poet and writer, Serhiy Zhadan. “Radio: Eight Stories about Jura Soyfer” is a performance based on Zhadan’s poetry. […]

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theatricalness

“It happened again. Once more someone pulls one thread out of the web called Polish theatre to use it to tailor a new patchwork. Yet again the right proportions between what’s “mine” and what’s “alien” are being negotiated. Someone looks at themselves in a set of multiplied mirrors. In “theatricalness” Mateusz Nowak and Stanisław Miedziewski […]

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Concert

One of the musical revelations of the young independent art in Belarus. Beautiful 30-year-old writer and poet, one of the starts of contemporary Belarusian literature, playwright, feminist, philosopher and linguist. At her concert in Lublin she will be accompanied by Vladislav Buben, the Belarusian guru of electronic music, the author of music composed to her […]

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Sun City of Dreams – performative lecture

A legendary figure of Belarusian independent culture. Painter, performer, writer, curator, architect. Cofounder of the artistic circle centred around the Y Gallery, a space for meetings, exhibitions, workshops and ardent discussions. Some time ago he set himself a goal to publish art books presenting all interesting Belarusian visual artists. Although the first books have already […]

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Aporia’43 / Decalogue: Local World War

“Aporia’43-47”, is a socially involved theatre project, comprising of two parts: Polish, directed by Łukasz Witt-Michałowski (InVitro Pre-Premiere Stage, Lublin) and Ukrainian, directed by Svitlana Oleshko (Arabesky Theatre, Kharkiv). The artists used historical materials as well as interviews with the witnesses to talk about the Polish-Ukrainian conflict in Volyn in 1943-47. Both parts are played […]

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Puppet. The Book of Splendour

“Puppet. The Book of Splendour”, the last premiere of Nettheatre was inspired by the works of Tadeusz Kantor and Kabbalah. From the world of Kantor’s plays emerges the subject of death, or, to be more precise, the sphere of death, as the author calls it. It is joined by an unexpected companion – childhood. The […]

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The Brothers Karamazov first presentation of TV adaptation

The lifespan of a performance is a couple of years, a dozen, if the creators are lucky. There are performances, which are like old museum expositions, they have been onstage for decades, played according to the same script, with the cast getting old together with the performance. “The Brothers Karamazov” by Janusz Opryński, considered one […]

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Turandot

The last, unfinished opera by Giaccomo Puccini is a story of a Chinese princess Turandot who kills the suitors that are not able to solve her riddles. In the character of the eccentric prince Kalaf, Passini brings into the performance the composer himself. Puccini, in New York hailed the most famous man in the world, […]

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The Song of Roland

The authors of Andersen Theatre puppet performance for adults describe it as a visual-musical show. The director, Daniel Arbaczewski, arranged this medieval heroic poem for an actor and puppets. What seems impossible to achieve, becomes the biggest asset of the performance. Arbaczewski rises to the challenge he posed to himself with real bravado. On his […]

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Komornicka. The Ostensible Biography

What do we know about Maria Komornicka, one of the most fascinating and, at the same time, most mysterious figures in Polish literature of the beginning of the 20th century? How to deal with the task of reconstructing her biography disrupted in the most decisive moment, when she decided to transcend her sex and take […]

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Petit Pets Petty Secrets

Paweł Passini’s first performance for children was a great success at the Warsaw Theatre Meetings in 2012, where it was presented in the children’s section. Outstanding actors, great music performed life and wise fairy-tales by Kozlov make is a show that is fascinating for children and charming for adults. Sergey Kozlov was one of the […]

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The Question of Hospitality – lecture

The lecture is an introduction to a seminar of prof. Cezary Wodziński, which will be conducted in Lublin in the 2012/13 season. The first half of the seminar will concentrate on the Odyssey by Homer. The word “hospitality” is one of the most mysterious words in the dictionary of the (post)modern world. The question about […]

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Passsini ‘n’ Friends / concert

Music is the beating heart of neTTheatre performances. Always played live, gives each show distinct rhythm and character. The director uses it as a means of communicating with the actors. That is why we will open the celebrations of the Five-year-old with a concert entitled “Passini and Friends”. To join him at this concert, the […]

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Light Show

During the 17. Theatre Confrontations Festival opening ceremony the static and respectable facade of the Post Ofce will for a moment lose both the static shape and its everyday formal character. The Litewski Square and the Post Ofce are important static points or many places and contexts. It is a place of manifestation of power […]

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Midsummer Night’s Dream

According to Jan Kott, “Midsummer Night’s Dream” is the most erotic of all Shakespeare’s plays. Mischievous Puck, who brings out the most primeval instincts in people, and spiteful elves join forces to tamper with protagonists’ feelings and desires. Eros and Thanatos manoeuvre them right into the arms of an orgy during which lovers are exchanged. […]

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Professor Zbigniew Hołda Award Ceremony

The Professor Zbigniew Hołda Awards honour people engaged in the human rights movement, protecting the excluded and acting in the public interest. The laureates are nominated by the Professor Zbigniew Hołda Association in Warsaw (www.stowarzyszenieholda.pl ); in 2012 the awards will be granted for the first time. Members invited to the chapter of the Award […]

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