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Dr. Gabriele Högg new Chairwoman of the OISTAT Technical Commission

At the annual meeting of the OISTAT Technical Commission in Vienna on November 29, 2018, Dr. Gabriele Högg was elected as the new Chair. New deputies are Laura von Haperen from the Netherlands and Loren Schreiber from the USA. Gabi Högg was a member of the board of DTHG from 2008-2018. Congratulations !

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National project „Culture“ will be brought to life in Russia

September 24, 2018, Presidium of the Presidential Council for Strategic Development and National Projects of Russia approved the framework of „Culture“. national project. The philosophy of this project is to ensure maximum accessibility to cultural facilities, which will allow citizens to both discover cultural assets and participate in their creation. The main goal of the […]

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Patented invention in props design technology

Nikolay Gerasimidi – a theatrical props designer from Astrakhan (Russia) and a member of Russian Association of Manufacturers and Suppliers of Products for Theatres, Shows and Cinema received a patent for invention RU 2660780 C2 registered by the Federal Service for Intellectual Property: “Method of production of puppets, life-sized puppets, decorative sculptures and other spatial […]

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The Designs of William Ivey Long by Bobbi Owen

„The Designs of William Ivey Long by Bobbi Owen is the twelfth book in USITT’s series documenting the creativity of America’s most outstanding theatrical designers. The monograph chronicles William Ivey Long’s career from its earliest days and contains a chronology of his nearly 350 production credits — and his six Tony Awards. More than 100 […]

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Richard Bryants Podcast

This free podcast is a long form conversation hosted by traveler, writer and curiosity seeker Assistant Professor Rich Bryant with friends and guests that include artists, designers, authors and whoever steps up to the mic. Episode #3 – Hanne Nuyttens Hanne Nuyttens is a sound engineer, artist, eco-warrior and traveler. Hanne spent a term here […]

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Albania: Will the National Theatre be demolished?

In Albania’s capital Tirana a controversy about the future of the National Theatre is taking place. With a law introduced by Prime Minister Edi Rama, the demolition of the National Theatre, built in 1939 by the Italian architect Guiglio Berté, was decided. But the president of Albania and the opposition are resisting it. They question […]

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The Theatres of Latin America – 2nd International TTLA­‐TELA Colloquium

The Transatlantic Paths of Theatre: America, Europe and Africa theatrical and live performance architectural spaces Mérida, Yucatán, México Noviembre 28 – Diciembre 1, 2018 In May 2017, the TTLA-TELA research group (The Theaters of Latinn America) held its 1st International Colloquium under the auspices of OISTAT, the Faculty of Architecture of the University of Lisbon […]

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European Theatre Prize

He who lends prizes wants to do good. That’s nice, but it doesn’t always work out. As many prizes as there are currently in the cultural sector alone cannot all be an expression of good humankind, otherwise the artists would have to live in seventh heaven. Every now and then the suspicion creeps in that […]

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Scene Illusion

2018 marks 200th foundation anniversary of the Gonzaga Theatre in Arkhangelskoye in Krasnogorsky District of Moscow region of Russia. Pietro Gonzaga (1751-1831) was an Italian theatre set designer who established scenic design into an art “in its own right”. He worked as a stage designer in La Scale and other theatres in Milan, Genoa, Rome […]

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THE EUROPEAN BALCONY PROJECT

  europeanbalconyproject Manifesto Today, at 4pm on the 10th of November 2018, 100 years after the end of World War I, which laid waste European civilization for decades, we are not only recalling history: we are taking our future into our own hands! It is time to turn the promise inherent in Europe into a […]

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