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Mahmut Canbay, director of a Hamburg Mut Theatre, has been arrested on his arrival in Turkey. Canbay told the German Press Agency on Friday that he had been interrogated for eight hours. He was banned from entering the country on Thursday evening. According to Hamburger Abendblatt, Canbay is a German Turk of Kurdish descent and […]

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Public battle for a theatre

„Long live the theatre!“, „Down with the dictatorship!“. In Albania’s capital Tirana, artists and citizens occupy the National Theatre in order to save it from demolition. by Lindita Komani in taz from 30.07.2019, see also here: https://blog.dthg.de/albania-will-the-national-theatre-be-demolished The National Theatre of Albania has been the scene of protests for a year and a half, first […]

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Dutch lighting designer Henk van der Geest has passed away after a serious illness.

Dutch lighting designer Henk van der Geest has passed away after a serious illness. We mourn the loss of a good friend, active partner and friend of the DTHG and the Oistat. Henk van der Geest was a lighting designer and worked in the fields of theatre and architecture, including exhibitions, museums and public spaces.

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Year of Theatre in Russia. The time has come

Pic.1 Year of Theatre *On 28 April 2018 the President signed Executive Order On Holding the Year of Theatre in Russia to further develop the art of theatre.* by Tatyana Badina, St.Petersburg The Year of Theatre started on December 13 2018 with an opening ceremony held on the stage of the Russian state academic drama theatre  in Yaroslavl. The choice of venue was not accidental. The […]

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The 27th International Benois de la Danse Festival 

by Tatyana Badina, St.Petersburg   The 27th Awarding Ceremony and Nominees Gala were held in Moscow on the Main (Historic) Stage of Bolshoi Theatre on May 21. Prix Benois a major international dance prize for ballet professionals, named also “ballet Oscar”. This year the festival was complemented by the special gala-concert of ballet stars, Benois laureates […]

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Creative Skills Europe – Help if you want to make lifelong learning possible

Creative Skills Europe, the European Platform on Employment and Training in the Audiovisual and Live Performance sectors, is a project which aims at collecting information and at developing tools to help the cultural and creative sectors adjust their skills to the realities of the field. Ran by a partnership of European trade unions, employers’ organisations, […]

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World Theatre Day 2019

World Theatre Day 2019 In 1961 a World Theatre Day was proposed by the Finnish ITI and supported by the other Scandinavian centres. The IX ITI Congress in Vienna (1961) unanimously accepted the proposal and proclaimed the traditional annual opening day of the festival „Theater der Nationen“ in Paris, 27 March, as World Theatre Day. […]

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Theater at 100 Places: Unicef Launches Live Performance

03-06-2019, 5:52 p.m. | dpa With a simultaneous live theatre performance at 100 locations in Germany, the UN Children’s Fund Unicef will call for a dialogue on the future of children on 11 May. In Rhineland-Palatinate, campaigns are planned in Koblenz, Trier and Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler, in Saarland in Saarbrücken and in St. Wendel. 100 players […]

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Lighting design workshops at „KRONACH leuchtet®“

Since 2016, the small Upper Franconian town of Kronach has organised the „KRONACH leuchtet®“ light festival every spring. In the meantime, it is not only known nationally, but also internationally. This is not least due to the International Lighting Design Workshops for Students which take place as part of the festival. For six days, renowned […]

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Practical insights – Focus on exchanging knowledge and interactive formats at Stage|Set|Scenery 2019

Practical insights – Focus on exchanging knowledge and interactive formats at Stage|Set|Scenery 2019 Trade show and conference from 18 to 20 June 2019 in Berlin, Germany What are the latest stage equipment and stage technology trends? What sound system and lighting innovations are there? What precautions need to be taken when working under suspended loads? […]

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Technology again as an excuse for political censorship?

The Royal Opera House in Madrid has cancelled the guest performance of the Ensemble Shen Yun Performing Arts for technical reasons. Shen Yun Performing Arts is a premier classical Chinese dance and music company established in New York. It performs classical Chinese dance, ethnic and folk dance, and story-based dance, with orchestral accompaniment and solo […]

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Richard Bryant’s Podcast continuance

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. Thanks to Richard Bryant      

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PRESERVATION AND STUDY of the WORLD THEATRE CULTURAL HERITAGE

The Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Union of Museums of Russia, the Russian Committee of the International Council of Museums (ICOM), the A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum hold the International Museum Forum in Moscow, 8-11 October 2019, dedicated to the 125th anniversary of the A.A. Bakhrushin State Central Theatre Museum. The […]

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IM/MATERIAL THEATRE SPACES! Workshop for cultural heritage – connecting past and future visions of theatre architecture

IM/MATERIAL THEATRE SPACES! Workshop for cultural heritage – connecting past and future visions of theatre architecture Tutors: Pablo Dornhege, Franziska Ritter with Prof. Bri Newesely (Beuth HS) and Hubert Eckart (DTHG) Timeframe: 28th march – 12th april 2019 Location: TU Berlin (at Studiengang Bühnenbild_Szenischer Raum), Ackerstrasse 76, 13355 Berlin This twelve-day workshop aims at the […]

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Young Theater Fashion Weekend 2019

Young Theater Fashion Weekend 2019 7-8 March 2019  a  runway show of young designers of theatre costumes will be organised by Theatre Union of the Russian Federation in  Boyar Chambers in the centre of  Moscow. For 2 days the theatrical space will become a model catwalk, where stage costumes will be presented in the format […]

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Bühnentechnische Rundschau – New issue published, here are the summaries from the content

See the sea – 10 years of the OZEANEUM in Stralsund – S.16 Exhibitions and aquariums exploring northern marine life The OZEANEUM in the Hanseatic city of Stralsund on the north German coast is a place to look, learn and be amazed, now celebrating its 10th anniversary. Showcasing the sea in all its fragile and […]

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Call for Candidates for the Chair of OISTAT Costume Design sub-commission

The Chair Election of OISTAT Costume Design sub-commission will be held at Costume Design sub-commission meeting in 2019 during Prague Quadrennial in Prague, Czech Republic. The Costume Design sub-commission is the sub-commission of OISTAT Performance Design which promotes the field of costume and disseminates information about the art and practice of costume design. The sub-commission […]

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Call for Candidates for the Chair of OISTAT Performance Design Commission

The Chair Election of OISTAT Performance Design commission will be held at Performance Design commission meeting in 2019 during Prague Quadrennial in Prague, Czech Republic. The mission of OISTAT Performance Design is to exchange thoughts, ideas and visions among young and experienced professionals worldwide. This includes all aspects of the performance design and live art: […]

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Call for Candidates for the Chair of OISTAT Lighting Design sub-commission

The Chair Election of OISTAT Lighting Design sub-commission will be held at Lighting Design sub-commission meeting in 2019 during Prague Quadrennial in Prague, Czech Republic. The Lighting Design sub-commission is the sub-commission of OISTAT Performance Design which promotes the field of lighting and disseminates information about the art and practice of lighting design. We would […]

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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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