28th Festival 2018


euro-scene Leipzig

28th Festival of contemporary European theatre and dance

06. Nov. – 11. Nov. 2018

»Bühnen – Klang – Welten«

                    (»Stage – Sound – Worlds«)

Theatre and dance from the old and new Europe

With the patronage of Leipzig’s mayor Burkhard Jung

euro-scene Leipzig will take place for the 28th time from 06. – 11. November 2018. The festival of contemporary European theatre and dance will show approximately 12 guest performances from 10 countries in about 25 shows at eight venues; among them will be numerous German premières. The patronage will be assumed by Burkhard Jung, mayor of the City of Leipzig.

This year’s motto is »Bühnen – Klang – Welten« (»Stage – Sound – Worlds«). The festival is devoted to music in theatre and dance, whereby numerous forms of implementing music in scenic stage forms will play a role, for example in a relationship to live music, sounds, noise, text and silence. The spectrum includes spoken and dance theatre, performances and a piece for children. A fringe program will accompany the guest performances.

The festival is financed by the City of Leipzig and the Cultural Foundation of the Free State of Saxony; other sponsors and foreign embassies support the guest performances. The cultural partners are MDR KULTUR and ARTE. The organizer is the Sächsische Verein zur Förderung des kulturellen Austauschs nationaler und internationaler Tanz- und Theatergruppen e. V. (Saxon Association for the promotion of cultural exchange between national and international dance and theatre groups).

The program will be published in early July 2018.
Ticket sale will start on 29.09.2018.

Ann-Elisabeth Wolff, Festival director
Leipzig, 27.09.2017

Information and contact:

euro-scene Leipzig
Festival zeitgenössischen europäischen Theaters und Tanzes
Gottschedstraße 16, 04109 Leipzig, Germany
Tel. +49-(0)341-980 02 84 // Fax +49-(0)341-980 48 60
info@euro-scene.de // www.euro-scene.de

Artistic Advisory Council:

In 1995 an artistic advisory council was founded consisting of internationally known experts for contemporary theatre and dance. The members have advisory capacity and represent the festival internationally. Currently the council consists of the following colleagues:

\ Dr. Brigitte Fürle,
  Artistic Director – Festspielhaus St. Pölten
\ Prof. Jason Beechey,
  Rector – Palucca Hochschule für Tanz Dresden
\ Tilmann Broszat,
  Artistic Director – SPIELART Festival, München
\ Thomas Hahn,
  Journalist, Paris
\ Christian Watty,
  Consultant – internationale tanzmesse nrw, Düsseldorf