Performing Arts Between Tradition & Contemporaneity

Venue: Retzhof Castle

Location: Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria

Event Date/Time: Aug 25, 2011 End Date/Time: Aug 29, 2011
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International Conference "Performing Arts Between Tradition & Contemporaneity"

August 25 - 29, 2011
Leitring bei Leibnitz

"Performing Arts Between Tradition & Contemporaneity" is the professional conference researching the subject of
the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts.

How traditions affect our artistic expression,
form and thinking in the arts?

How traditions influence, enhance and co-mingle in today's theatre processes?

How traditions inspire artists to search for the “intercultural” language in contemporary performance?

What is the meaning of the tradition in the creation
today and for the future generations?

The aim of the conference is to make the contribution to the upbringing of tolerance in the society by the acquaintance with the diversity of

world traditions.

The main tasks of the conference are to demonstrate various methods and techniques in contemporary performing arts inspired and formed in the

connection with the world traditional heritage; to exchange experience and ideas in performing arts education and training, rehearsal

process, performance making and production, to establish new contacts and to lay the foundation for future networking and collaboration with

colleagues from different countries, to promote creative collaboration in multicultural and multilingual artistic environment.

The meeting is open to performers, performing arts educators, teachers, artists, playwrights, theatre critics, journalists, theatre

researchers and arts managers from all over the world interested in the research of traditional methods as applied to contemporary performing

arts work.

The conference is open to different art genres,
techniques and forms - theatre, dance, music, circus,
visual and multimedia art.

Participants: actors, directors, choreographers, dancers, performing arts educators, teachers, musicians, singers, composers, stage

designers, lighting designers, costume designers, painters, mask makers, multimedia artists, scriptwriters, playwrights, press officers,

theatre critics, journalists, theatre researchers, producers and arts managers.

At the moment the conference
is accepting presentation proposals!

The working language is English.

You are welcome to take part in the conference as a Speaker, Presenter, Participant, Observer!