Puppets, clowns and acrobats. Divadelná Nitra will welcome street theatre artists

Imagination, playfulness, comic, unique ideas, originality and uncommon stories will dominate in street theatre performances which shall take place at the Divadelná Nitra International Theatre Festival from 21 to 26 September 2012. They will be staged at the altered festival square in front of the Andrej Bagar Theatre in Nitra. Spectators, both adults and children, will be invited to enter the world of puppets, acrobatics, pantomime, even cabaret. 

British choreographer Nigel Charnock passed away at the age of 52 years

Nigel Charnock, British dancer, choreographer and theatre director has died at the age of 52. Mr. Charnock passed away yesterday (Wednesday) at St Christopher's Hospice in South London he was diagnosed with cancer in June of this year.

Top theatre comes from neighbourhood


Throughout its existence, the Divadelná Nitra has been an expert in presenting top theatrical art from all over Europe and the V4 region. This year again it brings outstanding works from Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland.

Divadelná Nitra will bring true human stories about the time and power

What traumas from totalitarian regimes do we live with today? What manifestations of religious and political militancy do we idly witness? And what morality reigns in the society of the 21st century? 

Divadelná Nitra International Theatre Festival, which will run from 21 to 26 September 2012, shall offer during its 21st edition political and social issues of both past and present. The festival underlying theme is guilt / innocence.

We have volunteers. Students as well as seniors

For as long as twenty-one years already, the Divadelná Nitra International Theatre Festival has followed the tradition of engaging volunteers in its realization. 

Divadelná Nitra in co-operation with East European Performing Arts Platform offers residency


East European Performing Arts Platform is announcing an Open Call to apply for the First Residence Programme in 2012. Residencies will take place in autumn/winter of 2012, they are designed for performing arts curators, critics, producers, playwrights and dramaturges. Call is open exclusively to members from Eastern partnership countries - Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova, Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan working in the field of performing arts.

New square with a new face. Playful and creative


Around 70 theatre, music, visual arts and film events will be organised in the streets of Nitra in the framework of the accompanying programme of 21. Divadelná Nitra International Theatre Festival, which will run from 21 to 26 September 2012. Accompanying programme is traditionally creating an unrepeatable atmosphere of a feast of art and being a nice experience for children and adults. Its main scene will be the Svätopluk Square in front of the Andrej Bagar Theatre in Nitra, which is to get a new face this year. 

Are we guilty or innocent? Divadelná Nitra will give the answer

The consequences of totalitarian regimes, political deceptions of our time, religious and racial intolerance, disrespect towards man and nature… All that brings out questions of responsibility, moral values, guilt and innocence of contemporary man and society. The Divadelná Nitra International Theatre Festival will run from 21 to 26 September 2012, yet again revealing secrets and raising social and political issues concerning Europe. The underlying theme of the 21st festival edition is guilt / innocence.

Let those who are without guilt

come to Nitra and reflect on guilt.

The 21th edition of the Divadelná Nitra International Theatre Festival starts on 21 September with the main theme being guilt / innocence.

John Malkovich on the 50th anniversary of the World Day of Theatre

John Malkovich Message for World Day of Theatre

World Day of Theater is an initiative of the International Theatre Institute (ITI), a global non-governmental organization with a live  links on the UNESCO. The first World Theatre Day was recorded in 1962 at the opening of the Theatre of Nations in Paris.

The 50th World Theatre Day celebration will take place on 22nd of March 2012 at UNESCO, Paris.

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