THEATRE:Polish Theatre

Events

Festivals:

Divine Comedy International Theatre Festival Krakow
When: December
Organizer: Krakow Festival Office, Łaźnia Nowa Theatre
www.boskakomedia.pl

Festival of Polish Contemporary Plays R@port Gdynia
When: May
Organizer: Witold Gombrowicz City Theatre
www.festiwalraport.pl

Festival of World Premieres
Bydgoszcz
When: September – October
Organizer: Hieronim Konieczka Polish Theatre
http://festiwalprapremier.blogspot.com/

Malta Festival
Poznan
When: June
Organizer: Malta Foundation
http://malta-festival.pl/

Shakespeare Festival
Gdańsk
When: the turn of July and August
Organizer: Theatrum Gedanense Foundation and Gdańsk Shakespeare Theatre
www.festiwalszekspirowski.pl

Theatre Confrontations Festival
Lublin
When: October
Organizer: Culture Centre in Lublin
www.konfrontacje.pl

International Theatre Festival Dialog
Wroclaw
When: October (every second year)
Organizer: IMPART Festival Office
http://dialogfestival.pl/

Kontrapunkt – Small Theatre Forms Festival
Szczecin
When: April
Organizers: City of Szczecin, Puppet Theatre Pleciuga, Contemporary Theatre in Szczecin, Kana Theatre
www.kontrapunkt.pl

International Festival of Plays Pleasant and Unpleasant
Łódź
When: January – February
Organizer: Teatr Powszechny in Łódź
www.powszechny.pl/pl/festiwal/

International Theatre Festival Kontakt
Toruń
When: May (every second year)
Organizer: Wilam Horzyca Theatre
www.torun.teatr.pl

Body/Mind International Contemporary Dance Festival
Warsaw
When: September
Organizer: Body/Mind Foundation
www.cialoumysl.pl

KORCZAK International Festival of Theatres for Children
Warsaw
When: May
Organizer: Polish Centre of ASSITEJ – the International Association of Theatres for Children and Young People
www.korczak-festival.pl

International Festival of Puppet Theatres and Movie Animations for Adults “Puppet is a Human too”
Warszawa
When: October
Organizer: Union Impossible Theatre
www.lalkatezczlowiek.eu

Blog:

Krakow: Terminus

The final destination of this travel conference – or shall we rather call it study tour, as suggested by Clement? – was the old Polish capital, Krakow. A place swarming with tourists, trams (some with messages from the Pope), cultural institutions and quickly gentrifying neighbourhoods. We kicked it off with a visit to Laznia Nova […] »

Katowice: an easy day at the Silesian Museum

On 12 June (Day 8) we left Czechia and moved to Poland, but we stayed in the same region: Silesia. The Silesian Museum, since its opening last year, is one of the most important cultural spaces in the Polish side of Silesia district, and (yet another) very interesting example of art places created in the former […] »

Frequently Travelled Trains and Hazy Memories of Ostrava

By the time we reached Ostrava, most of the conference staff was reasonably tired as these shots below will testify. In the city of Ostrava we visited quite a few theatres (Puppet Theatre, Petr Bezruč Theatre, Old Aréna Theatre and Cooltour) and had lunch in a modern shared office space, Impact Hub.  After some thought-provoking […] »

Baroque walks in Olomouc

After leaving Slovakia we arrived to the Czech Republic to the beautiful small town of Olomouc. After the visit to the town hall and the city theatre we were presented two independent theatre venues and finished the day with a short performance. »

The second day in Slovakia: Zilina

  The conference quickly moved on from Topolcany to another great city in Slovakia: Zilina. For Attila, who was biking again this did take some climbing too. Stanica Zilina-Zariecie was the theatre venue which hosted us for exciting presentations with a strong theoretical focus, a provocative dance performance and a discussion with artist Jaro Viňarský. »