2nd Festival 1992

Complete programme

euro-scene Leipzig

2nd European avant-garde theatre festival

18 – 22 November 1992

Under the patronage of Dr. Hinrich Lehmann-Grube,
Major of the City of Leipzig

Festival Director and Artistic Direction: Matthias Renner
Artistic collaboration: Ann-Elisabeth Wolff

Main programme

Wednesday 18 Nov. // 07:00 p.m.
Festival Opening
Théâtre Jel / Josef Nadj, Orléans – Budapest
»Comedia tempio«
(»Temple Comedy«)

Play of motion by Josef Nadj
German premier

Wednesday 18 Nov. and Saturday 21 Nov. // 10:00 p.m.
Neue Szene
Werner Stiefel / Erwin Stache, Leipzig
»Pas de Triangel«

Variations from ballet-music-machines and a boot (German: Stiefel)

Wednesday 18 Nov. and Saturday 21 Nov. // 10:00 p.m.
Ernst-Beyer-Haus (Poetisches Theater)
Las Rocosas, Barcelona
»Las Rocosas«

Un recorrido emocional intimista
(A phase of intimite emotion)
Dance piece
German premier

Thursday 19 Nov. // 05:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Ernst-Beyer-Haus (Poetisches Theater)
Compagnie Bertoni & Abbondanza, Drò

A love-dance play
German premier

Thursday 19 Nov. // 07:30 p.m.
Friday 20 Nov. // 10:00 p.m.
Neue Szene
Derevo, St. Petersburg
\ »The Man kissing the Bottom of the Boat«
\ »The Rider«

Piece in two parts by Anton Adassinski

Friday 20 Nov. // 05:00 p.m.
Neue Szene
Tanztheater des Schauspiel Leipzig

A dance after themes of August Strindberg's drama »Miss Julie«
(Contribution selected by Schauspiel Leipzig)

Friday 20 Nov. // 07:30 p.m. and 10:00 p.m.
Ernst-Beyer-Haus (Poetisches Theater)
Theater Labyrinth, Prague
»Křeč Mladosti«
(»Spasms of youth«)

Dada opera in two parts by Jiří Cerha
German premier

Saturday 21 Nov. and Sunday 22 Nov. // 05:00 p.m.
Neue Szene
Comedia Opera Instabile, München

A nocternal dance of verbal and physical expressions
after the novel »Nightwood« by Djuna Barnes

Saturday 21 Nov. // 07:00 p.m.
Compagnie ROSAS, Brussels
(»ROSAS dances ROSAS«)

Dance piece by Anne Teresa de Keersmaeker

Sunday 22 Nov. // 07:00 p.m.
Final Gala
\ Folkwang-Tanzstudio, Essen

Dance piece by Urs Dietrich
\ Marcia Haydée, Stuttgarter Ballett
John Neumeier, Hamburger Ballett
»Die Stühle«
(»The chairs«)

Ballet by Maurice Béjart after the identically-named one act piece by Eugène lonesco

Fringe programme

(selected presentations)

Lecture demonstrations
with Antonella Bertoni & Michele Abbondanza, Anton Adassinski, Pilar Maese & Victor Turull

Public final discussion
Audience and artists, journalists, the Kulturamt Leipzig and the organisers of the festival talk and argue about the productions of the euro-scene Leipzig
Presentation: Dr. Karin Schmidt-Feister, Berlin