Performing Arts Conference 

26 - 29 July - Austria

 
PERFORMING ARTS BETWEEN
TRADITION AND CONTEMPORANEITY

26-29 July 2021    |   Laubegg Castle - Austria

Since 2001, "Performing Arts Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" 
is the annual international multidisciplinary conference exploring the bridge 
between the "traditional" and the "contemporary" in performing arts. 

If you are performing arts academics, arts educators and teachers, performers of various genres and techniques, theatre directors, dancers and choreographers, arts administrators and producers, musicians, stage designers, costume designers, mask makers, multimedia artists, scriptwriters, playwrights, theatre critics, arts journalists and artists who are interested in sharing, creating and exchanging with like-minded professionals from around the globe, IUGTE Conference is for you!

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MEET THE SPEAKERS

Meet them online in December and offline in July in Austria>!

Adriana Dominguez

A Christmas Carol en La Frontera: Making a Dickens classic relevant on the U.S./ Mexican border.

Interactive conversation by Adriana Dominguez - Assistant Professor and Director of Theatre Programs at UTEP and Jay Stratton - a professional actor, director, and Assistant Professor at UTEP.

Jay Stratton

A Christmas Carol en La Frontera: Making a Dickens classic relevant on the U.S./ Mexican border.

Interactive conversation by Adriana Dominguez - Assistant Professor and Director of Theatre Programs at UTEP and Jay Stratton - a professional actor, director, and Assistant Professor at UTEP.

Rosta Matocha (RostaMan )

Alcoholism: A brief deconstruction of my Dad’s death.

Performance by Mike Savuica - a producer, director, actor; Sorin Gongu - producer, performer, Sidonia Doica - actress and musician and Rosta Matocha - blues and soul/jazz musician (Romania)

Sidonia Doica

Alcoholism: A brief deconstruction of my Dad’s death.

Performance by Mike Savuica - a producer, director, actor; Sorin Gongu - producer, performer, Sidonia Doica - actress and musician and Rosta Matocha - blues and soul/jazz musician (Romania)

Sorin Gongu

Alcoholism: A brief deconstruction of my Dad’s death.

Performance by Mike Savuica - a producer, director, actor; Sorin Gongu - producer, performer; Sidonia Doica - actress and musician and Rosta Matocha - blues and soul/jazz musician (Romania)

Mike Savuica

Alcoholism: A brief deconstruction of my Dad’s death.

Performance by Mike Savuica - a producer, director, actor; Sorin Gongu - producer, performer, Sidonia Doica - actress and musician and Rosta Matocha - blues and soul/jazz musician (Romania)

Tony De Maeyer

Biomechanics and the Mechanisms of Life

Lecture introducing the principles of Meyerhold's Biomechanics and their importance for the contemporary performer by Tony De Maeyer - an actor, choreographer, specialist and instructor of W. Meyerhold's Biomechanics from Belgium/Germany.

Stephanie M. Hart

Emotional Dramaturgy: Incorporating Care of Performers in Investigating roles of Trauma and Emotional Vulnerability

Lecture by Stephanie M. Hart - PhD student of Theatre and Performance of the Americas at Arizona State University (USA).

Ly Tran

Lullabies for Lost Children

Screening of the film and conversation with Ly Tran - Classical singer/performer (Vietnam/Denmark)
and Anders Haahr Rasmussen - Journalist/writer (Denmark).

Anders Haahr Rasmussen

Lullabies for Lost Children

Screening of the film and conversation with Ly Tran - Classical singer/performer (Vietnam/Denmark)
and Anders Haahr Rasmussen - Journalist/writer (Denmark).

Sergei Ostrenko

Movement for Actors / Acting For Dancers

Practical workshop by theatre director and teacher, Sergei Ostrenko (Russia).

Shalaka Kulkarni

Presenting hybridity and versatility of Indian Classical dance forms

Work in progress and a workshop by Shalaka Kulkarni - Indian Classical dancer based in Chicago, IL (USA).

Anna Demidova

Technology & Theatre: collaboration or confrontation

Workshop by Anna Demidova - director, producer and coach, based in Moscow, Russia
and Liudmila Burysheva - a dancer, a choreographer and a teacher, born in Moscow, Russia.

Liudmila Burysheva

Technology & Theatre: collaboration or confrontation

Workshop by Anna Demidova - director, producer and coach, based in Moscow, Russia
and Liudmila Burysheva - a dancer, a choreographer and a teacher, born in Moscow, Russia.

The conference offers unique opportunities:

- to exchange experience and share ideas in contemporary performing arts education and training, rehearsal process and performance practice;

- to become familiar with diverse methods and techniques in contemporary performing arts inspired and formed in the connection with the world traditional heritage;

- to meet colleagues from all over the world, establish new contacts and lay the foundation for future networking and collaboration in a multicultural and multilingual artistic environment.

The program usually includes practical workshops and seminars, performances and works-in-progress, photo and video presentations, interactive lectures, research papers, discussions and other events. 

 

The conference creates a unique encounter of different arts in a multicultural artistic environment and offers a great platform for performing arts practitioners to find new collaboration partners from different corners of the world! 

The conference working language is English.

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REGISTRATION FOR PARTICIPANTS

Learn more in less time at one of the most practical performing arts conferences! 

To start the application process, please fill in the online Application Form

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Participation fee:

Participant: 300 EUR     ̶ ̶4̶5̶0̶ ̶E̶U̶R̶ ̶
Observer: 250 EUR       ̶3̶5̶0̶ ̶E̶U̶R̶

Students under 27 y.0:

Participant: 175 EUR     ̶2̶5̶0̶ ̶E̶U̶R̶
Observer: 150  EUR   ̶2̶0̶0̶ ̶E̶U̶R̶

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Do you want to share your presentation at IUGTE Conference? 

You are welcome to submit your presentation proposal for the IUGTE Conference in Austria and get the opportunity to share your work with our broad community of artists from around the world! 

Presentation formats:  practical workshop/master class;  work in progress demonstration; performance fragments (not requiring special technical conditions); interactive talk, lecture, discussion; photo/video demonstration with participatory activities, interactive research presentation; other presentation format proposed by Presenters can be considered.

HOW WAS IT LAST YEARS?

The usual 3-day conference program has been adapted to an online (condensed) format. 

 
VENUE

 

The accommodation for the participants can be organized at the guest house of the beautiful 13th century Laubegg Castlesituated in an idyllic setting south of Graz, in Styria region, "Green Heart" of Austria. 

Everything is organized on the same territory: creative space and full board accommodation, so that participants can concentrate on creation and communication without any distractions of the routine necessities.

Click here for transportation details, room information and prices>

 

The official arrival day is July 26 from 13:00.

The conference opening begins at 19:00.

The departure day is July 29 at 9:00.

Our coordinators will be happy to help you with planning your travel itinerary, information on accommodation options and practical details!

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Get two events in one: 

Physical Theatre Lab&Conference

Join Physical Theatre Lab which is held just before the Conference - from 20-29 July and get chance to experience a unique approach to Physical Theatre performance making developed by Ostrenko Brothers - Sergei and Gennadiy Ostrenko. 

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