IUGTE Performing Arts Conference: Create, Share, Exchange!

20 - 29 July - Austria

 
PHYSICAL THEATRE LAB & PERFORMING ARTS CONFERENCE LIVE EVENT

20-29 July 2023 - Laubegg Castle, Austria

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

IUGTE Conference and Physical Theatre La

The live event includes two programs - Physical Theatre Lab with theatre directors and teachers Ostrenko Brothers and the program of IUGTE Conference with performing arts academics and professionals from around the world!

PERFORMING ARTS BETWEEN
TRADITION AND CONTEMPORANEITY
 

20-29 July 2023  |    Laubegg Castle, Austria

Since 2003, "Performing Arts Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" 
is the annual international multidisciplinary conference exploring the bridge 
between the "traditional" and the "contemporary" in performing arts. 

The Physical Theatre Lab program is focused on the Ostrenko brothers approach of performers’ training, relying on the Russian Theatre Tradition, as well as the newest experiments in performing arts. Performer's physicality in the methods of K.Stanislavsky, M.Chekhov, Vs.Meyerhold's Biomechanics, Tai-chi for performers, improvisation, movement directing and teaching.

 

These are some of the elements uniquely transformed and combined in Ostrenko's teaching system to suit the needs of contemporary performers, directors, and teachers.

Participants will practically explore the performer's physicality as the principal creative instrument, the key to form and style an atmosphere and emotional palette in contemporary performance, stepping beyond the limits of normative text-based acting.
 

6-Week Movement Directing Course
IUGTE CONFERENCE PROGRAM

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

The Schedule is designed in a way that Lab participants can take part in all events of the IUGTE Conference program too! 

The conference program is still forming and changes may appear

IUGTE Lab and Conference offer a great opportunity to approach a unique methodological and practical material 
that will enrich your professional skills and offer you the possibility of sharing an intense creative experience at a global level!

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SCHEDULE 

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 The time is indicated in Berlin CET time zone.

Organizers reserve the right to make changes and add-ins to the schedule and program.

 

The official arrival day for the group is July 20 from 13:00. The first group meeting is at 17:00.
The departure day is July 29 at 9:00.

July 20:
From 13:00 - Group arrival and check-in.
16:40-17:00 - Coordinator meets the group. Short tour around the Castle.
17:00-18:00 - First group meeting and introduction.
18:00-19:00 - Dinner.

 

July 21, 22, 23, 24:
7:30-8:30 - Warm-Up.
8:30-9:00 - Breakfast.
09:30-12:00 - Practical training with Ostrenko brothers.
12:00-13:00 - Lunch.
14:00-18:00 - Practical training with Ostrenko brothers.
18:00-19:00 - Dinner.
19:30-21:00 - Creative diary: evening lectures, discussions and creation.

 

July 25:
7:30-8:30 - Warm-Up.
8:30-9:00 - Breakfast.
09:30-12:00 - Practical training with Ostrenko brothers.
12:00-13:00 - Lunch.
14:00-16:30 - Practical training with Ostrenko brothers.
18:00-19:00 - Dinner.
19:00 - IUGTE Conference opening and first meeting.

 

July 26, 27, 28:

Conference program: practical workshops, presentations, works-in-progress, lectures and discussions. The conference program will run a full day with breaks between presentations and breaks for meals. The registered participants will receive a detailed daily schedule.

 

July 29:
7:30-9:00 - Breakfast
9:00 - Check-out and departure.

 
REGISTRATION

There is a participation fee to join the program 

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You may register as

Lab & Conference Participant: 390 EUR  ̶490̶ ̶E̶U̶R̶   

Conference Participant:  150 EUR  ̶3̶5̶0̶ ̶E̶U̶R̶

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How to register?

Fill in Online Form, receive an invoice, pay the fee and join us this July!

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.

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The official arrival day is July 20 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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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 make a promo presentation at the Online Conference already in December, sharing it with our broad community of artists from around the world! 

HOW WAS IT LAST YEARS?

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