International Conference 
"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity"

December 17 - 21, 2013
Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria

"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" 

is the professional conference 
researching the Bridge between Tradition and Contemporaneity in performing arts. 

How traditions influence, enhance and co-mingle in today's theatre processes?
How traditions inspire artists to search for the “intercultural” language in contemporary performance? 
How traditions affect our artistic expression and thinking, form, artistic images on the stage?
What is the meaning of the tradition in the creation today and for the future generations?

The conference is inviting visual arts professionals working in various art forms - artists, painters, stage designers, sculptors, mask makers, photographers, video and film makers, arts educators from all over the world interested in the research of traditional methods as applied to contemporary performing arts work

This meeting is a great opportunity to meet potential collaborators and partners - producers, arts managers, directors, talent managers, arts agents, festival organizers and arts publishers from different countries. 

The main tasks of the conference are to demonstrate various methods and techniques in contemporary performing arts inspired and formed in the connection with the world traditional heritage; to exchange experience and ideas in performing arts education and training, rehearsal process, performance making and production, to establish new contacts and to lay the foundation for future networking and collaboration with colleagues from different countries, to promote creative collaboration in multicultural and multilingual artistic environment.

The conference working language is English.

You are welcome to take part in the conference as a Speaker, Presenter, Participant, Observer!

The conference offers a wonderful opportunity for visual artists to demonstrate their methods and techniques to the international audience. The programme is forming quickly, the number of presentations is limited. 

PRESENTATION FORMATS: photo/video demonstration, work in progress, reading/lecture, other way of presentation offered by Speaker/Presenter can be considered.

IUGTE can help the conference guests to organize accommodation and meals in Leitring bei Leibnitz. 

The official day of arrival is December 17th.
The day of departure is December 21st.

At the moment the conference is accepting presentation proposals!


registration guidelines and participation conditions, please CONTACT US

Organized by IUGTE in collaboration with "ArtUniverse"