Ján Šimko: Steel my heart
(Wandering in the night swallowed by fire)
Thursday 18. 4. 2013, 7 pm
To the Steelworks comes an artist to find the material for his new work. On the factory step by step he learns the fates of his collaborators, and with them experiences everything what belongs to the big story - hope, love, hatred, disappointment and death. The confrontation of two worlds - art and technology, but [...]
Small girl Palculienka wants to explore the world. While she travels, she intuitively looks for a close being, with which they would understand and love each other. She wants to belong somewhere, to resemble someone. She experiences joyful and difficult moments, she meets with understanding and misunderstanding. By herself, she comes to this, that the [...]
Emotion, stress, laughter, manipulation and effects.
Unconventional scenography, that uses current technologies, transforming the theater format towards the direction of the reality show, whose character is directly based on a collaboration with the audience and randomly selected residents of the city.
Modern Hansel and Gretel, lost in the gingerbread house of media reality, are leaving the theater [...]
Radical rough, incorrect and entertaining performance at the borders of fiction and documentary is played by old for young. International author staging explores the lives of people over 50, who worked in various roles in theater and dance field. Edge symbolises a period of transition between active life and seemingly passive old age. The [...]
Edge symbolises transition period between active life and seemingly passive old age, openes up tabooed issues concerning aging, sexuality changes or perception of one’s body or loneliness. Non-sentimental performance between fiction and document using various expression methods and languages.
International author performance is a sonde into life of people over 60 who have been profesionally active [...]
The Night of the Theaters is European-wide event representing the theatre in various creative ways. The spectator can explore, observe, participate in or just sit, watch and let himself flow through the night. He can decide for the way and time when he enters the theatre hall, or maybe even the performance in it.
Žilina theatres [...]
with Buchty a loutky and the Night of the Theaters
Friday - Sunday, 16. - 18. 11. 2012
In november, we host well-known Czech puppet theatre company called Buchty a loutky and besides this, we join the Night of the Theaters. We use these two theater events as a background for another autumn (children) and this time theatre Symposium. Its participants will look behind the theatre curtains and they will have an opportunity [...]
Legendary playled by Václav Havel, the tragicomedy based on his experience from short-term employment in Trutnov brewery cellars.
Divadlo na tahu is from its beginnings focused on Havel’s plays. Its founder and the director, Andrej Krob, is respected executor of Havel’s dramatic texts, he was one of Havel’s best friends and neighbour at Hrádeček where he [...]
Blaho Uhlár et al. DISK:
STATUS (Theatre, Passion, Love, Solitude.)
Saturday 13. 10. 2012, 7pm
DISK theatre company is not “only” amateurish theatre for a long time already. It has been existing almost 60 years now and with its production, it overwent local borders dispite of fact it is still connected to Trnava periphery, to place called Kopánka (DISK = Divadelný súbor Kopánka). Status, the most recent piece focuses on [...]
As each year, autumn is bringing Žilina Literature Festival into the town. Ninth time, the visitors will have opportunity to meet well-known names, new books, problematic themes, load of questions, agreable atmosphere, bohemianism as well as simplicity of guests, specific moments of experience. All this will be possible to find on the festival venues, also [...]
Jorge Dutor and Guillem Mont de Palol (Esp):
And why John Cage? (¿Y por qué John Cage?)
Saturday 29. 9. 2012, 7pm
Barcelona based Antic Teatre is coming for the first time to Slovakia with their performance. And why John Cage? is fresh and amusing show of two performers playing with sound, body expression and speech they decompose and transform into various forms while they keep connecting everything with physical expression. Final meaninglessness becomes an intention to [...]
THeatro Štvorkolka: Long-Wide-Sharp-eyed
theatre performance for children
Saturday 22. September 2012, 4pm
Maybe you are familiar that even The Long, The Wide and The Sharp-eyed with prince Tomáš go to Critical mass, because cars smell and make noise, there is a bicycle in the cellar, which nobody cares about, but mainly because a cursed princess awaits the prince to come and rescue her. By this native theatre [...]
Fifth edition of our slovak theatre and dance festival, which merges challenging art and non-formal summer atmosphere. “Festival for bold audience” invites the viewers onto a joint search of new shapes of theatre. The leitmotif for this year´s edition is the theme Actor - dancer - performer in Slovak independent theatre.
Apart from the main program, [...]
The spectacle „Voisins” (Neighbors) introduced by theatre group of local bilingual high school. A comedy, pointing on important things in life through humour. Two adjoining families decide to listen to the advices of a clairvoyant… The performance is in French version.
Authors: Nicolas Theys and Delphine Guiot
Students of žilina bilingual high school introduced this show in [...]