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"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" Call for Workshops, Present
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Sent: December 9, 2011 10:21 AM
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Subject: Call for Proposals - Theatre Between Tradition & Contemporaneity

Conference in Austria 2012: Call for Workshops, Presentations, Lectures, Papers

Dear Colleagues

It is our pleasure to invite you to take part in the International Conference "Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity"
December 17 - 21, 2012 at Retzhof Castle - Retzhof Educational Institute in Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria!

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

The conference is open to different art genres, techniques and forms -
theatre, dance, music, circus, visual and multimedia art.

The conference is open to performers, performing arts educators,
teachers, artists, playwrights, theatre critics, journalists, theatre
researchers and arts managers from all over the world interested in
the research of traditional methods as applied to contemporary
performing arts work. This meeting is an opportunity to meet potential
collaborators from different countries!

The working language is ENGLISH.


The conference will take place in the "Green Heart" of Austria, Styria
Region in Leitring bei Leibnitz, the beautiful town located about
30min drive from Graz Thalerhof Airport, 2.5h from Vienna, 40min from
Graz, and just 20min from the Slovenian border. The programme will
take place in the 15th century historic castle of in the landscape of
natural beauty.

The organizers help the conference guests to organize accommodation
and meals in Leitring bei Leibnitz.


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

The conference is a wonderful opportunity for performers, performing
arts educators and teachers to demonstrate their methods and
techniques. The programme is forming quickly, the number of slots is
limited. The program forms on a competitive basis.

PRESENTATION FORMATS: practical workshop/master class, work in
progress, performance fragment not requiring special technical
conditions, reading/lecture, other way of demonstration offered by
Speaker/Presenter can be considered.

The presentation proposal should be sent to
and should include the following documents:

• Letter of motivation stating the conference title and dates
describing the purpose of application - at least in one sentence
• Detailed CV
• Brief biography - max 100 words
• Title and format of presentation
• Brief overview of presentation - max 250 words
• Head shot and additional photo materials

All documents of a presentation proposal should be sent in one email
as attachments: text documents should be sent in Word format, photo
materials should be sent in JPG format.

Registration fee for Presenters/Speakers:
450 EUR if payment is made before December 16th, 2011
(550 EUR if payment is made after December 16th, 2011).

The fee covers the Speaker's/Presenter's registration fee
and participation in all events of the conference programme:
practical workshops, presentations, performance fragments, lectures.

Conference web page:
Photo gallery of the past events:

Speakers/Presenters of the past conferences:

We appreciate in advance if you could spread the word among your
colleagues. Thank you very much, and have a great creative work in
your field!

Please feel free to contact me for questions you may have about the conference.

Yours truly,

Alex Weller
Project Coordinator


Amber Ridington
Folklorist | Heritage Consultant

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