World Theatre Festival (Festival svjetskog kazališta)

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Country and Region CroatiaGrad Zagreb
Type of Festival Drama
Location of Festival Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
Festival Contact Information

Festival svjetskog kazališta
Phone: (385) 14-613-492
Fax: (385) 14-613-492
Email: zagreb_theatre_festival@net.hr

Festival Description

Since its beginnings, Zagreb Theatre Festival has been recognized by theatre professionals and the Zagreb audience. The festival wrestles with esthetical (and political) dilemmas through the act of theatre—a festival that celebrates contemporary creations that belong to a wider European cultural community. ZTF is legitimatized by presenting the works of directors such as Robert Lepage, Pjotr Fomenko, Jozef Nadj, Luc Bondy, Eugenio Barba, Thomas Ostermeier, Antonio Latella, Andrej Žoldak, Rezo Gabriaze, Krystian Lupa, Eimuntas Nekrošius, François-Michel Pesenti, Rimas Tuminas, Pippo Delbono… and Peter Brook, Lev Dodin, Oskaras Koršunovas, Jan Fabre, Danio Manfredini. These directors and their companies continue the common adventure towards a single theatre which eliminates the expected and removes certainty and uniformity found in traditional theatre. ZTF is altogether a different social and esthetic experience. Polemics and conflicts have only underlined its status and the need for ZTF which struggles for the affirmation of public awareness and artistic consciousness.

Festival Dates September 10 - October 5, 2013
Festival Links http://www.zagrebtheatrefestival.hr

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