International festival-school “Territory” of the 11th year in a row breaks the traditional understanding of what must be contemporary art by confronting the viewer with a new way of understanding the world. This time the topic was “Another reality” – we will talk about everything that is unusual to our perception.
photo: Natalia Muslinkina
The other reality may be an alternative stage space, as in the play “Pixel” by the French choreographer Mourad Merzouki, where the bodies of the dancers with the media player immersed in the virtual world of optical illusions. This work 10 October, the festival opens.
Its main theater space will be a flat ordinary city dwellers, which after the arrival of the project”. Europe” and the German group Rimini Protokoll will turn into a custom site. And come to visit from Germany at the invitation, and not as the barbarians from the show “Compassion. The story of a gun” in the direction Milo Rau.
Even under the “Others” will see a stranger Polish playwright Witold did Gombrowicz say in the history of “Ivona, Princess of Burgundy”. On the stage of theatre of Nations, a stranger will cause conflict of the whole community(directed by Grzegorz Open). Here Maxim Didenko will tell the classic story of a stranger Prince Myshkin in the play “the Idiot”, changing all gender roles: the Prince will Ingeborga Dapkunaite.
Art Director Chulpan Khamatova for the evening will turn into Marina Tsvetaeva read her poems to the music of Tchaikovsky at the concert “Wings of everyday life”. The theme of the poet as a messenger of another realm will be performed and the premiere of “Gogol-center” “Mandelstam. Century-Wolfhound” (directed by Anton Adasinsky). The story of how a creative person turns deadly, the air time is quite familiar to most.
Step into “another reality” – the performance of Timothy kulyabina “Process” based on the novel by Franz Kafka. The story of Josef K., which one of the ordinary modern person turns into a participant in the process, and finds that the world now plays with him in a frightening game of unknown rules.
Inclusive theatre always presents something unexpected, and that “the Language of birds” BDT them. BDT should not be an exception. Together with the professional actors on stage there will be wards of the social rehabilitation Center for people with autism spectrum disorder “Anton near here”. This project will help the Electrotheatre Stanislavsky.
And he will give the premiere of the Opera “Maniatis” – a musical-philosophical musings written in line with new classical music and will appeal to the genre of Drama per musica (i.e., to the origins of Opera). Composer and Director Alexander Belousov will make texts that sound in four languages and music.
Experiments continues to Dmitry Volkostrelov, which will put the text of the play by Pavel pryazhko’s estranged yourself methods, creating the play “the Field”. Yet Director first assumes the role of curator and artist at the Museum of modern art, of course. He will explain to the audience how to get inside the exhibition “Everyday life. Simple actions” and become its exhibit.
At the end of the festival will show a new performance “Before and after”, where the young actors workshop of Dmitry Brusnikina and playwright Mikhail Durnenkov and artist Ksenia Peretrukhina tells the stories of older actors and theater staff – the trust Fund “Artist”. Afterword “Territory” will be a concert of contemporary music “The Vacuum Pack”, a joint work of the composer Dmitry Courland, German artist Carola Bauckholt and several performers from Switzerland.