In our largest Theatre Café Festival yet, we are presenting events with Imploding Fictions (Oslo), GRIPS Theater (Berlin & Frankfurt), and De Toneelmakerij (Amsterdam). York is the first event, taking place at the end of February 2014.
Theatre Cafe York featured texts from Tiago Rodrigues (Portugal), Fredrik Brattberg (Norway), Martin Baltscheit (Germany), Peer Wittenbols (Netherlands), Saviana Stanescu (Romania) and Holger Schober (Austria), as well as a guest production of Titus and work by Young Angels Award finalists Action To The Word and Hal Chambers & Zoe Squire.
– Tiago Rodrigues: Sadness and Joy in the Life of Giraffes (Portugal)
– Fredrik Brattberg: The Returning (Norway)
– Saviana Stanescu: White Embers (Romania)
– Martin Baltscheit: Heading for High Ground (Germany)
– Peer Wittenbols: Watchdog (Netherlands)
– Holger Schober: My Mother Medea (Austria)
– 6 response plays by the rising stars of British playwriting
– a performance of macrobert’s award-winning Titus, which took the Edinburgh Fringe by storm this summer
– open discussions of the work with the writers and translators
– a public debate – Europe: a cultural or financial union?
– performances by Action To The Word and Hal Chambers & Zoe Squire, the finalists of the Young Angels Theatremakers Award 2014
– a networking lunch and evening meal on both Thursday and Friday
Curator: Teresa Ariosto
Symposium Chair: Damian Cruden
Student participants from the University of York: Yoshika Colwell, Jason Ryan, Amy Warren, Elvira Chatzinasiou, Andrea Barok, Lily Luty, Fiona Kingwill, Emma Kelly, Becky Robinson, Holly Houlder, Lucy Theobald, Harry Whittaker, Rosie O'Sullivan, Megan Conway, Polly Jordan, Helen Farquharson, Louisa Britton, Alexandra Stott, Natasha Williams, James Dixon, Nicole Rushworth, Judy Walker, Clare Duffy, Ella Dixon, Emily Thane, Martha Godfry, Leah Coates, Lauren Moakes, Rosie Copland Mann, Emily Sillett, Katie Wilkinson, Joe Winstone, Lucy Walters, Leigh Douglas, George Killick, Amy Williams, Amy Milton, Hannah McCready, Emily Humphreys, Vanessa Garsden, Anna Leahy, Simone Thompson, Katie Barclay, Chloe Adler, Lucy Steven, Daisy Hale, James Moore, Anna Mawn, Holly Morgan, Holly Dryden Jones