In collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts and Flanders Arts Institute, Theaterfestival Boulevard invites theatre professionals to its international visitors' programme titled Highlights From the Lowlands. The international visitors' programme takes place from 7-10 August 2019 in ‘s-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands.
Theaterfestival Boulevard presents a range of (music) theatre, dance, street theatre and interdisciplinary productions. Invitations to the visitors' programmes are extended by the organising festival.
Over the course of four days the guests will see an intriguing selection of Dutch and Flemish performances, meet the festival organisation, meet producers of the artists performing, and attend pitch sessions. Concept programme - subject to change:
7 August 2019
14:00 – 15:30 Welcome Drinks
15:30 – 17:00 Jija Sohn (NL/JP), Andrea Zavala (NL/ES) & Lucy Wilke (DE) – 'Land of Concerts'
17:30 – 19:00 Dinner
19:00 – 20:20 Theater Artemis (NL) – '(…..) Voorstelling die schijt heeft …'
21:00 – 22:00 Luanda Casella (BE) – 'Short of Lying'
8 August 2019
10:30 – 13:00 Pitch sessions followed by lunch
13:00 – 15:00 Block Box pieces by Alida Dors (NL), BERLIN (BE), Miet Warlop (BE)
16:00 – 17:00 The100Hands (NL)
17:00 – 19:00 Dinner
19:00 – 20:30 Julie Cafmeyer (BE) – 'Is this porn?'
20:30 – 22:00 BERLIN (BE) – 'True Copy'
9 August 2019
10:00 – 12:00 Context talk
12:15 – 13:15 Boat trip with lunch
13:15 – 14:30 Tents theatre with Rob Smorenberg (NL) & MAN | CO (NL)
14:30 – 15:30 Kristel van Issum (NL)
16:30 – 17:30 Florian Myjer & Kim Karssen (NL)
17:30 – 19:00 Dinner
19:00 – 20:00 Lisa Verbelen (NL) – 'ALL.'
20:30 – 22:00 Davy Pieters (NL)
23:00 – late: Party
10 August 2019
11:00 Final brunch – meet the artists
For more information about the programme or other questions related to international affairs, contact Job Rietvelt, firstname.lastname@example.org
Browse through the full festival programme at the Theaterfestival Boulevard website
About Theaterfestival Boulevard ‘s-Hertogenbosch
Theaterfestival Boulevard offers an adventurous and varied programme: a range of seminal performing artists from the Netherlands and Flanders (the northern part of Belgium), plus international directors and choreographers.The festival presents high quality, contemporary and experimental, domestic and international productions.
The programme is presented throughout the historic city centre of 's-Hertogenbosch: In theatres and other cultural venues like concert halls and museums, but also in disused factory buildings, parks, gardens, new housing estates, cafés and on the street.
The international visitors' programme is organised by Theaterfestival Boulevard in collaboration with Dutch Performing Arts and Flanders Arts Institute. The programme is made possible by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands.