What the dishes tell us about “Hiša Denk

Passing colourful forests and still green vineyards, we head through autumnal southern Styria to “Hiša Denk” in Slovenia, a few minutes’ drive from the Spielfeld border. At first glance, Gregor Vračko’s gourmet restaurant looks like a Sleeping Beauty.

When the risotto starts to smell

When the risotto starts to smell

Carmen C. Kruse and Manuel Zwerger achieved the feat of coupling a VR performance with a live experience. European Kitchen Encounters: VR_Bania became a not only theatrical but also epicurean experience for the audience on the occasion of the ‘Musiktheatertage Wien’.

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Chornobyldorf – a look back and one forward

Chornobyldorf – a look back and one forward

The threat to the earth posed by technological progress, hybrid forms of human beings who practise art genres that can nevertheless never be animated by them, but “Chornobyldorf” contains all this and much more. Apart from all artistic intention, the piece is also a strong commitment to Europe.

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A recurring sacrifice in new guise

A recurring sacrifice in new guise

Dada Masilo, the South African dancer and choreographer, has made a name for herself in recent years with new interpretations of classical ballets. With “Swanlake”, “Carmen” and “Giselle”, she set strong, new interpretative scents. With “The Sacrifice”, a new arrangement of the “Sacre du Printemps”, she wanted to explore what sacrifices we are prepared to make today.

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Disappeared impulse givers

Disappeared impulse givers

In 2022, the Impulstanz Festival had invited Lenio Kaklea, a dancer and choreographer from Greece, to Vienna, as it had several times before. She was joined by the French pianist and composer of British origin, Orlando Bass, who performed live on a prepared piano.

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Memories in a row

Memories in a row

This year, the Impulstanz Festival is showing productions by international dance greats like a non-stop stream. Wim Vandekeybus was represented with two new works. After his show ‘Hands do not touch your precious Me’, he showed “Scattered Memories” at the Volkstheater – a retrospective of 35 years of Ultima Vez.

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Animalistic and cool calculation

Animalistic and cool calculation

Dark, threatening, somnambulistic, powerful and poetic. This is how “Hands do not touch your precious me” presents itself with the eponymous subtitle “The mingled universe of Wim Vandekeybus, Charo Calvo & Olivier de Sagazan”.

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The Jungle Book – reimagined

The Jungle Book – reimagined

With “Jungle Book reimagined”, Akram Khan created a story of Rudyard Kipling’s classic that has been revised in terms of content. Designed as a great dance spectacle, it is sure to conquer the stages of the world.

read more
An animal election campaign

An animal election campaign

When it comes to voting, one is spoilt for choice in the truest sense of the word. Right, left, moderate, up or down, established party or newcomer – you should at least familiarize yourself with their election programmes. The Schubert Theatre, specialised in puppet theatre for adults, presents its audience with a special treat with “Election Campaign of the Animals”.

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What a time!

What a time!

In the years of the Trump era, we around the globe became familiar with the concept of fake-news. So much so that we now think we have to adopt lying ourselves in order to survive in society. Martin Gruber and his ensemble have taken a closer look at the phenomenon. But not only this one.

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Not for the faint-hearted

Not for the faint-hearted

Blood wants blood. This sentence from “Macbeth. After William Shakespeare” by Heiner Müller was taken more than literally by director Stephan Rottkamp. The production of the play at the Schauspielhaus in Graz begins bloody and ends bloody. In between: Blood by the bucketful.

read more
The horror does not only take place in the theatre

The horror does not only take place in the theatre

Abuse of power begins in the family and it is passed on from there. With ‘L’etang / Der Teich’, Gisèle Vienne succeeded in creating a highly emotional adaptation of Robert Walser’s play of the same name. It shows how children are emotionally at the mercy of their parents and how much they suffer when they are deprived of love.

read more
Improbable – The Paper Man

Improbable – The Paper Man

What may sound like a straightforward story about football and Nazis turns out to be so much more. Laying bare the layers of society, of patriarchy and white privilege, The Paper Man playfully questions predominant narratives and power structures.

read more
The beautiful Leviathan

The beautiful Leviathan

The Internationale Bühnenwerkstatt opened its annual festival with James Wilton Dance Cie’s “Leviathan based on Moby-Dick”, a performance loaded with testosterone and violence, but also plenty of poetry.

read more
When the risotto starts to smell

When the risotto starts to smell

Carmen C. Kruse and Manuel Zwerger achieved the feat of coupling a VR performance with a live experience. European Kitchen Encounters: VR_Bania became a not only theatrical but also epicurean experience for the audience on the occasion of the ‘Musiktheatertage Wien’.

read more
Chornobyldorf – a look back and one forward

Chornobyldorf – a look back and one forward

The threat to the earth posed by technological progress, hybrid forms of human beings who practise art genres that can nevertheless never be animated by them, but “Chornobyldorf” contains all this and much more. Apart from all artistic intention, the piece is also a strong commitment to Europe.

read more
A recurring sacrifice in new guise

A recurring sacrifice in new guise

Dada Masilo, the South African dancer and choreographer, has made a name for herself in recent years with new interpretations of classical ballets. With “Swanlake”, “Carmen” and “Giselle”, she set strong, new interpretative scents. With “The Sacrifice”, a new arrangement of the “Sacre du Printemps”, she wanted to explore what sacrifices we are prepared to make today.

read more
Disappeared impulse givers

Disappeared impulse givers

In 2022, the Impulstanz Festival had invited Lenio Kaklea, a dancer and choreographer from Greece, to Vienna, as it had several times before. She was joined by the French pianist and composer of British origin, Orlando Bass, who performed live on a prepared piano.

read more
Memories in a row

Memories in a row

This year, the Impulstanz Festival is showing productions by international dance greats like a non-stop stream. Wim Vandekeybus was represented with two new works. After his show ‘Hands do not touch your precious Me’, he showed “Scattered Memories” at the Volkstheater – a retrospective of 35 years of Ultima Vez.

read more
Animalistic and cool calculation

Animalistic and cool calculation

Dark, threatening, somnambulistic, powerful and poetic. This is how “Hands do not touch your precious me” presents itself with the eponymous subtitle “The mingled universe of Wim Vandekeybus, Charo Calvo & Olivier de Sagazan”.

read more
The Jungle Book – reimagined

The Jungle Book – reimagined

With “Jungle Book reimagined”, Akram Khan created a story of Rudyard Kipling’s classic that has been revised in terms of content. Designed as a great dance spectacle, it is sure to conquer the stages of the world.

read more
An animal election campaign

An animal election campaign

When it comes to voting, one is spoilt for choice in the truest sense of the word. Right, left, moderate, up or down, established party or newcomer – you should at least familiarize yourself with their election programmes. The Schubert Theatre, specialised in puppet theatre for adults, presents its audience with a special treat with “Election Campaign of the Animals”.

read more
What a time!

What a time!

In the years of the Trump era, we around the globe became familiar with the concept of fake-news. So much so that we now think we have to adopt lying ourselves in order to survive in society. Martin Gruber and his ensemble have taken a closer look at the phenomenon. But not only this one.

read more
Not for the faint-hearted

Not for the faint-hearted

Blood wants blood. This sentence from “Macbeth. After William Shakespeare” by Heiner Müller was taken more than literally by director Stephan Rottkamp. The production of the play at the Schauspielhaus in Graz begins bloody and ends bloody. In between: Blood by the bucketful.

read more
The horror does not only take place in the theatre

The horror does not only take place in the theatre

Abuse of power begins in the family and it is passed on from there. With ‘L’etang / Der Teich’, Gisèle Vienne succeeded in creating a highly emotional adaptation of Robert Walser’s play of the same name. It shows how children are emotionally at the mercy of their parents and how much they suffer when they are deprived of love.

read more
Improbable – The Paper Man

Improbable – The Paper Man

What may sound like a straightforward story about football and Nazis turns out to be so much more. Laying bare the layers of society, of patriarchy and white privilege, The Paper Man playfully questions predominant narratives and power structures.

read more
The beautiful Leviathan

The beautiful Leviathan

The Internationale Bühnenwerkstatt opened its annual festival with James Wilton Dance Cie’s “Leviathan based on Moby-Dick”, a performance loaded with testosterone and violence, but also plenty of poetry.

read more
When the risotto starts to smell

When the risotto starts to smell

Carmen C. Kruse and Manuel Zwerger achieved the feat of coupling a VR performance with a live experience. European Kitchen Encounters: VR_Bania became a not only theatrical but also epicurean experience for the audience on the occasion of the ‘Musiktheatertage Wien’.

read more
Chornobyldorf – a look back and one forward

Chornobyldorf – a look back and one forward

The threat to the earth posed by technological progress, hybrid forms of human beings who practise art genres that can nevertheless never be animated by them, but “Chornobyldorf” contains all this and much more. Apart from all artistic intention, the piece is also a strong commitment to Europe.

read more
A recurring sacrifice in new guise

A recurring sacrifice in new guise

Dada Masilo, the South African dancer and choreographer, has made a name for herself in recent years with new interpretations of classical ballets. With “Swanlake”, “Carmen” and “Giselle”, she set strong, new interpretative scents. With “The Sacrifice”, a new arrangement of the “Sacre du Printemps”, she wanted to explore what sacrifices we are prepared to make today.

read more
Disappeared impulse givers

Disappeared impulse givers

In 2022, the Impulstanz Festival had invited Lenio Kaklea, a dancer and choreographer from Greece, to Vienna, as it had several times before. She was joined by the French pianist and composer of British origin, Orlando Bass, who performed live on a prepared piano.

read more
Memories in a row

Memories in a row

This year, the Impulstanz Festival is showing productions by international dance greats like a non-stop stream. Wim Vandekeybus was represented with two new works. After his show ‘Hands do not touch your precious Me’, he showed “Scattered Memories” at the Volkstheater – a retrospective of 35 years of Ultima Vez.

read more
An animal election campaign

An animal election campaign

When it comes to voting, one is spoilt for choice in the truest sense of the word. Right, left, moderate, up or down, established party or newcomer – you should at least familiarize yourself with their election programmes. The Schubert Theatre, specialised in puppet theatre for adults, presents its audience with a special treat with “Election Campaign of the Animals”.

read more
What a time!

What a time!

In the years of the Trump era, we around the globe became familiar with the concept of fake-news. So much so that we now think we have to adopt lying ourselves in order to survive in society. Martin Gruber and his ensemble have taken a closer look at the phenomenon. But not only this one.

read more
Not for the faint-hearted

Not for the faint-hearted

Blood wants blood. This sentence from “Macbeth. After William Shakespeare” by Heiner Müller was taken more than literally by director Stephan Rottkamp. The production of the play at the Schauspielhaus in Graz begins bloody and ends bloody. In between: Blood by the bucketful.

read more
Improbable – The Paper Man

Improbable – The Paper Man

What may sound like a straightforward story about football and Nazis turns out to be so much more. Laying bare the layers of society, of patriarchy and white privilege, The Paper Man playfully questions predominant narratives and power structures.

read more
The beautiful Leviathan

The beautiful Leviathan

The Internationale Bühnenwerkstatt opened its annual festival with James Wilton Dance Cie’s “Leviathan based on Moby-Dick”, a performance loaded with testosterone and violence, but also plenty of poetry.

read more

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