Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest, Hungary presented The Context and Environment of Hungarian Theatre-Making— a panel discussion at dunaPart – Platform of Hungarian Performing Arts livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Friday 1 December 2017 at 10:30 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 4:30 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 9:30 a.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 11:30 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2) / 17:30 SGT (Singapore, UTC +8) / 8:30 p.m. AEDT (Sydney, UTC +11). In Twitter, follow @HowlRound for updates, and use #howlround.
The Context and Environment of Hungarian Theatre-Making was a discussion about the social and financial context of the Hungarian art scene, with special focus on the status of independent artists.
Speakers included the well-known set designer and emerging director Eszter Kálmán, the acknowledged choreographer-director Réka Szabó, and the new executive director of Trafó House of Contemporary Arts, Beáta Barda. The discussion was moderated by critic and curator Tamás Jászay.
dunaPart – Platform of Hungarian Performing Arts is an initiative of Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest. dunaPart is organized biannually presenting the most interesting productions and initiatives from the independent theatre and dance field from Hungary. The selection is done by Hungarian dance and theatre critiques and professionals. Theatre and dance programmes run parallel in the four days presenting 30 performances all in all.
dunaPart's objective is to present the outstanding representatives and the upcoming new generation of the independent Hungarian performing arts scene, to help them and the whole field in their further integration in the international professional network. Furthermore, its ambition is to offer a platform to the Hungarian independent field to internationalize their work, and to seek new opportunities for collaboration to be able to work in a more diverse context.
The current edition, the 4th platform of dunaPart takes place 29 November – 2 December 2017.
You can also watch the video archive of Theatre and Power—a panel discussion at dunaPart – Platform of Hungarian Performing Arts—Thursday 30 November 2017.
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