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The Other Role
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The Other Role

On the Representation of Roma on the Hungarian Stage

by katarzyna pabijanek
11 March 2019
Report from Theatre’s Front Line in Budapest
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Report from Theatre’s Front Line in Budapest

by Howard Shalwitz
3 January 2019
The Politician as an Artist—Lecture and Conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog
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The Politician as an Artist—Lecture and Conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog

with Philip Arnoult and Ramona Ostrowski

Thursday 1 November 2018
Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
group of people onstage
The Other Role
Essay

The Other Role

On the Representation of Roma on the Hungarian Stage

11 March 2019

Katarzyna Pabijanek reflects on Roma presence in Hungarian theatre, both throughout history and today.

six smiling people
Report from Theatre’s Front Line in Budapest
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Report from Theatre’s Front Line in Budapest

3 January 2019

Howard Shalwitz gives us a glimpse into the theatre community in Budapest, Hungary, after a recent trip to the city.

noemi herczog portrait
The Politician as an Artist—Lecture and Conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog
Video

The Politician as an Artist—Lecture and Conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog

with Philip Arnoult and Ramona Ostrowski

Thursday 1 November 2018
Emerson College, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

The Center for International Theatre Development presented The Politician as an Artist—a lecture and conversation featuring Budapest-based Theatre Critic Noémi Herczog with Philip Arnoult and Ramona Ostrowski livestreaming from Emerson College in Boston on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 1 November 2018 at 9 a.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 12 p.m. EDT (New York) / 16:00 UTC +0 (London) / 17:00 UTC +1 (Budapest). 

The Context and Environment of Hungarian Theatre-Making—a panel discussion
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The Context and Environment of Hungarian Theatre-Making—a panel discussion

Friday 1 December 2017
Budapest, Hungary

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.

Theatre and Power—a panel discussion
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Theatre and Power—a panel discussion

Thursday 30 November 2017
Budapest, Hungary

Trafó House of Contemporary Arts in Budapest, Hungary presented Theatre and Power— a panel discussion at dunaPart – Platform of Hungarian Performing Arts livestreaming on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Thursday 30 November 2017 at 10:00 CET (Berlin, UTC +1) / 4:00 a.m. EST (New York, UTC -5) / 9:00 a.m. GMT (London, UTC +0) / 11:00 EET (Bucharest, UTC +2) / 17:00 SGT (Singapore, UTC +8) / 8:00 p.m. AEDT (Sydney, UTC +11). In Twitter, follow @HowlRound for updates, and use #howlround.

Introducing the World Theatre Map Ambassadors
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Introducing the World Theatre Map Ambassadors

14 July 2017

The World Theatre Map beta project has engaged its first cohort of twenty-eight World Theatre Map Ambassadors from twenty-four countries to direct community organizing, outreach, and feedback gathering.

Change Shouldn’t Be Wishful Thinking / A változás nem lehet csak hiú ábránd
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Change Shouldn’t Be Wishful Thinking / A változás nem lehet csak hiú ábránd

8 April 2017

Finally, we would like to present the sole representatives of community theatre in Hungary: Koma Base, who took up a very important role in the life of a community in the outskirts of Budapest. / Végül a Koma Bázist szeretnénk bemutatni, a közösségi színház egyetlen képviselőit ma Magyarországon, akik nagyon fontos szerepet vállaltak magukra egy budapesti, külvárosi közöség életében.

Active Curiosity
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Active Curiosity

Researching Art / Cselekvő kíváncsiság. Kutató művészet

7 April 2017

Káva Drama/Theater in Education Association is one of the most important groups on the scene in Budapest in taking responsibility for the next generation. / A Káva Műhely csapata minden alkalommal lenyűgöz, amikor projektjeink kereszteződnek. Ők képezik az egyik legfontosabb csoportot a szakmán belül, akik felelősséget vállalnak a következő generációért.

From the Inside I Truly Believe that I am Dancing in Golden Silk
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From the Inside I Truly Believe that I am Dancing in Golden Silk

6 April 2017

We would like to dedicate the fourth article of the series to dance. Viktor Szeri, an up-and-coming dancer from Budapest, leads us into its secrets. / A sorozat negyedik posztját a táncnak dedikáljuk. Szeri Viktor, egy fiatal és feltörekvő budapesti táncos, bevezet annak titkaiba.

From Emerging Actor to Independent Artist / Pályakezdő színészből független alkotóvá válni
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From Emerging Actor to Independent Artist / Pályakezdő színészből független alkotóvá válni

5 April 2017

The founders of dollardaddy's both come from the University of Kaposvár, a theatre school that is in a small city in the south of Hungary. In their article they present to us their path from the countryside to the very heart of the capital. / A Dollár Papa Gyermekei alapító tagjai a kaposvári színművészeti egyetemről jöttek, egy Magyarország déli részén fekvő kisvárosból. Írásukban leírják a vidékről a főváros szívébe vezető útjukat.

Actor Training at the University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest / Színészképzés a budapesti Színház- és Filmművészeti Egyetemen
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Actor Training at the University of Theatre and Film Arts, Budapest / Színészképzés a budapesti Színház- és Filmművészeti Egyetemen

4 April 2017

Last year, Kristóf Kelemen and his creative team (Angéla Eke, Alexandra Horváth, Márk Horváth, Tamás Rétfalvi, Judit Tarr) opened a performance at Trafó House of Contemporary Arts which deals with the struggles of performing arts education through their personal experiences. We asked Kristóf to give us an insight and present the system of the University of Theater and Film Arts, Budapest. / A Trafó tavalyi évadában, Kelemen Kristóf és alkotótársai (Eke Angéla, Horváth Alexandra, Horváth Márk, Rétfalvi Tamás és Tarr Judit) bemutattak egy előadást, amely az előadóművészeti oktatás nehézségeit tárgyalja, személyes tapasztalataikon keresztül. Felkértük Kristófot, hogy mutassa be a budapesti Színház- és Filmművészeti Egyetem működési rendszerét.

Periphery as Center
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Periphery as Center

the Independents from Budapest / A periféria mint központ. Budapesti függetlenek

3 April 2017

In the first post of the series, Budapest-based curator and theatre critic Anikó Varga gives us an overview of the young independent theatre field from the capital. / A sorozat első posztjában Varga Anikó, a Budapesten élő kurátor és színházi kritikus, a fővárosi, független, fiatal szcénát mutatja be.

Performance of Parental Ctrl by Groundfloor Group (Romania)
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Performance of Parental Ctrl by Groundfloor Group (Romania)

Saturday 8 October 2016

The 21st edition of Konfrontacje Festival in Lublin, Poland presented a performance of Parental Ctrl by Groundfloor Group (Romania) livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv Saturday 8 October at 18:00 CEST (Berlin) / 19:00 EEST (Bucharest) / 5 p.m. BST (London) / 16:00 UTC / 12 p.m. EDT (New York) / 9 a.m. PDT (San Francisco). Follow @HowlRoundTV and @konfrontacje on Twitter for updates. 

Debate on Arts & Democracy from the Opening Plenary Session of IETM Budapest
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Debate on Arts & Democracy from the Opening Plenary Session of IETM Budapest

Thursday 5 November 2015
Budapest, Hungary

IETM—international network for contemporary performing arts—presented a Debate on Arts & Democracy from the opening plenary session of IETMBudapest livestreamed on the global, commons based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 5 November at 1 a.m.-3 a.m. PST (Los Angeles) / 4 a.m.-6 a.m. EST (New York) / 9 a.m.-11 a.m. GMT (London) / 10 a.m.-12 p.m. CET (Budapest) / 14:30-16:30 IST (New Delhi) / 17:00-19:00 SGT (Singapore) / 20:00-22:00 AEDT (Sydney). In Twitter, use #IETMBudapest to comment and participate in the conversation.

Independent Theatre in Hungary
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Independent Theatre in Hungary

Independence at a Cost

18 June 2015

Tamás Jászay explores independent theatre in Hungary and provides historical context about the state of the art form. 

Independent Theatre in Hungary
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Independent Theatre in Hungary

dunaPart Budapest

30 May 2015

Iulia Popovici examines the state of independent work in Hungary during dunaPart, an organized showcase of mostly theatre and dance.

An Other Budapest
Series

An Other Budapest

This series examines the state of community theatre in Hungary.

Two people holding each other in acrobatic dance.
Independent Theatre in Hungary and the Czech Republic
Series

Independent Theatre in Hungary and the Czech Republic

Exploring the state of independent theatre in Hungary and the Czech Republic.